Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 5-11-2019

Iran Daily


Iran marks 40th anniversary of US Embassy takeover

Thousands rallied outside the former US Embassy in Tehran on Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of the takeover of the American mission.


Iran announces spike in enriched uranium output

Iran announced Monday an over-tenfold rise in enriched uranium production following a series of steps back from commitments under a 2015 multinational nuclear deal initially ditched by the United States.


Six-medal tally seals world U23 GR title for Iran

A total of six medals – including three golds – saw Iran’s Greco Roman team claim the top spot at the 2019 World U23 Wrestling Championships in Budapest, capital of Hungary.


Protesters block roads in Beirut, other areas of Lebanon

Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged the country into political turmoil at a time of economic crisis.


Iraq blasts attack on Iranian Consulate in Karbala

Iraqi Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday condemned a recent attack by a group of people under the guise of protest on Iran’s Consulate in Karbala.


Army chief: Iran has power, resolve to respond to pressures

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi cautioned the enemies that the Islamic Republic has the necessary power and resolve to respond to pressures.


Iran hands over 29 illegal Pakistani migrants to border authorities

Iran handed over 29 Pakistani nationals to the local authorities at Iran-Pakistan Taftan border crossing, local media reported on Monday.


Iran rejects WSJ report on request for US consular services

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman vehemently rejected a report claiming that Tehran has recently called for the creation of a US consular office in the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.


Tehran Times


Tehran, Shanghai stock exchanges ink MOU

Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) for expansion of mutual cooperation, IRNA reported on Monday.


Iran unveils chain of 30 advanced IR6 centrifuges

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Monday unveiled a chain of 30 advanced IR6 centrifuges.


Aoun: Next govt’s first task is to fight corruption

Lebanon President Michel Aoun said any new government’s first task will be to follow up on combating corruption, during a meeting Monday with United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis.


Civil Defense Organization chief: U.S. tried to endanger Iran’s food security

Gholamreza Jalali, chief of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization, has said that monitoring food production in the country will be increased.


Iraq’s PM urges end to street protests, says unrest hurting economy

Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has called for an end to street protests, saying that they are paralyzing the country and costing theeconomy “billions of dollars.”


Iran marks National Health Insurance Day

The National Health Insurance Day was celebrated during a ceremony in Tehran on Monday.


Iranians mark U.S. embassy seizure

People, especially students, took to the streets in various cities across Iran to mark  the 40th anniversary of the capture of the former U.S. embassy, known as the “den of espionage”, in Tehran.


Araqchi to attend Moscow nonproliferation conference

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi is scheduled to visit Russia to attend the 2019 Moscow Nonproliferation Conference (MNC), IRNA reported on its English website.


Iraq condemns attack on Iran’s consulate in Karbala

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry, in a statement on Monday, strongly condemned the so-called protestors’ assault on the Iranian consulate in the holy city of Karbala.