Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 2-5-2019

Iran Daily


Leader calls on nation to stand ready to fully confront enemies

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday warned that enemies have been on a war footing against Iran on various fronts, calling on the nation to stand ready to fully confront them.


US, Taliban resume talks as Afghan government seeks role in peace process

American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar to end a 17-year war in Afghanistan on Wednesday while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in any peace deal.


Rouhani: US oil sanctions will fail in practice

President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Iran will continue selling its oil despite US sanctions and said Washington’s policy of putting pressure on Tehran would fail in practice.


Police clash with protesters as thousands hit Paris for May Day

Paris riot police fired teargas as they squared off against hardline demonstrators among tens of thousands of May Day protesters, who flooded the city Wednesday in a test for France’s zero-tolerance policy on street violence.


Zarif:US unilateralism ‘existential threat’ to entire world

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday American unilateralism poses an “existential threat” to the whole world.


Iran: US ‘bullying behavior’ killing JCPOA

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi warned that the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers is coming to an end due to the “bullying behavior of the US.


Iran’s Army chief urges utmost preparedness

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi called on the Army forces to maintain a constant level of preparedness to address any imminent threat.


Iran calls for intra-Venezuelan dialogue to end crisis

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran believes in the need for intra-Venezuelan dialogue aimed at resolving the ongoing political crisis in the South American country.


New Turkish envoy: Ankara-Tehran cooperation to help overcome pressures

Turkey and Iran will, hand-in-hand, overcome US economic pressures, said the new Turkish ambassador to Tehran.


Tehran Times


Iranian, Syrian private sectors seek to bolster trade ties

Iranian and Syrian officials, entrepreneurs and businessmen once again came together on Wednesday in a business forum in Tehran to explore ways for enhancing trade ties.


Platforms for national satellites set up in low-Earth orbit

The Iranian Aviation Technology Development Headquarters of vice presidency for science and technology has set up three platforms for the national operational satellites in low-Earth orbit, IRNA reported.


Iraqi premier warns ISIL weakened, not defeated

Iraqi Premier Adel Abdul Mahdi said the ISIL terrorist group group had been militarily weakened but not defeated as the recent deadly Sri Lanka bombings had shown.


CNN poll shows Biden in commanding lead among Democrats

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s announcement of a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination earned him an 11-point polling bounce, leaving him head
and shoulders above the rest of the Democratic candidates.


Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan

Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power.


By executing 2030 agenda, they seek to train soldiers for U.S. and UK

As the National  Teachers’ Day approaches, a group of teachers and education officials from across the country met with Ayatollah Khamenei—the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution— at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini on Wednesday morning May 1, 2019.


Diplomat: U.S. unilateralism harming rule of law

Iran’s ambassador and  ermanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations said on Wednesday that multilateralism and rule of law is suffering from the U.S. unilateralism.


Zarif: World realizing Bolton’s ‘chronic warmongering’

In a post on his Twitter account late n Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted again how Donald Trump’s national security advisor
John Bolton is enthusiastically trying to drag the U.S. into a war with Iran.