A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Oct. 6

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The comments of President Rouhani about the priorities of his government, sanctions, and the nuclear deal with P5+1 dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: President Rouhani has vowed to respond to the critics of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [a nuclear deal Iran and P5+1 struck in July].

Speaking at a Village Day conference, the president said that all world leaders except those of the despised Zionist regime approve of the nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers.


Abrar: The top judge has vowed that the judiciary will act impartially in the case against the oil defendant [a reference to Babak Zanjani who faces corruption on earth charges].

Abrar: Members of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee have arrived in Tehran.




Afkar: The judiciary chief has said that the Saudis are not qualified to manage the Hajj pilgrimage.

Afkar: The British charge d’affaires left Tehran to take over as the UK ambassador in Qatar.




Aftab-e Yazd: SWIFT has been activated in 12 Iranian banks.

Aftab-e Yazd: President Rouhani is upset with parliament.




Amin: The Foreign Ministry is trying to determine what has happened to Ghazanfar Roknabadi [a former Iranian ambassador to Lebanon who remains unaccounted for following the deadly stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia].




Arman-e Emrooz: President Rouhani has hailed Foreign Minister Zarif as a national hero, saying, “Let the critics of the deal say whatever they want to say against JCPOA; I will respond to some of their comments in due time.”

Arman-e Emrooz: The shockwave parliament sent through city councils: The number of seats on councils decreases to 21 from a previous 31.




Asia: British firms will make direct investment in Iran, said the managing director of the Bank of Industry and Mine after a meeting with a British trade delegation.




Asr-e Iranian: “Iranian missiles will soon roar,” said the senior spokesman of the Iranian armed forces.




Asr-e Rasaneh: Germany is a priority for cooperation with Iran.




Asrar: Iran has bowed out of natural gas rivalry with the Russians.

Asrar: Tehran’s Symphony Orchestra will go on stage in memory of those killed in the Mina tragedy.




Ebtekar: The surprise Babak Zanjani [a young billionaire who stands accused of massive corruption in the oil sector when Ahmadinejad was president] has sprung on the court

The prosecutor has finished reading out the indictment in the third hearing of the trial.




Etemad: Waiting for a NO to impeachment

The impeachment of the minister of roads and urban development Tuesday comes as many political and economic figures describe his performance as positive.




Hambastegi: A fourth hearing in the trial of Babak Zanjani will be held on October 31.




Hemayat: “The US backstabs you; you cannot befriend your enemy,” the judiciary chief has said.

Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani further said that the judiciary won’t be swayed by politics in looking into corruption cases.




Iran: “The walls of unjust sanctions will soon come crumbling down,” said President Rouhani.

Iran: Amir Tataloo, an underground rapper with no authorization to perform, has been arrested.




Javan: Experts say the letter four Cabinet ministers have sent to the president shows that the country is gripped by stagnation.




Jomhouri Islami: The chairman of the Expediency Council has called on the world elite to stop the spread of the virus of terrorism.

Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani made the comment at a meeting with the visiting Croatian parliament speaker.

Jomhouri Islami: The National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has approved the framework of a measure on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

An MP representing Khoy in parliament has said that 50 percent of the report drafted by the JCPOA Review Committee represents the views of former top negotiator: Saeed Jalili.

Jomhouri Islami: Putin has told the Russian military that he wants Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the IS terrorist grouping, alive.




Kaenat:  Fourteen private museums will be set up.




Kayhan: Supporters of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action have named 165 imaginary upsides of the deal in reaction to the evidence-based report parliament’s JCPOA Review Committee has released.




Resalat: “The biggest mistake President Obama made was to rally behind the sedition [a reference to widespread riots in Iran in the wake of the 2009 presidential elections],” said Secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei.

Resalat: The Iranian deputy foreign minister has said that the Saudis are likely to have arrested some of the Iranian Hajj pilgrims.




Sayeh: Iran has signaled readiness to set up a permanent Safe Schools secretariat.




Sharq: Zarif and Kerry have a chance to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Sharq: Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) cut Hashemi Rafsanjani’s image from a video of a ceremony to honor the victims of the Mina tragedy.