IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, August 9, 2018, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The fresh round of US sanctions on Iran and Baghdad’s surprising support for them received great coverage today. Many papers blasted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s comments regarding the issue, calling it a betrayal.
Also a top story was the Iranian Parliament’s vote to impeach Labour Minister Ali Rabiee as the first minister to be sacked from President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet since his re-election in 2017.
The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:
1- Iranian Parliament Sacks Labour Minister
2- Al-Abadi Betrays Iran: Iraq to Implement US Sanctions on Iran
1- Unemployed Minister
2- Rouhani Warns North Korea: US Unreliable, Untrustworthy, Doesn’t Do Any of Its Commitments
3- Europe Gives Ultimatum to Firms Boycotting Iran
1- Iran to Run Out of Water in Less than 50 Years: Environment Chief
1- 170,000 Tonnes of Paper Hoarded
2- More Bitter than Impeachment
1- EU: Firms that Stop Doing Business with Iran to Be Put under Sanctions
2- Ammar Hakim: We’ll Stand by Iran against US Pressures
1- Forget about Visiting Istanbul and Dubai
- Some Airlines Have Doubled, Tripled Flight Rates
1- Judiciary Must Prosecute Those Disrupting Iran’s Economy Immediately, Accurately, Decisively
2- Bin Salman Imitating Trump
- Saudi Arabia’s Hard Line on Canada
1- Iran Starts Privatizing Business Firms Run by Military Organizations: Official
2- German FM: We’ll Fight to Keep JCPOA Alive
1- Iran Leader: Tell the World They Can’t Do Any Damn Thing [on regime change]
1- Those Selling Goods at Higher Prices Will Be Fined, Imprisoned, Executed: Prosecutor
2- Iraqi PM Endorses US Sanctions on Iran to Remain Premier
- What Iraqi Analysts Say about Abadi’s Support for US Sanctions
3- Basij Forces across Iran Tasked with Finding Hoarded Goods
1- Current Situation Created by So-Called Advocates of Reformism!
- They Shouldn’t Evade Accountability!
2- Israeli Paper: Hezbollah Warehouses Full of Missiles; Option of War Ruled Out
3- Iraq Duty-Bound to Support Iran against US Sanctions: Hakim
1- Prosecutor: Those Disrupting Economy to Be Jailed for 5 to 20 Years
2- One-Trillion-Dollar Apple!
1- Labour Minister Fired
2- We Shouldn’t Be Deceived by US’ Domestic Conflicts
1- Oil Tankers Call for Increased Rates to Cover Their Risk at Time of Sanctions
2- First Minister Sacked from Rouhani’s Second Cabinet