Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 8-6-2020

Tehran Times


Actor Shahab Hosseini on Turkey’s Intl. Migration Film Festival panel

Palme d’Or winning actor Shahab Hosseini has been selected for the jury of the International Migration Film Festival in Turkey.


Iran ranks higher in environmental performance

Iran has improved 13 spots in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), moving up to 67th place as compared to 80th two years ago.


Protests worldwide embrace Black Lives Matter movement

Thousands of people took to the streets in European and Asian cities, demonstrating in support of U.S. protests against police brutality.


Guardian Council approves bill to support children’s rights

The watchdog Guardian Council approves a bill to support the rights of children and teenagers.


‘Most extensive’ field research in central Iranian plateau yields 21 historical sites

A total of 21 historical sites have recently been identified during what is called the ‘most extensive’ systematic field research so far conducted in the central Iranian plateau.


Schools holding exams under health protocols

With the coronavirus forcing school closures and bans on group gatherings, students are sitting for exams nationwide observing strict health protocols.


U.S. has no right to initiate anything under 2231 resolution: Iran

Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, has said that the United States has no right to initiate anything under the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 which endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.


Iran not denying access to IAEA inspectors, Russian envoy says

Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has said that Iran does not deny access to its nuclear sites
by inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency.


Harirud incident caused by illegal traffic, Foreign Ministry official says

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has blamed illegal traffic of Afghan migrants for the human tragedy in Harirud.


Police chief: Enemies hellbent on damaging TehranKabul ties

Enemies are making every effort to cause tension between Iran and Afghanistan in a bid to promote violence, Iranian Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said, adding that ill-wishers are using the border incident to separate the Iranian and Afghan nations.


‘Iran ready to swap prisoners with U.S.’

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has said that Iran is ready to swap prisoners with the United States.


MP says Iran has no will to hold talks with U.S.

Legislator Mohammad Saleh Jokar has said that the United States’ presidents have spared no effort in harming the Iranian people and therefore the country has no will to hold talks with Washington.