Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 22-7-2019

Iran Daily

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe

Iran’s envoy to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday as a UK official declined to rule out sanctions in response to Tehran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker.

Zarif: US modern adventurism threatening global peace

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the United States for what he termed as America’s “modern wave of adventurism,” saying the policy is a serious threat to the global peace.

Tens of thousands march again in Hong Kong

Hong Kong witnessed another huge anti-government march on Sunday with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub.


Minister:Saudi Arabia releases Iran’s oil tanker

Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami confirmed on Sunday that an Iranian oil tanker seized by Saudi Arabia was released.

How Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into dangerous trap to punish Iran

John Bolton, White House national security advisor and notorious Iraq-era hawk, is a man on a mission. Given broad latitude over policy by Donald Trump, he is widely held to be driving the US confrontation with Iran. And in his passionate bid to counter Tehran, Bolton cares little who gets hurt – even if collateral damage includes a close ally such as Britain.

Twitter suspends accounts of Iranian media outlets

Twitter confirmed that it has suspended the Persian-language accounts of three Iranian news agencies.

Terrorists kill two IRGC forces near Pakistan border

Two members of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) were killed during clashes with terrorists in southeastern Iran, near the country’s border with Pakistan.

Kharrazi: Iran-Hamas relations improving

Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi described the expanding relations between Iran and Palestinian movement, Hamas, as significant.

Tehran Times

Iranian MPs support seizure of British tanker

A number of Iranian MPs issued a statement on Sunday expressing support for seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran-Hamas relations growing: Kharrazi

Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Re-lations, said on Sunday that liberation of Palestine, especially the noble Quds, is among the greatest causes of Iran.

Britain dances to Bolton’s war drums against Iran: Guardian

In a commentary published on its website on Saturday, the Guardian said John Bolton, a notorious Iran hawk, has succeeded to lure Britain into a dan-gerous trap to punish Iran by deceiving London to capture a tanker carrying the Iranian oil in Gibraltar, which Iran re-sponded in kind. The British newspaper said “Britain blindly dances to the beat of Bolton’s war drums” against Iran.

National Festival of Youth Music to open next week

Participants from all Iranian prov-inces have been selected to perform during the 13th National Festival of Youth Music.


Bosnia buries 86 victims of 1992 massacre

Thousands of people gathered in the Bosnian village of Hambarine for the mass funeral of 86 Bosniak Muslims who were executed by Bosnian Serbs at the start of the country’s 1992-95 war.

Iranian National Commission for UNESCO honors calligrapher Yadollah Kaboli

Calligrapher Yadollah Kaboli Khansari, the 70-year-old master of shek-asteh nastaliq, a style of Persian calligra-phy, was honored by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO during a special ceremony in Tehran on Saturday.

IRGC responds to British piracy: Larijani

Parliament Speaker Ali Lar-ijani said on Sunday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) re-sponded to piracy by Britain by seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday night.

Iran says U.S. extreme unilateral adventurism biggest global challenge

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the U.S. “extreme unilateral adventurism” is the most important challenge which is undermining the rule of law at the international level.


Zarif says only ‘prudence and foresight’ can calm tensions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that only “prudence and foresight” can alleviate tensions.