Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 3-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Move on Path of Surge In Economy Should Be Based on Realities

Speaking at a meeting of the government’s economic coordination headquarters, President Rouhani said that moving towards the prosperity and surge in the economy of the country should be based on realities and should not be based on unrealistic analysis of pessimism and tarnishing the image of the country.


Iran Stock Market Surges to Record High

Iran’s main stock index broke through the key 2 million point mark for the first time ever on Sunday, state media reported, amid warnings that the market is overheating.


Iran Sets a New Order In West Asia

Majlis Speaker stated that by the resistance of the people against all kinds of sedition, the country gained such power to thwart the most complex plots of the enemies and establish a new order in the West Asia region.


Seoul, Tehran Agree to Launch Working Group on Humanitarian Trade

South Korea and Iran have agreed to launch a working group on expanding humanitarian trade as part of efforts to maintain bilateral partnership within the scope of a U.S.-approved sanctions exemption, a source close to the matter said Sunday.


West Urged to Cease Financing, Harboring Terrorists

Iran’s foreign minister blamed the U.S. and Europe for funding and protecting terrorists Saturday following the arrest of the leader of a U.S.-based anti-regime group.


Majlis Ready to Develop Parliamentary Cooperation With Moscow

Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said the Iranian parliament will accelerate the initiative of Iran-Russia joint high council, adding that the parliament is ready to promote parliamentary relations with Russia.


Tehran, Baghdad Stress Closer Cooperation To Establish Regional Stability

The Iranian president has urged closer cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad to further enhance mutual relations as well as to ensure regional security.


Tehran, Baku Review Ways to Develop Economic Ties

Head of Iranian President’s Office Mahmoud Vaez in a phone call with Azeri Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev reviewed ways to develop economic, commercial and transport cooperation.


FM Congratulates Croatian Counterpart on Reappointment

Iran’s foreign minister has congratulated his Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlić Radman on his re-appointment as the Croatian foreign and European affairs minister.


Advisor Condemns Saudis’ Destabilizing Acts in Region

An advisor to Iran’s Parliament Speaker noted that Saudi Arabia has continued its destabilizing measures across the region even during the Eid al Adha.



Tehran Times


Iran’s 4-month non-oil trade exceeds $19b

The value of Iran’s non-oil trade during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-
July 21) stood at $19.635 billion, IRNA reported.


Iran rejects BBC Persian claim of under-reporting COVID-19 mortality

The Ministry of Health has rejected a BBC Persian’s claim about under-reporting daily COVID-19 deaths and new cases in Iran, suggesting the British Broadcasting Corporation to reveal the doubtful coronavirus statistics reported by the UK government.


Tokyo to host 3rd Iranian Film Festival

The 3rd Iranian Film Festival in Tokyo will open in Minato City on August 10 by screening “Villa Dwellers”,
Monir Qeidi’s debut feature film on the Iran-Iraq 1980-1988 war.


Over $117m approved to support corona-affected tourism businesses

The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts has approved a total budget of 4,920 billion rials (over $117 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to support businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.


As neighbors, we have to think about regional stability, Zarif tells UAE FM

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the neighboring countries should think about stability in the region.


Tehran to host second round of talks over Ukrainian plane crash

Iran’s Ambassador to Ukraine Manouchehr Moradi has said that second round of talks over the Ukrainian plane crash in early January will be held in October in Tehran.


Zarif highlights need to update Iran-Russia deal

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran and Russia should update long-term cooperation deal to a strategic level.


Iranians’ will has defeated U.S. maximum pressure, senior official says

Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi has said that the Iranian people’s determination has defeated the United States’ policy of “maximum pressure”.