Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Dec 25

The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday, December 25, 2021:


According to Ashura News, quoted by the IRNA news agency,


-- New deal must focus on U.S. containment

One of the most influential issues in multilateral diplomacy is the international arrangement of the great powers, and the same is true of the outcome of the current negotiations.


-- Raeisi: Jesus Christ birthday opportunity to commemorate harbinger of salvation for oppressed

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said celebrating the blessed birthday of Jesus Christ (PBUH) is an opportunity to remember the ethical features of the epitome of humanity and harbinger of salvation for the oppressed in their efforts in the face of cruelty of the domineering powers.


-- Missiles fired on last day of Great Prophet 17 massive drills

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) simultaneously launched 16 ballistic missiles of different classes during massive joint military exercises in Iran’s southern areas, saying the drills carried a stark warning to Israel.



-- Target Simultaneously Hit by 16 Ballistic Missiles

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Friday wrapped up a massive five-day drill with launch of a dozen cruise and ballistic missiles, and a stark warning to the occupying regime of Israel.


-- Jesus (AS) – One of the Five Greatest Prophets of Islam

Today, the 25th of December, is celebrated by most Christian sects as the birthday of the Virgin-born Jesus (peace upon him). The various versions of the Gospels in circulation amongst the Christians, whether these books are regarded as canonical or non-canonical – depending upon the Church the Christians follow – do not mention this date, or for that matter any other date.


-- Saudi Jets Bomb Homes in Yemeni Capital

Saudi Arabia claimed it launched airstrikes against a military camp in the capital Sanaa on Thursday, attacks which turned out to have hit a prison compound, a sports stadium and a hospital.



-- U.S.-Backed Coalition Pummels Civilian Installations in Yemen

Deputy FM: Gas swap to begin early January BAKU, the Republic of Azerbaijan — On the sidelines of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian’s visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan, Tehran Times correspondent got a chance to interview Mehdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy.


-- Iran increases share of world’s green universities

A total of 42 universities from Iran have been listed among 1,000 green institutions worldwide, showing an increased share in comparison to the past two years, according to the University of Indonesia Green Metric overall ranking 2021.


-- Iran launches its first solar cell plant

Iranian Energy Minister Ali-Akbar Mehrabian inaugurated the country’s first solar cell factory in Khomein county, in central Markazi province, in a ceremony on Thursday.




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