Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 28-7-2020

Iran News Daily


S. Korea Urged To Repay Its Debts

Foreign Ministry Spokesman advised South Korea to demonstrate its independence by unfreezing Iran’s financial resources without being influenced by third parties.


Iran, Switzerland Complete First Deal Through Humanitarian Channel

A humanitarian aid channel allowing Swiss-based companies to send medicines and other vital goods to Iran despite U.S. sanctions has become operational.


Iran Exports to African States Up 340% In Terms of Weight

Iran’s exports to its African trade partners in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20) increased by 340 percent in terms of weight, Farzad Piltan, director-general of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO)’s Office of Arabian and African Countries said.


COVID-19 Kills 212 More in Iran

ealth Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 212 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 15,912.


Iraq Set to Reduce Food Imports by Boosting Wheat Production

Iraq, formerly the Middle East’s second-biggest wheat buyer, expects to be self-sufficient in the staple crop for a third consecutive season.


Iran Produces Anti-Corona ACTEMRA Drug

The Director-General of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) for Drugs and Controlled Substances Affairs said that Iran managed to produce “ACTEMRA” drug for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.


Tehran Sympathizes With Dhaka and Victims of Monsoon Flood

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi in a message sympathized with Government of Bangladesh and families of victims of deadly monsoon flood.


Fattah Hails Mostazafan Foundation Performance

Head of Mostazafan Foundation says that during sanctions and Coronavirus pandemic, the performance of this Foundation has been excellent.


Defense Ministry Unveils Domestic ATC Tower

Defense Ministry has unveiled a homegrown advanced air traffic control tower.In a ceremony in Tehran


Iran Always Backs Countries’ Territorial Integrity

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said Tehran has always backed countries’ territorial integrity and sovereignty, stressing that solving disputes peacefully will help the maintain regional stability.


KTAI Corridor Launched to Connect Iran to Central Asia

According to IRICA Director of Transit Bureau, Iran has sent two cargoes from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas to Kyrgyzstan through Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran (KTAI) corridor.


Iran Complains Against Turkey’s Bid to Register Islamic Calligraphy

Deputy Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran said that Iran has officially complained to UNESCO against Turkey’s bid to register Islamic calligraphy case for 2021 event.



Tehran Times


Threatening passenger plane unforgivable: Judiciary chief

Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that the United States’ act in threatening an Iranian passenger
plane is “not forgivable”.


Iran opposes Turkey’s bid to inscribe “Islamic calligraphy” on UNESCO list

Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts (MCHTH) announced on Monday that it
is opposed to Turkey’s proposal to register Islamic calligraphy as its own heritage on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.


Iran produces anti-corona medicine “Tocilizumab”

The drug “Tocilizumab”, confirmed to be effective in the coronavirus treatment, has been produced in Iran and will be distributed in hospitals by the next two weeks, IRNA reported on Monday.


Over 30 Paleolithic sites discovered in eastern Iran

More than 30 Paleolithic-era sites have been discovered during a recent archaeological survey in Ferdows county, eastern South Khorasan province.


Tilework artist Mohammad-Ali Elhaminia dies at 86

Tilework artist Mohammad-Ali Elhaminia, considered the oldest surviving master who created designs for the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, has died.


Iranian government spokesman tests positive for Covid-19

The office of Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that the spokesman has contracted Covid-19 and that his planned press conference won’t be held due to his disease, IRNA reported.


Iran says it supports Lebanon, warns Israel against ‘madness’

Mohammad Jalal Firouznia, Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon, has reiterated Tehran’s “permanent and constant support” to Lebanon, warning Israel against committing “madness” against Lebanon amid heightened tensions between Israel and Lebanon.


No honesty in U.S. words and behavior, Iran says

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that there is no honesty in the United States’ words and behavior.