Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 9-7-2020

Iran News Daily


Capacity of Chabahar Port Increased to 8.5m Tons

President Hassan Rouhani stated that with the measures taken in the 11th and 12th governments, the capacity of Chabahar port in southeastern of Iran has increased from 2.5 million tons to 8.5 million tons.


Iran Dismisses Rumors About Transfer of Kish Island to China

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson quashed rumors about a comprehensive cooperation plan between Tehran and Beijing, saying the old trick of using false information to get details of the agreement will get nowhere.


COVID-19 Kills More Iranians

Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 153 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 12,084


U.S. Bases in Iraq To Be Eliminated

Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said that US bases in Iraq will probably be eliminated in the future.



India Exporting Tea To Iran Despite COVID

Indian tea exports to China and Iran have taken off despite the economic uncertainty due to Covid-19 and the standoff between India and China on border issues. Chinese importers are giving good prices for Indian black tea and shipments to the country have already begun.


Iran Expected to Become Home Appliance Exporter

Iran is expected to become an exporter of some home appliance items as of the next Iranian calendar year (starts in March 2021), Hamidreza Ghaznavi, the spokesman of Home Appliances Manufacturers Union, said.


Iran Cuts Oil Production to Lowest in 40 Years

Iran has slashed crude oil production to its lowest level in four decades as storage tanks and vessels are almost completely full due to a drop in exports and refinery run cuts caused by the coronavirus pandemic, industry data showed.


Kazakhstan Eager to Boost Parliamentary Cooperation With Iran

Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan Mäulen Äsimbaev congratulated Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on his election as the Iranian parliamentary speaker.


Tehran, Beijing Vow to Broaden Mutual Cooperation

Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi and Chinese Ambassador to Iran Chang Hua late on Tuesday underlined the need to expand bilateral relations, especially in the field of metro development and reducing air pollution.


U.S. Max Pressure Aimed at Isolating Iran

An Iranian presidential official has warned that the objective behind the Trump administration’s policy of maximum pressure on Iran is to exclude the Islamic Republic from the international connections.


World Getting Used to U.S. Stupidity

eferring to the withdrawal of U.S. from WHO, Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan said, “We are getting used to their stupidity.”


Iran, France Able to Boost Bilateral Cooperation

Iranian Ambassador to Paris Bahram Ghasemi said that Iran and France can undoubtedly boost bilateral cooperation in all the fields.



Tehran Times


Iran-EAEU trade taskforce holds first meeting online

The first meeting of Iran-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) trade taskforce, which was set up to expand trade between the two sides after they inked a preferential agreement in October 2019, was held online.


Tehran dismisses rumors surrounding Iran-China partnership plan

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has criticized the disinformation campaign surrounding the Iran-China  partnership plan, saying theold trick of spreading lies to gain true information will lead nowhere.


Tehran gallery to showcase works by self-taught sculptor Mash Esmaeil

Sculptures by self-taught artist Tavakkol Esmaeili known as Mash Esmaeil will be put on display in an exhibition, which will open at Tehran’s Arte Gallery on Friday.


Track laying of Chabahar-Zahedan railway begins

The track-laying operations of Chabahar-Zahedan railroad was started on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by Iranian
Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami and Deputy Transport Minister Kheirollah Khademi.


Iran joins UNWTO online campaign to promote gastronomy tourism

Iran has joined an online campaign launched by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to promote gastronomy as an essential part of tourism, a senior official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ministry, has said.


Backing anti-racism protests, renowned intellectuals lament intolerance ‘on all sides’

More than 150 world renowned academics, writers and artists signed a letter published on Tuesday expressing support for global anti-racism protests while lamenting an “intolerant climate that has set in on all sides”


$948m taxi fleet renovation plan on agenda

The administration has put a plan worth $948 million on the agenda for renovating the old domestic taxi fleet, aimed at
replacing 129,000 clunker cars with natural gas  vehicles, hybrid, and electric cars.


Wildfire sweeping through oak forest in southwest

A wildfire that erupted on Monday has burned so far some 100 hectares area of oak tree plantations in the southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province.


Iran, Syria sign military and security agreement

Iran and Syria signed a military and security agreement in Damascus on Wednesday.


Iranian diplomat: We are getting used to U.S. stupidity

The Iranian ambassador to Pakistan has slammed the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization, saying,
“We are getting used to their stupidity.”


Foreign media have launched campaign against Iran-China partnership agreement, Vaezi says

Iranian presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday that foreign media outlets have created a commotion over the long-term cooperation agreement between Iran and China.


Enemies after internal discord in Iran, president warns

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani   warned that the main objective pursued by the enemies, above all by the U.S. and Israel, is to create rift and division between the Iranian people and establishment.