11 Dec 2023
Tuesday 4 December 2018
Story Code : 329211

Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 04-12-2018

Iran Daily


Irans eight-month trade surplus at $2bn

Official figures showed Iran had a trade surplus of $2 billion over a period of eight months starting March 21, 2018 in what could be an indication that the countrys economy is still doing well in face of US sanctions.

Iran seals FIBA World Cup spot

Mohamamd Jamshidi and Behnam Yakhchali scored a combined 47 points as Iran beat the Philippines 78-70 in Manila on Monday to secure a place at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.

US pressuring Iran through propaganda campaign National Desk
The US withdrawal from Irans nuclear deal in May was the main episode in a psychological campaign against Iran that has been in the making for years, the presidents chief of staff said.

Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis
Iran on Monday expressed support for UN-sponsored Yemen peace talks, saying Tehran is ready to help find a political solution.

Oil surges over 5% on US-China deal, expected supply cuts
Oil prices jumped by more than five percent on Monday after the United States and China agreed to a 90-day truce in a trade dispute, and ahead of a meeting this week of the producer club OPEC that is expected to cut supply.

Qatar to leave OPEC to focus on gas
The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions.

Qassemi: Saudi Arabia not ready to restore ties with Iran
Irans Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said it doesnt seem that Saudi Arabia is ready to restore relations with Iran because they are living and making judgement with delusions from the past.

Parliament speaker says US call for talks insincere
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani decried the US call for negotiations with Iran as insincere, saying Washington should first make up for the violation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Zarif blasts US for surrealist foreign policy
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the surrealism forming US foreign policy after his American counterpart accused Tehran of violating the very UN Security Council resolution that Washington has breached.

Araqchi: Iran, Pakistan need to enhance ties
Iran is seeking to remove the impediments checking the expansion of relations with Pakistan, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said.



Tehran Times


Non-oil exports up 13% in 8 months yr/yr
The value of Irans non-oil exports during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21) rose 13 percent compared to that of the same period of time in the previous year.

Germanys Meier: Claim that Iran has violated UNSCR factually wrong

Oliver Meier, the deputy head of International Security Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), has said that UN Security Council Resolution 2231 does not prohibit Iran from missile testing activities, therefore the claim by the U.S. hat Iran has violated the resolution are unfounded.

Iran backs upcoming Yemeni-Yemeni talks in Stockholm
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has offered the countrys support for the upcoming Yemen talks in Sweden, calling on all Yemeni sides to have a constructive and responsible engagement in the Stockholm talks with the goal of putting an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Why are the Zionists trying to assassinate Nasrallah?
The Zionist military commanders, who are in pain over their recent defeat in the occupied territory of Palestine and in Syria against the Islamic resistance group, have called for assassination of Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, the General-Secretary of Lebanons Hezbollah.

French ambulance workers join protests as crisis talks held
French paramedics joined ongoing anti-government protests as the prime minister met with political rivals Monday in a bid to ease anger following violent riots that rocked Paris.

MbSs visit to Algeria will be an insult to the nations history
The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Algeria on Sunday.

Without hands in peace and serenity
Sheida Shokravi, 40, was born without hands.

Trumps offer for talks cannot be taken seriously, Larijani says
U.S. President Donald Trumps calls for talks with Iran cannot be taken seriously until Washington returns to the 2015 nuclear agreement as a gesture of goodwill, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says.

Zarif: U.S. foreign policy based on surrealism
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that that surrealism shapes the United States foreign policy.

U.S. seeking to permanently destabilize region: Iran FM
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. is seeking to destabilize the Middle East region permanently to justify its heinous policy.

Zarif, Haniyeh discuss U.S. draft resolution against Hamas
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh held a phone conversation on Monday discussing latest developments in Palestine including the U.S. draft resolution against Hamas at the UN General Assembly.

Iran: Brian Hook enters childish show
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Iran seeks a stable Middle East region and will not give negative response to any positive gesture by any neighboring country.
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