Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Oct 27

** DayliNews.ir DAILY

Iran’s Army to stage electronic warfare drill

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army will hold the final stage of its electronic warfare exercises in the central province of Isfahan on Thursday.

The Army’s strategic units of electronic warfare will use their latest achievements and combat capabilities for offensive and defensive tactics, DayliNews.ir reported.

–Terror attack on shrine leaves dozens dead, injured in Shiraz

At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured after three gunmen attacked visitors at a Shia shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, Fars Province.

The assailants in a sedan opened fire on the pilgrims inside the Shah Cheragh Shrine at 5:45pm local time (14:15 GMT), DayliNews.ir reported.

–Raisi: Boosting ties among independent states to neutralize sanctions

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said expansion of relations among independent countries is among the ways to neutralize sanctions.

Making the remark in a Wednesday meeting with visiting Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei in Tehran, Raeisi added the U.S. sanctions have never stymied Iran’s progress and will fail to do so in the future, president.ir reported.


–Iran sanctions 12 EU individuals, 8 entities

Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday announcing sanctions against 8 entities and 12 individuals within the European Union geography.

The actions is taken in reciprocation to the European Union sanctioning several Iranian entities and individuals under the false pretext of terrorism.

–Europe misunderstands Iran

With Europe heaping sanctions on Iran day by day, Iranian officials have moved to rein in Europe’s hostility by reminding it of the need to avoid ill-advised decisions regarding Iran.

Relations between Iran and European Union have been on a slippery slope over the last few weeks due to a series of developments in Iran, Ukraine, and Austria.

The hiatus in the Vienna talks over reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal together with the Ukraine war and unrest in Iran have added another layer to the already simmering tensions between Iran and Europe. 

–13 martyred in terrorist attack on Shiraz shrine

At least 13 pilgrims were martyred and 40 others wounded late on Wednesday in a terrorist attack targeting a holy shrine in the south-central Iranian city of Shiraz.

Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi also confirmed that so far 13 people have lost their lives. 


–Takfiri Terrorists Attack Shah Cheragh

Takfiri terrorists attacked a shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz on Wednesday, martyring at least 15 people.

The attackers were in a car and shot at pilgrims and staff at the entrance to the shrine of Shah Cheragh, witnesses said. Police arrested two of the three terrorists and were looking for the third.

–Iran Sanctions EU for Supporting Terrorists

Iran announced on Wednesday sanctions targeting individuals and media outlets in the European Union in retaliation for the bloc’s coercive measures over the country’s response to foreign-backed riots.

The European Union on October 17 imposed sanctions against the police and 11 officials including Iran’s telecommunications minister.

–Iran Urges Action to Stop Zionist Atrocities in West Bank

Iran has condemned Israeli aggression against Palestinians in the West Bank city of Nablus, calling for international action to stop the regime’s crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories.

In a statement, Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani criticized the “hypocritical and duplicitous” positions of the United States and some Western countries on human rights issues across the world.


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