Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 20-9-2020

Iran News Daily


E3 Say UN Sanctions Relief For Iran to Continue

The three European signatories to the Iran Nuclear Deal say despite U.S. efforts to activate the snapback mechanism, the UN sanctions relief for Iran would continue beyond Sept 20.


‘’Revenge’’ Awaits for All Involved In Assassinating Martyr Soleimani

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran will definitely avenge the U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, but it will only target those who are either directly or indirectly involved in the murder.


IAEA Asked for No More Access Into Iran Nuclear Activity

Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, says the International Atomic Energy Agency has asked for no further probes except for the two cases agreed between Tehran and the Agency last month.


$400b Deal Between Iran-China Does Not Impact India’s Ties With Tehran

Murmurs of a potential $400 billion trade and military deal between Beijing and Tehran have reached New Delhi. As China and India continue to have estranged relations, Beijing’s growing influence in the strategically-important Iran is being seen as a matter of concern by the Indian opposition.


Police Dismantle Drug-Trafficking Band

The police forces of the Sistan and Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, have dismantled a drug-trafficking band and seized over 1 ton of illegal drugs in Saravan County.


President Voices Concern Over Relative Rise In COVID-19 Infections

President Hassan Rouhani has expressed concern over a drop in the percentage of people who abide by health protocols amid a surge in the coronavirus outbreak.


Iran Does Not Hesitate in Dealing With Disrupters of Its Tie With Turkey

Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaghari stated Iran does not hesitate in dealing with terrorist elements in the region who seek to disrupt friendly relations between Tehran and Ankara.


Snapback Mechanism Piece of U.S. Propaganda

Washington’s push to trigger the snapback mechanism of the JCPOA for re-imposing sanctions on Iran is nothing but an attempt to attract the American public attention as part of a propaganda game, Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati said.


Iran Ranks First in Oil, Gas Exploration Volume in World

Acording to Wood Mackenzie Institute, Iran tops the world in oil exploration volume in 2019 by exploring 4,973 Billion barrels, Director of Exploration Department of the National Iranian Oil Company announced.


Tehran Times


Iranian megaproject nominated for IPMA excellence award

Iran’s Bid Boland Gas Refinery project in southwestern Khuzestan Province has been nominated for the International Project Management Association (IPMA)’s Global Project Excellence Award at the energy sector, IRIB reported.


Iranian war veteran, suffering chemical injury, has not slept for 35 years

One of the Iranian soldiers who had suffered a brain injury due to chemical attacks during the eight-year Iraqi imposed war – called the Sacred Defense – has not slept for 35 years as a result of the illness.


Poster, photo exhibits observe Iran-Iraq war anniversary

The 40th anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war is being observed by organizing two exhibitions of photos
and posters in Tehran.


Date harvest season begins in southern Iran

Farmers are picking dates from palm tree plantations on the outskirts of Shadegan, southwestern Iran, September 19, 2020.


U.S. aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions

A U.S. aircraft carrier has entered the Persian Gulf for the first time in ten months, as tensions soar between Tehran and Washington over a number of issues.


IRGC chief to Trump: We will target everyone involved in Soleimani assassination

The chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned U.S. President Donald Trump of a decisive revenge for the assassination of Iran’s top general Qassem Soleimani.


‘Iran to return to pre-JCPOA era if UN bans imposed’

The chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says Iran will return to the pre-JCPOA era if the
UN sanctions are reimposed.


Tangsiri: We will crush your teeth if Iran’s interests threatened

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has warned the enemies that if they threaten Iran’s national interests, their teeth will be smashed and their bodies will be sent out of the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian coffins.


Salehi: IAEA has asked for no more access into Iran nuclear activity

Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, says the International Atomic Energy Agency has asked for no further probes except
for the two cases agreed between Tehran and the Agency last month.