A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on July 21

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The unanimous vote of the UN Security Council for the Vienna nuclear deal dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday. Reformist dailies hailed the vote as a victory for Iran, while principlists expressed concern about the content of the new resolution. Also on the front pages was news about the deadly flooding that struck parts of Tehran and Karaj on Sunday evening.


Ettela’at: The unfair sanctions regime crumbled.

The UN Security Council has unanimously backed the Iran nuclear deal.

The UN resolution puts a seal of approval on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and terminates the six anti-Iran resolutions the council previously issued.




Aftab-e Yazd: “The Islamic Consultative Assembly will vote for the nuclear deal when the Supreme National Security Council approves it,” said Javad Karimi Ghoddusi, a [hardline] member of parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.

Aftab-e Yazd: The dollars that have proved controversial already even before their return home.

[The headline refers to Iran’s foreign currency which is to be unfrozen shortly.]




Arman-e Emrooz: The resolutions can now be viewed as torn pieces of paper! [A sarcastic comment aimed at former President Ahmadinejad who kept dismissing UN Security Council resolutions issued against Iran as trash paper.]

The UN Security Council has unanimously voted to terminate the Iran sanctions.

Arman-e Emrooz: The Europeans have lined up to visit Iran.

Austrian and French officials have already booked their tickets.




Asr-e Rasaneh: Iran will introduce a unified Forex rate system within 10 months.



Asrar: The labor minister has announced that the ban on exports of Iranian handicrafts to the US has expired.

Asrar: “Rejection of the deal at home would see a return to the negotiating table,” said Iranian negotiator Abbas Araghchi.




Ebtekar: Deputies representing Fars Province in the Islamic Consultative Assembly have shelved plans to impeach Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.

Ebtekar: “Any decision that limits Iran’s arms capabilities is worthless,” said the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps.




Emtiaz: Following the nuclear deal Iran and P5+1 have signed, foreign banks can set up branches in Iran.

Emtiaz: Each year around 1,000 children under three years of age are abandoned across the country.




Etemad: Resolution 2231; the world closed the chapter on Iran being viewed as a threat.




Hemayat: “The UN Security Council has a dismal record in dealing with Iran,” said the Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement after the council voted in favor of the nuclear deal struck by Iran and P5+1.




Iran: “Tweaking the text of the deal is not possible. Parliament and or the Supreme National Security Council can either approve or reject the deal in its entirety,” said Iranian negotiator Abbas Araghchi.




Kayhan: The daily has published an analytical report on what it calls an anti-Iranian resolution. The UN Security pulled the trigger; it is now Iran’s turn.




Mardomsalari: “The nuclear case should not be used as leverage for upcoming parliamentary elections,” said a number of MPs in reaction to expression of concern by Worriers [opponents of President Rouhani and the nuclear deal.]




Payam-e Zaman: “Iran faces no problem when it comes to oil exports,” said the Iranian oil minister.




Qods: “The snap-back of sanctions will void Iran’s commitments,” said the Iranian Foreign Ministry in reaction to UN Security Council Resolution 2231.




Roozan: Reformists have set a plan in motion to capture a majority of seats in parliament.




Sepid: Iran’s Health Transformation Plan under the microscope of the director-general of the World Health Organization.

Margaret Chan is to visit Iran.






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