Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 11-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Swiss Financial Channel To Facilitate Cereals, Pharmaceutical

Chairman of Iran-Switzerland Joint Chamber of Commerce said that Swiss financial channel with the Islamic Republic of Iran will facilitate trade of cereals and pharmaceuticals.


The Disqualified Better Not to Register to Run for Presidency

Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaee says the council has not yet involved in the election issue and it has not taken any action and people can register to run for presidency at the due time but he recommends those who had been disqualified in the past not to register.


UNSC Urged to Reject U.S. Bullying, Unilateralism

Referring to U.S. resort to Iran-phobia and the coercion to extend Iran’s arms embargo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said that UNSC must reject U.S. bullying and unilateralism.


Saudi Arabia Halts Oil Supply to Pakistan

Saudi Arabia has suspended the supply of oil to Pakistan as the latter complains about Riyadh’s foot-dragging on a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) to address India’s contentious measures in Muslim-majority Kashmir region.


Leader Condoles Demise of Hojatoleslam Mousavian

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has expressed condolences over the demise of Hojatoleslam Seyyed Abbas Mousavian, an expert on issues related to Islamic economy.


Iran Rejects PGCC’s “Irresponsible” Statement

Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced a recent anti-Iran statement issued by the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC).


U.S. Efforts to Extend Arms Embargo Against Iran, Futile

Spokesman for the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the Iranian parliament said the U.S. efforts to extend arms embargo against Iran is futile.


Maduro Highlights Inseparable Ties Between Tehran, Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in a statement on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Iran-Venezuela diplomatic relations said that during these years, deep bilateral relations and inseparable brotherhood have been set up between the two countries.


UNSC Facing Major Test to Show Independence

President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said that the members of UN Security Council are facing a major test to show their independence and react negatively to U.S. pressure on Iran


Iranian, Indian Universities Sign MoU

Persian Gulf University from Iran and Indian University of Petroleum and Energy Studies signed MoU to develop scientific cooperation.



Tehran Times


Lebanon PM announces resignation of cabinet amid uproar over Beirut blast

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the resignation of the country’s government on Monday evening amid heightened political tensions over the last week’s massive explosion at Beirut port.


European insurers should pay compensation for Ukrainian plane crash: Iran

The chief of Iran’s Central Insurance Organization announced on Monday that the Ukrainian plane that was mistakenly downed near Tehran in early January had been insured by European insurers and therefore they should pay the compensation for the incident.


Tehran Municipality to dedicate cultural centers to Muharram mourning rituals during pandemic

The Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality plans to dedicate courtyards of its cultural centers
to Muharram mourning ceremonies amid the pandemic.


New generation of running blade prosthetics unveiled

The new generation of running blade prosthetics was unveiled in a ceremony on Sunday in the presence of Sourena
Sattari, the vice president for science and technology.


UNSC is facing a big test, Vaezi says

Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Monday that the United Nations Security Council is facing “a big test” to show its independence in countering violation of the 2231 resolution.


Maduro calls Iran-Venezuela relations ‘unbreakable’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that relations between Iran and Venezuela are “deep” and “unbreakable”.


Takht-Ravanchi urges UN Security Council to reject U.S. bullying

Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, has said that the UN Security Council should
reject the United States’ bullying and unilateralism.


Tehran calls PGCC’s anti-Iran statement irresponsible

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi late on Sunday denounced an anti-Iran statement issued by the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) as “irresponsible” and said the council has turned “into a mouthpiece for anti-Iran elements”.