Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 21-1-2020

Iran Daily


Myanmar panel: Security forces likely committed war crimes

An independent commission established by Myanmar’s government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes in operations that led more than 700,000 members of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.


Lebanon officials vow to deter ‘infiltrator’ attacks after weekend unrest

Security officials in protest-hit Lebanon vowed on Monday to take measures to deter attacks against security forces during crisis talks following rare violence over the weekend that left hundreds wounded.


Russia: E3 cut commitments first under US pressure

Iran warned Monday it will consider withdrawing from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic program goes before the UN Security Council (UNSC).


Iran, Venezuela FMs discuss relations in Tehran meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza discussed bilateral and international cooperation between the two nations.


Leader: Iran’s appeal as model of resistance angers US

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the Iranian nation’s independence, resistance and refusal to submit to bullying angers the United States.


Iran: Zarif won’t attend Davos as WEF organizers ‘changed its agenda’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not attend the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week because its organizers had “abruptly changed its agenda”, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.


Canada asks Iran to send airliner’s black boxes to Ukraine or France

Canada on Sunday repeated its request that Iran quickly hand over to France or Ukraine black boxes from the Ukrainian airliner which Iran accidentally shot down.


Tehran Times


Iran aiming to promote engineering services export to neighbors

Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) says his organization is focusing on improving the exports of engineering and technical services to the neighboring countries as well as China, and India, IRNA reported.


Iran breaks U.S. monopoly on aviation navigation charts

Iranian researchers have succeeded to produce aviation navigation charts, known as Inflight AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication), which was monopolized by the United States, IRNA
news agency reported on Sunday.


Leaving NPT an option if Iran case sent to UN, Zarif warns

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Monday that Iran will raise the issue of quitting the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the Europeans refer Iran’s nuclear case to the UN Security Council.


IRGC chief: Enemy should fear ‘Martyr Soleimani’ more than ‘Qassem Soleimani’

The martyrdom of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani was a new beginning for the fallen general, says IRGC chief, noting that “Martyr Soleimani” is more alive and more dangerous for the enemy than “Qassem Soleimani”.


Gen. Soleimani will serve as inspiring source of resistance: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was martyred in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad on January 3, will be serving as an inspiring example for the resistance front.


Gen. Soleimani’s path will continue powerfully: new IRGC Quds Force chief

The newly appointed commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, said on Monday that Iran will powerfully continue Lieutenant General Soleimani’s path.


Iranians are pro-peace people who know well how to defend: Mousavi

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi underscored on Monday that his people have never been after waging war against any country but they are very good worriers.


Iranians’ resistance has angered Washington, Ayatollah Khamenei says

The Iranians’ resistance in the  face of the increasing U.S. pressure has angered Washington as a “bully”, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution noted as he was speaking on the merits of religious democracy.


U.S. eviction from region is certain: military advisor

Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military advisor to the Leader, said on Monday that the eviction of the United States from the region is definite.


Iran expresses opposition to S. Korea’s naval mission in Persian Gulf

Iranian Foreign Ministry  spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Monday declared Tehran’s opposition to the deployment of the South Korean naval fleet in the Persian Gulf.