Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 19-5-2019

Iran Daily

There will be no war and no one can confront Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the “illusion it could confront Iran.

EU convinced US maximum pressure won’t work on Iran

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Europe is convinced that Washington’s strategy of maximum pressure on Iran will not work.

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports

Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the reimposition of US sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official said on Saturday.

North Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by ‘gangster’ US

North Korea has demanded the United Nations take “urgent measures” to help return a cargo ship taken by the United States, calling the seizure a “heinous” act.

Australia’s ruling coalition elected to surprise third term

Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and promising an end to the revolving door of national leaders.

Envoy rejects UK warning for Iranians not to visit Iran

Iran’s ambassador to London dismissed Britain’s travel warning for dual UK-Iranian nationals, saying all citizens are safe during their visit provided that they do not work for foreign intelligence agencies.

US senator warns about lies leading to war:Vietnam, Iraq, Iran

US Senator Tom Carper spoke on the Senate floor regarding escalating tensions between the United States and Iran nearly one year after the Trump administration pulled the US out of the carefully negotiated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Flood hit Kalat city in northeastern Iran

Flooding caused by heavy rains damaged at least 10 houses in Kalat City in Iran’s northeastern province of North Khorasan.

Iran welcomes Venezuela peace talks in Norway

Iran’s Foreign Ministry welcomed high-level peace talks between Venezuela’s government and political opposition in Norway, hoping that the Latin American nation could revive its ailing economy in peace.

Tehran Times

Iranian, Iraqi businessmen gather for Iftar dinner in Baghdad

Officials, businessmen and entrepreneurs from Iran and Iraq gathered together for an Iftar dinner in Friday evening at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad, IRNA reported.

Over 7,200 villages to be linked with National Information Network

Over 7,200 villages across the country will be connected to the National Information Network on the occasion of the World Telecommunication and In-formation Society Day, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

Syria says its air defenses intercept several Israeli projectiles

he Syrian army says its air defense units have brought down sever-al projectiles firedfrom Israeli-occupied territories.

Nigerian army opens fire on protesters demanding release of Zakzaky

The Nigerian army has opened fire on protesters demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held for four years ontrumped-up allegations.

Iraq will remain part of ‘axis of resistance’ despite foreign plots: al-Kaabi

Iraq’s Harakat al-Nujaba Secretary General Akram al-Kaabi says Iraq will remain part of the “axis of resist-ance” despite foreign-backed attempts to detach the Iraqi society from the regional developments.

Community Iftar at Tehran’s Imam Hossein (AS) square

Every day since the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan (May 7), Iftar meal is being served to the public at Tehran’s Imam Hossein (AS) square.

Zarif to Trump: It is the U.S. that ‘doesn’t know what to think’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif has said it is the United States that “doesn’t know what to think” as President Donald Trump says one thing and his national security advisor says something else.

Takht Ravanchi says U.S. must end its illegal military presence in Syria

Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has said that the United States must put an immediate end to its illegal military presence in parts of Syria.

Commander stresses boosting army units’ preparedness

ran’s Army Com-mander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi highlighted the country’s full readiness to counter foreign threats and said at the current situation, boosting the Army units’ preparedness is “an inevitable necessity”.

There will be no war between Iran and US, Zarif says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif predicted on Saturday that there would be no war between the U.S. and Iran, however he said Washington should explain to the American people about its “dangerous moves” in the region.

Iran able to defeat enemies in intelligence war: IRGC chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Saturday that Iran is able to defeat enemies in intelligence war.