A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan 23

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Chinese President’s Tehran visit and ongoing crises in the Middle East. Iranian President’s calls on the Guardian Council to hold a wholesome election in accordance with the law and exceptions in the new US visa law regarding Iranian traders took most of the headlines on January 23, 2016.


1- Japan lifts Iran sanctions

2- Kerry in Davos: John Kerry: The world is safer thanks to Iran deal

3- U.S. approves nearly $2 bln in weapons for Iraqi F-16 fighter jets

4- Sudden combustion of bus with 71 onboard

5- Al Nusra ringleader killed in Syria

6- 22,000 Islamic State jihadists have been killed by coalition, France claims

7- Pentagon has given new authority to target ISIS in Afghanistan





1- Stem cells used to treat nyctalopia

2- Income of IRR 1.5m, line of poverty in Iran

3- Al-Shaba terrorists strike capital in Somalia




Arman-e emrouz:

1- Rafsanjani: Disregarding people’s will is dangerous

Head of Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafasanjani said a high turnout in the upcoming elections ensures their soundness.

2- Subway suicide in vogue

4 persons killed themselves in Tehran’s subway over the course of the past 30 days.

3- Rouhani: Framework of law, not taste

Voicing his elections concerns, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the parliament is the house of the nation, rather than being the haven for a certain party. He also said the nation is the real entity eligible to decide about the quality of the candidates. He also warned authorities against disappointing people.

4- Chinese president in Tehran after 14 years

Iran’s man Friday under sanctions posed as mediator

An article on the changing role of China which acted as a faithful friend to Iran when Tehran was under the sanctions, to a mediator between Iran-Saudi peace process.





1- EU in telephone diplomacy: Iran-Saudi tension political, not religious

EU foreign relations chief Federica Mogherini has urged Saudi Arabia and Iran to avoid escalation over the Saudi execution of a Shia Muslim cleric.

2- Rafsanjani calls on allowing participation of all political factions in elections

3- Zarif in Davos: From talks with Kerry to warnings to Riyadh

4- President: Iran reached all major goals in Nuclear deal

5- Rouhani calls for partisan political system in Iran

6- MP calls on parliament to combat corruption in post-sanctions area

7- Iran Minister to incoming carmakers: Forget about Iran presence without exports in mind





1- Sanctions partner in Tehran

A report on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Tehran visit to broker détente between Tehran and Riyadh.

2- US seeks Iran help

During a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif with his American counter, the former called for Iran’s help to contain the ongoing crisis in Syrai.

3- A report by Ebtekar on the impact of sanctions removal on Iran’s election campaigns. In February Iranians will come to ballots to vote for their parliament candidates.





1- 26% rise in 9-month discovery of smuggled goods

2- Torrent of foreign banks’ liquidity to Iran





Chinese president in Tehran; all Iranian ministries will be involved in new ties with Chinese counterparts in what meant by Beijing to promote Iran-China ties to a strategic level.





1- Iran inflation rate at 12.2 in Dec 22-Jan 21 period

2- Zarif in Davos: Iran missile program internal matter

3- Culture Minister: Iran-Sino media ties can boost resistance against western media domination

4- Veteran linguist Abulhassan Najafi dies at 86





People of Shiraz in a glorious funeral of Sacred Defense martyrs





1- 5 fresh openings in Iran foreign trade;

Japan lifts Iran sanctions; South Korea ready for up to $2b trade insurance with Iran; German carmakers heading to Iran; US State Department waivers visa ban on Iranian traders; Iran to export $2b worth of natural gas to Oman

2- Access of Iran universities allowed to int’l resources as sanctions lifted

3- Chinese President: 1st high-profile Iran guest in post-sanctions





1- Netanyahu: Saudi Arabia, Israel ally

2- Olympic medalist: Leader’s ring more valuable than all my medals





1- Leader: Determination, nonstop hard work, only way to rendering enemy plots barren

Iran’s Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Seyyed Ali Khamenei told Islamic communities in Europe.

2- Analytic study: People expect fulfillment of promises; admin eyes moderate parliament

3- Funeral of 4 Yemeni martyrs in northern Iran





Tehran, Beijing sign cooperation document




Rah-e mardom:

Editorial: Stories to learn from recent Saudi behavior





1- Diplomat: Research results of Mina disaster to be released soon

2- President: We favor moderates in parliament

3- Cmdr.Soleimani: Thousands of Haram defenders guarding Islamic boundaries

4- Senate’s new excuse for fresh sanctions on Iran; Senate presses White House to impose new sanctions on Iran for arresting US marines in Iranian waters





600-member Chinese delegations in Tehran




Rooyesh Mellat:

1- Araqchi: Some countries seek entente

2- Troubles of European power plant developers in Iran; an interview with Hamid Chitchian, minister of power.





Interior Ministry: Report of Saudi embassy attack in Tehran ready for submission to Leader