A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 19

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The comments of the government spokesman about parliament’s role in the approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and those of the defense minister about the delivery of S300 missile defense system by Russia to Iran dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday.


Ettela’at: “Unfinished projects will be given to the private sector to be completed,” First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri said.

He further said what Iran achieved in nuclear talks will go down in history.


Afkar: “With the arrival of popular forces on [Iraqi] battlefronts, the flames of IS atrocities began to die down,” said Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani at a meeting with the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq.

Afkar: “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action contains no secret sections,” said the Iranian government spokesman.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Some are politicizing things to allow corruption [cases they have been involved in] to slip through the net,” said Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi.




Arman-e Emrooz: Ahmadinejad is [likely] to appear in court to answer for the confessions made by his executive deputy.

Arman-e Emrooz: Imports from China have cost 500,000 Iranian jobs.

Arman-e Emrooz: “As many as 600,000 individuals are imprisoned each year,” said an advisor to the justice minister.



Asr-e Rasaneh: Crude exports have been up 14 percent ever since the 11th government took office [in 2013].




Asrar: “Throughout the talks, the Supreme Leader advised us whenever deemed necessary,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Akbar Salehi.

Asrar: “We should not be worried about the opposition of a small minority [to the nuclear deal],” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Asrar: “Muhammad has been produced to promote Islamic solidarity,” said Majid Majidi, the director of the film.




Ebtekar: Leadership crisis in Turkey

Ahmet Davutoglu has abandoned efforts to form a coalition government.




Emtiaz: The vice-president for women and family affairs has expressed concern about the drop in the age of girls’ exposure to social harms.




Esfahan Emrooz: A 60-year-old woman has given birth to twins.




Hambastegi: “The achievements of the country should not go under the hammer,” said the parliament speaker.




Hosban: The government spokesman has called on [officials of the previous government that accuse the Rouhani administration of acting against the law] to report the alleged offenses to the judiciary.




Iran: President Rouhani’s chief of staff has thanked Iranian expatriates for their support of the Iran nuclear deal.




Jomhouri Islami: MPs found satisfying the explanations provided by the ministers of oil and energy [about the conduct of their respective ministries].

Jomhouri Islami: Seventy top nuclear experts in the world have supported the nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.




Kaenat: The plan to move the political capital from Tehran has been rejected.




Kayhan: Was this the win-win formula you were talking about?!

The vice-president has admitted there have been partisan goals behind the nuclear deal.




Mardomsalari: “IS is a political ploy to serve the interests of the Zionist regime,” said the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council.




Payam-e Zaman: The Iranian economy minister has said that oil money frozen overseas because of sanctions is around $6-$7 billion.




Rooyesh-e Mellat: “Iran is to build two new satellites,” said the minister of communications and information technology.




Setareh Sobh: “Our policy is to woo artists who are away from home,” said the spokesman of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

Setareh Sobh: Iranian trucks have been set on fire on Turkish soil.





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