Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 18-8-2020

Iran News Daily

 

Iran Slams Western Countries Excuses Over Fight Against Narcotics

The spokesman for Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Headquarters said that Western countries have fulfilled only 30 percent of their international counter-narcotics commitments under the pretext of US unilateral sanctions against Iran.

 

Oil Ministry Dishes Out 1.5b Euros In Oil Contracts to Domestic Firms

Oil ministry has signed 13 contracts worth roughly €1.5 billion with 14 local firms to enhance and maintain oil production.

 

U.S. Cannot Trigger Snapback Sanctions on Iran

The spokesman for Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Headquarters said that Western countries have fulfilled only 30 percent of their international counter-narcotics commitments under the pretext of US unilateral sanctions against Iran.

 

Trump Has Committed Worst Crimes Against Iranian Nation

President Hassan Rouhani said that U.S. President Donald Trump has committed the ‘worst crimes and hostilities’ against the noble Iranian nation.

 

Pakistan to Establish Markets at Joint Borders With Iran

Pakistan’s PM Advisor for Textile and Industry and Production Abdul Razak Dawood announced that his country is to establish markets at its joint borders with Iran.

 

British Spy’s Account Sheds Light on Role in 1953 Iranian Coup

A first-hand account of Britain’s role in the 1953 coup that overthrew the elected prime minister of Iran and restored the shah to power has been published for the first time.

 

Khaji in Damascus to Meet With Syrian President, FM

Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji arrived in the Syrian capital on Monday morning to meet President Bashar Assad and FM Walid Muallem.

 

UAE’s Relationships With Zionists Not Legitimize Occupying Regime

The Secretary of High Council for Human Rights, Ali Bagheri Kani said that establishing relations between the UAE and the Zionist regime will not lead to the legitimacy of the regime.

 

UAE Summons Iran’s Chargé d’Affaires

The UAE summoned Iran’s chargé d’affaires to Abu Dhabi on Sunday and criticized President Rouhani’s remarks on Israeli-UAE relations.

 

Diplomats Discuss Promotion of Iran-Afghanistan Ties

Iran’s ambassador to Kabul and Afghanistan’s top diplomat weighed plans for the expansion of political, economic and cultural relations between the two neighbors.

 

Islamic Revolution Front on Victory Path

Despite the growing concord among the arrogant powers, the Islamic Revolution front is gaining victories while the Greta Satan is in the position of weakness, the deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said.

 

 

Tehran Times

 

Zarif’s special assistant meets Syria’s Assad

Ali-Asghar Khaji, the Iranian foreign minister’s special assistant for political affairs, met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in
Damascus on Monday.

 

West unable to help Iran fight drug trafficking on pretext of sanctions

Western countries have fulfilled only 30 percent of their international anti-narcotics commitments under the pretext of unilateral sanctions against Iran, but these barriers will not undermine Iran’s efforts in this regard, Iran Drug Control
Headquarters spokesman has said.

 

Art Bureau records 10 tazieh performances for IRIB broadcast during Muharram

Tehran’s Art Bureau has recorded ten tazieh performances to be broadcast from the TV channels of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting during the first days of the lunar month of Muharram, which is observed every year with rituals for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions.

 

U.S. faces uphill battle to trigger snapback sanctions

In a bid to ensure that the UN arms embargo on Iran is not expired, the U.S. plans to trigger a return of all UN sanctions
on Iran, a highly controversial move that could create a bitter row among the permanent members of the UN Security Council
over the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

 

UNSC will oppose snapback mechanism: Fitzpatrick

Mark Fitzpatrick, an associate fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies )IISS(, has said that the UN Security Council members will oppose triggering snapback mechanism which returns United Nations sanctions on Iran.

 

International Association of Muslim University Professors condemns normalization of UAE-Israel ties

The International Association of Muslim University Professors has issued a statement condemning normalization of ties between the United Arab Emirates and the Zionist regime of Israel.

 

Israel-UAE deal aimed at building anti-Iran coalition in region: ex-CIA officer

A former military intelligence officer with the CIA has said the intention of a recent normalization deal between Israel and the UAE, brokered by U.S. President Donald Trump, is to “build an anti-Iran coalition around Israel and Saudi Arabia with the smaller Arab states”.