Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 25-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Blast in Natanz Nuclear Site Was Act of Sabotage

In an interview with Al-Alam on Sunday night, Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said security investigations have confirmed that the July 2 incident in Natanz nuclear site was an act of sabotage.


Three Energy Megaprojects Come on Stream

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday inaugurated three national large projects in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.


Iran Attends 6th Int’l Military Forum Army in Russia

The sixth International Military Forum Army-2020 was held in the presence of high-ranking defense officials, namely from Iran, in Patriot Park near Moscow.


Iraq to Significantly Cut Gas Imports From Iran Next Year

Iraq will “significantly” reduce its heavy reliance on Iranian energy imports by as soon as next year, Iraq’s finance minister said in an online interview with an American international affairs think tank on Friday.


IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces attacked a team of terrorists in northwestern Iran, killing three and confiscating weapons.


Qalibaf Urges Europeans to Pursue Independent Policy

Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said today President Trump realized that the maximum pressures against Iran have not been effective, and if there were not Martyr Soleimani, ISIS would have reached the heart of Europe.


Iran Not to Allow U.S., Israel to Mock IAEA’s Goals

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at the US and the Zionist regime for threatening world security with their nuclear weapons, stressing that Tehran won’t allow those parties to mock the UN nuclear agency’s purposes.


Caracas Seeking to Strengthen Strategic Ties With Tehran

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said in a TV interview that he can rest assured that Iranian assistance will help his country develop strategic capacities to carry out economic development projects.Iran has implemented all programs it had and has been able to create a powerful energy industry in the past 40 years, said Maduro, calling for Iran-Venezuela strategic relations in energy and oil industry.


COVID-19 Breaks Traditional Resistance to Online Businesses

Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says the novel coronavirus pandemic has broken the traditional resistance to online businesses and helped them thrive.


Tehran Times


Major energy projects worth €4.7b inaugurated

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated three major energy projects valued at €4.7 billion via video
conference on Monday, on the occasion of the Government Week (August 23-29), Shana reported.


NATO, U.S. planes trafficking Afghan narcotics, Iran says

Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni, Secretary General of the Islamic Republic of Iran Drug Control Headquarters, has said that according to credible information, NATO and U.S. aircraft are trafficking narcotics from Afghanistan.


Book on tragedy of Ashura published after over 500 years

The Rawadat al-Shuhada (Garden of the Martyrs), a Persian book written over 500 years ago about the suffering and martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and other Shia martyrs at the Battle of Karbala on Ashura, has been published
in its entirety.


Teahouse painting exhibition explores Battle of Karbala

A collection of teahouse paintings depicting stories on the Battle of Karbala are on display in an exhibition at Mehrsan Gallery in Tehran.


Ashura legacy lies at the heart of the axis of resistance

As the United States and its allies intensify pressure on Iran as the core of the axis of resistance, the mourning ceremonies
in Muharram improve the morale of this axis and highlight the influence the Ashura legacy had on the axis.


Kamalvandi: IAEA chief ’s visit to Iran to focus on safeguards issues

Spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Behrouz Kamalvandi has said that the visit by International Atomic
Energy Agency (IAEA) director Rafael Mariano Grossi to Iran is taking place within the framework of the Safeguards


Infamous terrorist hunted down and killed in southeastern Iran

The commander of Iran’s Border Guards has announced that his forces have killed a dangerous terrorist and wounded
several outlaws in armed clashes in the Saravan region in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balouchestan.