A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 18

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A telephone call between the Iranian and French presidents following the Paris terror attacks and President Rouhani’s call for the formation of a united front against terrorism dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday. Also in the news was the communication by the Supreme Leader of the macro policies of the environment to the heads of the three government branches.


Ettela’at: “We are ready to take action against terrorists in any part of the world,” said President Rouhani in a telephone call to his French counterpart.

The president further said that collective planning by all countries is needed to be able to eliminate terrorism.

President Rouhani: Through acts of violence, terrorists will not be able to force nations and governments into submission.

President Francois Hollande told the French parliament that Paris will ask for Iran’s help in the fight against terrorism.

Ettela’at: The Supreme Leader has communicated the general policies of the environment sector to the heads of the three government branches.

The Leader has highlighted the following as the main focus of the general environment policies: establishment of an integrated, national environment system; concerted and systematic management of vital [natural] resources; treatment of environmental destruction as a crime; piecing together the country’s ecosystem atlas; bolstering the environment diplomacy; promotion of a green economy; and institutionalization of the environmental culture and ethics.

Ettela’at: As many as 200 Saudi-led coalition forces have been killed in a failed offensive to capture Taiz in Yemen.

In another development, the United States has approved the sale of more than $ 1b worth of arms to Saudi Arabia.

Ettela’at: Bills on the Sixth Development Plan and next year’s budget will be submitted to parliament next month [Nov. 22-Dec. 21].

The director of the Management and Planning Organization has said that Iran is expected to post 5-6 percent economic growth next year [starting March 20, 2016].

Ettela’at: “We need to do something for the bookstores which are on the brink of shutdown,” said the head of Iran National Library and Archives Organization in a national conference on books and publication.

Reza Salehi Amiri further said that the country had better replace the oil industry with the industry of culture.

Ettela’at: The Comprehensive Tax Bill has been prepared to be submitted to parliament.

Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia said that the [new] tax bill will help cut off direct contact between tax collectors and tax payers.

Ettela’at: A top Spanish judge has issued an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [over the 2010 Gaza flotilla attack].

The Spanish national court judge has also included six other Israeli officials in the arrest warrant.

Ettela’at: The massive war games of the Iranian Ground Forces got under way in the northeast of the country.




Abrar: President Fuad Masum will make a trip to Tehran, announced Iran’s ambassador to Iraq.




Afkar: The chairman of the Expediency Council has said that job creation is the religious, national and state duty of all officials [in the country].



Amin: A deputy foreign minister has ruled out as a distant possibility the abduction of Ghazanfar Roknabadi, the former Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, [in the wake of the Mina tragedy].




Arman-e Emrooz: The arrangement of elections depends on the approach of the Guardian Council, said Tehran MP Ali Motahari.

Arman-e Emrooz: The Iranian parliament has approved equal blood money for female and male individuals who are killed or injured in car crashes.




Asr-e Rasaneh: The start of Iran-India oil talks

Iran is to buy India’s largest refinery.




Bahar: Military drills to get prepared to fight ISIS

The Iranian Ground Forces have staged massive war games – codenamed Mohammad Rasoulallah – in the east of the country.




Ebtekar: Paris is waiting for President Rouhani’s trip, said Francois Hollande in a telephone call with the Iranian president.

Ebtekar: A number of political problems are blamed on disrespect for ethics, said Mohammad Reza Aref, a reformist leader.



Hemayat: The head of the Court of Administrative Justice has said that those who claim they respect human rights are the ones who lend financial support to ISIS.




Iran: Leaders of eight gas-rich countries will come to Tehran.

Iran: “The Supreme Leader lent new credibility and weight to the environment,” said the director of the Environment Protection Organization in an interview with the daily.




Javan: As many as 26 theft gangs have been busted in Tehran.

The daily takes a close look at the case of Majid, a convicted thief who has often committed theft masquerading as a police officer. He is a low-literate man but has good knowledge about criminal justice.




Jomhouri Islami: “Iran’s gas output will rise to one billion cubic meters in two years,” said Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh.

Jomhouri Islami: The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council has rejected as untrue comments by the Americans on the Possible Military Dimensions (PMD) [of Iran’s nuclear program].




Kayhan: If we had known that this dog would bite us, we would not have fed it, said a top French official in reaction to the terrorist attacks ISIS staged in Paris.



Noavaran: After a hot summer with water shortages, drinking water will be separated from water used for other purposes.




Payam-e Zaman: The oil minister has said that Iran will not trade off its share of the oil market.




Rah-e Mardom: The Iranian parliament found explanations by the economy and culture ministers about the performance of their ministries as convincing enough.




Resalat: The Iranian president has dismissed as false remarks that attribute the acts of terror to Islam.

Resalat: Tehran’s Public and Revolutionary Courts Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi has said that to prevent land grab, officials who have broken the law should be dealt with.




Roozan: A Tehran-Paris alliance to take on ISIS

Presidents of Iran and France talk on the phone.




Saheb Ghalam: Iran has called for the formation of a “united global front” to fight terrorism.




Shahrvand: Danger hanging over Tochal [a ski resort to the north of Tehran]

[Officials have raised red flags that] The cable car operating in Tochal is worn-out.




Shorou: The government is not seeking to raise taxes, said the economy minister in parliament.




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