A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on July 23

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Comments by President Rouhani and senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi in support of the nuclear deal Iran struck with P5+1 on July 14 dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday.


Ettela’at: “The spring of the Iranian economy has arrived,” President Rouhani said.

He further said that the adoption by the UN Security Council of Resolution 2231 is unprecedented in the history of the Islamic Republic.

Highlights of Ettela’at newspaper on July 23



Afkar: “President Rouhani took a bold step in securing the nuclear deal,” said Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of the Human Rights Council.



Aftab-e Yazd: Division in parliament on how the nuclear deal should be reviewed

The National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has objected to the formation of a Nuclear Review Committee in the Islamic Consultative Assembly.




Arman-e Emrooz: The border guard chief has elaborated on a terrorist gang bust.

The terrorists who were arrested in the border area in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in the final days of the holy month of Ramadan could have set off at least 100 big explosions across the country.

Arman-e Emrooz: Two more governors general are likely to be replaced in the near future.

The daily has a report on a new government concern about provincial governors not acting in line with the policies of the Rouhani administration.

Arman-e Emrooz: “Searching the cars without a court order is against law,” said the legal deputy of President Rouhani.




Asrar: “On the nuclear issue, let’s put aside partisan and factional interests,” said President Rouhani.

Asrar: Rumors that the former president’s chief of staff Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei is in custody have been refuted.




Ebtekar: “We walked away from the talks more than 10 times,” said Iranian diplomat Abbas Araghchi of the ups and downs of nuclear talks with P5+1.

Ebtekar: The Judiciary has agreed to MPs meeting with Babak Zanjani [a young billionaire who stands accused of massive fraud when Ahmadinejad was president].




Etemad: President Rouhani’s account of the nuclear win, soccer-style: “We scored three goals and conceded only two.”

“Those who favor political and cultural openings can be more hopeful from now on,” said President Rouhani.




Hosban: “After sanctions, a new chapter of economic cooperation with the rest of the world will open,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi.




Iran: “Don’t stick to your political interests at the expense of national interests,” Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, said in comments aimed at the opponents of the nuclear deal.




Jomhouri Islami: “The nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1 is a harbinger of a new era in international developments,” said the presidents of three main universities in the capital.

Jomhouri Islami: “The performance of the nuclear negotiating team is a source of pride for the Iranians and those who love the Islamic Revolution,” President Rouhani said.





Kaenat: “The arms restrictions do not apply to S300 air defense system,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi.




Kayhan: Government does not have an exact figure on Iran’s frozen assets.

Kayhan: “If the other party fails to honor its commitments, what we are giving away is not returnable,” the daily has said in a report on what it calls a “serious threat”.

Kayhan: Four economic markets have shown a lukewarm reaction to the nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.




Mardomsalari: The EU foreign policy chief and the foreign ministers of France and Italy will arrive in Tehran shortly.

Mardomsalari: Villagers are to be offered insurance on natural disasters.

Mardomsalari: “Don’t tarnish the great achievement of the Iranian resistance,” said Abbas Araghchi, a nuclear negotiator, to opponents of the Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal.




Resalat: “Iran faces no restrictions in lending arms support to its allies,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi.




Setareh Sobh: “The national medium [a reference to state radio and TV organization] has turned into a factional medium,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, the Supreme Leader’s advisor.

Setareh Sobh: “A second storm is on its way,” the Meteorological Organization has warned.

[It came after a deadly storm which brought heavy flooding caught the residents of Tehran and Alborz provinces off guard, killing more than a dozen people.]




Sharq: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has hailed the nuclear deal as a national achievement.




Taadol: An Iranian economic delegation led by the industry minister is in Vienna today to push for expansion of Iran-Europe economic ties.



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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