The Iran Project

Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 28-9-2019

Iran Daily


Turkey to continue trade with Iran despite US threats: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Ankara would continue to purchase oil and natural gas from Iran despite US sanctions, in comments published on Friday.


US offered to lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks: Rouhani

The United States offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks, but Tehran has not yet accepted the offer due to the current “toxic atmosphere,” President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday.


Trump reels as Dems move quickly on impeachment

US Democrats vowed Friday to move quickly on the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, saying the evidence of abuse of power from his Ukraine phone call and attempts to cover up wrongdoing were already clear.


Europeans jump on US bandwagon, cannot be trusted: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran should no longer put its trust in the Europeans as they fulfilled none of their commitments under a 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran following Washington’s withdrawal from the pact.


Iran blasts ‘economic terrorism’ after US sanctions Russia, China

Iran condemned Washington’s recent sanctions targeting Russia and China, urging the international community to stand against the US’ “thuggish unilateralism” and “destructive economic terrorism.


Iran releases British-flagged oil tanker

A UK-flagged oil tanker held by Iran since July was released on Friday and was heading toward the United Arab Emirates, an Iranian organization as well as the company that owns the vessel confirmed.


Switzerland ready to host Iran-US talks if parties agree to negotiate – Foreign Ministry

Switzerland, whose mission began to represent US interests in Iran after Washington cut diplomatic relations with Tehran, will be ready to host negotiations between Iran and the United States should they ask, Swiss Foreign Ministry spokesman Pierre-Alain Eltschinger said.


Tehran Times


Iran’s crude steel output up 6% in 8 months yr/yr: WSA

Production of crude steel in Iran during the first eight months of 2019 has risen six percent from that of  the same period of time in 2018, World Steel Association (WSA) has announced
in its recent report.


UN silence over U.S. anti-Iran acts will go down in history: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has said that United Nations’ silence over anti-Iran acts of the United States will go down in history.


Nearly 2,000 arrested as Egypt braces for anti-Sisi protests

Egypt is bracing itself for a second weekend of protests on Friday, with authorities stepping up arrests and tightening security in major cities amid calls for a “million-man march” against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.


Khashoggi murder ‘happened under my watch’, MBS tells PBS

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives “because it happened under my watch,” according to a PBS documentary to be broadcast next week.


Four days that pitched America into an impeachment nightmare

After a whiplash week, America is facing the reality of a new long national nightmare over a potentially corrupt presidency.


UNESCO invitees tour attractions in Hamedan

Participants to a UNESCO meeting, which was held in Hamedan, paid visits to several tourist attractions in the ancient Iranian city.


Iran must not be the only party loyal to JCPOA: Rouahani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the European countries have either been unable or shown not will to save the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.


Leader: Europe has practically stayed committed to U.S. sanctions

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that the Europeans have failed to meet their nuclear commitments and Iran should not pin hope on them.


Indian PM, Iranian president hold talks at UN

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a significant move on Thursday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York as New Delhi sought to engage Tehran with an eye on energy interests and connectivity corridor via Chabahar Port amid fast changing geo-politics, the Economic Times reported.


UK must stop mischief in region, selling arms to aggressors: Iran’s Foreign Ministry

Iran has slammed Britain for turning a blind eye to its destructive role in the Saudi-led war on Yemen, urging London to stop selling arms to aggressors instead of accusing others.

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