Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 9-9-2020

Iran News Daily


Leader Denounces Charlie Hebdo’s Offensive Cartoon

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has condemned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for reprinting a cartoon that insults Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), describing it as another proof of the Western world’s enmity towards Islam.


Indian Minister in Tehran To Bolster Bilateral Ties

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar yesterday met with Iran’s Foriegn Minister Javad Zarif in Tehran. Jaishankar had made stopover in Iran as part of his key Moscow visit. Calling the meet “productive”, the EAM tweeted, “Discussed strengthening our bilateral cooperation and reviewed regional developments. Thank him for his gracious hospitality.”


Iran Calls for Global Campaign to Remove U.S. Sanctions

Health minister has, in a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), called for a global campaign to end the U.S. illegal and unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Expanding Ties Between Iran, Turkey Only Way to Foil Plots

President Hassan Rouhani yesterday referred to Iran and Turkey as two major regional powers and noted that expanding bilateral ties is the only way to foil conspiracies.


U.S. Has No Chance to Launch Trigger Mechanism Against Iran

Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations Mikhail Ulyanov said on Monday that the U.S. has no chance of launching trigger mechanism and restoring sanctions on Iran.


Runoff Parliamentary Polls to Be Held on Sep 11

Iran is scheduled to hold the runoff parliamentary elections in nine provinces on September 11 in full compliance with the Covid-19 health protocols.


Tehran Resolved to Interact With World To Defy Washington

Government Spokesman reaffirmed Tehran’s determination to work with all countries and international organizations to protect the rule of law against the US government’s threats and law-breaking.


Europeans Urged to Counter U.S. Unilateralism

A senior Iranian lawmaker called on the European counties to stand against the United States’ hawkish policies against other countries.


Official Highlights Vital Factors for Iran-Pakistan Trade

Senior officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan in a meeting stressed that further increasing working hours at the border and raising the number of border crossings would enhance bilateral trade.



Iranian Diplomat Visits Afghanistan to Discuss Peace Process

Erahim Taherian, a special assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Afghan affairs, recently visited Kabul to hold talks with top Afghan officials and pursue Iran’s principled policy towards the country, which is based on the importance of establishing sustainable stability with an emphasis on the country’s Constitution



Tehran Times


Petchem output up 6% in 5 months yr/yr

Petrochemical production  has risen six percent in Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar
year (March 20-August 21), compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to an official in the National
Petrochemical Company (NPC).


World medical community, by its oath, has a duty to help lift Iran’s sanctions: health minister

In a letter to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki called for a global call to remove Iran’s drug and food sanctions, noting that the world medical community, by its oath, has a humanistic duty to take action in this regard.


Shahram Mokri: Iran sanctions big obstacle to joint film projects

Iranian director Shahram Mokri, whose latest drama “Careless Crime” was screened at the 77th Venice  Film Festival, has said the U.S. sanctions on Iran have put a big obstacle in the way of the countries and companies eager to cooperate with Iran in the film industry.


Iran’s presence in Syria only related to Damascus: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that Iran’s presence in Syria is only related to the Damascus government.


VP honors top knowledgebased companies

Vice President for Science and Technology, Sourena Sattari, honored the top knowledge-based firms during the 18th annual
meeting of Pardis Technology Park in Tehran on Monday.


MP urges world to stand up to U.S. illegal measures

The chairman of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has urged the international community
to stand up to the United States’ unilateral and illegal measures such as repeated violations of international treaties.


Commenting on Natanz explosion is up to SNSC, says nuclear chief

Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Tuesday that he was not
authorized to speak about a July explosion at the Natanz nuclear facility and that it was up to a top security body to
comment on the explosion.


Iran, Turkey should make a unified decision on UAE ‘betrayal’: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday that Iran and Turkey should take a unified stance on a recent normalization deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel.