Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 7-9-2020

Iran News Daily


Iran Reports Highest Daily COVID-19 Fatalities In Two Weeks

Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 139 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day record since August 24, increasing the overall fatalities to 22,293.


Indian DM in Tehran to Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Security

Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has visited Tehran where he held “very fruitful” talks his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami, saying they exchanged views on regional security and bilateral ties.


Perpetrators of Natanz Nuclear Facility Incident Identified

The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Sunday that those responsible for Natanz nuclear facility incident have been identified.


Range of Iran Air-Launched Cruise Missiles to Exceed 1,000 km

Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled plans to extend the range of homegrown air-launched cruise missiles beyond 1,000 kilometers.


Lawmakers Urged to Take Appropriate Measure If DRM Activated

More than 300 university students in a letter to the Iranian Parliament on Sunday called on the lawmakers to take appropriate and drastic measures in case of activation of the so-called ‘Snapback Trigger Mechanism” by the U.S.


Iran Will Never Forgive U.S. for Damages Caused by Sanctions

Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf expressed Tehran’s opposition to any talks with Washington, saying the Iranian people will never forgive the US for the harms it has done through the sanctions.


No Connection Between Repayment of British Debt and Prisoners

Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said that the issue of paying off Iran’s debt by the British government has nothing to do with the release of dual-national prisoners.


Global Anti-Drug Fight Cannot Be Effective Without Iran

Global fight against illicit drugs will not have favorable outcome without Iran’s contribution, Iranian Director General for International Affairs of Drug Control Headquarters Amir Abbas Lotfi said on Sunday.


Tehran Times


U.S. protests: Police use tear gas, Portland protesters throw fire bombs

Protesters in Portland threw rocks and fire bombs at police who in turn used tear gas on Saturday night and at least one person was injured, on the 100th day of demonstrations in the Oregon city against racism and police brutality.


Health ministry approves responsible tourism plan

The health ministry has approved the tourism ministry’s proposed plan on responsible tourism for safe traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.


Global anti-narcotics fight not to succeed without Iran

Iran is the main partner in the fight against narcotics, and if excluded, the global attempt will not be successful, Amir Abbas Lotfi, spokesman for the anti-narcotics headquarters said.


Ground Force self-sufficient in producing military parts: commander

The commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force has said his forces have become self-sufficient in producing military equipment


Ghalibaf says U.S. can’t impose talks on Iran

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on Sunday voiced opposition to any dialogue with the United
States, saying Washington “cannot impose dialogue on us”.


Advisor sees Palestinians’ vigilance as chief reason behind failure of ‘deal of century’

A senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker has said that vigilance and resistance by the Palestinians are the chief reasons behind the defeat of the so-called “deal of the century”.