Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 12-5-2020

Tehran Times


Tehran, Kabul discuss joint probe into incident surrounding Afghan migrants

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a phone conversation with acting Afghan foreign minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Sunday discussing the tragic deaths of a number of Afghan migrants near the border.


No new coronavirus-like disease has emerged: expert

An Iranian specialist in infectious diseases and a member of the National Committee for Influenza has rejected rumors that a new disease similar to the coronavirus has emerged in parts
of the world that mostly inflicts children.


Iran ready to conduct mineral exploration projects in regional countries

Deputy head of Geological  Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran  (GSI) says the organization is ready to carry out exploration projects for the countries in the region, IRNA reported on Monday.


Judiciary chief predicts new Intifada if Israel annexes West Bank

Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that a new Intifada will emerge if the West Bank is annexed to the Palestinian occupied lands by the Israeli regime.


Iran-Syria trade seen to reach $1b by March 2021

Head of Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce Keyvan Kashefi believes that the value of Iran’s trade with Syria will reach $1 billion by the next Iranian calendar year 1400 (starts on March 21, 2021).


Iraq PM: Iraq to review strategic agreement with U.S.

Newly elected Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said Saturday that a strategic agreement with the U.S. on the basis of protecting the unity and sovereignty of Iraq will be reviewed, Anadolu Agency reports.


Trump is culpable in deaths of Americans: Chomsky

Donald Trump is culpable in the deaths of thousands of Americans by using the coronavirus pandemic to boost his electoral pro.spects and line the pockets of big business, Prof Noam Chomsky has said.


Darreh Tefi, a nesting place for storks in western Iran

Every spring, Darreh Tefi village in western Kordestan province, hosts a large number of migratory storks that make nests and begin their mating season. In addition to its natural attractions and tourist sites, the arrival of storks in the village has made it a destination for many nature lovers.


Rouhani talks to Kadhimi on phone, says Iran will stand beside Iraqis

In a phone conversation with new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran will stand beside the Iraqi government and people.


Russian envoy calls nuclear deal ‘a masterpiece of diplomacy’

Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has said that the majority of states believe that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, was a “masterpiece of diplomacy”.


U.S. congressman calls maximum pressure a ‘failed policy’

U.S. Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff has said that the Donald Trump administration’s policy of maximum pressure against Iran is a “failed policy”.


Kuwaiti Deputy FM receives Rouhani’s written message to Emir

Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah received on Sunday President Hassan Rouhani’s written message to Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.


Sirous Asgari held in U.S. will return to Iran soon

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Monday that Iranian scientist Sirous Asghari held in U.S. captivity will soon return to Iran.