A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Feb 21

Iran Newspaper front pages

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


  1. 10 nuclear meetings scheduled with Leader: Parliament Speaker
  2. High-profile Azeri delegation arrives in Tehran
  3. France’s Hollande warns of risk of Turkey-Russia war
  4. Iranian, Pakistani armed forces co-operate in various areas
  5. UNSC calls for resumption of ceasefire in Yemen




  1. President: Elect candidates based on economic concerns

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also said: “Our well-informed nation needs no advice from foreigners.”

  1. Police will protect all qualified parliamentary hopefuls: Tehran Police Chief
  2. IRR1,100bn/d of public funds wasted on drugs
  3. No limits to Russia’s military co-operation with Iran: Russian official
  4. Iran’s futsal team eyes 11th championship
  5. Cleric: Guardian Council is the most developed monitoring body in the world
  6. Shamkhani: Certain regional states aggravate crises



Arman-e Emrouz:

  1. Rafsanjani: Let’s make it a historic day

The cleric called for the highest possible election turnout, with less than a week to Election Day in Iran.

  1. President Rouhani: Iran to initiate JCPOA II

“Not even $147 oil could solve problems,” said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

  1. Pollution blankets 7 provinces: 7 provinces turned grey
  2. Parliament Speaker: People do not vote with their shoes!

Ali Larijani, referring to anti-administration dissenters, said that they must express their opposition through dialogue.

  1. Organized fruit smuggling in Iran




  1. Economy Minister: H1 economic growth positive
  2. First Airbus plane arrives in Iran
  3. Aref: Reformists’ priority is the economy




  1. Riyadh threatens Moscow
  2. Iran expects 11.3% inflation for next year
  3. Iran unveils first MS injector




  1. Airbus A350 Makes First Landing in Mehrabad
  2. 7 major industries moved to suburbs of Tehran
  3. Iran to continue cutting interest rates next year: Minister
  4. Iran, Russia boost medical equipment, drugs co-operation
  5. NIORDC ready to supply Euro 4 and 5 gasoil nationwide




  1. Rouhani: We need no election advice from non-Iranians
  2. FM: Iran sees no limits to ties with Oman
  3. Iran forms consortium to build local search engine
  4. Boeing to join Iranian market as Airbus lands in Tehran



Payam-e Zaman:

  1. Iran seeks to revive lost oil market share
  2. Data: Iran’s water crises serious
  3. Europe finances 85% of Airbus deals with Iran



Jomhouri Eslami:

  1. UN warns Turkey over provocations in Syria
  2. 5,000 trained terrorists roaming Europe
  3. Administration eyes 5% economic growth, 11.3% inflation next year




  1. NATO halts Turkey support




  1. Washington Post: Place permanent sanctions on Iran!
  2. Judiciary Chief: West’s deception regarding women’s rights




  1. Iran loses 1 billion barrels of oil in Doroud field
  2. 6 economists offer their electoral list of candidates



Rah-e Mardom:

  1. Martyrs killed for defending holy shrines, guardians of Iran sovereignty, security
  2. Rouhani: All powers watching Iranian elections
  3. Iran sanctions relief boosts many world economies
  4. Iran unveils model for banks’ role in the Resistive Economy




  1. Principalists unveil plans for promotion of people’s lives
  2. POW: Meeting with Leader enough reward in life
  3. Plans of principal candidates for promoting life of the nation




  1. Iranian Freestyle Wrestlers Bag Three Gold Medals at Asian Champioship



Rooyesh Mellat:

  1. Iran opens doors to foreign goods




  1. Land of Churches to become Iranian tourist destination
  2. Georgia lifts sanctions on Iran




  1. Mathematics used to capture cybercriminals in Iran




  1. Iran to become leading regional economy: Minister




  1. Analysis: Elites thumb nose at ordinary people in election campaigns
  2. ISIS artery severed in eastern Aleppo suburbs
  3. Syrian army arrives within 10km of Turkish border



Vatan Emrouz:

  1. Rafsanjani: Rouhani won only 3% of votes




  1. US firms commence Iran talks
  2. US’s HP gains franchise permission in Iran




Abrar Eqtesadi:

  1. Iran increases crude oil exports to 1.5mb/d
  2. Iraq is Iran’s serious rival in the oil market
  3. CBI Chief: Iran freezes forex rate until March