Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 24-9-2019

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Rouhani heads to UN in a bid to highlight ‘cruel’ US sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani set off for New York on Monday to attend the UN General Assembly to make Iran’s case against “cruel” pressure from the United States.


Travel chaos, jobs losses as UK firm Thomas Cook goes bust

Hundreds of thousands of travelers were stranded across the world on Monday after the British tour company, Thomas Cook collapsed, immediately halting almost all of its flights and hotel services and laying off all its employees.


Trump says he raised Bidens with Ukraine’s president

US President Donald Trump said that he raised former vice president Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a summer phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about a political rival.


Zarif: Abandon illusion that Iran will cave in to US pressure

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country will not succumb to economic pressure by the US administration.
“We are resisting an unprovoked aggression by the United States,” Zarif told NPR’s Steve Inskeep in an interview in New York City on Sunday. “I can assure you that the United States will not be able to bring us to our knees through pressure”.


US violates rights of 80mn Iranians, EU too biased to see: Ministry

Iran blasted the European Parliament for accusing the Islamic Republic of human rights abuses, saying Europe is too biased to see how the United States is violating the rights of around 80 million Iranians.


British tanker geared up for release: Iran

Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that legal steps had been made towards the release of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero which is now ‘free to leave,’ IRNA reported.


Tehran Times


Nearly €8b of non-oil income injected to NIMA in H1

Iran’s non-oil exporters injected €7.98 billion of their revenues into the Forex Management Integrated System, locally known as NIMA, during the first half of the current Iranian calendar
year (March 21-September 22).


Russia calls accusations on Aramco strikes ‘flimsy’

Sergei Naryshkin, director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), said on Monday “flimsy” accusations about attacks on the Aramco oil facilities in Saudi Arabia are inadmissible.


Abandon illusion that Iran can be defeated by pressure: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran will not succumb to economic pressure by Washington.


UK embassy in U.S. to hold session on Iran

As world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, the British embassy in the United States seeks to hold a session regarding British-Iranians held in Iran over espionage for the UK.


Rouhani set to unveil ‘Hormuz Peace Initiative’ at UN

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is set to unveil the details of his plan for security in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, called the “Hormuz Peace Initiative”, at a speech at the United Nations.


Kerry slams bankrupt policy of ‘maximum pressure’

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is the cause of escalation of tension in the region, calling policy of “maximum pressure” on Tehran bankrupt.


Government: It is for years that U.S. has taken the UN ‘hostage’

Iranian government spokesman said on Monday that it is for long years that Washington has taken the United Nations as “hostage”.


Iran will call for ‘coalition for hope’ to secure region

Iran’s top diplomat has offered a preview of what he said would be President Hassan Rouhani’s vision to ensure regional stability and to avoid a conflict with the United States and its allies, Newsweek reported.