Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 27-11-2019

Iran Daily


US court orders White House to comply with impeachment subpoenas

A US appeals court judge ruled that President Donald Trump’s top aides must comply with subpoenas issued by the impeachment investigation against him.


Iran: UN Security Council facing credibility crisis, needs reforms

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said the UN Security Council is facing a legitimacy and credibility crisis that has to be addressed through reforms.


Russia shows its latest weapon to US inspectors

The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that it demonstrated the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle to a team of US inspectors this week as part of transparency measures under the New Start nuclear arms treaty with the US.


Albanian quake kills 16; rescuers hunt for survivors

Rescue crews with excavators searched for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings Tuesday after a powerful predawn earthquake in Albania killed at least 16 people and injured more than 600.


Commander: Over 62 tons of illicit drugs seized at Iran’s borders in eight months

Commander of Iran’s Border Police Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said his forces have managed to capture more than 62 tons of illicit drugs over the past eight months.


US poses threat to global peace as sole possessor of chemical weapons: Official

A senior Iranian official warned that the United States, as the sole country possessing chemical weapons, poses a threat to global peace and security.


Police make more than two dozen fresh arrests over Iran riots

Iranian police force said it had nabbed over two dozen more of main elements behind the recent countrywide riots following protests in several cities triggered by gasoline rationing and price hikes.


Iran to send naval fleet to Russia’s St. Petersburg

Iran’s Navy commander unveiled plans for the dispatch of a naval fleet to the Russian port city of St. Petersburg.


Tehran Times


Judiciary chief vows unabated fight against corruption

Fight against corruption will continue relentlessly, Judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday, noting that he will not allow anything to deflect attention from the war against corruption.


Iran to export 17 domestically-made medicines to Russia

Seventeen domestically-made medicines, containing high-tech drugs, will be exported to Russia, Mohsen Asadi Lari, director of international cooperation at the Ministry of Health, has announced.


China supports reasonable reform of UN Security Council

A Chinese envoy said that China supports reasonable and necessary reform of the United Nations Security Council to meet the needs of the times.


Tehran Intl. Sculpture Symposium wraps up

The 9th edition of the Tehran International Sculpture Symposium wrapped up on Monday after honoring some Iranian and overseas participants during a ceremony at the Tehran Book Garden.


Iran says UN Security Council facing legitimacy crisis

Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that the UN Security Council is facing a legitimacy and credibility crisis.


Sanctions hampering delivery of medicine to chemical victims: top Iranian diplomat

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Gholam-Hossein Dehqani on Monday described the U.S. unilateral sanctions on Iran as “inhumane” and “shameful”, saying
that sanctions are impeding delivery of medicine to victims of chemical attacks.


Protestors’ refusal to join rioters admirable, says police official

The fact that from the very first hours demonstrators separated their path from rioters and thugs in the last week’s protests over increase in gasoline price testifies the people’s vigilance and this is admirable, Brigadier General Ayoub Soleimani, the deputy police chief, said on Tuesday.