Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 3-9-2019

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Iran: Views converging with France on breaking impasse

Iran and France’s views have become closer over the 2015 nuclear deal, mainly after phone calls between President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Iran’s government spokesman said on Monday.

Iran oil product exports booming despite US sanctions

While US sanctions on Iran’s oil industry have slashed the OPEC member’s crude exports, oil product sales from the Islamic Republic remain strong at nearly $500 million a month, shipping data and Reuters calculations show.

Zarif welcomes Russia proposal for Persian Gulf security

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday after talks with his Russian counterpart that Iran welcomed a Russian proposal for ensuring security in the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s Navy launches second day of drill in Caspian Sea

The Iranian Navy launched the second day of its massive drill in the territorial waters of the Caspian Sea, employing its missile-launching warships and helicopters as well as Navy commandos.

Iran condemns Israeli violation of Lebanon’s airspace

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned Israel’s aggression on Lebanon as blatant violation of sovereignty and territorial integrity of an independent country, saying it is against international laws, IRNA reported.

Zarif to visit Bangladesh, IndonesiaNational Des

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will begin an Asian tour today that will take him to Bangladesh and Indonesia.

 

Iran: Technical malfunction caused explosion at Semnan space site

Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that a technical malfunction during a test caused an explosion at Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan Province on Thursday.

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Tehran, Damascus ink MOU on banking cooperation

Central banks of Iran and Syria signed a memorandum of Under-standing (MOU) on Monday for expansion of banking cooperation between the two countries, IRIB reported.

Iran ranks 8th for top papers in AI

The Islamic Republic of Iran is ranked at the 8th place among the leading countries in terms of publishing top papers in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), Mehr reported on Monday, citing data released by the journal Nature.

 

Hezbollah to ‘Israel’: Eye for an Eye

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem stressed that the Resistance operation targeting the Israeli military vehicle in the northern settlement of Avivim aimed at maintaining deterrence against the Zionist enemy, as-serting that the “eye for an eye” retaliation principle is being applied.

‘Hezbollah weakened Netanyahu’s position’

Head of the Center for Political Studies at the University of Lebanon believes that the message of Hezbollah’s oper-ation is that Israeli attacks and any aggression on the Resistance in Lebanon or Syria will not go unanswered.

Johnson will throw No Deal Brexit rebels out of the Conservative Party within 48 hours

BORIS Johnson has declared all-out war against Tory Remainers by telling them they will be thrown out of the party as early as Tuesday night if they try to block a No Deal Brexit.

Exhibition of posters on Ashura opens in Art Bureau

The Art Bureau in Tehran is play-ing host to an exhibition of posters on Ashura.

Government: Nuclear commitment is reciprocal

The Iranian government reiterated on Monday that Iran will return to full imple-mentation of the 2015 nuclear deal if Europe meets its obligations, saying commitment is reciprocal.

Russia has been on Iran’s side in hard times: Zarif

Iranian For-eign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday called Tehran-Moscow ties “strategic” and said Russia has always been beside Iran in difficult times.

Iran: Israeli violation of Lebanon’s territorial integrity threatens international peace

Abbas Mousavi, the Foreign Ministry spokesman, on Monday condemned Israel for violating Lebanon’s territorial integrity, saying such actions threaten international peace and security.