A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 24

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IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, August 24, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top story today was a letter by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukia Amano and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini to warn them against the US pressure on the IAEA and the US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley’s visit to Vienna in this regard.

Newspapers also covered the first session of new Tehran City Council, during which Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad-Ali Najafi were respectively elected as the head of City Council and the mayor of Tehran with unanimous votes.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:

 

Abrar:

1- UN: ISIS Elements Have Raped Thousands of Women

2- Rouhani’s Chief of Staff: President’s Visit to New York under Consideration

3- Zarif: Iranian, Saudi Diplomats to Visit Their Respective Embassies after Hajj

4- Rouhani: Gov’t to Brief People on Its Services during Week of Government


 

Afkar:

1- Outspoken Politician Tavakoli: Mr Rouhani! Declare Your Assets!

2- MP: Rouhani’s Move to Appoint VP for Economy Not Appropriate


 

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Qalibaf’s Absence, Lump in Hashemi Rafsanjani’s Throat

  • New City Council Elects Tehran Mayor in First Session

2- Directive Needed to Prevent Iranian Athletes from Playing against Israel: MP

3- Iraqi PM: We Won’t Let US Attack Iran through Iraqi Territory


 

Ebtekar:

1- Rouhani: Responding to People’s Demands Top Priority of Gov’t

2- Controversial Beginning of Tehran’s Fifth City Council

3- Imam Khomeini’s Grandson: City Council Should Be Highly Sensitive to Financial Corruption


 

 Ettela’at:

1- First VP: Administrative System Hindering Iran’s Development

2- Zarif: Saudi Arabia Should Change Its Regional Attitudes

3- Iran Opens Booth in Beijing Book Fair


 

Iran:

1- 224% Growth in Iran’s Exports to Europe

2- First VP: Privatization Absolute Way to Heal Iran’s Economy

3- Global Isolation of Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Independence Referendum


 

Jahan-e San’at:

1- Activity of Banks in Capital Market Restricted: Economic Turn

2- Challenges Facing Mayors


 

Javan:

1- Exhumation of Nuclear Deal

  • US Ambassador in Vienna to Pressurize Amano, Zarif Writes Warning Letter

2- Ex-Minister: We’re Worried about Lack of Coordination in Economic Policies


 

 Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Over 39,000 City, Village Councils Start Work across Iran

2- Iran’s €9.9-Million Trade with Europe in 6 Months

3- First VP: We’re Seriously Pursuing Economy of Resistance


 

 Kayhan:

1- American Protesters in Arizona: We Won’t Stop until Trump’s Removal

2- Zarif Protests at US Efforts to Inspect Iran’s Military Sites

3- Najafi Becomes Tehran Mayor without Any Rival

4- Michel Aoun: Victory Is Close

  • Last ISIS Strongholds Destroyed in Lebanon-Syria Borders


 

 Kelid:

1- Advocates of Unity: From Municipality to Government

2- Foreign Ministry’s Priority Changed to Economic Diplomacy


 

 Khorasan:

1- Zarif’s Warning Letter to Amano, Mogherini

2- 117,000 Members of City, Village Councils Start Work

3- Many Opportunities for Economic Reform Missed in Past 4 Years: Ex-Minister


 

Resalat:

1- On Haley’s Vienna Visit; Will IAEA Give in to US?

2- Outspoken MP Calls on Rouhani to Declare His, His Children’s Assets


 

Tejarat:

1- Dream Finally Coming True

  • 85% Progress in Project to Construct Expressway Linking Tehran to Northern Iran


 

Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Amano! Be Careful!

  • Zarif Pens Letter to Amano, Mogherini, Voices Concerns about US Pressure on IAEA

2- Tehran Has World’s Cheapest Subway Transport System: Ex-Councillor

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