Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 2-9-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

President Hassan Rouhani spoke with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to its own undertakings.

Iran unveils high-speed tracking, long-haul strike drones

Iran unveiled a drone in two different versions, for swift tracking and identification and for precision strikes on distant targets.

Hezbollah says Israeli military vehicle destroyed in attack

Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah said on Sunday its fighters destroyed an Israeli military vehicle near the border on Sunday, killing and wounding those inside the vehicle.

Russia: US strikes in Syria’s Idlib put cease-fire at risk

Russia’s military on Sunday said the United States had mounted airstrikes in Syria’s Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a cease-fire there.

Zarif says Iran has never left negotiating table

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran has never left the negotiating table and is ready to fully implement its commitments to the 2015 nuclear agreement if the Europeans do so.

Iran condemns Saudi-led coalition’s latest ‘war crime’ in Yemen

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi strongly condemned the Saudi-led coalition for its Sunday airstrikes that hit a detention center in southwest Yemen, killing dozens of people and injuring many more.

Iranian FM: US engages in threats to stop Iran oil sales

Iran’s foreign minister accused the United States on Saturday of engaging in “piracy and threats” to stop Tehran from selling oil to traditional clients, after Washington blacklisted an Iranian oil tanker on Friday.

Tehran Times

Iran’s external debt drops 7%

Iran’s debts to foreign lenders in the end of the third Iranian month of Khordad (June 21, 2019) stood at $8.678 billion, showing seven percent decrease compared to the announced figure at the end of the past Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), IRIB reported on Sunday.

Iran unveils drone capable of hitting targets ‘far beyond its borders’

Iran has unveiled a new do-mestically-built drone that can hit targets “far beyond its borders”, Mehr reported.

Hezbollah destroys Israeli military vehicle near border

Hezbollah has destroyed an Israeli military vehicle in the Israeli border village of Avifim, a statement from Hezbollah said Sunday.

Kurdish forces deployed again at Turkish borders in new uniforms

Kurdish militias have been deployed at the Turkish borders again after the recent withdrawal and the US mili-tary aid, amid Ankara’s warning to Washing-ton to establish a safe zone in Northeastern Syria, the Syrian Document Center said.

U.S. and China begin imposing new tariffs as trade war escalates

Chinaand the United States have begun imposing additional tariffs on each other’s goods in the latest escalation of their bruising trade war that has sent shockwaves through the global economy.

Sports journalist Shadmani laid to rest

Iranian sports journalist Mehdi Shadmani was laid to rest in Tehran’s Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery on Sunday.

Araghchi to visit Paris Monday todiscuss proposal to save JCPOA

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi along with a delegation will visit Paris on Monday to discuss a “proposal being discussed between Iran and France”.

Rouhani to Macron: Terms of nuclear deal unchangeable

In a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron late on Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani said that terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Com-prehensive Plan of Action, are unchangeable.

Yemeni ambassador submits credentials to Zarif

The new ambassador of Yemen to Tehran on Sunday handed over a copy of his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.