Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 3-7-2019

Iran Daily

Iran aghast it violated nuclear deal ‘before it existed’

Iran rejected on Tuesday a White House accusation that Tehran was long violating the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers, after the Islamic Republic said it exceeded a limit on its low-enriched uranium reserves set by the accord.

MP: Iran not facing problem in supplying gasoline for domestic use

Iran is not currently facing any problem in producing and supplying gasoline for domestic consumption, said an Iranian MP.

Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions in ‘timely’ fashion

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to “show flexibility” toward North Korea, including the “timely” easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China’s foreign minister said Tuesday.

Iran marks anniversary of US downing of Iranian passenger plane

Iran marked the 31st anniversary of US downing of an Iranian passenger plane on Tuesday.

Leader appoints new commanders

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Gholamreza Soleimani as the new commander of Iran’s Basij Force, a replacement for Brigadier General Gholamhossein Gheibparvar.

Iraq establishing financial mechanism to buy Iranian power

Iraq is establishing a financial “loophole” to continue buying vital gas and electricity from Iran despite US sanctions, AFP has learned, mirroring a European mechanism that came into effect Friday.

UNICEF hails Iran’s efforts to lower child mortality rate

The United Nations’ Children’s Fund (UNICEF) praised Iran’s achievements in reducing child mortality rate.

Tehran Times

OPEC meeting wraps up, Iran exempted from new cuts

The 176th meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) which was held in Vienna, Austria, came to conclusion on Monday, IRNA reported.

Iran equalizes women’s blood money with men’s

The Iranian Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of equalizing blood money and injury compensation of women with men’s.

Russian says U.S. responsible for Iran’s excess uranium stockpile

Russia’s top diplomat has blamed the U.S. for Iran’s uranium stock-pile surpassing the 300 kilogram limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal.

Ayatollah Khamenei names new military commanders

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed the new deputy chief of the Iranian Armed Forces as well as the new commander of the Basij Organization, Mehr reported.

Iran requests ICC to launch probe into war crimes in Yemen

The Iranian Center for Interna-tional Criminal Law has asked the International Criminal Court prosecutor to open a preliminary examination into possible war crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen since 2015.

Museum of meteorites opens in Tehran

People look at outer space rocks in a museum of meteorites, which officially opened to the public at Tehran’s Azadi Tower (Borj-e Azadi) on July 2, 2019.

“Air Defense Force has foiled evil plots against Iran”

Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard, commander of Iran’s Air Defense Force, said on Tuesday that the armed forces will give an appropriate response to any action by enemies.

Rouhani: We’ll never forget Kurdish martyrs

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday sent a message to National Kurdish Speakers Congress held at Kordestan University in Sanandaj, saying that Iran will never forget Kurdish martyrs.

Macron says France will try to make sure Iran receives ‘economic advantages’ of nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that his country will try to make sure Iran receives the “economic advantages” of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

‘Djibouti parliament built with Iranian fund, debts unpaid’

Many for-eign governments and purchasers are in debt to the Export Guaran-tee Fund of Iran (EGFI), including Djibouti that its parliament has been financed and constructed by Iranians, the EGFI chair-woman has said.