A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 21

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

Comments by the director of the Management and Planning Organization about the value of the rial and next year’s budget dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Reformist-leaning newspapers also gave extensive front-page coverage to an attack by hardliners on a reformist meeting in Varamin and the comments of the grandson of the late Imam Khomeini about a possible run in the upcoming elections.


Ettela’at: Iran and Russia will hold talks on energy and the future of the Middle East.

The Russian president is due in Tehran. On Monday he will meet with the Supreme Leader and President Rouhani.


Abrar: IS leaders are said to have fled Raqqa in Syria for Mosul, Iraq.

Abrar: The grandson of the late Imam Khomeini has said that he will do what he deems as his responsibility.

The comment by Seyyed Hassan Khomeini came after he was urged to field his candidacy for the Assembly of Experts.



Afarinesh: The deputy foreign minister for consular affairs has said that entering Iraq without securing a visa first is punishable by jail term.

Afarinesh: The minister of culture and Islamic guidance has visited a number of bookstores on Tehran’s Revolution Street as part of a plan to promote book reading and mark Book Week.



Afkar: Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, has likened Iran to the spinal cord of stability in the region.




Aftab-e Yazd: An unauthorized gathering against an authorized meeting of reformists

The deputy interior minister has said that lawbreakers will be definitely dealt with.




Arman-e Emrooz: Hardliners have staged an attack on Abdolvahed Mousavi Lari [a former interior minister] in an authorized reformist meeting in Varamin.

The interior minister has ordered the incident investigated.




Asr-e Iranian: Security plots against Iran have been foiled, said the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps.




Asrar: An advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that wisdom does not prevail in the Saudi foreign policy.

Asrar: The director of the Environment Protection Organization has said that her organization is quite serious in getting damages from individuals or entities that harm the environment.




Bahar: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has joined the ranks of officials critical of the misuse of the term infiltration.

“The Americans do not seek regime change in Iran,” said the top MP.




Ebtekar: America’s failure to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will carry a hefty price tag, said Mehdi Motaharnia, an international relations expert.




Eghtesad-e Pooya: According to a Cabinet decision levying tariffs on export items is banned.




Emtiaz: Iraqi security forces have found toys and dolls filled with explosives along the same route Arba’een pilgrims are to take in less than two weeks.




Etemad: Standing up to the pressure group

A protesting principlist MP has alleged that attacking Mousavi Lari [at a reformist gathering in Varamin] was the work of reformists.




Hemayat: The judiciary chief has said that the West has developed an IS-like mentality.

His deputy has urged officials to make sure the enemies do not crawl their way into the decision-making process in the country.




Iran: Natural gas heavyweights have warmly welcomed an invitation by Iran to attend a summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Tehran.




Javan: Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has said that Iran has drawn down the curtain on enemy bullying.




Jomhouri Islami: Ayatollah Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili, a source of emulation, has called on officials to reveal the behind the scenes of astronomical embezzlements.




Kayhan: IS is on a mission to counter Islam, said Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami.




Mardomsalari: Foreign delegations are in Tehran for a summit of gas exporting countries.

Mardomsalari: The most important concern of the Welfare Organization is an increase in the ranks of female addicts, said the director of the organization.




Resalat: Closing the possible military dimension (PMD) case is Iran’s key condition for reconfiguration of Arak Reactor, said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization.




Rooyesh Mellat: The value of the US dollar against the rial will go down shortly, said the director of the Management and Planning Organization.




Siasat-e Rooz: For the attention of wishful thinkers!

The West put a seal of approval on its undying enmity toward Iran by adopting an anti-Iran human rights resolution at the UN General Assembly.