A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Feb 22

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.



1-  Inflation rate at 11.8% in Iran

2-  Iran, Russia start talks on Syrian crisis

3- 91 killed on bloody Sunday in Syria’s Zeinabiyeh, Homs

4- Iran futsal, wrestling teams bag Asia cups





1- Blast kills 50 in Syria’s Homs

2- ‘Fire at Sea’ documentary about Lampedusa migrants wins Berlin film festival

3- Moscow to Arabs: Iran is Russia’s first all




Arman-e Emrouz:

1- Lead reformist candidate calls on Tehrani voters to stay home on Friday

Mohammad Reza Aref demanded that all Tehrani citizens stay home on Friday so they can vote.

2- Rafsanjani: Disuniters act like double agents

Principalists dream of Rouhani-Hashemi chasm

3- Iran wins AFC futsal championship

4-  Putin sends special message to Rouhani

5-  Interior Minister: Stop saying some candidates are English

6-  Charity Organization launched new system to prevent potential crimes






1- John Kerry announces Syrian provisional ceasefire agreement

2- Russian defense minister deliver’s Putin’s special message to Rouhani

3- Hassan Khomeini: Problems can be solved by holding correct elections





1- Dust storms shadow election promises

A report about emerging dust storms in southwestern Khuzestan Province

2- Rafsanjani: Feb election must be modeled on 2013 election win

3- Very dog-day afternoon

A report about animal abuse in Iran which is on the limelight these days after a video went viral on social media showing a man brutally abusing a poor dog.


Ebtekar daily




1- Hassan Khomeini: Let’s not turn our backs on ballots boxes

Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of Imam Khomeini who was disqualified to enter election campaigns to enter Assembly of Expert, urged the highest turnout in Feb 26 elections.

2- Ahwaz air no longer dusty; it is muddy

3- Homayoun Shajarian wins special Fajr Music Award





1- 10 million smokers in Iran

2- Iran looks to create joint plane-leasing companies

3- Culture Minister: Issues of Music House to be resolved





1- English cap on house of Al Khalifa crimes

2- Animal abusers captured

3- Iran to counter security issues by soft power: Official

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali  said Iran would combat security incidents through soft power.






1- 50,000 smokers in Iran: Health Minister

2- Sports being managed by experts under current admin

3- First house of environment opens in Tehran






1- Hassan Khomeini: Correct election ensures instilling hope, serenity

2- Assad Opposition Front calls for temporary truce

3- Dust storms blanket 6 Iranian Provinces

4- Music stars glow as hope builds up for music in Iran




Payam-e Zaman:

1- Airbus 380 flight to Iran may cancel

2- Missile test shows might of armed forces: Iran Chief of Staff

3- Iran unveils 12 drugs, medical tools

4- Iran upbeat about future of Iran-Oman ties: Petroluem Minister


Payame Zaman



1- Countdown starts for passionate elections

2- Peugeot’s pious hope [to Iran]

3- Cosmetics brands raid Iran market



Jame Jam



1- Hadad Adel warns Rouhani to mind sedition hidden behind moderation

2- 2 hours of humiliation is enough

The French-made A350 plane stayed for only 2 hours in Iran before continuing in its journey to Singapore. The plane landed in Tehran for a bunch to take their photos with the plane.

Javan newspaper



Jomhouri Islami:

1- Rafsanjani: Stigmatizing election comes from distress; Clearly, enemies do not care about Revolution

2- Iran to renovate medicine industry: Minister of Health

3- Electrical lists of moderates, independents finalized
Jomhouri Eslami



1- Lead candidates openly express views



Rah-e Mardom:

1- No Iranian firm needless of int’l interactions

2- Judiciary chief issues election message

3- 31st Fajr Music Festival wraps up

4- Iran to host presidents of 3 countries in a few days


Rahe Mardom




1- MP: Where is the unblocked $17bn

2- Putin: Russian forces in Syria protect Moscow’s interests

3- 80 countries stop supporting ISIS


Resalat daily



Rooyesh Mellat:

1- Parliament Speaker: Universities must not be run by petrodollars

2- Kerry: Eminent ceasefire in Syria

3- Iran’s return to oil market, chance, not threat, for Russia

4- When and how to start spring house cleansing


Rooyesh mellat




1- Head of Volleyball Federation: Girl volleyball players lack nothing compared with boys

2- US’s new task for Saudis: New psychological war on Iran’s oil underway

3- Iran opens largest Zurkhaneh (house of strength) in southern Tehran


Sayeh daily




1- Khatami has inflicted misery on UK

2- Hassan Khomeini: Turning backs on ballot boxes is not the way to solve problems


shargh daily




1- No more tax evasion by 3 million taxpayers




Sahib Ghalam:

1- Urmia lake again visible on Iran map

2- Oman to send Iran gas to world

Saheb Ghalam


1- Source: US Military Chopper Transfers ISIL Leaders from Fallujah to Unknown Location

2- Economist: People’s livelihood marked of reformists’ electoral lists