A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on February 29

Iran Newspaper Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, February 29, 2020, and picked headlines from 8 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Newspapers


1- People’s Turnout in Elections Decreased Because of Economic Woes, Government’s Poor Performance: Expediency Council Member
2- Austrian Diplomat’s Coronavirus Test Negative

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Tension at Highest Level: While Russia Attacks Turkish Troops, Ankara Threatens to Open Borders for Refugees
2- New Delhi Wants Veto Power, Washington Wants China’s Isolation!


Arman-e Melli:

1- Iran Leader Praises Doctors, Nurses for Their Efforts in Corona Containment
2- Coronavirus: From Parliament to Government; Officials Catching Virus
3- Number of Coronavirus Infections Growing in Iran
4- Swiss Financial Channel to Be Activated after US Grants Permission



1- Iran Leader Wishes Eradication of Coronavirus in Shortest Time Possible
2- Turkey-Russia Bloody Confrontation in Idlib
3- Rouhani: All Bodies Must Implement Orders by Corona HQ
4- Rouhani’s First VP: Difficult Days Ahead, but We Can Manage Them



1- Health Ministry Has Final Say: Coronavirus Cancels Friday Prayers for 1st Time in 4 Decades
2- Erdogan’s Dangerous Game: Iran Trying to Return Parties to Previous Commitments



1- Iran Leader Warmly Thanks Doctors, Nurses in Fight against Coronavirus
2- Food Reserves for Nowruz Five Times More than Past Year
3- Increased Control over People’s Travels in Infected Areas



1- Iran Has Enough Equipment to Produce Masks and Disinfectants 3 Times More than It Needs
2- South Korea’s Hyundai Company Shut Down; Dow Jones Stocks Fall Down in US
3- Merkel Gov’t Played Role in Assassination of Gen. Soleimani: German Lawmakers
4- Erdogan’s Ambitions Backfire: Turkish Convoy Bombarded by Russia in Idlib



1- We’ll Defeat Coronavirus; Need to Counter Virus of Fake News
2- Health Minister: We’ll Have a Difficult Week; Stay Home
3- Seven Warnings by Press Office of Culture Ministry
4- Conflict in Syria; Putin, Erdogan Talk after Russian Jetfighters’ Attack on Turkish Forces

Hedieh Lahiji is an Iranian journalist who mainly reports the latest developments in science and technology. Her work in the IFP is mainly focused on the coverage of Iranian knowledge-based companies and their scientific achievements.


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