Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday

Iran Daily

Zarif warns US Iran may also act ‘unpredictably’

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Iran may act “unpredictably” in response to the United States’ “unpredictable” policies under US President Donald Trump.

Leader: Domestic production ‘key to solving problems’

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday urged the government to pay more attention to domestic production as “the key to solving the country’s problems” and neutralize the effect of US sanctions.

Denmark stunned as Trump scraps visit over Greenland snub

Denmark was left stunned Wednesday by Donald Trump’s decision to postpone a state visit after the government told the US president its autonomous territory Greenland was not for sale.

Iran: Foreign military presence causing insecurity in Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said foreign forces are causing insecurity and instability in the Strait of Hormuz with their military presence in the strategic sea passage, stressing the responsibility rests with Persian Gulf littoral states to ensure the water body’s security.

Iran’s Armed Forces prioritize boosting defense capacities: IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s deterrent power in the face of foreign threats and said boosting the country’s defense capacities is on the agenda of the Armed Forces.

UK: It is in none of our interests to see JCPOA unravel

UK Ambassador to UN Karen Pierce said that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is of unique nature and that it is in none of our interests to see the deal unravel.


Deputy minister:Nearly 500,000 foreign students going to school in Iran

Iran is currently providing educational services for about half a million foreign students, according to the country’s Deputy Minister of Education Rezvan Hakimzadeh.

Tehran Times

Industry ministry approves FDI worth $554m

Some $554.4 million of for-eign direct investment (FDI) has been approved by the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22).

IRGC: Augmenting defense power on agenda of armed forces

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has said that it is on agenda of Iran’s armed forces to con-tinuously increase their defense power.

Yemen air defense forces shoot down Saudi-led drone

Yemeni army forces, sup-ported by allied fighters from the Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to the Saudi-led military coalitionwhile flying in the skies overYemen’ssouthwestern province of Dhamar.

‘U.S., Turkey must end illegal military presence on Syria soil’

Syria’s UNAmbassador Basharal-Ja’afari has called on the United States and Turkey to end their “illegal military presence” in the Arab country and crimes against civilians.

What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race

Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest “horse race” opinion polls, highlighting one candidate’s rise or another’s decline.

Four cineastes receive lifetime achievement awards at Iran Cinema Celebration

The organizers of the 21st Iran Cinema Celebration honored four in-fluential figures in Iranian cinema for their lifetime achievements in a special ceremony on Tuesday night.

UN backs nuclear deal, says genuine dialogue needed to avoid confrontation in region

UN Secretary-General’s Chef de Cabinet Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed” to avoid a major confrontation, which would have disastrous consequences, even well beyond the Middle East region.

Leader: The Kashmir wound is British legacy

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the current tension in Kashmir is a “wound” left by “malicious acts” of Brit-ain when it was forced to leave the Indian subcontinent in 1947.

Zarif: ‘Trump cannot expect to be unpredictable and expect Iran to be predictable’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act “unpredictably” in response to the United States’ “unpredictable” policies under U.S. President Donald Trump, Reuters reported.

FMZarif due in France on Friday, to visit China next week

Iran’s Foreign Minis-ter Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay a visit to France later this week for talks with the French president and foreign minister and will fly to China next week.