Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 31-5-2020

Iran News Daily


Gov’t Reopens Mosques, Calls for Observing Protocols

Emphasizing that instilling fear, anxiety, and uncertainty about the future of life is not helpful, the Iranian president called on the people to continue to work closely with the country’s medical staff in the fight against coronavirus in full compliance with health protocols.


GC Disapproves Bill on Cutting Zeros From National Currency

Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaie yesterday said the council has not approved the bill on slashing four zeros from the national currency and has returned the bill to Majlis to be amended.


E3 Regrets U.S. Decision To End Waivers

a joint statement on Saturday, spokespersons of the High Representative of the European Union and the Foreign Ministries of France, Germany and the United Kingdom deeply regretted the US decision to end the three waivers covering key JCPOA nuclear projects in Iran, including the Arak Modernisation Project.


Iran’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 7,734

Health Ministry spokesman says 57 more patients have died of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall fatalities to 7,734.


Gov’ts, Firms Warned Against Aiding Iran Fuel Shipments to Venezuela

Seeking to deter further shipments of Iranian fuel to Venezuela, the Trump administration has quietly warned foreign governments, seaports, shipping companies and insurers that they could face stiff U.S. sanctions if they aid the tanker flotilla, the U.S. envoy on Venezuela told Reuters on Friday.


Leader to Address 31st Demise Anniversary of Imam Khomeini

On the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA), Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei Khamenei will deliver a speech on Wednesday.Every year, a commemoration ceremony was held in Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum, southern Tehran in presence of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei, senior state and military officials, as well as thousands of people from different walks of life.


Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Congratulates Qalibaf

Chairman of Pakistani Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani terming Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf as close friend of Pakistan congratulated him on being elected as new Parliament Speaker of the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Iran Protests U.S. Threat Against Sailors, Tankers

Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) of Iran in protest at the U.S. unusual and hostile stance on threatening the Iranian sailors and maritime fleet said on Saturday that security of sailors should not be endangered.


Minister Urged to Remind Observing Health Protocols Continuously

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the Ministry of Health and Medical Education to present necessary warnings on the dire consequences of lack of observing health protocols.


Iran Deplores U.S. Crackdown on Protesters

Iran has strongly denounced the United States’ violent crackdown on the African-American protesters who poured into streets this week following the recent murder of a black man by a white police officer in Minneapolis.


Commander Orders Heavy Surveillance of Iran-Iraq Border

Following border attack on Iranian Guards at Sardasht region, the Commander of the Iranian border guards, Brigadier General Qasem Rezaei said that heavy and precise surveillance of the area would be applied 100 percent.


Rouhani Congratulates Croatia on National Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended congratulation to his Croatian counterpart, Zoran Milanovic, on the occasion of the country’s national day.


Army Fighting Wildfire in Southwest Iran

The Iranian Army Ground Force has dispatched troops to the province of Khuzestan to help extinguish a wildfire that is burning woodlands in two southwestern provinces.


FM Spokesman Slams U.S. for Not Extending Waivers to Sanctions

oreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday termed US refusal to extend waivers to the sanctions on Iran’s nuclear ties with outside world as the violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 and the UN Charter.


IRGC Ready to Help Iranian Carmakers

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force said his forces can offer advanced technologies to the Iranian automakers without any limitation.


Tehran Times


Book fairs commemorate death anniversary of Imam Khomeini

The Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality has organized 25 book fairs across the capital to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the passing of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.


Merkel declines Trump invite for in-person G7 summit

A German government spokesman has confirmed that Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of world leaders that President Donald Trump has suggested he
will host in the United States despite concerns over the coronavirus.


New survey to shed light on troglodytic architecture in central Iran

The second archaeological season will be started soon on Tarkhoran troglodytic architecture in Tafresh, central Markazi province, deputy provincial tourism chief Seyyed Mohsen
Rahmati said on Thursday.


German FM makes unfounded claims about Iranian government’s pressure on media regarding COVID-19

Some European governments have gone beyond planting opportunistic elements to put pressure on the Iranian media and government regarding the freedom of the Iranian press amid
the pandemic, and have now reached a point where they make baseless claims without any evidence.


Nomads on arduous mountainous path

Nomads in southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province along with their cattle are moving on Khoda Afarin bridge, a difficult-to-pass mountainous path which overlooks a torrent.


Iran: U.S. violates resolution 2231 by ending nuclear sanction waivers

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday that Washington’s action in ending sanction waivers for nuclear cooperation with Iran by countries remaining in the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA – is a clear violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231.


China firmly opposes U.S. move to end nuclear sanction waivers on Iran

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday that China is firmly opposed to the United States’ move to end sanction waivers for countries remaining in the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.


EU, E3 regret U.S. decision to end nuclear waivers

In a joint statement, spokespersons of the High Representative of the European Union and the foreign ministries of France, Germany and the United Kingdom expressed regret over the
United States’ move to end waivers covering key JCPOA nuclear projects in Iran.