A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on April 5

Iran Newspaper front pages

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 24 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.


  1. Landmark week for Brazilian president
  2. Administration may tackle general budget deficit using reserve accounts
  3. Iran non-oil exports greater than imports: Rouhani
  4. Defense Ministers of Iran and Azerbaijan discuss Karabakh crisis on phone
  5. Brussels attacks and nuclear security concerns



Arman-e Emrouz:


  1. Hashemi, a real reformist: MP Motahari
  2. Black box of Ahmadinejad’s return
  3. Ex-vice president indicted
  4. 23 suspects in Do-Gonbadan municipal corruption case
  5. No oil exports without nuclear deal: Rouhani




  1. The Big Reveal: Panama Papers

An unprecedented global investigation into a massive leak of secret documents from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca & Co. opens a virtual Pandora’s Box into the shadowy world of offshore companies.

  1. Parliament deliberating resistive budget bill
  2. Hashemi’s real approach on Iran’s missile strength




  1. Teacher sacrifices his life for students
  2. Government submits 10-article bill to curb violence against women
  3. Idlib air raid kills al-Nusra Front spokesman
  4. Bolstering missile power crucial: Rafsanjani
  5. Iran trade balance positive for first time since Islamic Revolution: Rouhani
  6. Heavy snow grips East Azerbaijan and Ardebil provinces




  1. Today’s Watergate

The Panama Papers revelation has shaken the world’s media, as the leak from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, continues to be investigated. It involves more than 11.5 million documents, nearly 215,000 companies and 14,153 clients of the firm, according to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which obtained the information and shared it with other media outlets and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a nonprofit group.

  1. SWIFT is open [for Iran]
  2. Prohibition of photography for figures, legal: Top judge




  1. Soureh Mehr doubles cultural output
  2. Not one single oil barrel could be exported without nuclear deal: President Rouhani
  3. For the White House’s information: Missile power is a red line for Iran




  1. Tehran mayor calls for moving railway center outside of capital
  2. Official says smuggled fruits are inadvertently tainted
  3. 3,000 homeless addicts arrested in Tehran
  4. Persepolis tops world tourist destinations




  1. Iranian bank ends allegations that SWIFT is not open for Iran banks

It was rumored that the SWIFT international money transfer system was not operational in Iran. To disprove the allegations, the Central Bank of Iran invited reporters to its SWIFT room to let them see how the system is working.

  1. 10% drop in Iranian visits to Turkey during Nowruz

Visits to Dubai also fell by 18% during the New Year holidays.



Payam Zaman:

  1.  MPs issue statement in support of Iran’s missile program
  2. Italy PM in Tehran on April 12
  3. No freeze in Iran oil exports
  4. SWIFT fully operational for Iran: CBI
  5. Rouhani: No one has any right to violate people’s privacy




  1. Turkey, UAE visits no longer in vogue
  2. Education ministry earns IRR130bn during Nowruz
  3. Iran lifts ban on import of luxurious items
  4. Cyberspace addiction



Jomhouri Islami:

  1. European firm to invest $7bn in Iran petrochemical industry
  2. I have and will always stress necessity of bolstering missile power: Rafsanjani
  3. Badr: ISIS to become history by year-end
  4. 300 SWIFT links with foreign banks
  5. EU parliament knocks Erdogan




  1. Swift open, but not functional
  2. 2,600GB world corruption shock
  3. Government lifts ban on import of luxurious goods
  4. US road map for realization of the ‘spirit of the deal’




  1. Weakening missile and security strength is a betrayal: Top judge
  2. Revealed: CIA master-plan for toppling Assad
  3. JCPOA an unbalanced document: Javad Larijani




  1. Corrupt banking managers charged with “corruption on earth”
  2. History’s biggest financial corruption revelation
  3. SWIFT up and running
  4. Iran sends commandos to Syria as advisors



Rah-e Mardom:

  1. Leader’s condolences to General Salami for mother’s death
  2. JCPOA paves way for country’s progress: Rouhani
  3. $20bn capital trapped in luxury houses




  1. Buying foreign goods causes domestic unemployment

Yahya Ale Eshagh, an economist, decries the purchasing of goods from overseas

  1. Why Iran exceeded commitments in nuclear deal
  2. Rouhani: Year 1395 [started March 20] is the year of management of practice and action in line with resistive economy
  3. No person better than Ayatollah Khamenei: Rafsanjani
  4. Javad Larijani: Montazeri is an example of people like Hashemi who change attitude



Rooyesh Mellat:

  1. Century’s biggest financial scam revealed
  2. Iran trade balance positive for first time last year: Rouhani




  1. Dirty hands: List of corrupt world leaders released
  2. Iran deploys commandos in Syria
  3. MP Motahari: Establishment endorsed JCPOA with all pros and cons




  1. Iran dumps 780k tons of tainted foodstuffs

Close shave for 15m Iranians

  1. MPs praise Red Crescent for Nowruz vigilance



Sahib Ghalam:

  1. Election runoff determines parliamentary climate: MP
  2. US equations wrong about Iran
  3. Insurance coverage for 53 cancer and special illness drugs




  1. Iran tax earnings meet planned target




  1. Banana imports allowed if apples are exported
  2. Biggest lesson in Syria war was that the West cannot be trusted: Assad
  3. CBI: SWIFT up and running

Traders: Banking transactions not possible

  1. Floods kill 75 in Pakistan
  2. Karabakh conflict: lessons and players




  1. Italian banks given green light to reengage with Iranians
  2. Italian PM in Tehran next week
  3. Iran to revise housing taxes


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Abrar Eqtesadi:

  1. Iran to revoke fuel cards
  2. Iran and Turkey reconsider preferential trade tariffs
  3. Iran to export gas to India through undersea pipeline
  4. Iran eyes 7 steel projects by year-end in March 2017
  5. Ban on selling crude oil to Shell lifted
  6. No dollar-based banking relations