Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 23-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Rouhani Hails Medical Community’s Efforts To Contain COVID-19

The Iranian president has, in a message, congratulated the medical community on National Doctor’s Day.


No Alien Allowed to Fish in Iran Waters

Head of Iran’s Fisheries Organization yesterday refuted allegations about the Chinese and foreign fishermen’s presence in Iran’s waters, emphasizing that no foreigner is allowed to fish in Iran’s waters.


Iran Warns of Proportional Action Against Reimposition of Sanctions

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said Tehran’s action against Washington’s attempts to reinstate the UN sanctions would depend on how seriously the US threats would harm the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] and the UNSC Resolution 2231.


Most UNSC Council Members Oppose U.S. Bid for Iran Sanctions

The United States was further isolated on Friday over its bid to reimpose international sanctions on Iran, with 13 countries on the 15-member United Nations Security Council expressing their opposition and arguing that Washington’s move is void given it is using a process agreed under a nuclear deal that it quit two years ago


Trump’s Approval Ratings Nosediving

A senior Iranian official says U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have sharply declined during the last months of his administration’s tenure.


Iran to Respond Any Provocative Action Near Borders

Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for Coordination Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi stated that the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the past 41 years has been such that all the arrogant powers of the world attacked the Islamic Revolution but failed to achieve victory.


Afghan Refugees’ Presence in Iran to Be Legalized

Aghanistan’s ambassador in Iran announced that the presence of his country’s refugees in Iran will become legalized.


Normalization With Israelis Against Regional Peace, Stability

First Deputy Speaker of Iranian Parliament Seyed Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi deplored any attempt to normalize ties with the Israeli regime, saying such a move will not contribute to the peace, stability to the region.


Iranian Nation Not Afraid of Threats

Iranian Intelligence Minister stated that the Iranian nation is not afraid of threats, adding that believing in martyrdom makes the Iranian nation stand still and firm against the world powers.


NIOC to Export First Oil Cargo From Jask Port

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will be able to export its first oil cargo from Jask terminal by the end of the current Iranian calendar year.



Tehran Times


SATBA inks 15-year power purchase deal with Iran’s only biogas power plant

Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (known as SATBA) has signed a deal with the Water and Wastewater Department of Tehran Province to purchase the electricity generated by the country’s only biogas power plant which is run by the mentioned department.


13 Security Council members oppose U.S. bid to return UN bans on Iran

Thirteen countries out of the 15-member UN Security Council have expressed their opposition to the U.S. bid
to reimpose the UN sanctions on Iran.


Leader praises Afshin Ala poem denouncing Israel, UAE deal

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, praised Iranian poet Afshin Ala for poetry that criticizes the United Arab Emirates’ deal to forge ties with Israel.


Volunteer doctors offering services in deprived areas

A group of volunteer physicians have been dispatched to deprived areas of Tabriz, northwestern East Azarbaijan province, offering free of charge services to the underprivileged people in the region, August 22, 2020.


Moscow says Washington attempt to trigger snapback is legally void

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on Friday that the United States’ attempt to trigger snapback mechanism to restore all the UN sanctions on Iran is “legally void”.


UK, Germany and France slap on the U.S. face, and the latter deserves it: Global Times

The UK, France and Germany issued a joint statement Thursday rejecting the U.S. plan to trigger the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran. This is the most resolute time for the U.S. major European allies since the 2003 Iraq War to collectively say “no” to the U.S., which has further isolated the U.S. on the Iran issue.


Russia: U.S. claims to trigger snapback go against ‘elementary common sense’

Russia’s permanent representative to he Vienna-based international organizations  said on Saturday that the United States’ move to trigger snapback mechanism and return the UN sanctions on Iran go against “elementary common sense” as the U.S. is no longer a party to the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear agreement.