Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 16-7-2020

Iran News Daily


President Warns of Consequences If Arms Embargo Not Lifted

President Hassan Rouhani says it would be “detrimental” to everyone if the UN arms embargo on Iran is not lifted in October as per the Security Council Resolution 2231.


Tehran Urges Europe to Fulfill Its JCPOA Commitments

Iran has once again called on the Europeans to keep their side of the bargain under the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), on the anniversary of signing the deal.In a statement marking the 5th anniversary of the conclusion of the JCPOA, Iran asked the three European countries not to be swayed by Washington.


199 More Iranians Die of COVID-19

Health Ministry spokeswoman says 199 patients have died of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 13,410.


Iraqi PM To Visit Tehran Next Week

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi will visit Islamic Republic of Iran next week for holding bilateral talks on a series of issues.


Iran Oil Revenue Dips But Future Holds Bright Promises

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says Iran’s revenue from total crude oil exports and oil products in 2019 was just over $19 billion, less than a third of the previous year.According to the organization’s annual report, Iran’s income from selling oil and oil products amounted to 60.5 billion in 2018, while it was $110 billion in 2011.


Majlis Appoints Head of Article 90 Commission

Majlis lawmakers elected Nasrollah Pejmanfar as the head of the parliament’s Article 90 Commission on the Wednesday open session.


Tough Days Ahead of the U.S.

A senior Iranian military commander says very tough days are awaiting the United States and the Israeli regime.


Iran to Use All Methods to Return Frozen Cash

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the ministry will use all methods including legal mechanism to reclaim Iranian people’s rights and return frozen cash.


Flood Inundates Villages in Northwest Iran

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in dozens of cities and villages in Iran’s northwestern province of Ardebil, forcing many families to leave their homes.


46 Industrial, Agricultural Projects Planned

Head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization traveled to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, southwestern Iran, to pursue the physical progress industrial projects in ‘Production Surge’ year.


Iran Urges Armenia, Azerbaijan to Show Self-Restraint over Karabakh

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate phone calls with his Armenian and Azeri counterparts to discuss the latest escalation of tension between the two countries over Karabakh region



Tehran Times


Iran invites Azerbaijan, Armenia to exercise restraint

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced Tehran’s readiness to help soothe the tensions between two of its northern neighbors, namely Azerbaijan and Armenia, which have been caught in a deadly clash.


Azerbaijani scholar Fariz Akhmedov novelizing poet Shahriar’s life story

Azerbaijani scholar Fariz Akhmedov has said that he is novelizing the  life story of Iranian poet Mohammad-Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, who wrote under the pseudonym Shahriar.


Open-air museum being set up featuring millennia-old relics in northeast Iran

A new round of restoration work is due to commence on Tepe Rivi, which has so far yielded magnificent remains of the Bronze
Age up to the Sassanid period.


Iran to start producing COVID-19 drug remdesivir next week

Iran will start producing the antiviral agent remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus patients next week, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Wednesday.


Tehran says concerned over E3’s co-op with U.S. to kill JCPOA

Tehran has voiced great concerns over any cooperation by the European trio with the U.S. to undermine the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


City Theater promoting masks as Tehran sees big rise in COVID-19 cases

The City Theater Complex joined the national campaign “I Wear a Face Mask” on Wednesday by unveiling a graphic design as Tehran sees a big rise in the COVID-19 cases.


Iran is not isolated and will not stop development, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that despite the United States’ efforts, Iran is not isolated and the pace of development in the country will continue without any delay.


Borrell says there is no alternative to nuclear deal

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that it is urgent to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, because there is no effective alternative to the agreement.


Iraqi PM to visit Iran next week

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi plans to visit Iran next week.


Sherman: Iran has now more operational centrifuges, more nuclear fuel

Wendy Sherman, the former U.S. nuclear negotiator with Iran, has censured Donald Trump for quitting the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Trump’s decision has led Iran to have now more operational centrifuges and more nuclear fuel.