A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Oct. 13

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The warning by the Supreme Leader that the enemy is intent on changing the beliefs of the Iranians and comments by the president on economy, sanctions and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: “The soft war is primarily aimed at changing public beliefs,” said the Supreme Leader at a meeting with IRIB managers.

Ayatollah Khamenei further said detailed, wise planning is needed to secure the stated objectives of the national broadcaster.


Abrar: “IRIB should present realistic analyses of local, regional and international conditions,” said the Supreme Leader at a meeting with the senior managers of the national broadcaster.

Abrar: The deputy foreign minister has said that Iran is willing to interact with the rest of the world.




Afarinesh: The health minister has said that adoption of JCPOA will help terminate medicinal sanctions the country is facing.

Afarinesh: The deputy foreign minister has said that it will take a month or two for termination of sanctions to take effect in practice.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Don’t worry, your business won’t collapse,” President Rouhani said in a [sarcastic] comment aimed at those who have made a career for themselves out of sanctions.

He further said official sloganeering should not come at the expense of the poor and needy.




Amin: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has offered condolences to his Turkish counterpart on the deaths of Turkish citizens in terrorist bombings in Ankara.




Arman-e Emrooz: “One cannot defy the will of the public,” Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said after the approval by parliament of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Arman-e Emrooz: Instead of filing a complaint, Director of the Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi has paid a bedside visit to Ruhollah Hosseinian [the same MP who threatened him with death in an open session of parliament on Sunday].




Asr-e Rasaneh: A street in Tehran has been named after the father of the country’s media management: Professor Ali Akbar Farhangi.




Etemad: President Rouhani has said being critical of the [nuclear] deal is ok, but what counts is the viewpoint of the majority.




Hemayat: The judiciary chief has said that the human rights allegations the West levels against Iran are meant to ratchet up political pressure on the country.




Iran: “I won’t allow sanctions to deal a blow to people’s lives,” said the president in a speech in Mazandaran.

Iran: Minor Hajj remains suspended, said the caretaker of Iranian Hajj pilgrims.




Javan: Rouhani has promised to improve the country’s economy in six months.



Jomhouri Islami: Iran and Japan will sign a bilateral investment deal, the foreign ministers of the two countries said in a joint statement.




Kayhan: “The enemy seeks to keep the façade of the establishment in place and change its nature,” warned the Supreme Leader.




Payam-e Zaman: “Contracts worth tens of billions of dollars will be signed within the next two years,” said the Iranian oil minister.




Resalat: “Europe needs to clarify its stance on the Hypocrites [a reference to Mojahedin Khalgh Organization],” said Iranian deputy foreign minister.




Setareh Sobh: The economy minister has said that trade ties between Iran, China and Britain will be boosted.




Sharq: Tehran and Tokyo have reached an agreement on the transfer of nuclear safety equipment.





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