Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 7-9-2019

Iran Daily

Iran to unveil details on cuts to nuclear commitments

Iran details its latest cut to commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal on today, in response to US sanctions and inaction by other parties to save the accord.

US offers captain millions to hand over Iran’s oil tanker

A senior US official personally offered several million dollars to the Indian captain of an Iranian oil tanker which rejected the bribe, the State Department confirmed.


NATO troops among 10 dead in Taliban Kabul blast

The Taliban killed at least 10 people including two NATO troops in a Kabul bombing on Thursday, another attack on the Afghan capital just as a US envoy returned to talks with the insurgents on a troop withdrawal.

Iran FM: US economic terrorism deliberately targeting civilians

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US “economic terrorism” against independent countries “deliberately” targets civilians in order to realize Washington’s illegitimate goals.

Iraq reopens Khosravi border crossing before Arba’een

Iraq reopened a border crossing point with Iran after years to facilitate the Arbaeen pilgrimage to the Arab country.

Armenian FM: Iran’s president expected to attend EAEU Summit

Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong are expected to attend the upcoming Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Summit.

Iran, Indonesia discuss plans to expand relations

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi discussed ways to promote political and economic cooperation between the two countries during a meeting in Jakarta on Friday.

Tehran Times

TEDPIX gains 11,504 points in a week

TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), has risen 11,504 points, or four percent, to 278,674 during the five working days of the past Iranian calendar week (Saturday to Wednesday), IRNA reported.

Pentagon chief says not after seizing Adrian Darya 1

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday the Pen-tagon had no plan to seize the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was seized off Gibraltar in July and released after a month despite U.S. pressures.

Britain rejects to take tough stance on Iran as Netanyahu meets Johnson

Downing Street on Thursday appeared to reject Israeli calls for Britain to take a harder line against Iran, despite Tehran warning it will continue to reduce its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal this weekend.

Railway development highly dependent on private sector’s involvement

Expanded transportation via railway is today one of the major pillars of sustainable development for the countries; and it is why the governments usually allocate noticeable funds and resources to development of railway.

Cuba calls on the international community to prevent U.S. actions: Alexis Bandrich

Ambassador of Cuba Mr. Alexis Bandrich Vega in the Anti-Imperialist Tribune convened by the Venezuelan Embassy in Iran, Within the framework of the No More Trump Campaign, called on the international community to prevent U.S actions against the integrity of peoples and stop the hostility, folly and irrespon-sibility of the current U.S. administration.

‘Hosseini infants’ ceremony held nationwide

Many mothers across the country gathered on Friday, holding their infants to mark ‘Hosseini infants’ ceremony in commemoration of Ali Asghar (AS), the six-month-old baby boy of Imam Hussein (AS), who was the youngest person martyred in the Battle of Karbala.

Iran, Indonesia weigh plans to boost ties

Foreign min-isters of Iran and Indonesia discussed the ways to promote political and economic cooperation between the two Muslim nations at a meeting in Jakarta.

‘Russia to make efforts to preserve nuclear deal’

Russian State Duma’s (lower house) Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky said on Friday that Moscow will push ahead with efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Zarif says U.S. economic terrorism targets civilians

Iranian For-eign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the United States economic terrorism against countries in-cluding Iran, Cuba, Russia, China and Syria targets civilians.

Europe is failing: journalist

As all eyes are fixed on Europe’s diplomatic efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, a senior journalist gave an exclusive interview to Euronews.