The minister of road’s survival of a vote of no-confidence in parliament dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday. Also on the cover of dailies was the aftermath of a report issued by parliament’s JCPOA Review Committee.
Ettela’at: President Rouhani will announce a new plan of his government to turn around the economy next week.
The economy minister has vowed there will be plausible improvement in the country’s economic conditions in early 2016.
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: The volume of Iran-Turkey trade has fallen 29 percent.
Afarinesh: The chairman of Britain-Iran Chamber of Commerce has visited Tehran Stock Exchange.
Aftab-e Yazd: Hardliners have launched an attack on Larijani, Abu Torabi-Fard and Borujerdi [three top principlist MPs for their moderate approach to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action].
Arman-e Emrooz: Zarif broke his silence
“Lord will deal with those who level accusations against me,” said the Iranian foreign minister [who has come under fire by hardliners for concluding a nuclear deal with P5+1, and most recently for a handshake with President Obama].
Asr-e Rasaneh: “The letter the four ministers sent to the president was more of a projection than a warning,” said the minister of economy.
Asrar: The health minister has said that the Iranian Hajj pilgrims who are unaccounted for are likely to have been arrested by Saudi authorities.
Asrar: Opponents of government suffered a setback in parliament.
Once again the architects of the impeachment scenario failed.
Bahar: Three delegations from Germany and France have traveled to Kermanshah, western Iran to sign deals as part of international cooperation to preserve world heritage.
Ebtekar: The deputy police chief has said that law enforcement will deal with critics of the nuclear deal who hold unauthorized gatherings.
Ebtekar: The minister of roads cleared the hurdle of the Worriers [hardline opponents of President Rouhani and his policy of moderation and interaction].
Emtiaz: A funeral procession has been held for Homa Rousta, a famed Iranian actress who died in late September in the US.
Etemad: “The wall of mistrust between Iran and the United States won’t tumble anytime soon,” said Hamid Reza Asefi, a former Iranian diplomat.
Etemad: In a debate with a fellow MP, Alireza Zakani, a critic of the nuclear deal and chairman of the parliamentary committee to review the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, has admitted that experts from outside parliament have contributed to the drafting of the committee’s report on the nuclear accord between Iran and P5+1.
Hambastegi: “The inhumane siege of Yemen is a glaring example of war crime,” said the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council.
Hemayat: The head of the Passive Defense Organization has warned about the likelihood of espionage in the wake of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Iran: The head coach of Iran’s national volleyball team has been suspended [following the poor performance of his side in world games].
Jomhouri Islami: At a ceremony attended by the energy minister, a project has been launched to take water to the Orumiyeh Lake [in a bid to prevent it from drying up].
Kaenat: “Reviving the Orumiyeh Lake is among the priorities of the 11th government,” said the energy minister.
Kaenat: A British economic delegation is on its way to Tehran.
Kayhan: Projecting the economic danger was the responsibility of parliament, and not the four Cabinet ministers!
The daily has an analytical report on the letter the ministers have sent to the president on the country’s economic conditions.
Mardomsalari: Foreign Minister Zarif has said that his talks with Secretary Kerry focused on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Rah-e Mardom: “Following the Leader’s message, some of the problems associated with helping the Iranian Hajj pilgrims [in the wake of the Mina tragedy] were settled,” said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Resalat: “Some are trying to identify the US as a savior,” said the secretary of the Guardian Council.
“The US could not have possibly achieved in a war what it achieved as a result of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,” Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati further said.
Rooyesh Mellat: The interior minister has stressed the need for Iran-Pakistan cooperation in the fight against terrorists.
Sharq: “The letter the four ministers sent to the president on the country’s economy should have been labeled confidential,” said the government spokesman.
Sharq: Qom takes position against hardliners.
Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi has told the police chief that law enforcement should have stepped in earlier to end the incident [the anti-nuclear deal sit-in].