Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 20-11-2019

Iran Daily


Rouhani: JCPOA collapse detrimental to world

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned Tuesday that the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal would be detrimental to the world.


Iran: Calm restored after fuel price hike unrest

Protests in Iran triggered by gas price hikes last week, have subsided, an Iranian judiciary spokesman said Tuesday.


Palestinians rap US policy shift on Israeli settlements

Palestinian officials lashed out at the administration of US President Donald Trump for breaking with decades of American policy against Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land, describing it as yet another blow to international law.


Iran, Netherlands officials discuss JCPOA, ties, int’l issues

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok discussed a range of issues, including the Iran nuclear deal, bilateral ties and recent international developments.


Iran, Pakistan can easily defeat terrorists: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the importance of the country’s security ties with neighboring Pakistan, saying Tehran and Islamabad can easily defeat terrorists in the region.


Iran: US, Israel main obstacles to WMD-free Mideast

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations highlighted the necessity of the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, saying the US and Israel are the main obstacles to the establishment of such a zone.


Tehran Times


Zarif calls U.S. claim of support for Iranians ‘shameful lie’

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the United States’ claims of support for the Iranian people is a “shameful lie”.


Innocent detainees to be released soon: Judiciary

The spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says the innocent individuals who were arrested in the recent protests will be released soon.


EU, U.S. break over Israel settlements

The European Union is sticking to its stance that Israeli settlement constructions in Palestine are illegal under international law, a long held view Washington has started to dispute now.


45-day deadline for reforms from political parties to government in Iraq

The political parties in the Iraqi Parliament have announced that they will take the vote of confidence and take early elections if the government does not realize the reforms, including the demands of the demonstrators, within 45 days.


N. Korea uninterested in ‘useless’ Trump meetings

The leader of North Korea is not interested in another meeting with Donald Trump, even though the American recently signaled they would be coming together soon.


Paris photo exhibit commemorates Abbas Kiarostami

Parisians visit an exhibition of photos underway at the Gallery 21 in the French capital on November 18, 2019 to commemorate the legendary Iranian filmmaker and photographer Abbas Kiarostami.


Araqchi: Iran to continue reducing nuclear commitments until its benefits are met

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that Iran will continue reducing commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, until its benefits are met.


We will certainly defeat terrorists, Rouhani says in meeting with Pakistan commander

In a meeting  with a high-ranking Pakistani military commander in Tehran on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani said that the terrorist groups will be definitely defeated by reliance on the firm will of the two friendly nations of Iran and Pakistan.


Army kicks off major wargames in northwestern provinces

The Ground Force of Iran’s Army started large-scale military drills on Tuesday morning in the country’s northwestern region, in a bid to further boost the combat readiness of its units.


MP says joining FATF will benefit economy

Jalal Mahmoudzadeh, an MP representing Mahabad in the parliament, said on Tuesday that joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will reduce effects of sanctions and help economic interaction.


IRGC commander: Sustainable security prevails over Fars province

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the Southern province of Fars Brigadier General Seyed Hashem Qiasi underlined that sustainable security has been established in the province after the recent riots, adding that several ringleaders of anti-revolutionary groups have been arrested.


IAEA confirms Iran surpassing heavy water stockpile capacity

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran has surpassed 130 tons of heavy water stockpile.