Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Jan 12

Tehran, Jan 12, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Thursday:

**IRAN NEWS
-Nation bids farewell to late Rafsanjani
-Iran urges compensation for US violation of JCPOA
-China opens 1st post-JCPOA LoC to Iran

**IRAN DAILY
-Leader holds memorial service for Ayatollah Rafsanjani
-WB forecasts 5.2% GDP growth for Iran in 2017
-Syria peace talks in Astana set for January 23

**KAYHAN INTERNATIONAL
-Lebanese president defends ties with Iran
-At least 80% of east Mosul liberated
-Leader hosts mourning ceremony

**TEHRAN TIMES
-Tehran, Riyadh to resume Hajj talks
-World Bank forecasts 5.2% GDP growth for Iran in 2017
-All sides reaffirm strong commitment to nuclear deal

**FINANCIAL TRIBUNE
-Think Thanks recommends floating forex rate
-Oil Price rebound
-More that just a plane

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