Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 16-9-2019

 

Iran Daily

Iran refutes US accusations over Saudi attacks

Iran on Sunday dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil installations, saying blaming the Islamic Republic will not work.

Israel approves new settlement ahead of election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet approved a new settlement in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, his office said, just two days ahead of a closely-fought general election.

Violence flares after protest march in downtown Hong Kong

Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.

Iranian, Indian officials discuss ways to boost ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in a meeting in Tehran on Sunday discussed ways to expand cooperation between the two Asian countries.

Commander: US bases within range of Iran missiles

An Iranian commander said on Sunday that all American military bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles.

Bolton’s departure allegedly pegged to disagreement over lifting Iran sanctions

John Bolton’s departure as national security adviser stemmed from a disagreement over a suggestion from President Donald Trump that the United States might lift some sanctions on Iran as a negotiation tool, a person close to Bolton said.

Report: Japan may offer medical aid to Tehran during Abe-Rouhani meeting

Japan is considering offering medical aid to Iran when Prime Minister Abe Shinzo meets with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly later this month, diplomatic sources said Sunday.

Tehran Times

Iran ranks 27th among world’s biggest economies: WB

Having a 0.53 percent share of the global economy, Iran holds the 27th place in the list of world’s top economies, according to the World Bank (WB).

U.S. maximum pressure has turned into ‘maximum deceit’: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States’ failed policy of maximum pressure on Iran has turned into “maximum deceit”.

Iraqi forces dismantle terror group ahead of Arba’een

Iraqi security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning attacks on Shia Muslims during mourning rituals on Arba’een, which marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Controversial movie “Hussein, Who Said No” illegally uploaded on YouTube, Facebook, EarthLink

The Arabic version of “Hussein, Who Said No”, Iranian director Ahmadreza Darvish’s controversial movie about the uprising of Imam Hussein (AS) against the Umayyad dynasty in 680 CE, has illegally been uploaded on YouTube, Facebook and EarthLink.

Who’s the terrorist now — MBS or the Houthis?

The recent drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, attributed to and acknowledged by the Houthis, has brought out the same accusations as usual from MBS, Trump and Pompeo.

Italian ambassador visits Tehran Times, Mehr news agency

Giuseppe Perrone, Italy’s ambassador to Teh-ran, visited the Tehran Times and Mehr news agency on Sunday morning.

Through seeking talks with Iran, Trump intends the region to recognize Israel: ex-diplomat

Ahmad Dastmalchian, Iran’s former ambassador to Lebanon, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s objective in seeking talks with Iran is a recognition of the Zionist regime of Israel in the Middle East.

Zarif meets Indian foreign secretary, expresses concern over Kashmir

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in Tehran on Sunday.