Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 26-7-2020

Iran News Daily


Iranians Never Succumbs to Pressure

President Hassan Rouhani underlined that in these two years and several months of fighting the sanctions and five months of fighting the Coronavirus, the Iranian nation has shown that they have enough strength and power to face and resist the pressures and will never give in.


Era of Judicial Hit-And-Run Is Also Over

An official in Iran’s Judiciary says Iran will soon show the U.S. government that the era judiciary of hit-and-run is also over.


195 More Iranians Die of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Health Ministry spokeswoman says 195 patients have died of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 15,484.


No End to U.S. Criminal Acts

Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Fri. that there is no end to the criminal acts of the United States.


Washington Fails To Isolate Iran

Former representative of Iran to the United Nations said that Iran-China’s cooperation is strategic, and the U.S. has failed to isolate Iran.


All Must Respect Safety Of Civilian Flights

The United Nations, referring to the recent harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by two US warplanes, stressed that all countries must respect the safety of civilian air travel.


Company to Make Purchases on Iran’s Behalf to Settle Iraq’s $5b Debt

An Iranian trade official said Friday a company has been established in Iraq which will make purchases on behalf of the Iranian government to settle Baghdad’s accumulated debts to Iran amounting to $5 billion.


Iran Exports to Russia up 20% Amid Coronavirus

20% increase in Iran’s exports to Russia over the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (starting 19 March) shows that coronavirus outbreak has not affected bilateral trade relations, said an official.


Any Criminal Act By U.S. to Accelerate Zionist Regime’s End

Majlis Speaker has reacted to the recent aggressive maneuvering by two U.S. warplanes close to an Iranian airliner over Syria, saying that any misconduct by the U.S. will lead to a sooner end of the Zionist regime.


Iran Not to Retaliate in Kind for U.S.’ Harassment of Passenger Plane

senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic has no intention of retaliating in kind for the harassment of an Iranian airliner by two US warplanes in Syrian airspace.


FDI at $2.1b in Industrial Parks by Last Year

The official statistics of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade revealed the attraction of $2.1 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Iran’s industrial parks up to the end of last year (March 20, 2020).


Diplomat Advises Waiting for Details of Iran-China Agreement

Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Gholamreza Ansari advised waiting for details of Iran-China draft agreement, saying that air flights to China have been cancelled due to lockdown in the aftermath of coronavirus pandemic, so that negotiations on long-term political and economic cooperation agreement with China was postponed.


Iran-Uzbekistan Stress on Developing Road Transport Ties

Stressing on developing road transportation, Iran-Uzbekistan bilateral meeting on Joint Road Transport Committee was held in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development of Iran, the Deputy Minister of Transport and the Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tehran and the representative of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Tashkent via video conference.


Tehran Times


Iran, Uzbekistan stress expansion of transport ties

During a meeting of Iran-Uzbekistan Joint Road Transportation Committee held via video conference, the
Iranian and Uzbek officials emphasized the significance of boosting bilateral ties in transportation sector, IRNA reported on Saturday.


Iran, Tunisia to expand tourism ties

Iran and Tunisia have recently signed a memorandum of understating (MOU) to expand tourism ties despite
the coronavirus pandemic.


COI director calls on Resistance filmfest to promote culture of resistance in region

Director of the Cinema Organization of Iran has called on the organizers of the Resistance International Film Festival to put their focus on plans for promoting the culture of resistance in the region.


Euro-Med Monitor calls on ICAO to investigate U.S. harassment of Iranian plane

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has said the United States’ harassment of an Iranian passenger plane over Syria on Thursday evening constitutes a serious violation of international
agreements relating to the safety of civil aviation.


Army general visits military production center

Deputy Chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari paid a visit to an army production center that produces medical equipment required to combat Covid-19.


Tehran-Beijing partnership is ‘a turning point’, says Iran’s ex-ambassador to UN

The 25-year cooperation agreement between Iran and China marks a “turning point” in the development of bilateral ties, Iran’s former ambassador to the UN has said, noting that the cooperation is of “strategic”


Syrian ambassador: U.S. move against Iranian plane is a terrorist act

The Syrian ambassador to Tehran has said that the harassment against the Iranian passenger plane in the Syrian sky by the United States was a terrorist act against the innocent civilians.


Harassment of Iranian plane amounts to ‘aerial banditry’: human rights official

The Head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights slammed the harassment of
an Iranian passenger plane by two American fighter jets over Syria as a brazen example of aerial banditry.