Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 26-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Iran Not Looking to Developments in the U.S.

Government spokesman says Tehran is not looking to developments in the United States ahead of the upcoming presidential election in that country.


IAEA Not to Bow to Foreign Pressure Over Iran

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency says the IAEA will not succumb to outside pressure over Iran.


President Inaugurates Industrial, Mining Projects Worth $641.6m

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday inaugurated three major industrial and mining projects worth 26.95 trillion rials (about $641.66 million) via video conference concurrent with the Government Week (August 23-29), IRNA reported.


Russia Reportedly Helping Iran Efforts To Trace Stealth F-35 Jets

Russia is helping Iran with technical means and intelligence to track the advanced F-35 fighter jets, multiple media reports indicated.


75,000 Billion Rials, Chadormelo Investment in The Country’s Mines and Steel Industry

Taghizadeh, in connection with the reform of export duties for iron ore and a clear definition of the category of crude sales in the country, said.


Find and Hide the Delay in the Construction of the South Pars Phase 14 Refinery

The corona pandemic has dealt an irreparable blow to all countries of the world and has led to negative economic growth. The challenges facing the country are due to a number of factors, including coping with US economic sanctions, problems with currency transfers, the fight against the Covid virus, and economic pressure on the country.



Tehran Times


Tehran says won’t succumb to illegal requests over its nuclear program

Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi, who held talks on Tuesday with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi, said Iran has not succumbed to illegal requests and will never succumb to such requests.


Energy Ministry inaugurates 2,230 electricity supply projects in Government Week

In a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian inaugurated 2,230 electricity supply projects with a total investment of 31.6 trillion rials (over $752 million) in various provinces across the country.


All-Iranian system helps diagnose probable COVID-19

An advanced system fully developed by Iranian scientists was unveiled on Monday which can help diagnose respiratory symptoms of coronavirus just in 40 seconds.


IAEA should be impartial and professional, Zarif asserts

At a meeting with IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for the UN nuclear watchdog to be “impartial” and “professional” in its dealings with Iran.


Rouhani says U.S. failure at UN shows Iran’s diplomatic power

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the United States’ failure at the UN Security Council in extending arms
embargo on Iran showed the power of Iran’s diplomacy.


Iran says expects ties with IAEA to be based on mutual commitments

Iran expects its relations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAE A) to be based on legal commitments of both sides, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has said.


Defense minister: Iran interested in new military co-op agreements with Russia

Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday that Iran is interested in reaching new agreements with Russia on
defense cooperation once the UN-mandated restrictions on arms sales expire, UrduPoint News/Sputnik reported.


Intl. community will definitely counter U.S. snapback push: Rabiei

Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the international community will definitely counter the United
States’ illegal action in triggering the snapback mechanism to return all UN sanctions on Iran.


Iranian scholars urge UN to investigate systemic racial discrimination in U.S.

A group of Iranian scholars have written to the United Nations in condemnation of systematic racism against people of
color in the U.S., calling for the formation of a committee to investigate widespread injustice and social discrimination in the country.