Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 29-7-2020

Iran News Daily


Health Minister Has Good News on Iran’s Coronavirus Vaccine

The Iranian minister of health said he has good news about a homegrown vaccine for the coronavirus disease, adding that Iran is catching up with advanced countries in vaccine production.


IRGC Shows Muscles by Holding Massive Drills Off Hormuz Strait

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is conducting large-scale aerial and naval drills off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, with the country’s first domestic multi-purpose satellite monitoring the process.


Iran Experiences New One-Day Record For COVID-19 Fatalities

Iran has registered its highest COVID-19 death toll for a single day, with 235 new fatalities confirmed over the past 24 hours, a record-high since the beginning of the outbreak in the Islamic Republic.


China’s Iran Crude Imports at Zero in June

China’s crude imports from Saudi Arabia held at an all-time high in June, while deliveries from Iran fell to zero for the first time on record, detailed figures from the general customs administration (GAC) show.


Petrochemical Industries Playing Key Role in Non-Oil Exports

President Hassan Rouhani said that petrochemical and steel industries are playing a key role in the field of production and non-oil export in the country.


UK Embassy Resumes Issuing Visa for Iranians

The UK Embassy in Tehran said early on Tuesday that it has resumed issuing visa for Iranians after 10 years shutdown of visa office.The UK embassy announced in its official Twitter account that it has reopened a center in Tehran on Monday where Iranian citizens can apply for British visa.


Post-Coronavirus Modern World Order Will Not Be Western Type

Iran’s foreign minister says the new world order, which will emerge following the deadly coronavirus pandemic, will not be of a Western type.


Two Swedish Nationals Arrested

Judiciary spokesman says two Swedish nationals have been apprehended in Iran on drug smuggling charges.


Lifting Sanctions, Not a Precondition for Negotiations, But a Reality

President Hassan Rouhani stated that lifting of US illegal sanctions against Iran is not a precondition for negotiations, but a reality.


Countries Urged Not to Be Deceived by U.S. Over Arms Embargo

senior Iranian official has urged other countries not to be deceived by the U.S., which is trying to have the UN’s arms embargo on Iran extended.


Tehran, Baghdad Emphasize Cooperation in Maintaining Common Interests

Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq stressed the need to continue cooperation in line with preserving common interests between the two country.


Iran First Migration Outlook Unveiled

The unveiling ceremony of Iran Migration Outlook was held on Tuesday as the first and most reliable data about the migration of the Iranians.



Tehran Times


Iran’s foreign debt falls 4.1%: CBI

The latest report published by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) puts the country’s foreign debt at $8.655 billion at the end of the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (June 20), down 4.16 percent from $9.031 billion at the end of the previous year, IRNA reported.


Post-coronavirus world order ‘not entirely Western’, Zarif predicts

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has predicted that the post-coronavirus world order
would not be totally Western anymore, saying that Western countries have failed to develop a proper understanding of the realities on the ground.


Arab publishers acquire rights to children’s book from Iran

Several Arab publishing houses have purchased rights to ten books published by Iran’s Institute for
Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA).


Iranian virtual school to be launched for students abroad

The Ministry of Education plans to hold online classes for Iranians abroad through a cell phone application, said Gholamreza Karimi, the head of the ministry’s international affairs department.


Deputy FM warns U.S. push to extend UN arms embargo on Iran will kill JCPOA

Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand warned on Tuesday that the U.S. efforts to extend the UN arms embargo on Iran would spell the end of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the Fars news agency reported.


Iranian delegation to discuss crash compensation in Ukraine

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Monday that an Iranian delegation will visit Ukraine on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss compensation for a Ukrainian jet shot down by Iran mistakenly in early January.


Nouri al-Maliki strongly condemns assassination of Gen. Soleimani

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki has strongly condemned assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and deputy head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis by the United States.


Iran urges U.S. to end its illegal behaviors

Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the United States must end its “illegal” and “unusual” behaviors.