IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The massive ceremonies to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam, dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday. Also in the news were a letter by President Rouhani to the Supreme Leader on the Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and Russia’s insistence that without Iran a solution to the Syrian crisis would be an outside chance.
Ettela’at: The world of Shiism revived the epic of Karbala.
Mourners of Imam Hussein from 50 countries in their millions took part in the ceremonies of Ashura [the day Imam Hussein was martyred] in Karbala, Iraq.
Special ceremonies were held in Tehran with the Supreme Leader in attendance to mark Tasoua and Ashura [the climax of mourning ceremonies in Muharram].
Abrar: Reformism is equal to justice-seeking, said Seyyed Hadi Khamenei, a reformist leader.
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said that oil prices will remain low through 2016.
Afarinesh: Russia has called for the participation of Iran and Egypt in talks on Syria.
Aftab-e Yazd: The implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will help serve public interests, wrote President Rouhani in a letter to the Supreme Leader.
Amin: “The [US-led] coalition is playing with terrorists,” Speaker Ali Larijani told reporters.
Arman-e Emrooz: To mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein on Ashura, President Rouhani paid a visit to the patients and those with no caregivers.
Arman-e Emrooz: Slogans were chanted against Ali Larijani as the parliament speaker arrived for a ceremony in the Supreme Leader’s residence to take part in a mourning service to mark the evening of Ashura [Sham-e Ghareeban].
Ebtekar: World powers have asked Iran to take part in [Syria] peace talks
Sergei Lavrov: The settlement of the Syrian crisis is a nonstarter in Iran’s absence.
Etemad: Meeting in Sochi, Talks in Vienna
Speaker Ali Larijani and President Putin met in Russia amid a flurry of diplomatic efforts to [work out a solution to] the Syrian crisis.
Etemad: The heads of 18 gas-rich countries are to meet in Tehran later this year concurrent with the termination of sanctions against Iran.
Hemayat: The US cheated the whole world over the threat posed by Iran’s nuclear program, said President Putin at Valdai Forum 2015.
Iran: A $40b deal between Iran and Russia
Putin in a meeting with Larijani: The Syrian crisis will not be solved with Iran not participating.
Javan: Despite US opposition, Baghdad authorizes the Russian military to enter Iraq soil.
The Russian Defense Ministry has said that it is monitoring the movements of terrorists to transfer forces and equipment from Syria to Iraq.
Jomhouri Islami: The International Monetary Fund has said [in a report] that the termination of Iran sanctions is to the benefit of the global economy.
Jomhouri Islami: People in their millions mark Ashura.
Kar va Kargar: The labor minister has stressed the need to support domestic production, saying that the government is taking extra care not to let the removal of sanctions lead to [inflow of] imports.
Kayhan: “We won’t be a US slave, because we have Velayat-e Faqih [Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist], said Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah.
Kayhan: Iraq sets the US aside; Russia was given the go-ahead to attack ISIL [positions in Iraq].
Qods: The director of the Literacy Movement Organization of Iran has said that 1.4 million people are still illiterate in Iran.
Resalat: Iran and the [Islamic] resistance foiled the US-proposed New Middle East Plan, said Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of the Hezbollah resistance movement.
Roozan: The tenth parliament should not fall into the hands of reformists, not even their moderate members, said Mohammad Reza Bahonar, a deputy parliament speaker.
Saheb Ghalam: The model of Iran-5+1 talks is the mechanism through which the Syrian crisis can be solved, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Saheb Ghalam: Iran welcomes foreign investment in mining and mineral sectors.
Taadol: The governor of the Central Bank has projected a five percent growth for Iran’s economy.