The president’s order to accelerate the country’s missile program dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday.
Ettela’at: The president has ordered Iran’s missile capabilities boosted.
It came in reaction to continued hostilities by the US administration.
Abrar: The chairman of the Expediency Council has said that the establishment has no problem with religious minorities, especially Christians.
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: The private sector has been given the go-ahead to import gasoline.
Afarinesh: Kashan University and University of Illinois have signed a cooperation document.
Afarinesh: The defense minister has said that Iran’s defense and missile capability poses no threat to neighboring countries.
Afkar: In the first nine months of the year [started March 21, 2015] 145 trade delegations from 48 countries visited Iran.
Afkar: Iran’s missile capability is not negotiable, said Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi.
Aftab-e Yazd: The plan to ease air pollution stalled for eight years [a reference to Ahmadinejad’s presidency], said the director of the Environment Protection Organization.
Arman-e Emrooz: The former intelligence minister has said that his men had infiltrated the Presidential Office in the final two years of Ahmadinejad presidency.
Arman-e Emrooz: Those who ordered an attack on Tehran MP Ali Motahari when he was in Shiraz to deliver a speech will go on trial.
The announcement came as a court in the southern city issued a verdict in the case of those who carried out the attack.
Asrar: President Rouhani’s chief of staff has said the sanctions are on the verge of being eliminated.
Asrar: Ali Motahari, an MP, has said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani should have parted ways with principlists much earlier.
Ebtekar: Our tunnels are full of missiles ready to blast off, said Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second in command of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps.
Etemad: I hope Iran can develop missiles with a range of more than 5,000 km, said Mohsen Rezaei [a former Revolution Guards commander] in a letter to President Rouhani.
Hemayat: The attorney general has underlined a unified approach to protecting the environment.
Iran: The US backed down after a decision by President Rouhani [to boost Iran’s missile capability].
New missile sanctions against Iran have been put off.
Javan: Iran’s missile response to the post-JCPOA sanctions
Imposition of sanctions has been put off.
Jomhouri Islami: Petrochemical products to receive €12 billion in finances.
Kayhan: Stopping the nuclear deal would be the best response to American audacity.
Khorasan: The director of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has said that the exhumation of the bodies of a number of Iranian victims of the Mina tragedy has started.
Resalat: The Foreign Ministry spokesman has said Iran will respond to the American measures by boosting its defense capability.
Sharq: Applications by American citizens to travel to Iran have doubled.
Vaghaye-e Etefaghiyeh: Wait for the rhetoric to get tougher.
In an interview with the daily, Hossein Allah Karam has defended the insulting comments Yalasarat weekly published against the vice-president for women and family affairs.
We published that piece in line with the principle of freedom of speech, he said.