Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 12-12-2019

Iran Daily

 

Rouhani: Iran will overcome US sanctions by bypassing them or through talks

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran will overcome US sanctions by either bypassing them or through negotiations, and it will not cross its red lines in any talks.

 

One killed, scores hurt in Taliban attack on US military base

Suicide bombers struck the main US military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring scores in a major attack that could scupper plans to revive peace talks between the United States and the Taliban.

 

Suu Kyi admits Myanmar Army used excessive force against Rohingya

Myanmarese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday admitted that Myanmar Army may have used excessive force in its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, but defended military generals against a long list of atrocities including genocide charges.

 

UN can’t verify anti-Iran weapons claim in Saudi oil attack: Guterres

The United Nations is “unable to independently corroborate” that missiles and drones used in September attacks on Saudi oil facilities “are of Iranian origin,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Tuesday.

 

Iran hits back at Persian Gulf states over ‘destructive’ statement

Iran reacted strongly to a markedly-hostile statement made by Persian Gulf Arab states, calling on them to abandon their “destructive” approach toward the Islamic Republic and the entire region.

 

Foreign Ministry issues travel advisory for US visits

Iran’s Foreign Ministry circulated a travel advisory that warns Iranian nationals, particularly scientists, about visiting the United States, citing arbitrary and lengthy detention in inhumane conditions in America.

 

Iran repels major foreign cyberattack: Minister

Iranian Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said the country has managed to foil a very big organized cyberattack on its electronic infrastructure.

 

Tehran Times

 

Exclusive exhibition of Iranian products opens in Tashkent

An exclusive exhibition of Iranian products opened in Uzbekistan capital city Tashkent on Wednesday and will wrap up on Friday, Shata reported.

 

Iran: PGCC statement on islands insult to national sovereignty

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday deplored the anti-Iran statement by the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) as baseless and a repetition of old allegations, saying claims
of ownership over the Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf is insult to national sovereignty.

 

UN: The third party is involved in killing Iraqi demonstrators

UN mission in Iraq said in a report that the third party is involved in the premeditated killing and kidnapping of some demonstrators.

 

U.S. halts military training for Saudi students after shooting

Training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States was stopped until further notice after a Saudi airman shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.

 

Terrorists, White Helmets transport chemicals to the Idlib

In coordination with the so-called “White Helmets” terrorist group and the supervision of Turkish and European experts, the terrorists of Al-Nusra Front organization transported a shipment of chemicals packed in cylinders containing toxic chlorine gas towards the cities of Saraqib and Maarat al-Numan, south of Idlib.

 

Mourners bid farewell to pop singer Turaj Shabankhani

Pop singer Turaj Shabankhani, famous for his song “Bahar Bahar” (spring, spring), was laid to rest in the Artists Section of Tehran’s Behesht Zahra Cemetery on Wednesday.

 

Foreign Ministry to PGCC: Statement on Iranian islands is insult to national sovereignty

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday deplored the anti-Iran statement by the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) as baseless and a repetition of old allegations, saying claims of ownership over the Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf is insult to national sovereignty.

 

Guterres says UN is unable to verify weapons used in Saudi oil attack were from Iran

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that the UN is “unable to independently corroborate” that missiles and drones used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities
in September “are of Iranian origin”.

 

Iran ready to send warships to Atlantic Ocean: military official

Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy army chief for coordination affairs, said on Wednesday that the  Iranian Navy is capable of sending its fleet of warships to the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Iran and Iraq are in the same front: Baghdad ambassador

Saad Abdul Wahab Jawad Qandil, the Iraqi ambassador to Tehran, said on Wednesday that Iran and Iraq are in the same front.

 

Rouhani says Iran will surmount sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his administration is determined to surmount the sanctions against the country through different means but will not compromise its red lines.