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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 25-5-2019

25 May 2019 - 11:01

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Trump rejects additional troop deployment to Middle East

Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the United States and concerns about a possible military confrontation.

Visiting Zarif, Pakistani officials discuss ties, regional tensions

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met Friday with officials from neighboring Pakistan to discuss bilateral ties and escalating tensions between Iran and the United States.

NHK: Japan PM considering visit to Iran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in four decades, as global concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States.

UK PM announces resignation in emotional end

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday, ending a dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Brexit.

Zarif: Iran will see end of Trump, but he will never see end of Iran

Iran’s foreign minister lashed out at President Donald Trump on Friday amid heightened tensions between the two countries, saying that “Iran will see the end of Trump, but he will never see the end of Iran.

German diplomat:European countries to continue efforts to preserve JCPOA

A senior German diplomat said European countries will continue efforts to preserve a 2015 landmark multilateral nuclear accord between Iran and the world powers.

Iran marks 37th anniversary of Khorramshahr liberation

Iran marked the 37th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces under former dictator Saddam Hussein.

Tehran Times

Iran, Russia explore ways of expanding railway co-op

Saeed Rasouli, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI), met with Russian Rail-ways (RZD) Vice President Alexander Misharin in Tehran to discuss ways of expanding cooperation, the RAI website reported.

Nation will make economic war planners regretful: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the Iranian people will make those in the United States who have waged an “economic war” against Iran “regretful”.

Yemeni drone hits Patriot missile system at Saudi airport in Najran

Yemeni army forces, sup-ported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, havereportedly launched an airstrike against an MIM-104Patri-otsurface-to-airmissile system stationed at an airport in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Najran.

Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation

Fighting back tears, BritishPrime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit,triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power whois likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.

‘Bahraini regime contributing to liquidation of Palestinian cause’

Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society,says the ruling Al Khalifah regime is contributing to the liquidation of the Palestinian cause through hosting a Washington-led conference in support of U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial proposalfor “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “the deal of the century.”

Art exhibit on Khorramshahr underway at Tehran gallery

A multimedia exhibition featuring a historical and abstract account of what has happened in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr over the past 38 years is underway at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery.

Zarif meets Imran Khan in Islamabad

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Friday.

Military chief: Stand off between Iran and U.S. is ‘clash of wills’

Major Gen-eral Mohammad Bagheri, the Iranian armed forces chief of staff, said on Thursday that the current standoff between Iran and the U.S. is an arena for “clash of wills.”

Shinzo Abe considering visit to Iran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June.

Russia calls U.S. policy against Iran ‘very dangerous’

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that the U.S. seeks to provoke the Iranians, hoping to pressure them into retaliation that would provide a casus belli for a military strike and called Washington’s policy “very dangerous”.

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