Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 28-4-2020

Tehran Times


124 historical monuments restored in northeast Iran

Some 124 historical buildings and structures in Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran, were restored during the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20).


Martyr Soleimani’s memories of Iran-Iraq war up for release

Sebte Akbar Publications announced on Monday that a book recounting commander Qassem Soleimani’s memories of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war will be released after the end of the holy month of Ramadan.


Russia calls U.S. claims about Iran’s launch of satellite ‘hypocrisy’

Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has said claims by the United States that the launch of a satellite by Iran is a violation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 are instances of “double standards” and “hypocrisy”.


Syria air defenses down Israeli missiles over Damascus

Syrian air defenses have thwarted an Israeli aggression, and shot down a number of “hostile” missiles in the skies over the capital, Damascus, before reaching their targets.


Iran’s flag on Swiss  iconic mountain shows sympathy in battling coronavirus

In a symbolic gesture, Switzerland sympathized with the Iranian people in the face of the coronavirus pandemic by projecting the Iranian flag on mountain of
the Matterhorn, one of the country’s most famous peaks.


Zarif to Pompeo: Stop dreaming

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “stop dreaming”, saying the Iranians always decide their destiny.


Iranian general calls U.S. Zarif to Pompeo: Stop dreaming ‘uninvited guest’ of Persian Gulf

The chief of the Iranian Army Command and General Staff College (DAFOOS) said on Monday that the United States is an “uninvited guest” in the Persian Gulf region.


Rouhani talks to Widodo, says U.S. sanctions go against fundamental human rights

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the United States’ sanctions are against the fundamental human rights.


Launch of satellite proves sanctions have not impeded Iran’s growth: IRGC spokesman

Sharif praised scientists and all the people involved in manufacturing and launching the satellite. On Wednesday, the IRGC fired the Noor-1 aboard Qassed (messenger) satellite carrier during an operation that was staged in Dasht-e Kavir, Iran’s sprawling central desert, which was placed into the orbit 425 kilometers above Earth’s surface.


Pompeo to claim U.S. didn’t quit Iran nuclear deal to make UN impose arms embargo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reportedly going to claim that Washington has not quit the Iran nuclear deal and technically remains a “participant state,” in order to use a mechanism embedded within the accord to make the UN impose arms embargo on Tehran.


Respect international rules while passing Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman, Iranian military tells U.S.

The General Headquarters of the Iranian Armed Forces issued a statement on Monday advising the U.S. and its allies to honor international rules and regulations while passing Iran’s exclusive economic waters in the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf and avoid creating any tension or conflict.


Iran’s FM felicitates Netherlands on National Day

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has felicitated the National Day of the Netherlands.


Judiciary chief: U.S., European anti-Iran allegations ‘natural

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that it is natural for the U.S. and European countries to heap up accusations against Iran as they oppose the country’s progress.