A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 23

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The call by the Supreme Leader for Muslim unity at a meeting with Hajj officials and the comments of the president on Iran’s military capabilities dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.


Ettela’at: “Global bullies are pursuing violence and division in the name of Islam,” said the Supreme Leader at a meeting with Hajj officials.

Ayatollah Khamenei further said that Hajj offers a genuine opportunity for the manifestation of Islamic unity.


Abrar: The first session of the JCPOA Review Committee will be held on Sunday.




Afkar: “Some Islamic groups are mistaking friends for enemies and vice versa,” the Supreme Leader said.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Force these 2,000 or so [elites] from the country and the problems of the establishment will be resolved,” Brigadier General Ahmadi Moghaddam, the former police chief, has quoted former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad saying.




Arman-e Emrooz: Supporters of Ahmadinejad release electoral statements

Tehran MP Ahmad Tavakoli has said that if Ahmadinejad is held accountable, he wouldn’t entertain the idea of returning to power.




Asr-e Rasaneh: “Government honors the commitments it has made to the youth,” said the first vice-president.




Asrar: “We are ready to be part of an anti-terror coalition in the region,” President Rouhani said.

Asrar: “Some 80,000 cars are gathering dust in the warehouses of a local carmaker,” said the minister of industries.




Ebtekar: “Sometimes I regret my decision to accept to take over as foreign minister,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif.




Hemayat: “Drug addiction is to blame for some 40 percent of all divorces,” said a deputy to the judiciary chief.




Jomhouri Islami: “Iran’s might serves as a guarantor of regional stability,” said President Rouhani.

Jomhouri Islami: Hamas’ political leader has talked of indirect talks with the Zionist regime.




Kayhan: Fateh precision-guided missile has been unveiled at a ceremony attended by President Rouhani.




Payam-e Zaman: More than 1,100 projects will be inaugurated across the nation during Government Week.




Resalat: “We don’t need anyone’s permission to buy and sell arms,” President Rouhani said.




Shahrvand: “Iran receives one foreign investment application every 60 hours,” said the head of the Foreign Investment Unit of the Chamber of Commerce.






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