A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan 9

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.


1- Iraqi Forces fence in ISIS fighters in Fallujah

ISIS assault on Chemical plant contained

2- Saudi crown prince: All-out Tehran-Riyadh war major global catastrophe

An all-out war between Saudi Arabia and Tehran is “something we do not foresee at all,” the Saudi deputy crown prince and defense minister has said.





1- No Foreign Ministry intervention in Elections: FM

2- Siemens, Iran seal railroad deals




– Middle East, World in Chaos These Days: Rafsanjani




1- Iran bans imports from Saudi Arabia, suspends all Umrah trips

Iran’s government said it had forbidden imports from Saudi Arabia after a cabinet meeting chaired by President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday morning.

2- No custody rights for unqualified parents: Senior judiciary official



Asr-e Iranian:

– Cluster bombing by Saudi-led Coalition, a war crime: HRW

“The coalition’s repeated use of cluster bombs in the middle of a crowded city suggests an intent to harm civilians, which is a war crime,” Human Rights Watch




– Countdown to JCPOA Implementation

Iran and six world powers started expert-level talks in Geneva on Friday to work out implementation of a landmark deal on the country’s nuclear program, referred to as the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA).





– GECF Secy-Gen: Saudi Arabia Needs Iran Gas




1- Iran to take Saudi raid on embassy in Yemen to UN

Saudi raid injures Iran embassy guards in Yemen

3- Execution of Shia cleric by Saudi regime spurs demonstrations in Iran, world

4- World Bank expects Iran’s economic growth to hit 5.8% in 2016




– Final stages of sanctions removal

Iran is eying the end of the US-led sanctions as experts talks are on the go in Geneva between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries.





1- US filibustering JCPOA Implementation

2- 90% of committed crimes detected in Iran: Attorney-General




– Libya’s bloodiest day since Qaddafi

 47 dead after worst IS bomb attack since Qadaffi




1- Fruitless Saudi Coalition

No politically significant country has taken sides with Saudi Arabia against Iran

2- Finding replacements for trade with UAE well studied: Iran

Iran says it has found replacements for the United Arab Emirates as its new trade partner in the region in case the UAE decides to change the status of its relations with the Islamic Republic.

Tehran bans import of all goods produced in Saudi Arabia



Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Pakistani Demos against Saudi FM Visit

Pakistanis have taken to the streets of Islamabad to air their hatred at Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir’s visit to the country.

2- Iraqi forces kill ISIS Spokesman, besiege ISIS-controlled Fallujah

3- Twin Sister of Iran’s Last Shah, Ashraf, Dies at 96




1- New US visa reform law breach of nuclear deal

2- US-made cluster bombs dropped by Saudi-coalition forces kill Yemeni civilians: HRW

3- Iran imports IRR 2,600bn cars, gums in 9 months, customs data show




Saheb Qalam:

– Saudi Arabia Needs Gas Imports from Iran: GECF Secretary-General





1- Friday prayer leaders slam attacks to Saudi embassy in Tehran

Saudi embassy attackers were double agents, lunatic and misinformed, a senior cleric said.

The Saudi embassy attack was premeditated, members of the national security committee of the Iranian parliament said.

2- Iranian stars hold charity football match



Vaqayeh Etefaghiyeh:

1- USSR fate awaits Saudi Arabia: former diplomat

2- HIV care billboards in Tehran