IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Apprehension of dozens of terrorists by the Intelligence Ministry agents and the wide-ranging comments of the government spokesman and secretary of the Supreme National Security Council dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday.
Ettela’at: The vice-president has said that the Supreme Leader has issued guidelines on how the macro-policies of a resistance-based economy should be implemented.
According to those guidelines, measures to introduce a resistance-based economy should be integrated into the Sixth Development Plan.
Abrar: The office of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani has rejected rumors that the source of emulation is ill.
Abrar: We are following the Leader’s orders in implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Aftab-e Yazd: “I don’t like [Oil Minister Bijan Namdar] Zanganeh to drive my car!” said Babak Zanjani in a seventh hearing of his corruption trial.
The young billionaire further told the court, “You forced my hand; I have to say I have €22 billion in cash.”
Aftab-e Yazd: Why isn’t Rouhani entitled to being a critic?
The Worriers [opponents of the Rouhani administration] should be asked whether they expect the president to remain silent in the face of their mudslinging, insults and other tools they employ to attack the government. Such expectation is definitely irrational.
Arman-e Emrooz: The intelligence minister has said that 40 terrorists have been arrested across the country.
Asia: The investment Iranian expatriates make in Iran will be guaranteed, said the minister of labor, cooperatives and social welfare.
Asr-e Iranian: There has been a sinkhole on Tehran’s Vali Asr Street.
Asr-e Rasaneh: Germany’s BASF has signaled readiness to have a presence in Iran’s petrochemical industry.
Asrar: Reformist leader Mohammad Reza Aref has said that reformists and government supporters are likely to release a single ticket for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Asrar: Hossein Sobhaninia, MP, has said the [continued existence of] JCPOA Committee is now irrelevant.
Bahar: Police offer an explanation about recent street protests
State institutions carry on with their measures to win back the trust of the Azeri people [after the airing by IRIB of a program the Azeris have found insulting.]
The interior minister has said after the program was aired on Friday the Supreme National Security Council asked the broadcaster to apologize to the public.
Ebtekar: Will the national medium become what it’s called: national?
In a report featuring interviews with experts the daily takes a look at the performance of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in an election year.
Ebtekar: Majid Ansari, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs, has said he is likely to run for the Assembly of Experts.
Emtiaz: The minister of industries, mines and trade has underlined the importance of measures to establish direct flights to African destinations.
Etemad: The health minister has said that middlemen will be eliminated from the pharmaceutical supply cycle.
Farhikhtegan: “Iran stands ready to have scientific cooperation with the rest of the world,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council at a meeting with a delegation of Norwegian academics.
Hemayat: Deep cracks are emerging in the Saudi-led coalition attacking Yemen.
Hemayat: The removal of centrifuges was halted after a warning, said Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani.
Iran: The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council has said that the case involving the recent apprehension of a number of journalists is being “managed”.
Iran: “The president stands up for the rights of all ethnic groups,” said the government spokesman.
Jomhouri Islami: A final hearing has been held in the trial of people who attacked Tehran MP Ali Motahari when he was in Shiraz to deliver a speech earlier in 2015.
Kaenat: The secretary of the Supreme Free Zones Council has said that an international center is to be set up to finance Iranian projects.
Kayhan: With a third Intifada expanding, the Zionist regime has called up army reservists.
Payam-e Zaman: Car imports have registered a 68 percent decline.
Payam-e Zaman: Production of petrochemicals is to post a 100 percent increase.
Qods: The new motion in the US Congress to block Iranian assets focuses on compensations for hostages in Lebanon and the alleged problem associated with IRGC operations.
Resalat: In the 2009 sedition [unrest in the wake of presidential elections] the US served as the operations commander, said Mohammad Hossein Saffar Harandi, a former minister of culture and Islamic guidance.
Sepid: In the absence of criticism, there will be no progress, said the health minister as he visited the stall of the daily at the Press and News Agencies Exhibition.
Sharq: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that he thinks critics of his performance are unlikely to have threatened him with assassination.
Sharq: Government supports the legitimate freedoms of citizens, said the vice-resident for parliamentary affairs.