Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 31-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Enemies Failed In Overthrowing Establishment

President Hassan Rouhani said that the resistance of the Iranian nation in the face of hostile pressures foiled enemies plot to bring down the Islamic Republic.


UNSC Consensus Once Again Proved U.S. Isolation

Iran says the overwhelming consensus among members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) against the U.S.’s push to reinstate all anti-Iran UN sanctions proves Washington’s isolation once again.


Astana Guarantor States Censure Israeli Aggression On Syrian Soil

Iran, Russia and Turkey — the three guarantor states of the Astana peace process — have blasted Israel’s continued attacks on Syria as well as the illegal U.S. seizure of the Syrian oil.


Iraq to Import Gas From Iran Until 2025

Iraq’s Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar said his country is planning to produce its own gas to meet domestic needs, but imports from Iran will continue for the next five years.


Turkey Floats New Cooperation With Iran After Gas Find

Turkey says its largest-ever natural gas discovery in the Black Sea could lead to new cooperation with Iran even as Ankara aims not to be just a buyer, but also a producer.


Ayatollah Khamenei Condoles Demise of Hosseinian

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expressed condolences over the demise of Hojatoleslam Ruhollah Hosseinian.


IAEA Urged to Observe Principles of Impartiality, Professionalism

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the UN nuclear agency should observe the principles of impartiality and professionalism in its dealings with the Islamic Republic.


U.S. Police Brutality Outcome of Racist Way of Thinking

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri blasted the U.S. police for its brutalities against the American people and said that the U.S.’ police behavior is the result of the domination of racist thoughts in that country.


Good Neighborliness Policy Is of Main Policies of Iran

Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Mohsen Baharvand said that good neighborliness policy is one of the main policies of the Islamic Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs implements it.


Iran Invites Taliban to Join Peace Negotiations

A senior Iran diplomat said that Afghanistan’s problems have no military solution and the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country is a necessary step towards peace in Afghanistan.



Tehran Times


Energy Ministry to draft new bill for protecting water resources

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has said that a new bill is going to be drafted for the country’s “Law of
Fair Water Distribution,” to ensure the protection of the country’s water resources, the ministry portal PAVEN reported.


Tehran criticizes the West for harboring MEK

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday marked the National Day of Fight Against Terrorism, criticizing the United States and the European Union for sheltering the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) group which has killed thousands of Iranians.


Plan for offering oil via salaf bonds temporarily stopped

Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Farhad Dejpasand said that the plan for offering oil via salaf bonds in Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) is temporarily stopped, Tasnim news agency reported.


Children’s tourism company makes debut in Iran

The first company in Iran specialized in children’s cultural tourism has been registered in the UNESCO-tagged city of Yazd aiming to pay more attention to children and make them happier.


Police fire pellet guns on Kashmir Muharram procession

At least 40 Shia mourners in the Indian-controlled Kashmir were injured on Saturday when government forces used batons, burst tear smoke shells and fired pellets to break up mourning processions on the ninth day of Islamic month of Muharram.


Ashura commemorated

Mourning ceremonies for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) on the day of Ashura were held on Saturday and
Sunday all over Iran amid strict observation of coronavirus-related health protocols.


Zarif: U.S. doesn’t ‘understand law or UN’

In a tweet on Friday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lambasted the U.S. administration for its insistence on triggering a highly controversial mechanism stipulated in UN Security Council Resolution 2231.


China and France should safeguard Iran nuclear deal, Chinese FM says

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged France to work with Beijing to protect major international
agreements such as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Pakistan’s Khan says imperative to enhance ties with Iran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has praised Pakistan’s relationship with Iran, stressing an imperative to expand mutual
ties in the future.


Vienna to host JCPOA joint commission on Sept. 1

The next meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will be held in Vienna on September 1.