A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan. 3

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The execution by Saudi regime of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and the indignation it has caused around the Muslim world and among Iranian officials dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.

Ettela’at: Rage and indignation across the Muslim world over the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the brutal Saudi regime

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Saudi charges d’affaires over the execution of the prominent Shiite cleric.


Abrar: The chairman of the commission following up the implementation of the nuclear deal has said that Iran will pursue its missile program with more momentum.

Abrar: The Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan will arrive in Tehran on Monday.




Afarinesh: The Saudis cannot ride out the quagmire the execution of Sheikh Nimr will help create, said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.

Afarinesh: An international exhibition of Iranian agricultural products is held in Russia.




Aftab-e Yazd: The Saudi measure won’t go unanswered, said Davoud Hermidas-Bavand, a prominent professor and analyst.




Arman-e Emrooz: A warning by Zibakalam!

The prominent political analyst and university professor has said that in the absence of measures to transform the economy we have to wait for a second Ahmadinejad.

Arman-e Emrooz: Three students have died of the complications of air pollution.

That has dragged the prosecutors into the air pollution case.




Asr-e Rasaneh: The first vice-president has said that sanctions will have been lifted within 18 days.




Asrar: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has said that Iran’s missile tests are not a breach of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Asrar: The chairman of the Expediency Council has said that expedience of the country should not be overshadowed by factional interests.

Asrar: Hamid Baeedinejad, an Iranian nuclear negotiator, has said that Iran is in no rush to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in any shape or form.




Ebtekar: Mohammad Ali Inanlou, a sportsman, volleyball commentator and environmental activist has passed away.




Etemad: Execution of a Shiite sheikh

Sources of emulation, senior scholars, MPs, the Foreign Ministry and politicians have condemned the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Saudi charges d’affaires and said that Saudi Arabia will pay a dear price.




Hamdeli: The Saudis started off 2016 with executions.




Hemayat: The attorney general has said that every 12 second an individual falls victim to cyber-crimes.




Iran: Two meters of snow has fallen along the road that links Bookan to Piranshahr in northwestern Iran.

Iran: The deputy science minister has said that in 2014 Iran was the world’s fourth country as far as scientific growth was concerned.




Jomhouri Islami: The Saudis committed suicide.

Islamic scholars have said that the House of Saud is on the brink.




Kayhan: The House of Saud dug its own grave.

The martyrdom of Ayatollah Nimr with the American green-light!




Resalat: “The Saudis will pay a heavy price for the execution of Sheikh Nimr,” said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

Resalat: Tehran MP Ahmad Tavakoli has said that 6-monthly plans won’t help the country get rid of recession.




Sharq: The Afghan chief executive officer is due in Tehran Monday.