Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 4-8-2020

Iran News Daily



Leader Urges for Boosting University-Industry Relations

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pointed to the need to continue the path of increasing cooperation between the academic and industrial sections of the country.


Judiciary Chief Blasts West For Harboring Terrorists

Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raisi yesterday hailed the Iranian intelligence forces for arresting the ringleader of a U.S.-based anti-Iran terrorist group and said the West has turned into a safe place for terrorists.


3 Petchem Projects to Be Launched by Weekend

Oil Minister said the country would launch Kaveh Methanol, Pars Kimia Middle East and Lorestan Catalyst projects on Thursday (August 6), saying inauguration of 17 petrochemical projects is planned by the end of this calendar year.


Iraqi Company Accused of Involvement in Assassination Of Martyr Soleimani

The Special Investigation Committee for the Assassination of Second-in-Command of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis and Commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani have filed charges against an Iraqi telecommunications company for involvement in the incident.


Indian Basmati Rice, Tea Exporters to Iran Facing Uncertainty

Indian basmati rice exporters said they are not entering into new contract with Iranian importers so as to avoid any payment-related problems. Meanwhile, tea traders said export to Iran may stop within a month if the payment issue is not resolved. This would impact the trade in orthodox teas as Iran is India’s biggest buyer in this category.


Agro Share in Iran’s GDP Reaches 8.8%

The share of the agriculture sector in Iran’s non-oil gross domestic product (GDP) reached 8.8 percent in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19),IRIB reported, quoting an official with the Agriculture Ministry.


Unity Between Army, IRGC Foil Enemies’ Conspiracies

Deputy Coordinator of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that there is a unity and amicable tie between Iran’s Army and Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in thwarting enemies’ plots.


Iran Exports 2nd Non-Oil Cargo to Oman via Sirik Port

Governor of Sirik said on Monday that the second shipment of Iran’s non-oil goods was exported via Sirik Port Complex to the Sultanate of Oman


Afghanistan Shuts Its Border to Iranian Trucks

Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration [IRICA] announced that cross-border trade between Iran-Afghanistan is closed on Iranian trucks.


Iran, UAE Top Diplomats Discuss Regional Cooperation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, on the trend of bilateral collaborations and regional issues of mutual interest.


Iranian Elites Abroad Help Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

The Vice-President for Science and Technology, Sorena Sattari said that Iranian elites living abroad are participating in the development of coronavirus vaccine in Iran through a platform created by National Elite Foundation.



Tehran Times


Zanganeh inaugurates 286 gas supply projects in northeastern Iran

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, on Monday, inaugurated and commissioned 286 gas supply
projects in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province through video conference, IRIB reported.


Georgian scholar Murman Tavdishvili novelizes life story of Persian poet Ferdowsi

Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization announced on Monday that Georgian scholar Murman
Tavdishvili has authored the life story of Ferdowsi, the composer of the Persian epic masterpiece Shahnameh.


Seoul may lose Iranian market forever

Iran and South Korea are locked in a dispute over Seoul’s decision to block Iranian assets due to U.S. sanctions. An analyst tells the Tehran Times that the South Korean procrastination could impinge on Seoul-Tehran ties and lead to South Korea’s loss of the Iranian market.


Museums lose 90% of revenues in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Iranian museums have lost 90 percent of their revenues due to the consecutive closures caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, Mohammadreza Kargar, the tourism ministry’s director of museums and historical
properties, has said.


A telecom in Iraq involved in Gen. Soleimani’s assassination: Shafaq News

It has been reported by the Shafaq News that a telecommunication company in Iraq was involved in assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and deputy head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.


Velayati hails Turkey’s conversion of Hagia Sophia museum back to mosque

A senior Iranian official has hailed Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan decision to convert the
Hagia Sophia museum back into a mosque after nine decades.