Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 23-9-2019

Iran Daily


Iran to present plan for Persian Gulf security at UN

President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday Iran will present a plan for creating security in the Persian Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week.


Pelosi: Trump turning ‘blind eye’ to Saudi violence in Yemen

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement Saturday chastising President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying Trump is turning a “blind eye to Saudi Arabia’s continued violence.


Ambassador hails China, Iran contribution to civilizations worldwide

China is Iran’s first trade partner. The country has historically had good political and economic relations with the Islamic Republic.


US can’t explain why missile system failed Saudi Arabia: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described the latest US move to send troops and military equipment to Saudi Arabia as “posturing,” adding that it was difficult for Washington to explain why its missile systems were unable to intercept Yemeni weapons used in last week’s attacks on Saudi oil facilities.


Iran’s military parades mark Sacred Defense Week

Iranian Armed Forces have held military parades across the country, including in the Persian Gulf, at the start of the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the anniversary of the 1980-88 Iraq-imposed war.


Tehran Times


Iran’s currency value stable despite new U.S. sanctions

Iran’s national currency rial has been holding firm over the past few days despite the new U.S. sanctions which have targeted the country’s central bank and National Development Fund, Press TV reported.


Larijani says Iran is friend of regional states

The armed forces of the Islamic Republic will not let the Persian Gulf to become a playground to create insecurity in the region, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday.


13 million Venezuelans ink petition against U.S. imperialism

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has launched a worldwide campaign in denunciation of U.S. economic sanctions against the Latin American country and garnered more than 13 million signatures as part of an official petition set to be delivered to the United Nations.


Naval parades in the Persian Gulf

Iranian military held naval parades (exercises) in the Persian Gulf near the port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday.


Iran displays Bavar-373 system in military parade

In a military parade in south of Tehran on Sunday, the Iranian military displayed the Bavar-373 air defense missile system. The parade marked the 39th anniversary
of Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran.


Military holds parades

At the start of the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Iran on September 22, 1980, Armed Forces held military parades across the country.


IRGC deputy chief: Iran acting patiently toward U.S. hostile moves for sake of Islam

The deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Sunday that Iran is acting patiently towards the United States’ hostile moves for the sake of Islam and Muslims.


U.S. sanctions Iran’s central bank to please Saudis, ex-diplomat says

Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, Iran’s former ambassador to Norway, has said that the United States imposed sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to please the Saudi rulers.


Australia not to be drawn into military conflict with Iran: Scott Morrison

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said that his country will not be drawn into any military conflict with Iran.