Jan 14, 2024, 9:41 AM
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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Jan 14

Jan 14, 2024, 9:41 AM
News ID: 85353240
Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Jan 14

Tehran, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Sunday, January 14, 2024:


--  Raisi briefed on measures aimed at boosting manufacturing sector

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was briefed on measures for boosting the production sector in a meeting with his economic deputies and ministers on Saturday.
Assessing the latest situation of agricultural, industrial and mining production units, the president called for taking the necessary measures to continue promoting production as well as improving the production units.

--  Iran’s nine-month exports of aquatics tops 100k tons

Iran exported 102,352 tons of fishery products worth $228.332 million in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-December 21, 2023), announced the spokesman of the International Relations and Trade Promotion Committee of Iran’s House of Industry, Mine and Trade.
According to Rouhollah Latifi, the country exported 328 tons of ornamental fish, 14,036 tons of carp, 10,765 tons of trout, 349 tons of halwa fish and 5,672 tons of flounder in the above-mentioned nine months.

--  Iran to invest $275b in developing oil, gas fields by 2041: NIOC

Iran will invest about $275 billion by 2041 for the development of its oil and gas fields, announced the deputy head of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for planning.
Speaking at the First Conference of Managers of the National Iranian Oil Company, Ahmad Rajabi stated that strategic plans have been defined and are on the agenda of the NIOC and the Ministry of Oil for increasing the production of crude oil and gas.


-- Several Objects of Artistic Value Stolen From Isfahan Museum

A thief has stolen several contemporary objects of artistic value from the Museum of Decorative Arts in Isfahan, IRNA reported Saturday, citing the Isfahan Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department.
“At dawn today, a thief tried to enter the Museum of Decorative Arts by climbing the scaffolding, but the guards of the protection unit engaged with him and prevented his access to the main repository,” head of the department Hamidreza Mohagheghian said.

--  German Tourist Gets Royal Treat in Iranian Village

Residents of the northwestern Iranian village of Zegdraw have been hosting a tourist from Germany for over three weeks, helping her to feel at home.
Petrar Schuermann, 64, was touring the Iranian cities but technical failure in her car made her stay in the village, located 15 kilometers east of Mahabad in northwestern Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.

--  Northern Iran Cited Hot Spot for European Neanderthal Migration

Researchers modeling eastern Neanderthal migration from Europe have found the area south of the Caspian Sea in northern Iran to be the most likely route, suggesting there could be significant yet-to-be-discovered archaeological sites hidden in less explored areas along the way.
The paper, published in the journal PLOS ONE, follows computer modeling of Neanderthal dispersal across hypothetical Northern and Southern Caspian routes based on available archaeological and physiological data. These routes suggest potential research opportunities in little-known regions of Iran and Central Asia where the modeling predicts ideal paleolithic habitats.


--  Iran look to end AFC Asian Cup 47-year title drought

The eighteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup officially kicked off in Doha on Friday. Iran national football team are looking to bring an end to 47-year title drought. Due to the impact of the coronavirus, China withdrew as host country for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, which now takes place in Qatar in 2024.

Defending champions Qatar kicked off their tournament with a convincing triumph over Lebanon, signaling a strong start for both the team and their fans, Farokh Hasabi, Tehran Times correspondent, reported from Qatar.

--  Iran ready for cultural collaboration with neighboring countries

In a press conference held in Tehran on Saturday, Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili, highlighted Iran's preparedness to engage in joint cultural, artistic, media, and cinematic ventures with neighboring countries, particularly Turkey, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

Esmaeili acknowledged the significance of Turkey as an important regional partner in terms of cultural ties, stating that the two countries have witnessed fruitful collaborations in the artistic and media sectors in recent times.

--  Monthly electricity generation from renewable sources stands at 125m Kwh

The electricity generated by Iranian renewable power plants in the ninth Iranian calendar month Azar (ended on December 21, 2023) stood at 125 million kilowatt-hours (Kwh). Electricity generation from renewables in the said month led to economizing on the consumption of natural gas by 34 million cubic meters while saving 28 million liters of water.

It also prevented the emission of 70,000 tons of Green House Gases (GHG).


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