The massive turnout of Iranians for International Quds Day rallies dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Another extension of nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1 also appeared on the covers of dailies.
Ettela’at: The world shouted for the liberation of Quds.
“Islamic prospects are bright. Through unity, resistance, jihad and self-sacrifice, Muslims, including the Palestinian nation, can achieve their long-term objectives,” said President Rouhani.
“The massive turnout of the Iranians for Quds Day rallies amounts to declaration of readiness to strive for the restoration of Palestinian rights,” said the judiciary chief.
The intelligence minister said that the diplomatic battlefield provides a test that is far more difficult to ace than the real war and that the Iranian negotiating team has the support of the Supreme Leader and the nation.
Abrar: “We will never allow [foreign] access to military sites,” said Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, the deputy chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces.
Aftab-e Yazd: “The same people who are opposed to nuclear talks today kept silent in the face of a public funds plunder yesterday,” said the Friday prayer leader of Yazd.
Arman-e Emrooz: “There remain no insurmountable problems; the parties to the talks are trying to win as many concessions as they can,” said Javid Ghorban Oghli, a former Iranian ambassador.
Asr-e Rasaneh: The minister of communications and information technology has said that two new social networking platforms will be unveiled shortly.
Asrar: Excessive demands are a major hurdle standing in the way of a deal.
“You can’t change horses in midstream,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Westerners.
Asrar: “Reestablishment of ties between Iran and the US takes a long time,” said secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei.
Ebtekar: Seventy French companies have expressed readiness to invest in Iran.
Ebtekar: The balcony diplomacy
Diplomats will stay in Vienna until Monday [to hammer out a deal].
Emtiaz: There has been a 20 percent rise in bushfire across the country.
Hemayat: “The reason why the Supreme Leader said he was not optimistic about talks with the US is coming to light,” said Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani.
Iran: Veteran Saudi diplomat Saud al-Faisal has passed away at the age of 75.
Kar va Kargar: Millions of Iranians shouted for the liberation of Palestine and an end to infanticide in Yemen during Quds Day rallies.
Kayhan: The Worriers were right; the US is not trustworthy.
Mardomsalari: The public threw its weight behind the nuclear negotiating team during Quds Day rallies.
Qods: The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah has said that Iran offers the only glimmer of hope for the liberation of Quds.
Resalat: President Putin has told President Rouhani that cooperation between Iran and Russia is necessary for regional stability.
Setareh Sobh: Some 115 environmental institutions in a letter to the parliament speaker have said that wrong decisions have put Iranian health in danger.
Setareh Sobh: World-known Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has passed away.
Sharq: A selfless worker at Maroon Petrochemical Complex who put his own life in danger to turn off a tap and prevent a tragedy has died of organ failure.
When a fire raged through the complex, Shahram Mohammadi rushed into the flames to warn fellow workers and turn off the tap. He suffered severe burns and died in a Tehran hospital a few days later.