Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 9-8-2020

Iran News Daily

 

Many Books Can Be Written on Crimes of Arrogant Armies

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said that the killing of one hundred thousand people in the nuclear attack on Hiroshima indicates the arrogant, irreligious and immoral nature of US army.

 

Iran Inaugurates World’s Biggest Methanol Plant

President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated the world’s largest methanol producing plant in the country’s southern province of Bushehr.

 

UN Urged to Hold U.S. Accountable for Adventuristic Harassment of Airliner

Iran has urged the UN to hold the United States accountable for harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by two U.S. warplanes over Syria last month, calling it an “adventuristic act” and “unlawful.”

 

UN Set to Reject U.S. Push to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set for a showdown over a U.S. draft resolution to extend an Iranian arms embargo, with the motion lacking the minimum votes in favor to trigger any vetoes.

 

MTN Considers Sale of Stake in Iran Ride-Hailing App Snapp

MTN Group Ltd. is considering selling its stake in Iran’s ride-hailing app Snapp as it trims its e-commerce portfolio and plans an exit of the Middle East.

 

UN Set to Reject U.S. Push to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set for a showdown over a U.S. draft resolution to extend an Iranian arms embargo, with the motion lacking the minimum votes in favor to trigger any vetoes.

 

No Difference between Hook, His Successor

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has downplayed the surprise departure of US State Department’s point man on Iran Brian Hook, saying there is no difference between him and his successor.

 

Speaker Calls for Steps to Realize Unity Among Muslim Leaders

Majlis Speaker has congratulated Eid al-Ghadir to the political and religious figures of the Shia world.In messages to political and religious figures of the Shia world on Saturday, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf congratulated the arrival of Eid al-Ghadir.

 

Islamic Republic Not to Leave Lebanese Nation Alone

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) stated here on Thursday that Iran will not leave the Lebanese nation alone in difficult conditions.

 

U.S., Israeli Nukes Threaten Our Region

Marking the 75th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said U.S. and Israeli nuclear arsenals are threatening our region, and it is “long overdue to end nuclear nightmare”.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran urges UN to hold U.S. accountable for ‘adventuristic’ airliner harassment

Iran has urged the UN to hold the United States accountable for harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by two U.S.
warplanes over Syria last month, calling it an “adventuristic act” and “unlawful.”

 

Govt. raises $3.6b by selling stocks

Head of Iran’s Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) has said that offering shares of state-owned companies
has brought the government 160 trillion rials (over $3.6 billion) in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar
year (March 20-July 21).

 

Palestinian film events seek better ties with Iran Resistance festival

The organizers of the 16th edition of the Resistance International Film Festival have said that some Palestinian film events are seeking better ties with the Iranian festival.

 

Iran sets up field hospital in Beirut

Iran has dispatched two shipments of humanitarian aid to Beirut following devastating explosions in the Lebanese capital, the Mehr news agency correspondent from Beirut reported. The consignments include food and medical supplies, and field hospitals for treatment of the injured.

 

Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran standing by the Lebanese in the painful tragedy

In a message late on Wednesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expressed sympathy with the Lebanese people and said Iran stand by them in the painful tragedy resulting from a huge explosion at Beirut Port.

 

Iran does not consider Hook’s departure as game-changer: diplomat

Alireza Miryousefi, head of media office of Iran’s Mission to the UN, has said that top United States’ envoy for Iran Brian Hook’s
departure from his post is not considered as game-changer by Iran.

 

Leader’s aide: Iran always standing by, supporting Lebanon

Supreme Leader’s top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati Ali Akbar Velayati expressed sympathy
with the Lebanese people, government and Hezbollah Leader Seyed Hassan Nasrallah over the huge explosion in Beirut, reiterating that Iran will never leave the brotherly country alone.