The comments of the judiciary chief in support of the nuclear negotiating team and the finality of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action were on the front pages of several Iranian newspapers Tuesday. On the front pages of reformist-leaning dailies were the untold stories of Iran’s nuclear program narrated by Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Ettela’at: “We will implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in the best way possible, in keeping with the instructions of the Leader,” Foreign Minister Zarif told the Islamic Consultative Assembly.
The top diplomat also thanked the Supreme Leader for his instructions and said they have been and will remain the guiding principle for the administration.
Ettela’at: A powerful earthquake has shaken four Asian countries.
Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Tajikistan were affected by the quake.
Ettela’at: Saudi Shiites have widely protested an order to execute prominent Shiite cleric Ayatollah Nimr al-Nimr.
Iran’s Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi has advised “the inexperienced Saudi statesmen” not to further destabilize – through vengeful measures – their country which is “already in disarray”.
Ettela’at: Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has urged members of the public and officials not to allow hardliners to lead the way.
Ettela’at: The economic boom package will be implemented in November.
The director of the Management and Planning Organization has said that the countdown is on for the termination of banking sanctions.
Ettela’at: The secretary-general of the Anti-Drugs Commission has said that 500 psychedelic drugs have been identified.
He said the global battle against narcotics cannot be fought by only a few countries.
Ettela’at: Ground subsidence in Tehran is 90 times worse than what is normally labeled as critical.
Ettela’at: The country’s first nuclear hospital will be built at Tehran’s Velayat Park.
Afarinesh: “The president is waiting for the conclusion of a deal with P5+1 over Arak Reactor before issuing an implementation order,” said Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi.
Aftab-e Yazd: Some at home are contributing to Iranophobia!
The daily has taken a close look at protests against the Iran visit of former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw.
Aftab-e Yazd: “[Former chief nuclear negotiator Ali] Larijani was on the verge of reaching a deal in talks when he was replaced [by former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad],” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Arman-e Emrooz: The director of the State Inspectorate has revealed a $23 million embezzlement in Karaj.
Arman-e Emrooz: The four ministers who wrote a letter to the president to warn about the country’s economy regret their decision to do so, said Akbar Torkan, an advisor to the president.
Torkan also described the demands raised in the letter as inappropriate.
Ebtekar: The judiciary chief has defended the president, the parliament speaker and the foreign minister.
Some critics go too far in making allegations against senior state officials, said Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.
Etemad: All branches of government are making a stand against extremism.
Senior state officials have thrown their weight behind the nuclear negotiating team, criticizing hardline stances against the president, foreign minister and parliament speaker.
Etemad: Hashemi’s nuclear secrets:
I wanted to meet with Pakistan’s Abdul Qadeer Khan, but it never happened; the first post-war enrichment happened at Amirabad with the equipment we had purchased from Pakistan.
Hemayat: The judiciary chief has said that the tentative approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is final.
Iran: After the termination of sanctions, the banking system will undergo change.
Javan: Iran’s Grand Ayatollahs have said they won’t remain silent over the [likely] execution of Ayatollah Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia.
Jomhouri Islami: An agreement on construction in Tehran of the first nuclear hospital in West Asia has been signed.
Kaenat: Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien has said that his country should reopen its Tehran embassy.
Kaenat: Eight Saudi princes support a plan to oust King Salman.
Kayhan: The defense minister has unveiled 16 new defense products.
Resalat: “Iran’s nuclear activities are not limited to enrichment and heavy water,” said the country’s nuclear chief.
Sharq: “At our request Telegram [a messaging app which is very popular in Iran] blocked some immoral pages,” said the Iranian minister of communications.
Siasat-e Rooz: Suspicious traffic!
Some experts believe Jack Straw serves as a link between British intelligence and some inside Iran.