Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 5-8-2020

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Pakistan MP Says Mediation Prevented Saudi-Iran Escalation

Pakistan has played an important role in defusing tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Prime Minister Imran Khan has told Al Jazeera in an exclusive interview, saying his country prevented a military escalation from taking place in the volatile region.


Imports of Goods With Domestic Counterparts Not Allowed

Acting Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Hossein Modarres Khiabani says the ministry will not let the goods with domestic counterparts be imported in order to protect domestic production and exports.


Leader Awards Imam Ali Oicers University With Order of Sacriice

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has awarded Imam Ali Officers’ University with the ‘Flag and Order of Sacrifice’ for their courage and selfless efforts in defending the country against the enemy’s aggression.


Enemies Trying to Depict Gov’t as Inefficient

President Hassan Rouhani said the main part of the enemy’s war on Tehran is attempting to instill that the Iranian government is effective, distort its capabilities, and deny its successes in order to disappoint people and weaken resistance to the US economic war.


Tehran to Set Up Parliamentary Friendship Group With Ankara

Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf in a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mustafa Sentop said that Iran’s parliament is determined to set up a friendship group with Turkey at the earliest and promote mutual cooperation.


Terrorists Unable to Endanger Iran Security

Terrorists and their supporters were in vain to pose major threat to Iran’s security through dominating Iraq and Syria, Chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said on Tuesday.


Miscalculations by Superpowers Led to Disastrous Consequences

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday said in a virtual lecture that miscalculations carried out by superpowers have led to the disastrous consequences in the world.He delivered a live lecture named “Characteristics of Transitional Period” through th


Majlis Urged to Approve Long-Term Contract Between Iran, China

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that the legal process of a 25-year contract between Iran and China will be determined, and parliament must also approve it.


Tehran Times


Capital market provides $23.8b of financing in 4 months

The head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) announced that the capital market has
provided one quadrillion rials (about $23.809 billion) of financing during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-July 21).


Some 3,700 exceptional Afghan students studying in Iran

Some 3,700 exceptional Afghan students are studying in Iranian schools, an official with the Ministry of
education has said.


Resistance festival receives over 370 submissions to “Health Defenders” category

The Resistance International Film Festival has so far received 372 submissions from around the world to
“Health Defenders”, the organizers announced on Tuesday.


Muharram rituals in Yazd to be held differently due to coronavirus pandemic

While Iran is still fighting the coronavirus outbreak, this year’s Muharram mourning rituals
would be different from previous years.


IRGC chief: Revenging Gen. Soleimani’s blood has turned into a cause

The commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Tuesday that revenging for Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s blood has turned into a cause.


Ex-diplomat urges intl. community not to keep silent over U.S. violation of human rights

Mohsen Pakaeen, the former Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan, has urged the international community not to keep silent over the United States’ violation of the human rights when the world is battling the coronavirus pandemic