A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on March 9

Iranian Newspapers

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, March 9, 2020, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Newspapers

Abrar Newspaper:

1- MP: Rasht in Northern Iran in Most Critical Condition over Coronavirus
2- Emergency Situation Declared in New York Following Outbreak of Coronavirus


Afkar Newspaper:

1- Swiss Official: 50 Firms Queue Up to Use Iran Trade Channel
2- Which Countries Will Benefit from OPEC’s Recent Decision?


Aftab-e Yazd Newspaper:

1- Why COVID-19 Is Infecting Iranian Officials?
* From Bioterrorism to Lack of Enough Hygiene?
2- WHO Pleased with Iran’s Measures against COVID-19

Donya-ye Eqtesad Newspaper:

1- Oil Price Plunges after Russia Said No
* OPEC Summit Fail to Yield Any Result: Biggest Plunge of Oil Since 2008 Crisis
2- Bin Salman’s Rivals Suddenly Purged


Ebtekar Newspaper:

1- Zarif: World Cannot Remain Silent against US Economic Terrorism
2- New Power Struggle in Royal Family
* Three Influential Princes Arrested by Bin Salman


Etemad Newspaper:

1- Barriers to Throne Removed by Bin Salman
2- Game of Thrones in Riyadh [Editorial]


Ettela’at Newspaper:

1- Rouhani: Empathy, Trust between People, Gov’t Only Way to Fight COVID-19


Hamshahri Newspaper:

1- Health Diplomacy against Sanction
* IMF, World Bank Allocate $62 to Fight against COVID-19, but Iran’s Share Not Clear


Iran Newspaper:

1- Crown Prince Purges Royals in Salman’s Palace
2- WHO Official: Treatment of COVID-19 Patients Accelerated in Iran
3- Shamkhani’s Political-Security Consultations in Iraq


Javan Newspaper:

1- Princes Purged for Post-Salman Era
2- Provincial Quarantine against ‘Coronavirus Nowruz Trips’
3- Afghanistan Will Get Two Presidents Today
4- Iran Leader Urges Indian Gov’t to Stand against Indian Extremists


Kayhan Newspaper:

1- WHO Representative: Iran’s Capabilities, Equipment to Fight Corona ‘Amazing’
2- Iran Leader: Hearts of World Muslims Broken by Slaughter of Muslims in India
3- Shariatmadari: Indian PM Known as ‘Murderer of Muslims’ in Gujarat
4- Shamkhani: US Expulsion from Iraq Praiseworthy


Shahrvand Newspaper:

1- First Makeshift Hospital Launched in Rasht amid Corona Outbreak


Shargh Newspaper:

1- Worst OPEC Meeting in History
2- Killing Father: Last Act of Bin Salman’s Play?

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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