A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 18

Iran Newspaper front pages

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 29 them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Almost all newspapers covered the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s press conference, where he answered several questions and attacked his opponents for not seeing the achievements of nuclear deal.

They also highlighted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks about Iran’s opposition to the US presence in the upcoming Astana talks on Syrian crisis.

National Day of Clean Air also received great coverage, as Tehran and other big cities of Iran are experiencing severe air pollution these days.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines:



1- Rouhani: We Shouldn’t Lose Our Patience in Dealing with Problems of Implementing Int’l Agreements

2- 20 Former US Officials to Trump: Start Talks with MKO Terrorist Group!

3- Saudi FM: I Hope Trump Will Be Successful in Controlling Iran

4- Istanbul Nightclub Attacker Confesses to His Crime after Being Arrested

Abrar-e Eqtesadi:

1- Iran-China $50 Billion Trade Will Be Doubled

2- US Congress Bill to Prevent Boeing Sale to Iran


1- Rouhani: All Nuclear-Related Sanctions Are Removed

2- First VP: Syria Victories Are Result of Tehran-Damascus Coordination

3- Russian FM Lavrov: Iran, Russia, and Turkey Are Sponsors of Ceasefire and Peace in Syria

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- President to Hardliners: Wear Glasses to See Results of JCPOA

2- JCPOA Results Observed in Employment

3- Will Iranian Society Accept a Female President?

Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Rouhani in Press Conference: We Put 11 Million People Living in Slums under Cover of Insurance


Besharat-e Now:

1- Rouhani in Reaction to His Disqualification from Running for Presidency: Don’t Set Government and Guardian Council by the Ears

2- Reformist Government Spokesman’s Regret for Democracy: Rouhani Will Win Presidential Votes without Any Rival and This Is Not Good for Democracy



1- Government of Middlemen: Political Analysts and Lawmakers Talks about Trump’s Policies

2- Saudi FM Welcomes Trump’s Positions: Relations with Iran Need Mutual Efforts



1- Iran and Germany Sign MoU on Airport Industry



1- They Dream and Make Predictions; President Rouhani Bragged about JCPOA Achievements One Year after Its Implementation, and Referred to Opponents as Fans of Old Airplanes and Useless Dreams, and Propagators of False Predictions

2- Water Crisis in Aleppo: Syrian Government under ISIS Pressure



1- Government Trying to Decrease Differences in the Country: Rouhanu

2- Islamic Movement in Bahrain Declares Armed Struggle against Al Khalifa

3- Government Starts Unveiling 100 Measures in 100 Days


1- Iran Human Rights Office Chief: Iran Ready to Respond to Human Rights Attacks

2- Syrian PM: We Owe Iran for Its Strong Support


1- Rouhani: JCPOA Lifted Nuclear-Related Sanctions; We Didn’t Negotiate Non-Nuclear Sanctions


Jame Jam:

1- President Rouhani: US Violates Its Commitments



1- Rouhani: JCPOA Benefits the US, but Trump Doesn’t Understand It

Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Rouhani: JCPOA and Its Results Belong to Entire Nation and Is a National Issue

2- French Presidential Candidate: Trump’s Remarks Are Declaration of War on Europe


1- JCPOA Opponents Pretending to Be Blind; Rouhani: Those Who Can’t See JCPOA Achievements Should Better Wear Glasses or Treat Themselves


1- President: Sanctions Were Lifted Last Year and We Put an End to Economic Downturn!

2- Zarif: We’re Opposed to US Presence in Astana Talks on Syria



1- Rouhani Defends Iran’s Economy and JCPOA, and Make Sarcastic Remarks against His Opponents; 700,000 Jobs Created in Iran Don’t Have Much Parallel in the World

2- Two Child Labourers Die in Waste Storage Fire


Mardom Salari:

1- Gradual Death of Europe’s Dreams: Brexit and Trump Will Kill Brussels


Nasl-e Farda:

1- Rouhani: Renegotiation Is Meaningless in Case of JCPOA; Nuclear Deal Is Iranian Nation’s Victory in Ethics


Saheb Qalam:

1- Return of European Oil Tankers to Iran


Setareh Sobh:

1- Obama to Trump: JCPOA Is Not a Deal between Iran and US

2- Kerry: JCPOA Is a Historic Deal

3- Trump: JCPOA Is Most Stupid Deal I’ve Ever Seen

4- Obama: Diplomacy Is Preferred to War

5- Bloomberg Discusses Impact of Trump’s Presidency on Iran’s Election



1- Rouhani: Their Criticism Is Based on Luxuries, They Don’t See the Realities

2- Wounds of Acid Attack; Serial Acid Attacks Victim in Isfahan Talks about 28 Months of Darkness


1- President: Every Day They Keep Writing the Foundations of JCPOA Have Become Loose!

2- Controversial Cooperation: Russia Invites Trump to Attend Syria Talks

Siasat-e Rooz:

1- I Wish We Could Breathe Clean Air: Today Is Named the Day of Clean Air, but There’s No Clean Air Not Only in Tehran but Also in Many Big Cities

Sobh-e Now:

1- Doubt: For Second Time in 3 Weeks, President Refused to Answering a Question about Running for Next Year’s Presidential Votes


1- Attacking While Smiling: President Answered Questions in Tuesday Press Conference, Smiled, and Attacked His Opponents with Sarcastic Remarks

Vaghaye Ettefaghieh:

1- Useless Dreams: President Criticizes Those Who Sleep and Dream of Seeing JCPOA Scrapped

2- We’re Not Relying on Wind: Interview with Environment Chief Ebtekar on National Day of Clean Air

Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Rouhani’s Reaction to Criticisms and Protests about Iran’s Economic Conditions: Wear Glasses!


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