Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on April 4

Apr 4, 2024, 10:44 AM
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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on April 4

Tehran, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday, April 4, 2024:


--Israel will receive slap in the face for Damascus attack: Leader

 Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has asserted that the Israeli regime will face repercussions for its recent attack on the premises of the Iranian embassy in Syria’s capital.

Addressing officials of the Iranian administration and other branches of government on Wednesday, the Leader highlighted that the Monday assault, which resulted in the martyrdom of two Iranian military generals and five accompanying officers who were on a consulting mission in Syria, reflects the deteriorating position of the Israeli regime, stating that Israel will receive “a slap in the face” for this heinous crime.

--Insane actions of Zionists are their last efforts, says Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has characterized the recent actions of the Zionist regime as desperate measures, asserting that Israel’s behavior demonstrates a disregard for human and international norms.

--Fishery exports exceed 186,000 tons in 11 months

ran exported 186,000 tons of fishery products worth $337.7 million in the first 11 months of the previous Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2023-Februry 19, 2024), the latest data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) showed.


--Syrians Hold Funeral for Iran’s Military Advisors

 In a poignant ceremony in Damascus, the Syrian capital became the setting for the funeral of Iranian military advisors, including two high-ranking generals, who were martyred in an Israeli airstrike. 

--IRICA: Foreign Trade With Neighbors Tops $60bn

Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Muhammad Rezvanifar said on Wednesday that the country’s trade exchanges with its 15 neighbors in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 19, 2024) reached $60.773 billion, showing a 1.35% hike compared to a year earlier.

--Iran Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team Beats Japan in Dali

Iran’s women sitting volleyball team defeated Japan in the 2024 Paralympic Final Qualification Tournament in Dali, China.

Iran’s women’s sitting volleyball team swept past Japan in straight sets (25-7, 25-19, 25-6) in the sporting event on Wednesday.


--Leader: Palestinian resistance in Gaza will bring Israel to its knees

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the resistance and steadfastness of the Palestinian people in the besieged Gaza Strip will bring the Israeli regime to its knees.

Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Qur’an reciters and memorizers on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in the capital Tehran on Tuesday.

“Today, what is coming to pass in Gaza is the apex of crime, malice and brutality,” the Leader said as he pointed to the 158th day of Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza.

--Iran, China, Russia engage targets in joint maritime exercise

The Maritime Security Belt – 2024 exercise had the active participation of China, Russia, and Iran, involving live firing at designated surface targets on Tuesday.

Various vessels and fast attack boats from the IRGC Naval Force are involved in the exercise, along with soldiers from the Islamic Republic Army, Tasnim News Agency reported.

The IRGC Naval Force enhanced its capabilities by introducing newly-added vessels to the exercise, marking their inaugural participation in operational activities. These vessels are equipped for extended ocean missions, ensuring a prolonged naval presence, armed with the latest domestically-developed advanced weaponry.

--Iranian wrestler Zare’ tops UWW superheavyweight ranking

Freestyle wrestler Amirhossein Zare’ is the only Iranian to stand atop his respective weight class in the latest United World Wrestling Rankings.


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