Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 30-5-2019

Iran Daily


Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on northeast city

Nigerian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on the northeast city of Maiduguri, security sources said.


Rouhani: Talks possible if US lifts sanctions, meets commitments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States is possible if Washington will lift sanctions and meet its commitments [under the nuclear deal].


Huawei asks US court to throw out federal ban

Chinese telecom giant Huawei stepped up its legal battle on Wednesday to overturn US legislation barring American federal agencies from buying its products amid an escalating high-tech dispute.


Iran dismisses Bolton’s ‘ridiculous’ claims on tanker attacks

Iran on Wednesday categorically rejected claims by US National Security Adviser John Bolton blaming the Islamic Republic for sabotage attacks on four commercial ships off the United Arab Emirates’ coast on May 12.


Muslims worldwide to mark International Quds Day on Friday

Millions of Muslims in Iran and other countries will take to the streets on Friday to show their solidarity with Palestinians and condemn Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories and its atrocities against the oppressed people.


Clergyman stabbed to death in SW Iran; assailant arrested

An assailant carried out a fatal stabbing attack against a local clergyman in the southwestern Iranian province of Fars.


Iran, Russia discuss regional, int’l developments

Iran and Russia discussed various issues latest international and regional issues and developments in a meeting between the two countries’ senior officials in Tehran on Wednesday.


Tehran Times


Iran self-sufficient in wheat production for 4th consecutive year

For the fourth year in a row, Iran’s wheat harvest is enough to make it self-sufficient in the strategic crop, Press TV quoted an official as saying on Tuesday.


Tehran, Moscow discuss nuclear deal

Russian Deputy Foreign Ministers Sergey Ryabkov held talks with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi in Tehran on Wednesday, discussing the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


France, Germany spar over EU leadership

A rift between France and Germany was apparent at an informal summit of EU leaders in Brussels on Tuesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron looked certain to protest the replacement of European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker with German politician Manfred Weber.


The message of Paris to Trump on the Yemen war

French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described
as a “dirty war”.


Intl. Quds Day marks end of ‘deal of the century’: Hamas official

In an interview with Mehr, Ismail Radwan, a senior member of Hamas, hailed the role that the International Quds Day plays in keeping the Palestinian cause alive, saying that the day this year will mark the total collapse of the ‘Deal of the Century.’


Mourners bid farewell to legendary voice actor Parviz Bahram

Fans and mourners carry the coffin of legendary Iranian voice actor Parviz Bahram during his funeral in the courtyard of Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on May 29, 2019.


Rouhani: Deal of century on Palestine will turn into ‘failure of century’

Talking in a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani invited the people to take part massively in Quds Day rallies, which fall on Friday.


Leader insists we will never negotiate on vital issues

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, told a number of university professors and researchers on Wednesday that Quds Day rallies this year are “more important than any other year”.


Araghchi says regional non-aggression pact will pave the way for trust

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Tuesday that a “regional non-aggression pact” will pave the way for neighboring countries to build trust and have constructive interaction.


Defense Ministry: Resistance ingrained in Palestinian young generation

The Iranian Defense Ministry on Wednesday reiterated its support to the Palestinians’ resistance against the Israeli occupation, saying resistance is ingrained in the Palestinian young generation.