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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 15-8-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani: Persian Gulf countries can protect region’s security

Iran and other Persian Gulf states could protect the region’s security and foreign forces were not needed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, repeating a longstanding rejection of a US maritime security mission in the region.

US agrees to lift sanctions for Iran Air ATR spares

The US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has given turboprop manufacturer ATR permission to supply Iran Air with spares to keep its fleet in the air.

Syrian troops push closer to major terrorist-held NW city

Syrian government forces captured two villages in the country’s northwest early Wednesday, inching closer to a major terrorist-controlled city, a war monitor and state media reported.

Leader congratulates Yemen on successful resistance against aggressors

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei congratulated the people of Yemen on their successful resistance against foreign aggression and called for confronting a plot hatched by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to partition the Arabian Peninsula.

Leader congratulates Yemen on successful resistance against aggressors

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei congratulated the people of Yemen on their successful resistance against foreign aggression and called for confronting a plot hatched by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to partition the Arabian Peninsula.

President to attend annual UN meeting in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will participate at the annual UN conference in New York in September, the presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday.

Ex-Tehran mayor pardoned by wife’s family

Former Tehran mayor, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, was forgiven by the victim’s family, and won’t be executed.

Tehran Times

IRGC chief: Iran has tied security to progress

The commander of the Is-lamic Revolution Guards Corps said on Wednesday that for Iran security and progress are interdependent.

Non-oil exports up 45% in weight

Head of the Trade Pro-motion Organization (TPO) of Iran has said the country’s non-oil exports rose by 45 percent in terms of weight during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21) compared to the same period last year.

‘Hamas will shower Israel with barrages of missiles if Gaza attacked’

The leader of Hamas re-sistance movement in the Gaza Strip has warned the Israeli military against waging a new military campaign on the besieged coastal sliver, stating that his fellow fighters will prevail over Israeli troops if the latter enter the enclave in any future conflict.

Nigeria government, U.S. hampering Sheikh Zakzaky’s treatment in India: IMN

TheIslamic Movement in Ni-geria (IMN), whose leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky has been transferred to India to re-ceive medical care, says the Nigerian and U.S. governments have been trying to hamper the cleric’s treatment.

Facebook admits it listened to users’ audio messages

Facebookhas admitted it uses an external company to listen to audio messages sent between users in an attempt to improve its voice recognition systems.

Navaye Rahmat Intl. Daf Festival opens in Sanandaj

The 9th Navaye Rahmat International Daf Festival opened on Tuesday during an open-air ceremony in the Shano Park of the city of Sanandaj, which is considered as the birthplace of the daf instrument.

No need for foreign forces inPersian Gulf, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday insisted on Iran’s position that there is no need to foreign forces to maintain security in the Persian Gulf region.

Europe must fulfil JCPOA commitments: MP

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a veteran MP sitting on the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that Europe must fulfil its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Lebanese Islamic resistance front provedit is possible to defeat Israel: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif has said that the Lebanese Islamic resistance movement has proved that it is possible to defeat the Zionist regime of Israel.

Iran warns of plots to partition war-ravaged Yemen

Iran says it supports a unified Yemen, warning against plots aimed at dividing the war-ravaged Arab country.