Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 25-8-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani urges national unity amid US sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani hailed national unity as key to withstanding hardships amid US-imposed sanctions on Iran.

Zarif heading to Asia in push against US sanctions

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to East Asia on Sunday, his office said, as part of a diplomatic push to win relief from biting US sanctions.

Trump, EU clash over trade at G7 opening

US President Donald Trump and EU leaders exchanged trade war threats Saturday as they arrived in France for a G7 summit of wealthy democracies overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions before it had even begun.

US sanctions obstructing Iran’s efforts to fight transnational organized crimes

US unilateral and illegal sanctions against Iran are obstructing Tehran’s efforts to fight against transnational organized crimes, such as drug trafficking, an Iranian official said.

Arasbaran Forest fire dies after four days

Firefighters on Friday night put out extensive fire in Arasbaran Forest in East Azarbaijan Province, after four days of campaign.

IRGC chief: Iran test-fires new missile

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said that Iran has test-fired a new missile.

Rouhani: Iran eager to broaden ties with Ukraine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations to Ukraine on its Independence Day, hoping for the expansion of ties between Tehran and Kiev.

Tusk: US JCPOA withdrawal caused no positive effect

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Saturday the US withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement had not brought about any positive effect.

Tehran Times

Iran’s student association writes to UN on Kashmir

The Office for Strength-ening Unity (OSU), an Iranian student organization, has written an open letter to United Nations Secretary General Antó-nio Guterres urging the UN to condemn the Indian government for its behavior against Kashmiris.

Tehran says U.S. missile test will lead to arms race

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi warned on Saturday that the United States’ missile test will lead to international arms race and fuel instability.

Senior pro-Hadi commander defects to Yemeni army

A Yemeni official says a senior commander loyal to Saudi-backed former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has defected to the army and allied fighters from the PopularCommittees.

U.S.–Iranian nuclear talks: what comes next?

Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

From Sana’a to Beirut: One Foe, One Resistance

Yemen’s Sam FM radio had held, last June, a 35-day fundraising campaign for Hezbollah, entitled “Haste towards the Good-ness of Yemen,” yielded more than 74 million Yemeni riyals, despite the dire economic situ-ation, amid the ongoing Saudi aggression.

Raisi: Defense industry is a model for other sections

Iran’s defense industry can be a model for other sections of the country to follow, says Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran’s Judiciary.

Zarif: Pressure on Iran‘will never work’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the United States pressure to push Iran to the negotiating table will never work and added that Iranians never negotiate under duress.

Rouhani, cabinet team renew loyalty to Imam Khomeini

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet team on Saturday visited the shrine of Imam Khomeini in south of Tehran to renew their faithfulness to the founder of the Islamic Republic.

Iran test-fires new missile amid boost of deterrence power

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says that Iran has test-fired a new missile.