Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 18-6-2019

Iran Daily

Iran sets date to surpass uranium stockpile limit

Iran said Monday it will surpass from June 27 its uranium stockpile limit set under the nuclear deal with world powers in response to the US withdrawal from the landmark pact last year.

EU unconvinced by US claim over Iran role in tanker attacks

European states on Monday urged caution in attributing blame for last week’s tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman, pointedly refusing to fall in line with Washington’s assessment that Iran was behind the incidents.

Johnson gets boost in race to become British PM

Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.

Protesters demand Hong Kong leader resign

Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city’s leader, demanding that she step down for the crisis over a highly unpopular extradition bill.

Rouhani meets new envoys in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate meetings with new ambassadors of China, Tajikistan, France and Poland.

Iran’s SNSC chief to attend Russia security forum

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani is scheduled to arrive in the Russian southern city of Ufa today to participate in the 10th International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues.

Tehran Times

IMIDRO to establish consortium to accelerate exploration projects

Head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMID-RO) said the organization is planning to establish a consortium in order to accelerate exploration projects in the mining sector.

If Iran does something it will ‘bravely’ announce it, military chief says

Iran will “bravely” announce it if it does something, Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Bagheri announced on Monday in response to accusations by the United States that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Poll shows Trump trailing democrats in hypothetical matchups

U.S. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign may be mad that some of its internal numbers leaked showing the commander in chief trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in critical states.

Israel in possession of close to 100 nuclear warheads: SIPRI

A new report reveals that the Israeli regime is in possession of approxi-mately 100 atomicwarheads which it refusesto confirm or deny as part of itspolicyofnu-clearambiguity.

Egypt behind UAE to counter attempts to destabilize Persian Gulf

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has reaffirmed his support for the UAE as it confronts attempts to destabilize the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s flood-hit regions in photos

Tehran City Council member Ahmad Mas-jed-Jamei (L) and Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi (C) visit an exhibition of photos of Iran’s flood-stricken regions at Eyvane Entezar, a display space in Tehran’s Vali-e Asr Square, on June 15, 2019.

Iran’s Stockpile of enriched uranium to surpass 300 kg by June 27

The Atomic Energy Or-ganization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Monday that Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium will exceed 300 kilograms by June 27.

EU unconvinced by U.S. claim Iran is behind tanker attack

The European Union foreign ministers have remained unconvinced by U.S. allegations that Iran was behind last week’s attack on two tankers.

SNSC secretary reveals Iran’s discovery, annihilation of CIA’s cyber network

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani declared that the country has discovered and destroyed an extensive cyber network launched by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to spy on the country and a number of other states.