A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Feb 15

Iran Newspaper front pages

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iran newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top stories Iranian papers covered on Monday, February 15, 2016 included: the Supreme Leader’s meeting with the Ghanaian president in Tehran; Iran’s readiness to send the African country oil and petroleum products; the judiciary’s latest updates about a big corruption scandal in the Ahmadinejad administration; and the latest Syrian developments.


1- Judiciary updates proceedings on charges against Ahmadinejad, Baghaei, Saeid Mortazavi, etc.

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei delivered updates about charges of figures like Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Former Vice President Hamid Baghaei and SaeidMortazavi, ex-prosecutor.

2- NATO accuses Russia [of loose talk on nuclear weapons]

3- Iran army starts employing Karar tanks

4- North Korea took 70 percent of Kaesong wages for weapons program

5- Iran needs to be crowned by art of calligraphy

6- Kerry: We still have many differences with Iran over various issues

7- Hadi Khamenei : We will win in elections

Hojatoleslam Hadi Khamenei is an influential Iranian reformist politician, mojtahed and linguist. He is a key member of the reformist Association of Combatant Clerics, and a former deputy of the Majlis of Iran representing a district in Tehran. Hadi is the Leader’s brother.





1- Iran to ship oil to Africa

2- Iran to boost oil production capacity by 0.2mb/d

3- Committee holds final deliberations on new oil contract model





1- Assad poised for attack

2- Tehran governor: Election inspectors eye, ear of interior ministry

3- Parliament speaker stresses unity of Islamic states to support Palestinian

4- Digital implantology revolutionizes implant practices

5- Putin, Obama clinch agreement on Syria

6- Syria can count on full Iran help in air defense





1- Africa enjoys special status in Iran foreign policy: President

2- Rouhani: People’s election turnout will be significant, glorious

3- Article: How Iran wooed Russia to step in Syria




Arman-e Emrouz:

1- Leader to Ghana President: Syrian nation to decide their own future

2- 10k Iranian students in US





1- US to ensure Iran oil shipments

2- Viewpoint: Iran-Turkey coexistence





1- Celebrities used for securing votes

2- Leader: Syrian nation should decide their future, not US nor Europe

3- 54,915,024 eligible voters

4- Great confrontation in Syria

5- Smoking kills on Iranian every 5 seconds





1- Smoking rises among students

2- Iran ready to sell crude oil to Ghana

3- IRR 1,100bn deal for smart internet filtering [in Iran]

4- Production of German cars welcome in Iran

5- Tine plays in impoverished regions

6- Iran over-imports rice





1- Rafsanjani predicts 2013 epic will be repeated

2- Moderate parliament expected: political activists





1- Iran economic growth to top regions next year: Economy Minister

2- Leader to Ghanaian President: Supporting peace is our fixed policy regarding Syria

3- Rouhani: All problems must be solved through political solutions

4- Joint Turkey-ISIS shelling of northern Syria kills 35

5- Burning pandemic in Iran

The number of burning injuries in Iran is 15 times more than the world average.





1- Iran banks still subject to human rights sanctions

2- Less than 50 cases of election abuses: judiciary





Oil Minister says against gender separation in petroleum industry





1- No recession in Iran economy next year: Minister

2- Iran eyes 12.8% inflation rate by yearend (March 21)

3- Volkswagen to help renovate Iran’s fleet of commercial vehicles

4- Tjeknavorian’s glorious greeting to Iranian music

5- Turkey shells Syrian army, Kurds





1- Banks still under sanctions; delays in P5+1’s most urgent promise

2- US cannot decide fate of Syrian nation: Leader

3- Sanctions’ removal not operational yet





1- ISIS point fire to Syria

Turkey shells north Syria

Saudi fighter jets deployed to Turkey’s Incirlik base

2- Interior Minister: Elections competitive in all constituencies

3- Cleanness of economic records will put admin to shame





1- Iran, Italy sign €1bn Petchem MoU

2- New wave of finances en route to Iran capital market

3- Ayatollah Rafsanjani: Maximum election turnout sign of grown political culture

4- Revealed: Saudi PSYOP against Iran in oil market

5- Iran, Ghana ink MoUs on agricultural, standard cooperation





1- MP: Opening of 1,000 LCs was a lie

2- Erdogan’s ruling style: One citizen, one bullet

3- US elections: a little popular, a lot financial—experts say





1Tehran, Moscow poised for major arms deal

2- Potential fall of interest rates by yearend (March 21)




Payam Zaman:

1- Petroleum minister stresses state [feedstock] monopoly in Petchem sector

2- 3%: percentage of standard office lifts in Tehran




Rah-e Mardom:

1- Intelligence Minister: Tiniest suspicious are monitored

2- Rouhani: World expects return of Palestinians to their homes





1- Liberman takes swipe at ‘political charlatan’ Netanyahu

2- Iran wasted 7m jobs by $70bn imports: analyst

3- Russia to Riyadh, Ankara: Assad only legitimate power in Syria





People invest IRR 80,000bn for Petchem development




Sahib Ghalam:

Over 30 British firms call for jointing Iran-UK trade chamber