Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 13-6-2019

Iran Daily

Abe: Japan to play maximum role in easing tensions

Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said at a press conference in Tehran that his country is ready to play maximum role in easing tensions in the region.

Hong Kong police use tear gas as protesters try to storm parliament

Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city’s parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.

Saudi-led coalition confirms Yemeni missile attack on Abha airport, reports casualties

The Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen confirmed a retaliatory missile strike by Yemeni armed forces on the Abha International Airport in the kingdom’s southwestern Asir region.

US losing capacity for pressure on Iran: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the United States has practically exhausted its capacity for pressure on Iran and such pressure is losing steam.

EEAS secretary general to visit Iran in coming days

The European Union announced that Secretary General of European External Action Service (EEAS) Helga Schmid will travel to Iran in coming days.

Larijani calls for expansion of economic ties with Serbia

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that the economic relations between Iran and Serbia are at a low level, stressing that both countries can use each other’s potentials in the economic sphere.

Iran deputy FM due in Switzerland for political talks

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi left Tehran for Bern on Wednesday to attend the fourth round of political talks between Iran and Switzerland.

All signatories, not just Iran, must comply with nuclear deal

Iran criticized the German foreign minister for delivering a warning to Tehran against potential withdrawal from a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, saying all the signatories are required to meet their end of the bargain, otherwise they should recognize Iran’s right to reconsider its commitments.

Tehran Times

‘Iran to initiate new economic transactions’

Iran is to kick off new eco-nomic transactions with other countries despite the willing of the U.S. that wants to cut Iran’s economic ties with the world, the chairman of Economic Committee of Majlis stated.

Zarif: Iranians facing economic war and hate propaganda by U.S.

In a meeting with Japa-nese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States not only has started an “economic war” against Iran it has also launched a “daily hate propaganda” against the Islamic Re-public.

EU, U.S. split roles in standoff with Iran: Almayadeen

The European Union and United States have split their roles in their standoff with Iran, Almayadeen news channel wrote on its website on Wednesday.

Nominees for Mustafa Prize 2019 being assessed by final jury

The nominees for the 3rd Mustafa (PBUH) Prize 2019 are being assessed by the seven-member final jury, the head of the event’s executive working group Seyyed Ali Omrani told the Tehran Times at the 8th International In-novation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX 2019) on Wednesday.

Road from oil-reliant economy to oil free one

The U.S.-led sanctions,imposed to squeeze Iran’soil-reliant economy by restricting oil rev-enues, has made the need for moving toward a non-oil economy for Iran ever-increasing.

Iranian cinema straightforward in story, deep in concept: Marios Piperides

Cypriot director and producer Marios Piperides says Iranian films are very simple in their stories and deep in concepts.

NOTEX, festivity of bright ideas under one roof

Young entrepreneurs at their small stands is the first encounter of any visitor of the 8th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition, INOTEX 2019.

Abe’s high-profile visit to Tehran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tehran on Wednesday after-noon for talks with top Iranian leaders.

UAE trying to become second Israel: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister has said that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is trying to “turn into another Israel” by spending billions of dollars to buy arms.

Rouhani: Sanctions and pressure are starting to lose their effectiveness

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the effects of sanctions and pressure on Iran have reached their peak but they are starting to lose their effectiveness.