A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on June 21

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 11 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The WikiLeaks documents on Saudi Arabia’s behind-the-scenes measures and the comments of the judiciary spokesman about a number of high-profile cases dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.

 

Ettela’at: Major WikiLeaks revelations about the behind-the-scenes of Saudi dictatorship

Some of the newly released documents show that the former Saudi King had ordered Iran’s Arabic-Language TV Channel Al-Alam be jammed immediately.

Ettela’at: The legislative and executive branches of government will have a joint meeting later today.

The meeting to be hosted by the Executive is designed to promote interaction and consultations between the two branches.

Ettela’at: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold bilateral meetings with three European counterparts in Luxembourg Monday.

The foreign ministers of P5+1 will fly to Vienna before June 30.

Ettela’at: Some 244,000 babies were born across Iran in the first two months of the year [started March 21, 2015].

During the same period more than 26,000 divorces were registered across the country.

Ettela’at: Bushfires in the forests of the northern provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran

The fire blackened more than 10 hectares of forests and orchards in Kojur. It also partially destroyed a village in Golestan Province.

Ettela’at: Youngsters have recited the holy Koran in the holy shrine of Masoumeh in Qom.

Ettela’at: Police have sounded alarm bells: Hackers lie in wait to pounce on those who shop textbooks online.

 


 

Abrar: “The impeachment of the education minister is not politically-motivated,” said a parliament representative.

 

 


 

Afkar: An Iranian official has denied reports that Iran and Australia have struck a deal on forced repatriation of Iranian asylum-seekers.

 


 

Aftab-e Yazd: The Tehran-Washington education diplomacy

A delegation of American academics has visited Iran, inspecting a dozen higher education facilities.

 

 


 

Arman-e Emrooz: Those who disrupted the speech of senior officials in Imam Khomeini Mausoleum have been identified.

Will this bring a chapter on extremism to a close?

 

 


 

Asr-e Iranian: Up to 5 million Iranians are unemployed.

 


 

Etemad: “The case of Mehdi Hashemi has been sent to the division that implements the verdicts,” the judiciary spokesman told a news conference.

 

 


 

Farhikhtegan: “Iran will place orders for 400 aircraft in the near future,” said the minister of roads and urban development.

 

 


 

Iran: “I don’t think an extension of nuclear talks will be needed,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iran: “Serial impeachment of the Cabinet ministers won’t serve the interests of the nation,” said a principlist MP.

 

 


 

Kayhan: Newly released WikiLeaks documents show that the Seditionists [a reference to those who disputed the results of the 2009 presidential elections and thus sparked widespread unrest] were in contact with the Saudi Royal Court.

 

 


 

Resalat: “There is no such thing as PMD (Possible Military Dimensions) in Iran’s nuclear program,” said FM Zarif.

The top diplomat further said that sanctions have failed to produce their intended results.

Resalat: The head coach of the Iranian volleyball team has expressed hope his team will pull off a second win against the US.

Iran is to line up against the US on Sunday. In the first FIVB World League game on home soil, Iran defeated the US in straight sets on Friday.

 

 

 

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