Oil Tanker Tragedy Makes Headlines in Iranian Papers

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, January 15, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

All newspapers today dedicated their front pages to the tragic incident that happened for Iranian oil tanker Sanchi, which caught fire and sank in Eastern China waters. All 32 crew members have died, according to officials.

Another top story today was the remarks made by Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei about the legal cases of brothers of President Hassan Rouhani and First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri.

Several papers also highlighted the report given by incumbent mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Ali Najagi, about the corruption and offences of his predecessor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, who served as the mayor of Tehran for 12 years.

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

 

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- China Did Not Even Show Mercy to Iranian Turtles!

  • Massacre of Environment in Hoor al-Azim Wetland

2- Iran’s Expediency Council to Decide about Religious Minorities’ Membership in City Councils

3- End of Hope: Iran Once Again in Grief after Sanchi Oil Tanker Sank

  • China Helped Tanker Sink: Expert


 

Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Iran Leader Offers Condolences over Heartbreaking Oil Tanker Tragedy

2- Analyst: Iran Nuclear Deal Caused Rift between US, Europe

3- Iran Releases 440 People Detained after Recent Unrest


 

Ebtekar:

1- Seamen Go to Heaven: Iran Leader Offers Sympathy over Oil Tanker Tragedy

2- Electoral Competition between Two PMs

  • Abadi or Maliki: Which One Will Win Iraqi Parliament

3- Parliament to Probe into Detention Centres


 

Etemad:

1- Worrying Operation: UN Says Number of Civilian Deaths Increased in Idlib


 

Ettela’at:

1- Tragic End of Sanchi: Iranian Seafarers Die in Chinese Waters

2- UNICEF: 5,000 Yemeni Kids Killed in Saudi Airstrikes

3- Rouhani: Humanities Grow in Free Societies

4- Larijani: Political Skirmishes Spoil People’s Trust

5- Araqchi: Europe Considers Iran Nuclear Deal as Guarantee for Its Security


 

Iran:

1- Iran on Fire: Sanchi Sinks, 32 Sailors Dead

2- Rouhani: We Must Respect Conflict of Opinion

3- Tehran Mayor Najafi Discloses Offences of Predecessor Qalibaf


 

Javan:

1- Rouhani: Results of JCPOA to Last until Doomsday

2- Tehran City Council: Mr Mayor! Be Fair!

3- Judiciary Spokesman Urges Gov’t to Provide People with Cheap Internet Access


 

Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Steel Products on Top of List of Iran’s Non-Oil Exports

2- National Day of Mourning Observed for Seamen

3- Anti-Zionist Demonstrations in New Delhi in Protest at Bibi’s India Visit


 

Kayhan:

1- Don’t Beat around the Bush! Tackle Unemployment, Marriage, House Problems

2- New York Times’ Must-Read Report on Trump

  • US President Is Stupid, If Not Crazy

3- Mr President! What’s Name of Murderers Who Set Fire on Quran, Iran Flag?


 

Khorasan:

1- Ambiguity in Cutting Cash Subsidies of 33 Million Iranians

2- Return of Abdullah Gul: Will Turkey’s Political Arena Change?

3- Rouhani’s Explicit Criticism of Tehran Friday Prayers Leader; Sediqi’s Reaction


 

Tejarat:

1- Judiciary Spokesman Gives Details about Legal Cases of Brothers of Rouhani, Jahangiri

2- World Bank Predicts 4% Economic Growth Rate for Iran

3- Continued Implementation of Rail Deals Even after US Withdrawal from JCPOA


 

Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Judiciary Spokesman: Rouhani’s Brother Has More than One Case

2- Rouhani’s Gov’t Pretends to Be Advocate of Criticism While It Keeps Suing Critics!

3- We’re Shipwrecked: Iranian Oil Tanker Fully Sinks in Eastern China after 8 Days of Burning

4- 202 MPs Write to Larijani, Rouhani, Amoli Larijani: Focus on People’s Basic Problems

5- Telegram Has Not Made Any Pledges Despite ICT Minister’s Conditions for Unblocking

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