Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 11-7-2020

Iran News Daily


Iran to Continue Responding to U.S. Rant, Rhetoric

Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Major General Mohammad Bagheri said that Iran will continue responding to the U.S. rant and rhetoric.


Tehran Hails UN Report on Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination, Raps U.S. Reaction

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi has commanded a new report by UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions Agnes Callamard regarding the U.S.’ January assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, criticizing the U.S. for its impudent reaction to the report.


Iran’s Non-Oil Exports Could Reach $41b This Year

The Iranian president says the country’s non-petroleum exports could touch $41 billion, which would be a surplus to domestic needs.


Iran Warns of Consequences If Foreign Role in Natanz Blast Proven

Iran says it is still early to talk about the main cause of the recent explosion at Natanz nuclear facility, but there will be consequences if it is proven that foreign elements have been involved.


West Alarmed by Iran-China Strategic Partnership

Iran says it comes as no surprise to see Western countries expressing concern about Tehran’s strategic cooperation with Beijing, as they are terrified that Iran would be linked to China’s global potentialities.


Governor Rejects Rumors on Blast in Shahr-e Qods

In reaction to some rumors about the explosion in the west of Tehran, Governor of Shahr-e Qods rejected the rumors on the explosion in the city.


U.S. Increases Pressures On Nations, Despite Global Opposition

Majlis Speaker has said that despite the global demands to decrease U.S. pressures and sanctions against the world’s nations including Iran, the U.S. still is increasing its maximum pressures.


IRGC Commander Stresses Continued Battle Against COVID-19

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami urged all IRGC forces and the Iranian people to remain sensitive and active in the field until the coronavirus is uprooted in the country.


Lying, Accusations Major Elements of U.S. Foreign Policy

Iran dismisses the recent US allegations that American and “partner” forces have seized a vessel taking “Iranian weapons” to Yemen as continuation of Washington’s policy of leveling accusations and hatemongering against Tehran, which this time seeks to prolong a UN arms embargo against the Islamic Republic.


Iran Blames Growing COVID-19 Toll on “Criminal U.S.”

Health Minister Saeed Namaki has held the U.S. accountable for the growing number of coronavirus cases in the Islamic Republic.


Tehran Times


Russia says U.S. will never succeed in extending Iran arms embargo

Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, said on Thursday that the U.S. draft resolution on extending the United Nations’ arms embargo on Iran has no chance of succeeding.

Rouhani inaugurates industrial projects worth $1.4b in 3 provinces

– Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, on Thursday, inaugurated several industrial and mining projects worth 58.8 trillion rials ($1.4 billion) in three provinces via video conference, IRNA reported.


Iranian music video “Death of Satan” on U.S. racism released

An Iranian music video titled “Death of Satan” that criticizes racial discrimination in the United States of America was released on Thursday.


U.S. political approach fails in global coronavirus fight, Iran says

The United States has practically failed in the fight against COVID-19 by taking a political approach toward the global crisis, said Iranian Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari.


Macron asks Israel to drop West Bank annexation plans

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from annexing Palestinian territory in the occupied West Bank and elsewhere during a telephone call between the two leaders.


Ancient relics smuggled to Austria back home

A batch of Iranian ancient relics, which had been smuggled to Austria, was recovered and surrendered to a representative of the Islamic Republic in Vienna on Thursday.


Mandaeans practicing baptism in Karun River

Followers of Mandaeism are performing baptism in Karun River, southwestern Khuzestan province. According to Encyclopedia Iranica,


U.S. can’t whitewash its crime in assassinating Gen. Soleimani by chastising UN, Iran says

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has said that assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani was
“an arbitrary killing” and a clear violation of the UN Charter.


Syrian president says Tehran-Damascus military agreement is result of years of cooperation

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that that the military cooperation signed between Tehran and Damascus is the
result of years of cooperation in fighting terrorism.


U.S. claim of deal with China not in Iran’s interest ‘preposterous’

The Trump administration’s Iran policy has been a colossal failure, as it has driven the Eurasian powers into each other’s arms, an American writer and former professor has said.