Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 29-6-2020

Iran News Daily


Gov’t Reintroduces COVID-19 Restrictions In Several Provinces

President Hassan Rouhani says restrictions will be reintroduced in several “red zones” in order to stem the spread of novel coronavirus.


Europeans Should Be Accountable For Chemical Holocaust in Iran

Head of Iranian Civil Defense Organization described the chemical attacks by Saddam’s regime in the cities of Sardasht and Halabja as a chemical holocaust, saying that European countries that helped Saddam to produce these weapons should be held accountable today.


Coronavirus Kills More 144 Iranians

Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 144 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 10,508.


NIMA Supplies €429m to Importers, Up 92% in Week

The Central Bank of Iran says the domestic Forex Management Integrated System (locally known as NIMA) supplied €429 million to the country’s importers in the week ended on June 25 to register a 92 percent increase compared to the previous week, ILNA reported.


Iran’s Exports Drop Dramatically

Customs statistics of Iran’s major foreign trade partners show a significant drop in their transactions with the Islamic Republic in the first five months of 2020.


Police Chief Urges People to Comply With Hygienic Rules

he Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari warned on Sunday that people should follow preventive and hygienic instructions as well as social distancing as long as the conditions are not yet normal.


Tehran, Baghdad Stress Full Implementations of Joint Agreements

Interior minister and his Iraqi counterpart have underscored the importance of implementing the agreements signed by the sides, saying Tehran and Baghdad must increase their trade cooperation.


U.S. Deprives Iran’s Chemical Warfare Victims of Access to Medicine

Iran’s foreign minister says the United States’ “inhumane” sanctions have prevented Iranian victims of chemical warfare from accessing the medicine they need.


Tehran, Moscow Underline Developing Cultural Ties

Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan and Director of Tehran-based Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman stressed the importance of developing relations in the framework of cultural agreements.


We Have Over 67,000 Chemical Warfare Veterans

Today there are more than 67,000 chemical warfare veterans in Iran, a senior official noted.On the congress, which was held to honor victims of U.S.-style human right on Saturday evening, director of Foundation of Martyrs and Veteran’s Affair Saeed Ohadi referred to Sardashat chemical bombing as the most catastrophic event by Saddam regime and said that they dropped more than 8000 tons of bombs on Iranian people.


Tehran Times


Support package for non-oil exports ready for implementation

Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has instructed relative organizations and executive bodies to implement the government’s support package for promoting non-oil exports in the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20), IRNA reported on Sunday, quoting head of the country’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).


Technology comes to help Asiatic cheetah protection in Iran

Asiatic cheetahs’ habitats in the country will be equipped with satellite surveillance cameras to be constantly monitored online so that protection will increase, IRNA reported.


Kashmir Muslims fear demographic shift as thousands get residency

Up to 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Indian-administered Kashmir since May 18, raising fears of the beginning of demographic changes in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.


Houses of 200 luminaries added to National Heritage list

House of some 200 Iranian luminaries, who are famous for their works in different areas, have been inscribed on the National Heritage list.


Black Lives Matter protest turns deadly in U.S. state of Kentucky

Authorities were investigating a fatal shooting on Saturday night at a park in the U.S. state of Kentucky, where anti-racism demonstrators had gathered to protest against the death of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor.


UK Labor calls to ban settlement imports in response to annexation

UK Labor’s leadership called for a ban on imported goods from settlements if Israel applies its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank.


New director of Art Bureau inaugurated

Mohammad-Mehdi Dadman was  naugurated as the new director of the Art Bureau during a ceremony on Sunday.


Rouhani highlights the need for unity between three branches of government

President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the necessity of unity and cooperation among the three branches of the government, namely the executive,
legislative and judicial powers.


Iran-Afghanistan ties should be managed carefully, says ex-ambassador

Abolfazl Zohrevand, Iran’s former ambassador to Afghanistan, has said that Iran and Afghanistan should manage ties carefully and not just limit it to a document for “comprehensive cooperation”.


Iranian human rights body urges maximum use of the youth’s abilities in face of maximum pressure

Iran’s High Council for Human Rights issued a statement on Sunday saying maximum use of youths’ capabilities is required to counter the United States’ “maximum pressure”.


Civil defense chief: Europeans should account for Sardasht and Halabja chemical tragedies

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali described the chemical attacks by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s regime in the cities of Sardasht in Western Iran and Halabja as a chemical holocaust, saying that the European countries that helped Saddam to produce these weapons should be held accountable today.