A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Feb. 19

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Comments by the Supreme Leader that if Europe imposes new sanctions on Iran, Tehran will retaliate and slap sanctions on Europe too dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Reformist-leaning papers put on their covers the news of parliament’s failure to allocate budget to efforts to tackle the problem of particulates.

 

Abrar: “Parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections will be held on Feb. 26, 2016,” said the spokesman of the Guardian Council.

Abrar: Parliament has opposed plans to levy tariffs on cars in metropolises.

Abrar newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Iran and Iraq aim to increase the volume of their bilateral trade to $25 billion.

 

Abrare eghtesadi newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Afkar: “The country’s water resources are in an alarming condition,” said the director of the Environment Protection Organization.

 

Afkar newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Arman-e Emrooz: Parliament has refused to allocate budget to efforts to fight particulates.

Elyas Naderan [a principlist MP] has said: We fear the budget might be used for political purposes!

 

Armane emruz newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Etemad: Zarif and Kerry in Geneva on Sunday and Monday

A new round of expert talks will get underway tomorrow.

 

Etemad newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Ettela’at: Some 22,750 trees have been planted in Tehran in honor of martyrs.

Ettela’at: The first vice-president has met with [Iraqi Shiite cleric] Grand Ayatollah Sistani to discuss issues related to the region and the world of Islam.

 

Ettelaat newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Ghanoon: After a recent rainfall, the air in Ahvaz temporarily turned blue.

 

Ghanoon newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Hemayat: “Judicial crackdown on corruption helps executive institutions better fulfill their duties,” said Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

The judiciary chief, who was in Lorestan Province, further said the case of an individual who has received almost $2.2 billion in banking loans without collateral is under investigation. He also said the judicial system aims to support healthy investment.

 

Hemayat newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Jahan-e Eghtesad: The environment budget has been eliminated under political pretexts.

 

Jahane eghtesad newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Javan: “The Iranian nation did not like the cordiality between Zarif and Kerry,” said the Leader’s representative at universities.

 

Javan newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Jomhouri Islami: “We’ll reach a political understanding with P5+1 by yearend [March 21],” said the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

 

Jomhorie eslami newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Kar va Kargar: “There won’t be a two-stage solution,” said Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham.

 

Karo karegar newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Kayhan: “They won’t lift the sanctions. The enemy is opposed to the nature of the revolution,” said the Supreme Leader.

 

Kayhan newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Mardomsalari: The Supreme Leader has said the problem of Iran’s economy is that it relies on oil and is run by the government.

 

Mardom salari newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015


 

Sharq: [Former IRIB chairman] Ezzatollah Zarghami has denied that the national broadcaster followed a factional agenda when he was in charge.

 

Shargh newspaper 2 - 19 - 2015

 

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