Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 28-11-2019

Iran Daily


Leader lauds national triumph over enemy’s plot

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei lauded the Iranian nation’s tremendous victory in thwarting a “dangerous” enemy plot following days of protests over fuel price hike.


Rouhani inaugurates key railway in northwestern Iran

President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated a new railway connecting the East Azarbaijan Province’s cities of Mianeh and Bostanabad in the country’s northwest on Wednesday, a key railway that significantly boosts international transport via Iranian corridors.


Iran negotiates with Afghan groups to help secure peace: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday confirmed that he met a Taliban delegation in Tehran, saying that Iran is open to negotiation with Afghan groups to help secure peace and security in the neighboring country.


Net support for Trump impeachment steadily on the rise: Poll

Public support for impeaching President Donald Trump has tracked steadily higher over the past few weeks, as a US House of Representatives committee held a series of televised impeachment hearings, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.


Iran believes in strong neighborly policy: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic advocates strong neighborly policy and aims to pursue the objective.


Parliamentary committee visits Arak heavy water complex

The Iranian Parliament’s Nuclear Committee paid a visit to the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor on Wednesday.


Navy to fit destroyers with VLS missiles

Iran’s Navy commander said the country’s destroyers are all to be outfitted with missiles that use the vertical launching system (VLS), a technology that can be used to destroy cruise missiles.


Tehran Times


Domestic production to save Iran $10b in 2 years

Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani said that relying on domestic production will save $10 billion for the country in the next two years, IRIB reported.


731 banks, 70 gas stations destroyed in recent unrest: minister

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says 731 banks and 70 gas stations were set ablaze or damaged during the recent unrest in the country.


UN, Iraq work to prosecute Daesh for genocide

Members of the United Nations Security Council sat in silence listening to the harrowing account of Kachi Amo Saloh, as he explained how his entire family was killed before his eyes by Daesh terrorists in Iraq five years ago.


Abbas: Palestine ready to fully sever ties with U.S.

Mahmoud Abbas has warned that Palestine could fully sever relations with the United States after the White House defied international law and backed Israeli settlements built on occupied
Palestinian land.


EU’s Tusk: Trump is ‘perhaps the most difficult challenge’ for Europe

U.S. President Donald Trump poses one of the biggest challenges for the European Union because he is “praying” for the breakup of the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said.


Navy chief: New homegrown destroyer to join Iran navy soon

Navy Chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Wednesday a state-of-the-art destroyer dubbed “Dena” will join the navy’s fleet in coming months.


Leader: People’s anti-violence rallies foiled enemies’ plot

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei voiced his deepest sense of gratitude to the Iranian people whose vigilance and meaningful presence in nationwide rallies, as he underscored, thwarted enemies’ recent plot to wreak havoc in the country.


Zarif says Iran believes in a strong neighborhood

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran believes in a strong neighborhood.


Rouhani promises to help quake-hit people

President Hassan Rouhani said Iranian government considers problems of the quake-hit people as its own and will stand by them, promising to help them leave behind the hardship due to destruction of the houses.


Joint Commission of JCPOA to meet on December 6: EU

The European Union issued a statement on Tuesday, announcing that the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will take place in Vienna on December 6.