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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on August 7

Tehran, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday, August 7, 2021:

*** IRAN DAILY

-- Iran rejects any limit to oil exports

Iran said it will not accept any limit to its exports of oil when the situation normalizes with the removal of the most draconian US sanctions on the country.
Tehran is facing a race against time to reclaim its standing in the global energy market as producers plan to ramp up oil production through the end of 2022. President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, who took office on Thursday, has said that he will seek to lift the “tyrannical sanctions imposed by America.

-- CBI foreign assets up by 2.4%

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported a 2.4% rise in its foreign assets for the first Iranian calendar quarter to June 21.
CBI data show that foreign assets reached over 6,600 trillion rials ($26.4 billion), up against 6,450 trillion rials reported in quarter to late March.
CBI’s foreign assets in June increased by 19.9% against the June quarter 2020 and by 46% against the June quarter 2019, according to the figures.

-- Shah Abbasi Caravanserai of Meybod up for global registration

Shah Abbasi Caravanserai, located in the historical city of Meybod, in the central province of Yazd, is expected to be included in the list of Iranian caravanserais to be registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List next year, said the director of the Research Center of Meybod Cultural Heritage Site.
Abdulmehdi Hemmatpour told Iran Daily that it will be Meybod’s first cultural heritage property to be registered globally, noting that UNESCO inspectors will visit Iranian caravanserais in September.

*** KAYHAN INTERNATIONAL

-- IRGC Chief Gen. Salami: We Are Ready

The head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Force (IRGC) has responded to a threat by the occupying regime of Israel's war minister, saying the Islamic Republic is prepared to handle any potential aggression.
Tensions are high between Iran and the occupying regime of Israel over a series of murky maritime incidents, including most recently a deadly blast aboard an Israeli-linked ship and an alleged boarding of another United Arab Emirates-owned tanker in the Gulf of Oman.
Zionist war minister Benny Gantz told Ynet News on Thursday that "Israel is ready to attack Iran."

-- Iran’s Hassan Yazdani Claims Silver at Tokyo 2020

Iranian freestyler wrestler claimed a silver medal in the 2020 Olympic Games on Thursday. He was defeated against David Taylor from USA 4-3 in the final seconds of the match.
Yazdani secured back-to-back points to regain the lead by forcing Taylor out of bounds before the American was able to get the comeback in the final seconds of the match.

-- Data: CBI Foreign Assets Rise 2.6%

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has reported a 2.4% surge in its foreign assets for the first calendar quarter to June 21.
A Thursday report by Iran’s official IRNA news agency cited CBI data showing that foreign assets had reached over 6,600 trillion rials ($26.4 billion), up against 6,450 trillion rials reported in quarter to late March.
CBI’s foreign assets in June had increased by 19.9% against the June quarter 2020 and by 46% against the June quarter 2019, showed the figures.

*** TEHRAN TIMES

-- Iran to start for World Cup qualification on Aug. 25

Iran national football team will start training camp for the third round of the 2022 World Cup qualification from Aug. 25. The ‘Persian Leopards’ will play Syria eight days later in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Head of The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Shahabeddin Azizi Khadem met Iran coach Dragan Skocic on Friday and talked about the team’s preparation program for the competition.

-- Stuntman Arsha Aqdasi dies, organs donated to save lives 

Iranian stuntman Arsha Aqdasi died in a Beirut hospital on Wednesday after doctors’ weeklong attempt failed to save him from the injuries he suffered in a car crash while shooting a film project in the Lebanese capital. He was 39.

Based on his last will and testament, his organs will be donated to save lives before his remains are transported to Tehran, Persian media announced.

Working for Indian director Siddharth Anand’s new project “Bang Bang”, he broke his neck on July 28 when a car he was in turned over. He was placed in an induced coma by doctors to prepare him for surgery. However, his injuries caused a disorder in the cerebral circulation system and ultimately led to his demise on Wednesday evening.

-- Projects worth $3.5b ready to be inaugurated in free trade, special economic zones

- The secretary of the Iranian Free Zones High Council says projects worth 150 trillion rials (about $3.571 billion) are ready to be inaugurated in the country’s free trade zones (FTZs) and special economic zones by the next two months. As announced by Hamidreza Mo'meni, the trade balance of the country’s free trade zones and special economic zones has been positive over the past three years.

“With the measures taken for the promotion of exports in the country, the trade balance of the free trade and special economic zones has become positive over the past three years,” the official has said.

-- Friday Mosque of Sojas: different from what you have already seen!

Full of mystic but modest in size and architecture, the Friday Mosque of Sojas was built sometime in the early 12th century during the Seljuk era.

The mosque is located approximately fifty-six kilometers south of Soltaniyeh in northwestern Iran. Although no date is mentioned in any of the inscription friezes found in the mosque itself, the articulation of its brick structure and decoration indicates that its approximate construction date has been determined to be around 1100.

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