Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 27-8-2019

Iran Daily

Trump switches tone on Iran, raising hopes at G7

US President Donald Trump said Monday he had agreed to the Iranian foreign minister flying in for a G7 summit and insisted he was not seeking regime change in Tehran – a change of tone that could lower tensions.

Zarif: Iran, China should counter unilateralism

Iran and China need to join forces to counter unilateralism and “contempt for international law,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Chinese counterpart at a meeting in Beijing on Monday that followed his surprise visit to the Group of Seven summit in France.

Iran says oil aboard tanker released by Gibraltar sold

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel’s owner will decide on its next destination, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday.

Iran says oil aboard tanker released by Gibraltar sold

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel’s owner will decide on its next destination, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday.

Iranian MP, Japanese FM discuss regional tensions

An Iranian lawmaker held talks with Japanese foreign minister in Tokyo on cooperation on easing tensions in the Middle East.

President proposes new picks for two ministries

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday introduced two picks to the Parliament for the ministries of education and cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts, according to IRNA.

Iran’s most advanced destroyer deployed to Gulf of Aden

Iran has deployed its most advanced destroyer Sahand to the Gulf of Aden in a mission aimed at providing security for Iranian vessels in the high seas.

Tehran Times

Steel products output up 11.6% in 4 months on year

Production of steel products in Iran has risen 11.6 percent during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22), from that of the same period of time in the past year, IRNA reported citing the data re-leased by the Industry Ministry.

 

MPs hail Raisi’s anti-corruption moves

Iranian lawmakers have released a statement to thank the Judiciary Chief Ebrahimi Raisi for taking measures to root out corruption, MP Abolfazl Abou-torabi said on Monday.

Yemen drones target Saudi Arabia’s capital

Yemeni army and itsallied fighters from Popular Committeeshave for the first time used a squadron of do-mestically-manufactured Sammad-3(In-vincible-3) combat drones to strike an “important military target” in Saudi Arabia’s capital city of Riyadh.

Despite differences PG states able to preserve regional dynamics: Turkish expert

Emphasizing significance of the role of regional countries in ensuring the the Persian Gulf security, Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz says Despite all the problems between Iran and the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf, this region has always been able to preserve its own unique dynamics.

Lebanon’s Aoun met with UN official over ‘Israeli assault’

Lebanese President Michel Aoun discussed on Monday the “Israeli assault on the southern suburbs of Beirut” with the country’s United Nations Special Coordinator, Aoun’s office said.

Photos of Leader on display at Tehran exhibit

An exhibition displaying a col-lection of photos of the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is underway at a gallery of the Art Bureau in Tehran.

Rouhani says national interests shouldbe safeguarded by power, diplomacy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the national interests should be safeguarded by power and diplomacy.

Zarif discusses Tehran-Beijing ties with Chinese counterpart

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister, on Monday and discussed relations and international developments.

Iran officials say will not negotiate missile work, want to export more oil

Iran wants to export a minimum of 700,000 barrels per day of its oil and ideally up to 1.5 million bpd if the West wants to negotiate with Tehran to save a 2015 nuclear deal, two Iranian officials and one diplomat told Reuters on Sunday.

Ties with India age-old, small pressures will not affect relationship: Iran

Amid U.S. sanctions, Iran on Monday said “small pressures” will not affect its age-old ties with India and that the current phase in the relationship will “pass”.