A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 20

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on November 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, August 20, 2018, and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian papers today widely covered Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments about the need for Europe to speed up its efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Also a top story was the upcoming impeachment of Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian, which was approved by the Iranian Parliament.

The brilliant performance of Iranian athletes at the Jakarta Asian Games, particularly the two gold medals won by Iranian wrestlers, also received great coverage.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:



1- Zarif: Europe Knows What We Want from Them

2- Larijani: Intelligence Ministry Gave Us List of Those with Dual Nationality


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- New Wave of Attacks against Iran Nuclear Deal

  • Conservative Cleric Mesbah Yazdi: You Must Admit You Make Terrible Mistake

2- Economic Analyst: A Certain Party Main Winner of Economy in Past Three Decades


Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Gold Coin, Forex Rates Decline

2- Economic Analyst Raghfar Discloses Secrets behind ‘Forex Coup’


Donya-ye Eqtesad:

1- Iran Chamber of Commerce Worried about Financial Isolation

  • Parliament of Private Firms Call for Adoption of FATF Standards
  • Chamber of Commerce: Gov’t Helping Sanctions Work by Making Hasty Decisions



1- Iran First VP: Government’s Priority Is to Decrease Impact of Sanctions

2- Top US General: We’ll Remain in Iraq for Now



1- Parliament to Impeach Economy Minister Karbasian despite Oppositions

2- Economy Ministry without Any Planning [Editorial]




1- Zarif: US Longing to Repeat Scenario of 1953 Coup

2- Top Delegation of Yemen’s Ansarullah Meets with Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah



1- Chomsky: Iran Endangers US’ Hegemony in Region



1- Another Minister to Be Impeached

2- Iranian Athletes’ Brilliant Start in Asian Games


Jame Jam:

1- Former Iranian Diplomat: Consequences of Negotiation with US Worse than War



1- Zarif, Too, Disappointed with Europe

  • Iran FM: Europeans Not Ready Yet to Pay the Price

2- Golden Day of Iran’s Wrestling in Jakarta



1- People Waiting for Government’s Measures, Gov’t Full of Contradictions

2- 140 Saudi Mercenaries Killed in Yemeni Forces’ Joint Operation in Hudaydah

3- Daily Star’s Report on Suicide Crisis in British Barracks



1- Iran to Unveil New Strategic Fighter Jet



1- China Benefiting from Iran Sanctions

2- Unity of Arch-Enemies: Russia, German Leaders Meet



1- Zarif on Anniversary of US-Backed 1953 Coup: Never Again

2- People Disappointed with Politicians: Analyst


Sobh-e Now:

1- Tehran, Fourth City in the World Suitable for Living

  • The Economist’s Different Look at World’s Best Cities for Living


Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Larijani: US’ Deceit in 1953 Coup Still Seen in Nuclear Deal’s Case

2- Trump and Triangle of Threat, Tariff, Sanction!



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