A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on July 16

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The nuclear deal Iran and six world powers struck in Vienna continued to dominate the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday.


Ettela’at: The Supreme Leader has responded to a letter by President Rouhani on nuclear talks.

“The text of the deal should be carefully studied and go through the envisaged legal channels,” said Ayatollah Khamenei in the letter.

“If approved, it should close the door to the other party violating its commitments. Some members of the other party [a reference to P5+1] are not trustworthy at all,” the Leader said.


Abrar: “The Foreign Ministry has yet to receive a letter from parliament inviting Foreign Minister Zarif to the chamber,” said the deputy foreign minister.

Abrar: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said that he will pay a visit to Iran at the invitation of Foreign Minister Zarif.




Aftab-e Yazd: The British foreign secretary has expressed hope that the British embassy in Tehran reopens.

Aftab-e Yazd: The interior minister did not budge [in the face of pressures by some MPs who didn’t want him to name whoever he wanted as the governor general of Fars Province].

That means clouds of impeachment will be hanging over the Interior Ministry premises.




Arman-e Emrooz: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Messages of congratulations to the Iranian people and government [on conclusion of a nuclear deal with six world powers] are streaming in.

Arman-e Emrooz: Mohammad Reza Aref [a reformist leader and a former vice-president] has offered to hold talks with principlists.




Asrar: “The Iranian people do not want to go to extremes,” said the president.




Ebtekar: “The Supreme Leader kept a watchful eye on nuclear talks with P5+1,” said President Rouhani.

Ebtekar: The government’s economic team is on alert.

Industry minister: There has been an uptick in applications for industrial cooperation with Iran.

Government spokesman: The stage will be set for foreign investment.

Oil minister: Oil exports will hit 2.5 million barrels per day.

Economy minister: Termination of sanctions by itself won’t settle the country’s economic problems.




Etemad: Some $28 billion in oil revenues frozen in India, Japan, South Korea and the US will return home.

Etemad: A Tehran visit

The foreign ministers of France and Germany hope to visit Tehran [for the first time in 12 years] in the wake of the “agreement of the century”.




Ghanoon: The end of Zarif as a hero; the beginning of Zarif as the man who should provide answers



Hemayat: “Our red lines should be guarded during the implementation phase of the nuclear deal,” said Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

He also described the sincere efforts of the Iranian nuclear negotiating team as praiseworthy.




Iran: The new governors of Fars and Qom provinces have been named.

Iran: Sources of emulation have welcomed the nuclear deal Iran has struck with P5+1.




Jomhouri Islami: “Iran’s trade transactions will cost $25 billion less in the wake of sanctions,” said the chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce.

Jomhouri Islami: The world has welcomed Iran’s nuclear deal with P5+1.




Kar va Kargar: “The future generations of this land will take pride in this nuclear deal,” said President Hassan Rouhani.




Kayhan: In response to a letter by the president, the Supreme Leader has called for the wording of the Vienna deal to be closely examined.

Kayhan: The Iranian negotiating team paid a pilgrimage visit to the holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad upon arrival home from Vienna.

Kayhan: The first results of the nuclear deal; gold prices went up; the rial lost part of its value against foreign currencies and the stock market shed points.




Mardomsalari: Boeing is ready to sell aircraft to Iran.

Mardomsalari: “The Iranians are entitled to see Ahmadinejad tried for his illogical comments,” said Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian ambassador.

Mardomsalari: People across Iran held celebrations [Tuesday night] to mark the conclusion of a nuclear deal with P5+1.




Resalat: Iranian students have bagged six medals at the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad.




Roozan: The first impact of the lifting of sanctions on Iran’s soccer; the national team players will sport Nike jerseys.




Sayeh: “The time has come to take on extremism,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with Al-Mayadeen.




Setareh Sobh: “The Vienna deal was more important than the liberation of Khorramshahr [from Iraqi occupation during the Iran-Iraq war],” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.




Shahrvand: The return of hope as a result of the nuclear deal



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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