Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 21-5-2019

Iran Daily

Genocidal taunts’ won’t work; respect works

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Monday gave a sharp rebuke to US President Donald Trump for his overnight tweet threatening Iran with its “official end.

Oil rises after OPEC+ says to keep output cuts

Oil hit multi-week highs on Monday after OPEC indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that have helped boost prices this year, while escalating Middle East tensions provided further support.

US presidential hopefuls slam Trump on Iran

Two Democrats with US military experience who are vying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that could lead to war.

Yemen’s Houthis plan to hit 300 Saudi, UAE targets

Yemen’s Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramco’s installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets.

Rouhani outlines plans to boost production

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in a decree on Monday tasked ministries and executive organizations to remove obstacles in the way of investment with the aim of boosting production and creating job.

Slovenian envoy:Iran’s honey production potentials great

Iran’s potentials in the field of honey production are great as the country has an amazing variety of different kinds of the product and flowers, said the Slovenian ambassador to Iran.

Iraqi official: Baghdad can mediate between Tehran, Washington

A senior Iraqi Shia cleric warned about the negative consequences of tension between Tehran and Washington for the region, saying Iraq can play a positive role in controlling the situation.

Iran deplores terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s Herat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi strongly condemned a terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s Herat that killed at least two people and injured several others.

Tehran Times

CBI issues directive on re-injection of export income

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has issued a directive which provides exporters with guidelines about how they should re-inject their foreign currency incomes into the country’s economy, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.

Iran makes bids for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage registration

Iran has submitted five separate dossiers to the UNESCO for possible inscription on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

Russia: Syrian army declares unilateral truce in Idlib

Russia says Syrian gov-ernment forces havesuspended theiroperations against foreign-backed Takfiri militants in the northwestern province of Idlib as part of a “unilateral” ceasefire.

Palestinian cabinet not consulted on U.S.-led Bahrain summit, PM says

Palestinian Prime Minister Moham-mad Shtayyeh says his government has not been consulted about aneconomic conference that the United Stated will hold in Bahrain next month.

Tehran exhibit features embossing collection

A man tours embossing works in a special exhibition, which opened to the public at Tehran’s Negarestan Garden on May 20, 2019.

Zarif warns Trump ‘never threaten an Iranian’, advises him that only ‘respect works’

After U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric against Tehran, threatening to “end” Iran if it wants to fight, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday warned Trump “never threaten and Iranian” and advised the president to “try respect and it works”.

Rouhani orders facilitating investment

President Hassan Rouhani has or-dered executive bodies to take immediate steps to remove obstacles to domestic and foreign investment in the country, ISNA reported on Monday.

Nuclear deal collapse will affect European security: Heiko Maas

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said that a collapse of the 2015 nu-clear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, will have negative effect on European security.

Iraqi cleric says Baghdad can mediate between Iran, U.S.

A top Iraqi Shia cleric has warned of the ramifications of the ongoing tensions between Tehran and Washington for the region, saying his country can mediate between the two countries to calm the situation.

Princeton researcher enumerates Bolton-Netanyahu misinformation and gradual approaches against Iran

Seyyed Hos-sein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator who currently acts as a Princeton University researcher, has said that there will be no war between Iran and the U.S. in the current situation.