Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 4-8-2019

Iran Daily

Zarif: Iran to further reduce commitments to JCPOA in “current situation”

Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

China condemns US anti-Iran sanctions again

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman once again condemned US unilateral sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration

Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders reached a “full agreement” on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on Saturday, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.

With a Democrat, a cooler head would prevail on Iran

While President Trump has escalated pressure on Iran, even coming close to launching a military strike, most Americans want the United States to reduce tensions and return to the 2015 nuclear agreement from which Trump withdrew, according to a new poll by the Center for American Progress.

US to test new missile as arms treaty with Russia ends

With the scrapping of a landmark arms control agreement Friday, the US announced plans to test a new missile amid growing concerns about emerging threats and new weapons.

Iran slams US sanctions on Russia

Iran’s Foreign Ministry denounced the new sanctions that the US has imposed on Russia as an act of economic terrorism.

MP: US has no choice but to return to JCPOA

In order to preserve a nuclear agreement with Iran, “there is no choice for the United States and the European countries but to adhere to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),” said the Iranian lawmaker, Seyyed Hossein Naqavi-Hosseini.

Ex-Pakistani envoy to Iran says sanctioning Zarif futile move

A former Pakistani ambassador to Iran described US sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as a futile move urging Washington to resolve all issues with the Islamic Republic through dialogue.

Tehran Times

Iran will take next step if obligations not met: Zarif

Foreign Minister Moham-mad Javad Zarif has said Iran will take the next step in reducing commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal if the remaining parties to the agreement do not honor their obligations.

Riyadh welcomes Iran’s condition for resuming Umrah Hajj

Saudi Hajj Minister Muham-mad Saleh bin Taher Benten has welcomed Tehran’s condition including guaranteeing dignity and safety of Iranian pilgrims for resuming Umrah Hajj.

N. Korea confirms rocket launcher test fire

North Korea has said Kim supervised the first test of the same rocket artillery system.

Maduro ready for battle after Trump threatens ‘quarantine’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at his American coun-terpart, Donald Trump, for threateningtoim-pose a blockade or a quarantine on the South American country.

UAE redeploying troops in Yemen’s Hudaydah

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash says the Persian Gulf country has been redeploying its forces in Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah.

Homegrown 3D printed bones unveiled

Researchers at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science have managed to produce artificial bones using three dimensional bi-oprinting technology.

Europeans to opt for route of dialogue with Iran

Nathalie Tocci, special adviser to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogher-ini, has said that the Europeans will opt for “dialogue” and “diplomacy” with Iran on the issue of security in the Persian Gulf region.

Why should Iran be cherished and defended?

As I pen this short essay, Iran is standing against the mightiest nation on earth. It is facing tremendous danger; of annihilation even, if the world does not wake up fast, and rush to its rescue.

India working for early release of 18 crew of British ship seized by Iran

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that the Indian government is working for the early release and repatriation of all the 18 Indian crew members on board the British-flagged tanker, which has been detained by the Revolutionary Guards of Iran (IRGC) in the Strait of Hormuz.