Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 4-12-2019

Iran Daily


Iran has no problem resuming ties with Saudi Arabia: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has no issues with resumption of ties with Saudi Arabia.


Iran stresses IAEA impartiality, dismisses forceful measures

Iran stressed the need for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to act impartially under its new chief, Rafael Grossi, saying the UN nuclear watchdog should avoid forceful and unilateral measures.


Trump warns China trade deal could take years

President Donald Trump said a trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the U.S. presidential election in November 2020, denting hopes of a resolution soon to a dispute that has weighed on the world economy.


Abe: Japan still backs Iran nuclear deal

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo on Tuesday renewed his country’s support for the Iran nuclear deal.


Strategic Iran-China roadmap drawn up: Baqeri

The chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, said the Islamic Republic has prepared a roadmap document about the strategy of 25-year relationships between Iran and China.


Judiciary rejects certain sources’ casualty count of recent protests

Iran’s Judiciary’s spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaeili rejected the number of casualties of recent protests which has been provided by certain sources, stressing that the figures are fewer than what the sources claim.


Courts order US to pay $130b to Iranian citizens in damages

Iran’s courts have ordered the US government to pay ordinary Iranian plaintiffs a sum of $130 billion in damages caused by Washington’s crimes, Iran’s Judiciary spokesman announced Tuesday.


Iranian commander highlights army’s combat power

Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Force Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari highlighted the country’s military preparedness to counter foreign threats and described the army’s combat power as “very good and satisfactory.


Tehran Times


Baqeri: Iran, China reviewing 25- year strategic relations document

Mohammad Baqeri, chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, announced on Tuesday that Tehran and Beijing are reviewing an important document which will guarantee joint strategic cooperation for the next 25 years.


Iran starts issuing electronic visas for Pakistani citizens

Iran has launched an e-visa system for Pakistani citizens in order to facilitate their travels through abolishingold-fashioned paper visas.


Corbyn: I wish NATO didn’t exist

Jeremy Corbyn, the current leader of the UK Labor Party, claimed in a 2014 video that he wished NATO and other Western military alliances did not exist.


Netanyahu’s London trip nixed after veto from UK officials

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not fly to London on Tuesday to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of a NATO summit, a senior official told Channel 13 news.


UAE diplomat praises Syrian president’s ‘wise leadership’

A United Arab Emirates diplomat has praised Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “wise leadership,” describing relations between the two Arab countries as “solid and special.”


3080 candidates registered for parliamentary polls by Tuesday

By working hours on Tuesday, 3080 people registered to run in the upcoming parliamentary polls.


Rouhani: We have no problem to resume ties with Saudis

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran has no problem with expanding relations with neighbors and resuming ties with Saudi Arabia.


Iranian diplomat says IAEA should be impartial

Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Kazzem Qaribabadi has said that the International Atomic Energy Agency should be “impartial” in its dealings with Iran.


‘No one can question Iran for reducing commitment to the JCPOA’

Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that no one can question Iran for deciding to scale down its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as
the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.


U.S. sending private messages to Iran: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the country’s might and stability have caused the U.S. to send several private messages to Tehran to pave the ground for resumption of negotiations.