Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 8-6-2019

Iran Daily

Germany’s FM, Japan’s PM set to visit Iran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will visit Iran next week to ease Middle East tensions and save a landmark nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers.

Iranians mark 30th anniversary of Imam Khomeini’s passing

Millions of Iranians across the country marked 30 years since the departure of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Russia, China support Iran, slam unilateral US sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expressed support for Iran and commended its implementation of the requirements of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran issues warning as Macron echoes Trump on JCPOA

Iran warned on Friday that comments made by the French president in his meeting with US President Donald Trump will be of no help to saving the Iran nuclear deal and will just further deepen distrust among its signatories.

Inquiry into oil tanker attacks stops short of blaming Iran

An unidentified state actor has been blamed for attacks on four oil tankers in the Persian Gulf last month, according to an inconclusive inquiry that stopped short of pointing the finger at Iran.

Iranians mark 30th anniversary of Imam Khomeini’s passing

Millions of Iranians across the country marked 30 years since the departure of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

IRNA chief meets Armenian PM in St. Petersburg

Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Zia Hashemi in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stressed expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries in all fields, especially in the media area.

US officials: Tensions with Iran easing

A month after sending an aircraft carrier to the Middle East in reaction to intelligence the US claims it had showing Iran was preparing to attack US troops, military tensions appear to be easing, according to several US officials.

Russia denies report about Iran’s request for S-400 systems

Russia has not received any request from Iran for delivering S-400 air defense systems, rejecting a recent report that Moscow had turned down Tehran’s demand.

Tehran Times

Netherlands plans to join INSTEX

The Dutch government an-nounced that it plans to join the financial mechanism of Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) to do business with the Islamic Republic of Iran, IRNA reported on Friday.

Tehran dismisses Trump, Macron’s anti-Iran remarks

Tehran has dismissed the recent remarks made by French Presi-dent Emmanuel Macron and his Amer-ican counterpart Donald Trump, saying such remarks are of no help in saving the Iran nuclear deal.

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’

Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeach-ment proceedings.

Saudi Arabia steps up ballistic missile program with Chinese aid

Saudi Arabia has reportedly stepped up its ballistic missile program with the help of China, with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump withholding intelligence on the issue.

Syrian army finds U.S.-made arms in militant depot in Quneitra

Syrian government forces have carried out a string of clean-up operations in the country’s southwesternprovince of Quneitra nearthe Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, discovering a substantial amount of munitions, some of themU.S.-built,from a former stronghold of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists.

Bachukheh wrestling competition in Bojnord

The Bachukheh traditional wrestling competition was held in Bojnord in Iran’s North Khorasan Province on Friday.

Bahrain, Saudi entering quagmire by betraying Palestine: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the ruling regimes in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are setting foot in a quagmire by betraying the Palestinian cause.

Japan FM to tour Iran prior to Abe arrival

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will visit Iran prior to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s arrival, the Japan Times reported on Thursday.

Russia says didn’t receive request from Iran to buy S-400 systems

Russia has not received any requests from Iran to buy S-400 air defense systems, Russia’s deputy prime minister has said.