Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 23-04-2016

Iran Daily


Zarif: US must ‘seriously’ live up to its side of nuclear deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asked the US to implement the last year nuclear deal as the European businesses are reluctant to do business with Iran over the fear of being penalized under US regulations.


Daesh attack kills nine at Baghdad mosque

A bomb attack claimed by Daesh terrorist group killed at least nine people following Friday prayers at a Shia Muslim mosque in southwestern Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.


US goes shopping in Iran’s nuclear bazaar

Mere months ago, Iran’s nuclear program was a dispute with Western countries, the US in particular. Now it’s supplying the US Department of Energy with a strategic substance that the United States itself can’t produce.


South Africa president due in Tehran tomorrow

The President of South Africa Jacob Zuma will lead a high-level delegation on a state visit to Iran on Sunday and Monday.


British travelers flock to Iran

Iran is appearing on the travel itineraries of an ever-increasing number of British holidaymakers, following a thaw in diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic and the West.


Amnesty accuses Nigerian Army of mass killings of Shias

Amnesty International said on Friday that Nigeria’s Army killed hundreds of men, women and children from a minority Shia Muslim sect last December, but the military dismissed the rights group’s report as hasty, one-sided and biased.


JCPOA meeting held in Vienna

The third session of the joint commission established under the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers was held in Vienna on Friday.


Iran FM: We don’t recognize US court ruling

Iran’s foreign minister said the country refuses to recognize a recent ruling by the US Supreme Court, which authorizes the transfer of around two billion dollars of frozen Iranian assets to the families of the victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut.

Tehran Times


Families with 2 or more disabled children to receive houses: minister

Families who have two or more children with disabilities will get houses by the end of the next Iranian calendar year which falls in March 2018, Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei said.


Zarif says Iran does not recognize U.S. court ruling

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. is “well aware” that Iran “does not recognize” a ruling by the U.S. Supreme court that says almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets be turned over to American families of people killed in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut and other attacks blamed on Iran.


Undocumented Afghans in Iran outnumber registered ones, UNHCR official says

UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Operations George Okoth-Obbo said on Wednesday that there are exactly 960,000 Afghan nationals in Iran, but the number of undocumented Afghans in the country is much more, numbering about 3 millions.


British travelers flock to Iran

Iran is appearing on the travel itineraries of an ever-increasing number of British holidaymakers, following a thaw in diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic and the West.


Tehran, Baku sign MOUs on medicine, car production

Iran and Azerbaijan inked four memorandums of understandings (MOUs) at the presence of Azerbaijani Economic Minister Shahin Mustafayev and the visiting Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi in Baku on April 21.


Leader: Hezbollah shinning like sun

On Wednesday, the Supreme Leader strongly denounced Saudi Arabia which with a support by some its allies included some anti-Hezbollah paragraphs in the OIC final communiqué. “Let’s suppose a corrupt, sycophantic, hollow regime condemns Hezbollah in a statement with money and petrodollars; to hell with it! How much does it matter?” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a group of students, the reported.


Iran not seeking entry to U.S. financial system, Zarif says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has disputed suggestions that Iran now wanted access to the American financial system as part of the nuclear accord. “We never asked to have access to your financial system,” Zarif said in an interview with the New York Times published on Wednesday.


Threats have become more serious after nuclear deal: IRGC chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said in a televised interview on Thursday that threats against Iran have become “more serious” after the conclusion of the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.


Iran, 5+1 hold joint meeting on JCPOA implementation

Iran-5+1 joint committee held its first round of talks on Friday in Vienna.


Iran to sell 40 tons of heavy water to U.S.

Iran said on Tuesday that it plans to sell as much as 40 tons of its excess heavy water supplies to the U.S. – a major step which is expected to take the country toward the commercialization of its nuclear energy program.

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