A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on March 16

Iranian Newspapers

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, March 16, 2020, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Newspapers


1- Rouhani: We Have No Quarantine; Neither Today, Nor in Nowruz Holidays

2- Khuzestan Quarantined

3- General: IRGC Has Come to Help Corona Battle with Full Force


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Experts Quarrel on State TV over COVID-19

* All People Will Be Infected

* 70% Will Be Infected


Donya-ye Eqtesad:

1- Impact of Oil Price Fall on Trump’s Chance of Re-Election



1- Sanctions Bypass Strait of Corona

2- Zarif’s Letter to Foreign Counterparts on Coronavirus Delivered to Envoys



1- Tehran Mayor: We’re Unable to Quarantine Tehran

2- Netanyahu Taking Advantage of Pandemic for Personal Interests



1- All Basic Needs Met; People Shouldn’t Worry: Rouhani

2- People Screened at Entry Points of Cities by Army Ground Force



1- Biological Defence to Defeat Coronavirus

2- 35 Percent of Corona Patients Discharged from Medical Centres



1- Iraq’s Military Option against US Deployment

2- Iraqis’ Resistance Confused America

3- IRGC Battling Corona with Full Force

4- Dramatic Increase in Coronavirus Infections in Europe, US



1- Empty Shelves in West, and UK Ambassador’s Surprise at Abundance of Goods in Iran

2- Iraqis Resolved to Expel Americans


Mardom Salari:

1- US Sanctions Impede People’s Access to Medical Needs: Top MP in Letter to US Congress


Setareh Sobh:

1- Coronavirus Hunt in Iran and the World

2- We’re Not Yet as Resolved as China in Battle against COVID-19



1- Iran Leader Praises Those Fighting Coronavirus

2- First VP Jahangiri’s Coronavirus Test Negative

3- Remote Control: How Rouhani Is Spending These Days

4- Health Ministry Spokesman: Over 100 Die of Coronavirus in Iran in 24 Hours

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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