The ongoing war of words between Iranian and US officials remained the top story in all newspapers today. Remarks by IRGC Chief-Commander Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari and comments by President Hassan Rouhani in response to the US’ threats received the greatest coverage.
Several papers also hailed as a diplomatic victory for Iran the recent letter by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over the re-imposition of Iran sanctions.
Also a top story was the ongoing changes in the Rouhani administration, particularly the Wednesday appointment of Abdol-Nasser Hemmati as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI).
The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:
1- Iran Can Block Global Oil Exports Whenever It Wants: IRGC Chief
2- Rouhani: Groundless Threats of Certain US Rulers Not Worth a Response
3- White House Must Abandon Idea of Holding Talks with Iran Forever: Foreign Ministry
1- Hemmati [New Governor of Central Bank]: Temporary or Sustainable Solution?
2- Mosaddegh Did It, Can Rouhani Do It Too?
- Similarities, Differences of Iran’s Lawsuits against Foreigners at The Hague
2- China, Turkey to Continue Buying Iran’s Oil
1- The Businessman Backs Off
- After ICJ’s Vote in Favour of Iran, Trump Says He’s Ready for New Deal with Iran
2- Iran’s Economy Needs to Improve Its Quality at Shortest Time Possible
1- Now? Or Now?
- Pace of Fluctuations in the Market Very Fast
2- Wind of Change against Storm of Crisis
- How Rouhani Is Going to Improve His Cabinet
1- Government’s Facilities for Helping Workshops, Employment of Deprived Families
2- ISIS’ Attack on Southern Syria Leaves 150 Dead, 178 Wounded
3- Gov’t Spokesman: We Have Plans for Different Scenarios of JCPOA, Sanctions
4- Further Production, Export Decisive Response to Enemies: Rouhani
1- Return of Commander: Tayyebnia Will Most Probably Take Lead in Iran’s Economy
- Change of Central Bank Governor First Demand of Former Well-Known Economy Minister
2- Iranian Couple Commit Suicide Together
1- Battle against Sanctions in Three Fronts:
- ICJ’s Letter to US on Iran Sanctions a Legal Success for Iran
- Signs of World’s Political Opposition to US Can Be Seen
- New Forces to Be Added to Government If Needed
1- Changes in Rouhani’s Cabinet Not Enough
- What’s Role of Deficient Structures, Approaches in Recent Challenges?
- Can a Change of Managers Resolve Infrastructural Problems of Iranian Economy?
- Why Aren’t Managers Accountable for Their Performance after Dismissal?
1- Trump Raises Number of State Dept. Personnel Working on Iran Sanctions to 380
- Talks of Negotiation with 380-Strong Army of Sanctions!
2- Rouhani Says Negotiation with US Means Surrender, Being Looted
3- Trump Wouldn’t Dare to Make Such Threats If He Knows IRGC’s Capabilities: Chief
1- Which Country Implementing Ambitious Plans Using Its People’s Money: Iran or US?
1- Market Welcomes Beginning of Cabinet Reshuffle
1- Repeating Case of Mosaddegh at The Hague
- Iran Has Upper Hand after ICJ Sends Letter to US Secretary of State
- Memories of Mosaddegh’s Victory over Britain on Nationalization of Iran’s Oil Revived