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.