A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Feb 20

Iran Newspaper front pages

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

It is now only less than a week to Parliament and Assembly of Experts elections in Iran. Candidates from all political parties and factions are jockeying to win the largest number of supporters and papers do play a special role in this regard. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, most of the top headlines were devoted to election campaigns.

Here are the top headlines:

 

Abrar:

 

1. Women and children make up 70% of Syrian casualties in 2015

2. A candidate in all election lists!

3. Obama signs off fresh US sanctions on N. Korea

4. European Court of Justice says Iran’s Bank Mellat Was unfairly sanctioned

5. North Korea’s nuclear tests ‘could trigger catastrophic volcanic eruption’: S. Korea

Abrar


 

Asrar:

1. Chinese FM: Iran Nuclear deal could be used as a model to solve N. Korea issue

2. Parliament Speaker: N. deal took 2 months to implement not 20 minutes

3. New round of sanctions relief

 

Asrar


 

Afkar:

1. Israel fears new missile system in Iran

2. Iran, France to start healthcare cooperation

3. 70% of power plants ready for summer peak

 

Afkar

 


 

Arman-e Emrouz:

1. 70 reformists against 3,000 principalists in parliament election

2. 250 kids in Iranian prisons

 

Arman


 

Amin:

1. Diplomat calls for promoting Turkish culture in Iran

2. Iran builds first private school for Tabriz orphans

 

Amin

 


 

Ebtekar:

1. Rafsanjani calls on nation to vote for full lists

2. Virtual election fraud

 

Ebtekar


 

Ettela’at:

1. Economy of Resistance will be the basis of development in Iran

2. Terrorist blast kills 40 in Turkey

3. Friday Prayer leader: Certain figures holding posts will harm the country

4. Unscrupulous fraud by institute for supporting kids suffering from cancer

5. Knowledge-based firms can help country’s progress

 

Ettelaat


 

Etemad:

1. Expect a “News Bomb”: Mogul’s advocate

The defendant of Babak Zanjani, corporate mogul charged with fraud, has said big news is underway

about his client’s case.

 

Etemad


Emtiaz:

1. 60% of taxpayers evade taxes in Iran: Vice President for legal affairs

2. Iranian futsal players thrash Vietnam to face hosts in final

 

Emtiaz


Iran:

1. Culture Minister: Running country in 1394 was like a miracle

2. Report: Women’s status in 9 Iranian parliaments

3. Candidate lists jockey in election campaign

4. Turkey hits Kurdish targets after Ankara bombing

 

Iran


 

Payam Zaman:

1. Economic growth no longer confidential

A detailed report about the country’s economic growth

2. Iran supports any measure to help crude oil prices

 

Payam


 

Jomhouri Eslami:

1. Election bustle in Iran

As days pass, the Election Day comes closer adding to the hustle and bustle of campaigns by

candidates vying to win a seat at the Iranian parliament.

2. Iran to stick to boosting-crude-output policy to revive pre-sanctions exports

3. Friday Prayer leaders urge nation’s high turnout in upcoming elections

 

Jomhouri


 

Javan:

1. British dictate of election for Iranian nation!

 

Javan

 


 

Hemayat:

  1. Friday Prayer leader: People will rub UK nose in dirt in election
  2. Washington: Selling arms to Tehran is violation of UNSC resolution

 

Hemayat


 

Khorasan:

  1. Wave of election debates in Iran
  2. Maryland University Poll: Iranian people still mistrust US

 

Khorasan


 

Resalat:

  1. Hadad Adel: US planning to engineer Iran elections
  2. US Presidential hopeful: US on the brink
  3. MP: People will not vote for candidates who have UK support
  4. IRGC Commander: Hezbollah determines security equations in region

 

Resalat


 

Royesh Mellat:

  1. Diplomat calls for grasping post-sanctions opportunities
  2. European, Asian oil firms eye Iran market

 

Rooyesh-e-emellat


 

Sayeh:

  1. Iran welcomes OPEC-Non OPEC cooperation
  2. Online death of wildlife

A report about trading rare species online

 

Sayeh


 

Shargh:

  1. Reformist celebrities under cover
  2. Domino of Russian dishonesty

Russia again failed to deliver S-300 missile systems to Iran.

 

Shargh


 

Shahrvand:

  1. Introduction of world’s first humanitarian amusement part [in Hamedan

An amusement park in the western city of Hamedan is now free to cancer kids and their families.

 

Shahrvand


 

Sahib Ghalam:

  1. Iran, Iraq bent on boosting trade ties

 

Saheb-ghalam


 

Kayhan:

  1. Saudi generals oppose sending troops to Syria

 

Kayhan


 

Asia:

  1. Iran, US prepare for military talks
  2. US Treasury plans to cement banking bonds with Iran

 

Asia

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