Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 4-7-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani: Iran’s action to be reversed if other parties made good on their parts

President Hassan Rouhani announced Wednesday Iran will exceed the maximum enrichment level it agreed for and reactivate the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor within days, but added Iran’s action would be reversed if the other parties to the nuclear deal made good on their side of the bargain – relief from US sanctions.

US considering allowing China to import Iran oil

The US State Department is seriously considering using an Obama-era loophole to allow China to import oil from Iran, violating the Trump administration’s pledge to bring Iranian oil exports to zero.

Outcry as 44 killed in airstrike on Libya migrant center

International condemnation mounted on Wednesday after at least 44 migrants were killed in an airstrike on a detention center in Libya that the UN-recognized government blamed on rival strongman Khalifa Haftar.

Leader highlights political aspects of Hajj pilgrimage

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei described the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage as “an exceptional and privileged collection of Islamic values” and said the religious ritual is closely related to the political developments in the world.

Rouhani calls for enhancing Iran-Armenia cooperation

President Hassan Rouhani stressed the need for strengthening cooperation between Iran and Armenia in political, economic and international arenas.


Zarif: US aggression against Iran did not begin with Trump

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to the US shooting down of Iranian passenger plane 31 years ago, saying the US aggression against Iran did not begin with Trump.

IRGC commander: Iran blocked enemy’s path to war

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s chief commander hails Iran’s significant progress in the defense sector, saying the country has effectively deterred the enemy from waging war on it.

Tehran Times

Without oil deal Instex will not work, Zanganeh says

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the European Union mechanism for trade with Iran, known as INSTEX, is not going to be useful without including oil sales.

‘Enrichment is a right not given by any country to be revoked later’

Iran’s ambassador and per-manent representative to the international organizations in Vienna has said that nu-clear enrichment is an “inalienable right” to any country which has signed the NPT and it is not something to be “given by any country” to “be “revoked later.

UN expert urges world powers to reconsider G20 Riyadh summit

AUnited Nationsexpert who investigated the murder of Saudi journalistJamal Khashoggihas called on world powers to reconsiderholding.

Demonstrators voice support for Sheikh Zakzaky

A number of Iranian physicians, scholars, journalists, and seminary students staged a rally outside the United Nations office in Tehran to voice their solidarity with top Shi-ite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.

Does economic growth worth degrading the environment?

Although environmental con-sequences of economic growth brings about numerous reactions of economists and envi-ronmentalists, there is still doubt that environ-ment protection rules and regulations hinder economic growth, or future development have dire consequences on the environment which does not worth it.

Marking memory of 290 passengers whose plane was downed by U.S. in July 1988

On Wednesday, Iran commemorated theanni-versary of the downing of its passenger plane by a U.S. Navy over the Persian Gulf waters. Flowers were flown to the Persian Gulf waters in memory of those killed in the unforgivable and heinous act.

Iran to relax uranium enrichment level on July 7

The Iranian president says Tehran will get past a 3.67% uranium enrichment level set by the 2015 nuclear deal on July 7 as a retaliatory measure to U.S. ditching of the agreement.

Zarif says Iran’s commitment to JCPOA will be commensurate to Europeans’

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran will show commitment to the 2015 nu-clear deal as long as Europeans fulfil their commitments.

Diplomat to U.S.: “Enrichment is a right not given by any country to be revoked later”

Gharibabadi said, “The USA officials positions on this issue reminds me of Obama’s remarks at Saban Forum on Dec 2013.”

German author’s fascist perception of identity

The empha-sis on Western values of liberalism has gone so far that some who believe in them have accepted that anyone who is not like them is not human as well.