Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 14-10-2019

Iran Daily


Leader: Termination of Yemen war will have positive effects for region

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday that the secession of hostilities in Yemen could positively affect the region.


Putin: Neighbors should respect Iran’s interests as an established power

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Arab countries and others in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf to recognize Iran’s rights as a traditional regional power.


At least 26 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Tens of thousands of rescuers were working through Sunday night to reach people feared trapped in Japan by landslides and floods caused by a powerful typhoon that killed at least 26, officials and local media said.


US hostility with IRGC has amplified force’s dignity: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said US hostility toward the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has merely added to the force’s dignity.


Iran to launch three satellites in coming months

Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari, in a meeting with several parliamentarians, announced that the country would launch three domestically-made satellites into orbit by the end of the current Persian calendar year (March 2020).


Iran’s Judiciary fires five corrupt judges

Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri announced the dismissal of five corrupt judges as part of the country’s campaign against corrupt officials in the country, IRNA reported.


Iranian scientist imprisoned illegally in US for one year

On October 25, 2018, an airplane carrying Iranian professor Masoud Soleimani heading to the United States on a research mission touched down at a Chicago airport. One year on, the stem cell scientist remains incarcerated without a fair trial.


Tehran Times


Gas field discovered with $40b worth of reserves

A new gas field with 13,000 billion cubic feet of recoverable reserve and 385 million barrels of condensate, valued at $40 billion, has been discovered in Fars province, southern Iran.


Judiciary sacks five corrupt judges

Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran’s prosecutor general, announced on Sunday the dismissal of five corrupt judges as the Judiciary’s battle against corruption continues.


Syrian Army to seize Kurdish-held town in Aleppo

The Syrian military is reportedly poised to take over Manbij from Kurdish militants in an attempt to prevent the Northern city’s fall to the Turkish army.


Lovers of Imam Hussein on way to Karbala

Lovers of Imam Hussein (AS) are flocking to Karbala to mark the Arbaeen ritual. So far, more than two million Iranians have crossed into Iraq and more is expected in the next few days.


Iran will positively respond to ‘good intention’, Rouhani says as Pakistan PM seeks to heal Tehran-Riyadh conflict

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran will give positive response to “good intention” as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Tehran on Sunday in efforts to “facilitate” possible dialogue between Iran and Saudi Arabia whose relations have been cut and been caught in a kind of conflict over a series of issues, mainly the Saudi war on Yemen.


MP says Turkey seeking physical annihilation of northern Syria

MP Karen Khanlari, who represents the Armenian community in the Iranian parliament, on Sunday condemned the Turkish military operation in northern Syria, saying Ankara is seeking to physically annihilating northern Syria under the pretext of war on terrorism.


Ending war in Yemen will have positive effects on region: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that ending war in Yemen will have positive effects on the Middle East region.


Ex-diplomat says Iran welcomes Pakistan’s efforts to reduce tension in the region

Former Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour has said that Iran welcomes efforts by Pakistan to reduce tension in the Middle East region.


Jubeir rejects Saudis’ involvement in attack on Iranian oil tanker

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said on Sunday that Riyadh was not behind a suspected strike against an Iranian-owned oil tanker off the Saudi coast in the Red Sea on Friday.