A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 27

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

The comments of the Supreme Leader at a meeting with President Rouhani and his Cabinet to mark Government Week dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Also on the covers of dailies was the unveiling of a new gold coin and a traveler’s check at a ceremony attended by the president and the Central Bank governor.


Ettela’at: “Economy is the top priority of the country,” said the Supreme Leader at a meeting with President Rouhani and his Cabinet.

At the meeting [which came during Government Week] Ayatollah Khamenei thanked the president and his Cabinet for their efforts.


Abrar: The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has arrived in Beijing for talks [with Chinese officials over nuclear cooperation].



Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Members of parliament have called on the oil minister to make efforts to reclaim Iran’s share of the global petroleum market.



Afkar: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has called on Washington to free Iranian nationals imprisoned in the US.




Aftab-e Yazd: The Supreme Leader has thanked the Rouhani administration for cutting inflation, creating economic stability and bringing the nuclear talks to conclusion.

Aftab-e Yazd: The Mountain of Muscle [a nickname of Iranian professional bodybuilder Beitollah Abbaspour] has passed away.



Arman-e Emrooz: At a meeting with the president and his Cabinet, the Supreme Leader called for formation of a resistance-based economy headquarters.




Etemad: Tehran MP Ali Motahari has called for measures to guarantee freedom of assembly for all sides.

His appeal came in reaction to a gathering by the so-called Worriers in protest at the nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.

Etemad: Tax evasion by the big shots

Of the 5 million or so taxpayers in the country, only 503 individuals pay more than $17,000 in taxes.




Iran: A European leader arrives in Iran, a first in 11 years.

Heading a 200-member delegation, the Austrian president is expected to visit Tehran.



Jomhouri Islami: “This year is the year of transitioning from sanctions and giving momentum to efforts to secure economic prosperity,” President Rouhani said.

Jomhouri Islami: In a ceremony attended by the president, a new gold coin and a new traveler’s check have been unveiled.




Kayhan: “Iran is single-handedly standing up against the disintegration of regional countries,” said the Iraqi ambassador to Tehran in an exclusive interview with Kayhan.




Khorasan: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale has hit Firuzkooh to the west of the capital.




Mardomsalari: “Iran stands ready for talks with all regional countries,” said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

Mardomsalari: The unforgettable stars of the world soccer are converging on Tehran for a charity matchup at Azadi Stadium on Friday with an Iranian all-star team.




Resalat: The deputy interior minister has said that the Guardian Council has the final say in vetting candidates running for public office.




Roozan: The deputy interior minister has said that electoral campaigning in mosques is forbidden.

Roozan: The Australian foreign minister has called on Iran to join the anti-IS coalition.




Sharq: “The Supreme Leader views suffrage as a public right, some consider it decorative,” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.




Siasat-e Rooz: The Supreme Leader has called on officials not to mince their words in laying out the country’s revolutionary stance.



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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