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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 2-7-2019

Iran Daily

Iran’s govt. decides to drop four zeros, rename currency

The Iranian government on Wednesday approved a plan proposed by the Central Bank of Iran to remove four zeros and rename the currency.

Iran: Europe ‘obliged’ to help Iran sell oil

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that European nations still parties to the 2015 nuclear deal are “obliged” to help Iran sell and ship oil, amid a standoff with Britain over the seizure of tankers.

Germany sees split in European effort to cool Persian Gulf tensions

The unified European approach to resolving tensions in the Persian Gulf showed signs of strain, with a senior German official warning that the UK may be drifting closer to an American-led operation that had previously been rebuffed by the governments in Paris and London.

President criticizes Europe’s failure to honor JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the failure of European signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to fulfill their commitments under the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

Iran’s Leader reacts to Bahrain executions, says justice-seeking nations will emerge victorious

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei reacted to the Bahraini regime’s recent killing of two young activists and said the “justice-seeking nations” will emerge victorious in the face of tyrants.

Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers

After an internal policy battle, the Trump administration is set to announce later this week that it will once again waive five different nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, preserving a key part of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.

Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers

After an internal policy battle, the Trump administration is set to announce later this week that it will once again waive five different nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, preserving a key part of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.

Tehran Times

Rouhani: Normalizing oil, banking transactions first step Europe should take

In a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron late on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani said the first step that Europe should take to save the 2015 nuclear deal is to normalize oil and banking transactions.

Iran expresses positive view toward Russia’s Persian Gulf security proposal

Tehran has expressed its positive outlook towards a Russia-pro-posed security plan to reduce tension in the Persian Gulf region.

UN censures Bahraini regime over execution of two dissidents

The United Nations has strongly condemned the execution of two young activists in Bahrain, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the Persian Gulf kingdom.

Smart city, challenges and opportunities in Iran

According to United Nations re-ports, the world’s population is expected to grow by about 63% between 2014 and 2050, and it is anticipated that this rapid growth will occur in larger cities with a population of over 20 million. Unfortunately, this upward trend may lead to many environmental challenges. In 2015, 828 million people were living on the margins of cities, suffering from a lack of basic needs such as water and sanitation. Also, cities face social problems, such as social inequalities, unemployment, air pollution, heavy traffic, and urban crime, as the population continues to grow.

May Iranian economy resuscitate from doldrums

Inflation rate (the increase in con-sumer prices besides those of the producer), as one the main economic indices, has skyrocketed during the past recent year, i.e. as of the US with-drawal from the JCPOA, May 8, 2018.

Signs of tension reduction appearing in Persian Gulf

After years of tensions between Iran and some Persian Gulf states, par-ticularly in recent months in the Strait of Hor-muz, reports indicate the emergence of tensions reduction in this strategic region

Army brigade hold firing range session near Qom

Islamic Republic of Iran Ground Force Quick Reaction Force Brigade 223 hold training session in their outdoor shooting range in Aliabad, near Qom, central Iran on Tuesday morning.

Top German official calls forupholding nuclear deal

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday that Germany is working with Britain and France to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Release of Iranian tanker could help free British vessel, says Iranian ambassador

The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has told Sky News.

US to renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs: Washington Post

After an internal policy battle, the Trump administration is set to announce later this week that it will once again waive five differentnuclear-related sanctionson Iran, preserving a key part of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.

Zarif ’s aide holds talks with Tunisian FM

Hamidreza Dehqani, an aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who had participated in a funeral ceremo-ny for the late Tunisian President Bejo Caid Essebsi, held talks on Tuesday with Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui.