A special look at the headlines Ettela’at newspaper covered on August 20.
♦ “The nuclear deal is a unique achievement,” President Rouhani told a joint meeting of his Cabinet and governors general from across the country.
He further said that the stage is set for major transformation in the country.
♦ A pipeline will be built to transfer Iraqi oil through Iranian soil.
The Iraqi ambassador to Tehran said that political reforms that have the support of the Iraqi people are underway in his country.
♦ IS terrorists have mounted an attack on Turkey-Syria border, killing 52 people.
The suicide attack that targeted a Kurdish security center left an additional 70 wounded.
♦ “Iran supports the Iraqi government’s fight against IS,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
He further said that his recent regional tours have been aimed at consulting with regional leaders and finding a way out of the ongoing crises in the region.
♦ Tehran’s prosecutor has underlined the immediate implementation of verdicts issued by courts in the capital.
He further said that the rulings in 102,000 cases, some dating back to at least four years ago, are waiting to be implemented.
♦ A six-month leave for women who seek to adopt children.
The announcement was made by the deputy director of the Welfare Organization.
♦ A third of urban dwellers in the country live on the edges of cities.
The minister of roads and transportation said that currently there are no proper systems for suburban transportation in place.