A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on March 17

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Another round of nuclear talks between Iran and members of P5+1 in Europe dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday. The fallout of an attack on Tehran MP in Shiraz last week and the comments of the parliament speaker at a year-end press conference also appeared on the covers of dailies.


Abrar: The US [intelligence] has taken Iran and Hezbollah off the list of terrorist threats.

Abrar: Tehran has announced readiness to admit Iraqi students.




Afarinesh: The Interior Ministry said no one has been arrested so far in connection with the incident in Shiraz.

Afarinesh: The Guardian Council has approved next year’s budget bill passed by the Islamic Consultative Assembly.



Aftab-e Yazd: The Interior Ministry is weighing the dismissal of Fars provincial governor.

It came after assailants on motorbikes attacked a Tehran MP who was in the provincial capital of Shiraz for a planned speech at a university.

Aftab-e Yazd: “We cannot call off concerts simply because some individuals do not like them,” said a deputy Judiciary chief.



Arman-e Emrooz: The sheikh of Nour [a northern Iranian city] rolls up sleeves.

Ali Akbar Nategh Nouri [a former parliament speaker and presidential contender from the principlist camp] has said he is ready to work with moderates.

Arman-e Emrooz: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with four foreign counterparts in one day.

Arman-e Emrooz: The hunt is on for three suspects [in an attack last week on Tehran MP Ali Motahari] who are on the run.



Asrar: “A good deal will be supported by the Islamic Consultative Assembly,” said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.



Ebtekar: The countdown is on for the grand [nuclear] deal [between Iran and P5+1].

Ebtekar: The Ayatollah warns hardliners

“Political and religious diversion poses a threat to Islamic countries,” said Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.



Emtiaz: There are plans to raise oil exports by one million barrels a day.



Etemad: “In certain areas we are closer to a deal; in some others differences still remain,” said the Iranian foreign minister of the stance of Iran and P5+1 on the nuclear issue.



Ettela’at: “Four new phases of South Pars gas field will be inaugurated in the summer,” said the Iranian oil minister.

Ettela’at: Next year will see an across-the-board 17 percent wage hike for laborers.

Ettela’at: “Clampdown on corruption should turn into a national project,” said the Iranian parliament speaker.



Farhikhtegan: The moribund Tehran Symphony Orchestra has been resuscitated.



Hemayat: Following a call by the Supreme Leader on officials to protect the environment, the Judiciary is to fast-track land-grab cases.

Hemayat: “That images of the former president [Mohammad Khatami] should not be published in the press is in line with a decision of the Supreme National Security Council,” the parliament speaker told a news conference.



Iran: “It is my hope that no publications will be shut down next year,” said the minister of culture and Islamic guidance.



Jomhouri Islami: “Iran’s economic growth in the first three quarters [year ends on March 20, 2015] stood at 3.6 percent,” reported the Central Bank.

Jomhouri Islami: Parties to nuclear talks have had a positive view of the negotiations. A deal is within reach.



Kayhan: “Supervising the nuclear talks is part of parliament’s duty,” said parliament speaker.



Mardomsalari: Some 6,000 traffic cameras keep an eye on the roads across the nation as people hit the road for the New Year holiday season.





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