A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 15

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

The regional tour of Foreign Minister Zarif, the last leg of which took the Iranian top diplomat to India, dominated the front pages of Iranian papers on Saturday. The comments of the chairman of the Expediency Council on nuclear talks and those of the secretary of the Guardian Council on upcoming elections also appeared on the cover of Iranian dailies.


Ettela’at: “The culture of self-sacrifice forced the enemy to put the idea of aggression [against Iran] out of its mind,” Major General Ghasem Soleimani told a gathering on Sacred Defense, Martyrs and War Veterans in Kerman.

The commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps further said that a society in which the culture of self-sacrifice prevails is always victorious and can hold its head up high.


Afkar: Members of parliament’s JCPOA committee will be named this week.

Afkar: Iran and Pakistan are to cooperate with each other in policing the border and fighting terrorists.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Some seek to muscle their way into the Assembly of Experts to cause trouble,” said the secretary of the Guardian Council.




Arman-e Emrooz: “Comments which are tinged with greed and jealousy won’t produce [the intended] results [in society],” said the grandson of the founding father of the Islamic Republic.




Asr-e Iranian: The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage six specialty missile maneuvers by the end of the year [March 2016].




Asrar: “Talks between Iran and six other Persian Gulf littoral states open next month,” said the Iranian deputy foreign minister.

Amir Abdollahian further said that the talks are a joint initiative by the Qatari emir and the Omani foreign minister.

Asrar: Russia has warned the US and the EU that it won’t vote for any more sanctions against Iran.




Ebtekar: Iran takes steps toward improvement of ties with the East.

A second regional tour of Foreign Minister Zarif has taken him to India and Pakistan.




Emtiaz: The number of foreign tourists visiting the country has increased 3-fold.




Esfahan Emrooz: Four Isfahan-based medical doctors are among the best in the world.

The articles these four physicians have penned have been referenced many times by other scientists in the world.




Hemayat: Tehran Friday prayer leader has hailed the Judiciary for implementing the just verdict issued in the case of Mehdi Hashemi [the imprisoned son of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani].




Jomhouri Islami: The Japanese are ready to finance mineral projects in Iran.




Kayhan: “Those who have kept silent in the face of sedition [unrest sparked when two contenders doubted the results of the 2009 presidential polls] won’t be allowed to find their way into the Assembly of Experts,” said the secretary of the Guardian Council.




Mardomsalari: The leader of Alqaeda has sworn allegiance to the new leader of the Taliban.




Qods: Switzerland has lifted oil sanctions against Iran. That makes the return to Iran by three oil giants more likely.




Rah-e Mardom: A quaint trick by Saudi women to take the wheel




Sayeh: “Some believed that striking a deal [with P5+1] would be impossible,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.

[Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani further said that these individuals cited the superiority of the world powers as the reason why a deal would be out of reach.]

Sayeh: “Taking on violence requires global resolve,” said the Iranian foreign minister in a meeting with the Indian prime minister.





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