Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 6-8-2019


Iran Daily

Iran says US acting alone as allies ‘ashamed’

The US is acting alone against Iran and its allies are too “ashamed” to join its forces in the Persian Gulf, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday, dismissing America’s calls for talks as a sham.


Saudi royal warns against ‘involvement in war with Iran’

A Saudi royal, Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, warned against “the kingdom’s involvement in a war with Iran.

Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid ‘chaos’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged the United States to begin new arms talks after the collapse of a Cold War nuclear pact between the two world powers.

India abolishes Kashmir’s special autonomy

The Indian government on Monday stripped Kashmir of the special autonomy it has had for seven decades, prompting a furious response from nuclear-armed rival Pakistan.

Minister: US sanctions against Iran’s health sector crime against humanity

Iran’s Minister of Health Saeid Namaki said sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran’s health sector amount to crime against humanity.

Tehran extends sympathy to Americans over deadly shootings in US

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi extended sympathy to the American people, particularly those affected by recent mass shootings in the United States, according to the ministry’s official website.

Iran Navy chief announces classified deal with Russian Navy

The commander of Iran’s Navy said Iranian and Russian Armed Forces have signed a “classified” deal to expand cooperation through a series of projects, one of which will be joint military drills in the Persian Gulf before the end of the year.

Iraqi Oil Ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran

Iraq’s Oil Ministry said it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Persian Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported.

Tehran Times

Steel products export up 20% in a quarter on year

Iran’s exports of steel prod-ucts rose 20 percent during the first quarter of current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21) compared to the first quarter of the previous year, the public relations department of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced on Monday.

Iran’s health minister calls U.S. sanctions crime against humanity

Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Monday that the U.S. sanctions are “crime against humanity”.

Zakzakygranted bail for medical care abroad

A Nigerian court has grant-ed bail toMuslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky so that he can fly to India for medical care, his lawyer says.

Who has the main lead on Amano’s death?

The sudden death of Yukiya Amano, the Director General of the International Atom-ic Energy Agency (IAEA) left many in shock. American and Zionist officials are now trying to make his death seem natural, but the sudden appearance of symptoms and his quick death is very suspicious, especially at a time when both Washington and Tel Aviv were quite unsatisfied with him leading the UN nuclear watchdog.

Failure in Yemen to be ‘death sentence’ of Saudi monarchy: Prof. Cavell

Professor of political science Colin S. Cavell believes that failure of Saudi Arabia “to reassert its hegemonic control over Yemen will be a death sentence on the continuation of the Saudi monarchy.”

Opening of the Fourth Deep Diving Tournament of World Armies

Opening Ceremony of the Fourth Deep Diving Tournament of World Armies was held on Sunday afternoon on Kish Island.

Larijani lauds Zarif as a capableand hard-working diplomat

To show strong support for Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who has been sanctioned by the Trump administration, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with Zarif on Monday describing him as a “symbol of a seasoned and hard-working” diplomat.

While in UN I was told to go to White House or be sanctioned

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a press con-ference on Monday that while he was in New York the Americans told him that if he did not accept to go to the White House to meet President Donald Trump he will be sanctioned in two weeks.

Iran considering technical needs when downscaling nuclear commitments: Kamalvandi

Any time Iran decides to downscale its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, it will see what it technically needs to decide on the kind of limitations it will overlook, the country’s nuclear spokesman says.