Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 15-8-2020

Iran News Daily


No Place Safe for Murderers of Gen. Soleimani

A senior Iranian military commander says the enemies should know that no place is a safe haven for them.


Tehran Condemns UAE’s Stupid Move to Establish Ties With Israel

Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly condemned the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel, describing it as a stab in the back of Muslim world.


Oil Tankers Seized By U.S. Had Nothing To Do with Iran

Iran’s ambassador to Venezuela has denied media reports that the US has seized Venezuela-bound oil tankers belonging to the Islamic Republic.


Lebanon Alone Must Decide Its Own Future

Only the Lebanese people and their representatives can decide the country’s future, Iran’s foreign minister said on a visit to Beirut on Friday, following the massive blast at the city’s port that killed 172 people and prompted the government to resign.



Councils to Counteract Rent-Seeking, Corruption

The head of Iran’s judiciary said that the councils must deal with any influence, rent-seeking and corruption, and anything that seeks to violate the public rights of the people of towns and villages.



Rouhani Warns Europeans Against Siding With U.S.

President Hassan Rouhani has warned the Europeans against falling into the trap of siding with the U.S. in supporting a resolution that aims to extend an arms embargo against Iran indefinitely.


Pompeo Bypasses the U.S. Congress Over Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted on Thursday that the U.S. Secretary of State has bypassed the U.S. Congress to sell arms to the West Asian region’s top weapon importer.


Iran Hails Russia’s Success in Making COVID19 Vaccine

Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said Tehran welcomes Moscow’s success in making coronavirus vaccine and believes that the international community should take the same approach.


Qalibaf Underlines Iran’s Support for Syrian Gov’t, Nation

Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf in a message congratulated his Syrian counterpart Hammouda Sabbagh over his reelection, saying Iran will continue its support for the Syrian government and people.


Tehran Is a Reliable Partner for New Delhi

The Indian ambassador to Iran called Tehran a reliable partner for New Delhi and said India wants to maintain relations with Iran and resume oil purchases from Tehran.


Tehran Times


Iran calls UAE move to normalize ties with Israel shameful

Iran’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Friday condemning an agreement between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Zionist regime of Israel to normalize ties.


Major water projects inaugurated in western provinces

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, on Thursday, inaugurated major irrigation and drainage projects worth 17.73 trillion rials (about $422 million) in the western provinces of Ilam and Kermanshah through video conference, IRNA reported.


Anthology of short stories by Iranian writers published in Iraq

An anthology of short stories from 14 contemporary Iranian writers has been published in Arabic in a book by
the Shahriar Publishing House in Iraq.


Sanctions on Iran to affect all countries in COVID-19 battle

U.S. sanctions against Iran, which have led to a lack of prevention and treatment equipment, will affect all other countries as well, head of the Medical Council has stated.


Military unveils upgraded tank

An upgraded version of an Iranian military tank was unveiled on Thursday.


Only Lebanese entitled to decide their fate, says Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that only the Lebanese people and their representatives are entitled to decide their country’s future in the aftermath of the August 4 massive explosion in Beirut.


Russia reiterates U.S. move to extend arms embargo on Iran violates 2231 resolution

Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations said on Friday that the United States’ attempts to extend arms embargo on Iran is a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 which endorsed the 2105 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.


Foreign Ministry congratulates Hezbollah over its defeat of Israel in the 33-day war in 2006

Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Saturday congratulating the anniversary of the victory of the Lebanese resistance movement,


Letting U.S. destroy nuclear deal would be return to law of jungle, Zarif warns

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that allowing the U.S. to go to the full length of its ill-intentioned campaign to destroy the historic 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers promises return to the law of jungle.