Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 14-9-2019

Iran Daily

Report: Trump considering Macron’s $15b plan for Iran

US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering a French plan to allow a $15 billion credit for Iran, according to US and foreign officials cited in a Daily Beast report.

Iran’s Hosseini wins World Taekwondo GP gold

Iran’s Mir-Hashem Hosseini grabbed a gold medal at the 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Chiba, Japan, edging closer to secure a berth at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Ireland says EU-UK gap on Brexit ‘very wide’

The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains “very wide”, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc.

OPEC+ discuss global supplies over possible easing of Iran sanctions

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, a grouping known as OPEC+, discussed the possible impact on future of the global oil supplies after reports that the United States might ease sanctions on Iran’s oil sale.

Iran, Kyrgyzstan ink security cooperation deal

The interior ministers of Iran and Kyrgyzstan signed a bilateral on security and law enforcement cooperation.

Trump tries to extinguish the fire he started with Iran

When the news broke that Trump had fired his national security advisor, John Bolton, it was assumed that the break was a result of their disagreement over a potential meeting with the Taliban at Camp David, which the president subsequently cancelled.


With Bolton out, Macron’s new adviser steps in to save Iran deal

The adviser to French President Emmanuel Macron stood on a terrace overlooking the Atlantic in Biarritz last month, puffing on one cigarette after another as the G-7 leaders huddled inside.

Tehran Times

TEDPIX moving toward 300,000 points

TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), has risen 9,752 points, or 3.36 percent, to 299,931 dur-ing the five working days of the past Iranian calendar week (Saturday to Wednesday), Tasnim news agency reported.

Talks with U.S. under sanctions meaningless, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that it makes no sense to hold talks with the United States when sanctions against Iran are in place.

Trump fires Bolton

U.S. President Donald Trump has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, saying he has “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.”

Machgharah: The town of resistance and martyrs commemorates Imam Hussein’s martyrdom

Thousands of mourners have gathered from various West Bekaa villages to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam and the grandson of Proph-et Mohammad (PBUH), in the Lebanese town of Machgharah, to pledge allegiance to Imam Hussein and to resonate their firm stance to all the conspirators that no war shall weaken their determination and faith in the approach of resistance.

Muharram mourning in a strange country

A few years back, I went to Germany to study for a doctorate and settled in a university campus located in a small town hundred kilo-meters North of Frankfurt in the woods.

People hold mass Ashura noon prayer in Zanjan

People in Zanjan, like many other places around Iran and abroad, held mass Ashura noon prayer on Tuesday to commemorate Imam Hussein’s (AS) last prayer before his martyrdom in 680 AD.

Top official says Bolton’s ouster won’t change Iran’s perception of U.S. policies

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has said the dismissal of John Bolton as U.S. national security adviser will not change Iran’s perception of White House policies, describing the move as a “superficial” change.

Iran rejects Arab quartet statement as ‘baseless’

Foreign Ministry spokes-man Abbas Mousavi rejected on Thurs-day anti-Iran claims made by the Arab Ministerial Quartet Committee as “baseless” and “continuation of committing the past political mistakes”.

‘Thirst for war and maximum pressure should go with the warmonger-in-chief ’, Zarif says in reaction to Bolton ouster

In reaction to the ouster of White House national security advisor John Bolton by Donald Trump on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted, “Thirst for war—maximum pressure—should go with the warmonger-in-chief”.