Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 26-5-2020

Iran News Daily


Iran Will Not Need Oil Income in 5-10 Years

Iranian caretaker OPEC governor Amir Hossein Zamaninia says U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil industry have created an opportunity for the country to distance itself from routine crude incomes.


Iran First Tanker in Venezuela to Deliver Much-Needed Gasoline

The first of five tankers carrying Iranian gasoline to Venezuela has arrived in the Latin American country despite the U.S. threats.“The ships of the sister Islamic Republic of Iran are in our exclusive economic zone,”


Iran Trade Undeterred by New Iraqi Import Tariffs

Iranian exporters say they are not worried by import bans and higher tariffs imposed in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region in the neighboring Iraq, saying they have other customers to fill the gap.


Iran Defense Readiness at Utmost Level

IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh assured the Iranian nation that the country’s defense readiness is at its utmost level in the history of the Islamic Revolution.


Indian Co. to Supply 25 Tons of Pesticides to Iran

State-owned HIL Ltd will supply 25 tons of pesticides to Iran to control locust, the government said on Sunday.“


Iran Exports to China Drop 61% Compared With 2019

The latest trade figures published by China’s customs shows a 61 percent drop in imports from Iran in the first four months of 2020 compared with the same period last year.


U.S. Accomplice in All Israeli Atrocity Crimes

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the U.S. is an accomplice in all Israeli atrocity crimes against Palestinians, saying all destruction, killings were supported by the US.“The United States particularly the current administration is an accomplice to all the crimes that the Zionist entity has committed,” Zarif said speaking in an online videoconference on Instagram on the occasion of Quds Day which was displayed in Johannesburg, South Africa.


FM Hopes for a United Islamic Ummah

In a tweet in Arabic on Sunday, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif hoped that the Islamic Ummah would move towards unity, as well as a brilliant human civilization.


Tehran, Ankara Move to Reopen Land, Air Borders

The presidents of Iran and Turkey have discussed plans to reopen the land and air borders between the two neighbors and restart trade exchanges in compliance with the health protocols.


Leader Grants Clemency to 3,721 Inmates on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 3,721 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.


Iran Ready for Any Cooperation With Neighboring States

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to establish any cooperation and interaction with neighboring states.


Tehran-Caracas Ties Stronger Than Ever

Iranian ambassador to Venezuela Hojatollah Soltani hailed on Sunday the growing friendly ties between Tehran and Caracas.


Iran Supports One-China Policy

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denounced any outside interference in the internal affairs of China, reiterating Tehran’s support for the One-China policy as Beijing is going to pass a controversial national security law for Hong Kong.


Tehran Ready for Economic Cooperation With Baghdad

Majlis Speaker Speaker Ali Larijani held a phone conversation on Saturday with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Halbusi to discuss the expansion of ties between the two countries, the effects and consequences of the coronavirus outbreak and ways to deal with the problem.



Tehran Times


Tehran condemns interference in China’s affairs, says backs ‘One-China’ policy

Iran has condemned any interference by other countries in the internal affairs of the People’s Republic of China, saying Tehran supports the One-China policy.


Beyhaqi mausoleum to undergo urgent restoration

The mausoleum of Beyhaqi, Iranian polymath, in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi will undergo urgent rehabilitation works, provincial tourism chief has said.


New runway inaugurated in northern Ramsar Airport

Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami inaugurated a new runway in Ramsar International Airport in the northern Mazandaran Province, during a ceremony on Monda.


HK security chief warns of growing ‘terrorism’

Hong Kong’s security chief has warned about a rise in violence and acts of “terrorism” as protesters defy coronavirus-related curbs and return to the streets to slam mainland China’s proposed anti-sedition laws for the restive territory.


U.S. manufactured ‘emergency’ to sell arms to Saudi Arabia

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ordered officials at the department under his watch to find a way to justify the use of an emergency declaration meant to expedite the $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, CNN reports.


‘Well No. 1’ celebrates 112th anniversary

The picture depicts the first oil well in Iran dubbed ‘Well No. 1’ which was drilled on May 26, 1908 at Masjed Soleyman Oilfield, southwestern Khuzestan Province.


Ayatollah Khamenei: Virus of Zionism will not last long

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the “virus of Zionism” will not last much longer and it will be uprooted.


Rouhani says it’s necessary to reopen borders with Turkey

In a phone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani said that it is necessary to reopen land and air borders by observing healthcare protocols.


Cuban president: Iranian oil tanker arrival in Venezuela breaks U.S. ‘criminal blockade’

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has said that arrival of Iranian oil tanker in Venezuela breaks the United States’ “unacceptable” and criminal blockade”.


U.S. regional presence is coming to an end: IRGC official

Yadollah Javani, the deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps for political affairs, has said that the United States’ presence in the region is coming to an end.


U.S. not qualified to judge other countries, Iran says

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that the United States is not politically and legally qualified to judge other countries.


Guardian Council to decide on slashing 4 zeros from currency soon

The Guardian Council will announce its final view on eliminating four zeros from the national currency in the coming days, council spokesman Abassali Kadkhodaei said on Monday.