Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 9-7-2019

Iran Daily

Iran: Higher uranium enrichment, restarting centrifuges could be next step

Iran warned on Monday it might sharply step up its enrichment of uranium to 20% purity and restart deactivated centrifuges and as its next potential moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that the United States abandoned last year.

Oil minister: US uses sanctions to gain market clout

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the United States is using sanctions to “shock” the global oil supply and gain market clout for its booming shale oil production.

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal

Sudan’s top general said the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.

One person killed, dozens injured in SW Iran quake

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale hit the southwestern parts of the country, killing one person and injuring at least 60 others.

Iran’s Defense Ministry delivers homegrown vessel to police force

Iran’s Defense Ministry started delivering domestically-built Haidar-class patrol boats to the country’s police force operating in the Persian Gulf region.

Iran summons Nigerian envoy over Zakzaky’s conditions

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Nigeria’s envoy to voice the Islamic Republic’s concern over the conditions of top Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, the ministry’s spokesman said.

Tehran Times

British envoy at Foreign Ministry for third time over tanker seizure

British Ambassador to Teh-ran Robert Macaire was in Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday for the third time since last week over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.

Zanganeh to Falih: Iran no threat to global energy security

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Sunday that Iran is not only no threat to the world’s energy security but also the biggest guarantor of stability and energy security in the region, Shana reported.

Raisi demands immediate release of Iranian oil tanker

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi has demanded an im-mediate release of an Iranian oil tanker seized by the British government, Fars reported.

Nigerian envoy to Tehran summoned over Sheikh Zakzaky’s conditions

The Foreign Ministry has sum-moned Nigeria’s envoy to Tehran to voice the Islamic Republic’s concerns over the conditions of top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.

Sister of Saudi crown prince faces Paris trial over attack on workman

Princess Hassa bint Salman, 43, sister of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, is due to stand trial in absentia in the French capital on July 9 on charges of theft of a mobile phone and complicity to violence with a weapon and complicity to sequestration.

‘Iran determined to continue offering oil at IRENEX’

National Iranian Oil Compa-ny (NIOC)’s representative in Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) said NIOC will con-tinue offering oil at IRENEX, Mehr news agency reported.

Iran says will not breach JCPOA unless ‘bizarre actions’ are taken

Iran will not take any measure against the 2015 nuclear agreement unless the other parties to the deal take peculiar, unexpected actions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.

Iran won’t tolerate British piracy: Hatami

Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday that Britain’ act in seizing Iranian oil tanker was an act of piracy which will not be tolerated.

Zarif: ‘There is a way out’ of Iran-U.S. dispute but not with B-Team

In a post on his Twitter page late on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Moham-mad Javad Zarif said “there is a way out” for the nuclear dispute between Iran and the United States by it is not possible with the “B-Team in charge”.

Defense Ministry delivers indigenous vessel to police

The Defense Ministry has started deliv-ering domestically-made Haidar-class patrol boats to police forces operating in the Persian Gulf waters.