Warnings by President Rouhani and the IRGC commander to Saudi authorities over their behavior in the wake of the Mina tragedy dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.
Ettela’at: “We won’t close our eyes to the bloodshed involving our loved ones; we will speak the language of force, whenever necessary,” President Rouhani said in a ceremony to welcome home the bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in Mina.
The heads of the three branches of government were on hand for the ceremony at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport.
Abrar: “Hajj cannot be stopped or banned,” said an MP.
Abrar: Foreign Minister Zarif and Secretary Kerry have had a second meeting in New York.
Afarinesh: “All the ambiguities surrounding the Mina tragedy should be cleared,” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Afarinesh: Iran has officially reached out to American oil giants.
Aftab-e Yazd: “The house of Mahmoud Khavari, a former managing director of Bank Melli [wanted by Iranian authorities for massive corruption], has been located in Canada,” said the commander of Interpol Iran.
Arman-e Emrooz: Babak Zanjani [a young billionaire on trial for corruption] faces corruption on earth charges.
It took the prosecutor 90 minutes to read out the indictment against the oil billionaire.
Asrar: “Gone are the times of middlemen,” said the first vice-president in reference to official business between Iran and the rest of the world.
Asrar: The health minister has said that all Iranian pilgrims killed in the Mina tragedy will have been flown home by the end of the week [Friday].
Etemad: “We want a parliament that symbolizes civility and patience,” said Mohammad Reza Aref, [a reformist leader].
Haft-e Sobh: A day full of incidents in the capital
The oil billionaire went on trial [for corruption]; there was a fire at the Interior Ministry building; and a sit-in strike by opponents of the nuclear deal came to an end.
Iran: Parliament should not hold up the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, said Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi.
Javan: The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has said that his men are “ready for the revenge order”.
Jomhouri Islami: The president has called for the formation of a fact-finding mission to investigate the Mina tragedy.
Kayhan: “Corruption on earth” is the charge the underling of the [reformist] Executives of Construction Party [a reference to Babak Zanjani] is facing.
Mardomsalari: Iran has six demands from Saudi Arabia [in connection with the Mina tragedy], said the vice president for legal affairs.
Payam-e Zaman: “[Foreign Minister] Zarif and [Secretary of State] Kerry have not held talks on Syria,” said the spokeswoman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
Resalat: Obama raises his hands in defeat in front of gunslingers [a reference to NRA].
Roozan: An end to a six-day sit-strike by the Worriers
Law Enforcement has removed the tents of the opponents of the deal camping outside the parliament building.
Saheb Ghalam: Iran and the European Union have launched talks over exports of gas.
Sayeh: The private sector invests more than $54 million dollars in water and wastewater projects in Hormozgan.