A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on April 4

Iran Newspaper front pages

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.


  1. I take technical responsibility for the JCPOA: Salehi
  2. Iran won’t negotiate, won’t compromise on missile programs: Araqchi
  3. No deal with Larijani about parliament speakership: Aref
  4. Donald Trump: Obama is like a child
  5. Japanese destroyers call into Philippines port near disputed South China Sea waters
  6. 10. $10bn Saudi support for anti-nuclear terrorism centre
  7. Dozens killed in Karabakh conflict




  1. I accept technical responsibility for JCPOA: Salehi
  2. Justice Minister: Modesty and the hijab can’t be forced
  3. Culture Ministry seeking to ensure Shajarian’s return



Arman-e Emrouz:

  1. Calls on Rouhani to free 2009 protest leaders

In an interview with Arman-e Emrouz, Dr. Mostafa Moein calls on the Rouhani administration to consider freeing the leaders of the 2009 post-election protests.

  1. Zarrab travelled to US knowing he would be arrested: Expert
  2. Pilgrimage without Iranian pilgrims

The Saudi government withholds issuing visas for Iranian pilgrims for this year’s Haj.

  1. 900 grandfathers became fathers again last year

Over 8,000 elderly marriages registered in Iran last year




  1. Report assesses possibility of Ahmadinejad returning as next Iranian president
  2. Iran oil exports hit 2 million bpd
  3. US and IRIB undermine JCPOA: senior negotiator
  4. Aref denies being in cahoots with Ali Larijani

The two figures are the primary candidates to be the head of the next Iranian Parliament.




  1. CBI eyes one-digit inflation rate for current calendar year [started March 20]
  2. Azerbaijan claims ceasefire in Karabakh
  3. Negotiator forbids IRIB from implying that sanctions have not been lifted
  4. DoE unfolds plans to curb pollution in 20 major cities
  5. Iran to build 4 parks for physically challenged citizens in capital
  6. Iraqi, Syrian armies gain major wins against ISIS




  1. Ahmadinejad: We will meet next year
  2. New Prosecutor-General appointed
  3. Trump targets Obama’s signature




  1. Parliament speaker underlines need for bolstering missile might
  2. No talks on missile program: Araqchi
  3. Saudi Arabia wants no pilgrimage




  1. Most dangerous human trafficking band exposed

Details about the excruciating torture of kidnapped women and girls.


  1. IRIB admonishes program for mistreating guests on national TV

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has criticized producers of a televised program entitled Dore Hami (literally: Together) for disregarding cultural codes of conduct and disrespecting its guests by forcedly cutting their hair on stage to amuse viewers.





  1. Iran eyes one-digit inflation rate
  2. Zanjani’s partner being tried in US
  3. Peugeot says it will make up for past issues



Payam Zaman:

  1. Iran raises subway, bus, taxi fees
  2. US disrupting JCPOA implementation: Senior negotiator
  3. Peugeot to officially recommence activities in Iran by early May
  4. Shell repays debts to Iran




  1. Karabakh: The Achilles heel of peace in the Caucasus
  2. Sanctions removed only on paper



Jomhouri Islami:

  1. Iran considers allocating IRR160bn facilities to small industries
  2. Imam Khomeini: Your administration is the administration of the disadvantaged – it must act in their interest.
  3. Europe seeking to make up for sanction damage on Iran
  4. Iranian foreign policy focused on regional peace as second global step: FM
  5. Yemeni forces capture some Saudi officers




  1. 26% of urban families lack a working member
  2. Turkish fire in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict




  1. Military top brass: Missile strength the backbone of diplomacy
  2. Imam Khamenei and Ayatollah Bahjat predicted victory in 33-day war: Hassan Nasrallah
  3. Global Research: Obama’s Fake Air War on ISIS
  4. Head of Justice Department: Countering corruption is chief judicial priority




  1. Ahmadinejad responds to allegations about his presidential candidacy
  2. Administration unfolds plans to curb recession
  3. Iran warns Azerbaijan and Armenia over 3 rockets hitting Iranian soil
  4. Latest updates about Kiarostami and Shajarian conditions
  5. Film method used for robbing gold shop



Rah-e Mardom:

  1. Salehi: Talks would have failed without Leader’s sharpness
  2. Notable rise in jobless families




  1. Economy is Iran’s Achilles’ heel: Parliament speaker
  2. US disrupting JCPOA implementation: Senior negotiator
  3. Reactionary Arabia pays $33bn for Western arms
  4. Minister announces startup of resistive economy implementation
  5. Blast hits EU’s political heart



Rooyesh Mellat:

  1. No financial troubles for Olympic Games: Official
  2. Without Leader’s sharpness, we would have lost [in talks]: Salehi
  3. Syrian president: West not honest




  1. The fate of torturers

A report about the history of Iran’s political police

  1. Latest on detained journalists cases
  2. Iran bid to sell billionaire Zanjani’s properties



Sahib Ghalam:

Average of 30litres of petrol used by every Iranian during Nowruz




  1. Former CBI head: Impact of 1billion-billion IRR will be manifest in 6 months
  2. 300 killed in Karabagh conflict
  3. Terrorism, racism, crisis: price of supporting ISIS
  4. 0.5 million guardians and relief forces safeguard Nowruz travel
  5. Top Iranian artists last year



Vatan Emrouz:

  1. Coup de grâce of uranium production
  2. Makeup artist

Strange remarks were made by senior negotiator Abbas Araqchi in justifying the US disruption of JCPOA implementation:

“New sanctions on missile program, no violation of JCPOA,” Araqchi said in a televised interview, adding, “Currency restrictions have nothing to do with the nuclear deal.”

  1. Mohsen Rezaei: Iran missile strength prevented 5 US or Israeli assaults on Iran



Vaghyeh Ettefaghiyeh:

  1. Plans underway to connect Iran railway to Iraq and Afghanistan




  1. Iran import tariffs nearing world standards
  2. Close Iran-Turkey relations despite differences
  3. Lack of liquidity bothering 70% of traders
  4. Head of Austrian trade chamber encourages European traders to invest in Iran





Abrar Eqtesadi:

  1. Renault inks first deal with Iran’s Saipa
  2. Iran crude oil average crosses $30/b
  3. Iran’s proven oil reserves in Persian Gulf exceed 100bn barrels