A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on April 23

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

Comments by President Rouhani in Indonesia on Iran’s nuclear talks and his call for a serious international campaign against terrorism dominated the front-page headlines of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1 and their efforts to draft a final nuclear agreement were in the spotlight too. Also in the news was the defeat of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.


Abrar: [Former Tehran Prosecutor] Saeed Mortazavi will appear in court next week [as a defendant, though].

Abrar: “A motion to question the president is likely to be floated if the Iranian fact sheet is not released,” said an MP.




Abrar-e Eghtesadi:European companies are paving the way for Americans to return to Iran’s petrochemical market.




Afkar:“Military intervention is the not the right mechanism to defuse crises,” President Rouhani told an Asian African Conference meeting in Indonesia.




Aftab-e Yazd:“People will put radicals in their place,” said Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the architect of the Islamic Republic.

Aftab-e Yazd: Ayatollah reappears on a program on IRIB [national broadcaster]. Experts weigh in.

Mohammad Hashemi: IRIB was forced to air his comments.

Abdollah Nasseri: The change at IRIB is novel.

Sadegh Zibakalam: IRIB was forced to retreat.

Gholamali Rajaei: It was thanks to pressure in the court of public opinion.




Arman-e Emrooz:The Islamic Consultative Assembly took the first step toward holding the [early 2016] parliamentary elections at a provincial level.

The executive branch is opposed to the move.

Arman-e Emrooz:Some 1,160 Iranian girls married Afghan nationals.

Around 1,500 illegal Afghan migrants enter Iran on a daily basis.




Asrar:The drafting of the final nuclear agreement got underway.




Etemad:“We are entitled to be worried about the nuclear case,” said [principlist MP] Gholamali Haddad Adel.

Etemad: The architect of Abenomics [Shinzo Abe] has welcomed expansion of Japan’s ties with Iran.

It came at a meeting between the Japanese PM and Iranian President in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Etemad:Seyyed Hassan Khomeini [the grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic] has criticized the Interior Ministry for its weakness in dealing with those behind the Shiraz incident.

[In March, Tehran MP Ali Motahari was in the southern city to deliver a speech when he was attacked by hardliners].




Ettela’at:A scientific article penned by the Supreme Leader has been published by Encyclopedia Islamica [the Encyclopedia of Islam].




Hemayat: “Sanctions are our top priority in the Vienna talks,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi.

Hemayat:“The crimes Saudis are committing in Yemen are similar to Zionist crimes in Gaza,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.




Iran Daily: Saudis resume bombardment of Yemen cities.




Iran News: IAEA urged to focus on technical aspect of nuclear deal.




Kayhan: In the Asian-African Conference, President Rouhani has described the fake Israeli regime as the gravest threat to regional security and peace.

Kayhan: The defeat of the House of Saud in a proxy war

Ansarullah in Yemen humiliated the US and Israel.




Khorasan: Iran has taken the presidency of the Asian-African Conference; Iran has put forward a four-point plan on elimination of terrorism.




Rah-e Mardom: Behind the scenes of ceasefire in Yemen

From Iran’s warning to the failure of the [Saudi-led] coalition




Resalat: The empowerment of women breadwinners, from talks to action




Sharq: “True Shiites and Sunnis have no links with terror,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.




Siasat-e Rooz: “The final deal should guarantee the lifting of all economic sanctions,” said President Rouhani in the Asian-African Conference in Jakarta.




Tehran Times: Iran will award “Ali Daei Prize” to best international goal scorer



Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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