A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Sept. 5

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Supreme Leader’s remarks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the removal of sanctions in a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Also on the cover of the dailies was the shocking image of a drowned Syrian kid whose lifeless body on a Turkish beach dropped a political bombshell across the world and troubled the conscience of the world’s public opinion.


Ettela’at: The Supreme Leader has urged officials to be sensitive and vigilant in the face of enemy plots.

Speaking at a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Khamenei said, “If sanctions aren’t going to be lifted; there will be no deal. This issue needs to be clarified.”


Abrar: “The addiction age of girls [in Iran] has decreased to 13,” said the vice-president for women and family affairs.




Abrar-e Eghtesadi: A 47 percent rise in Iran’s imports from the US




Aftab-e Yazd: The president’s warning to his minister

Following bitter remarks by the minister of industries, mines and trade on a campaign against the Iranian cars which provoked strong reactions from different groups inside the country, President Rouhani issued a note of warning to his minister.

In reaction, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh offered apologies to people and ordered domestic carmakers to try to improve the quality of their products.

Aftab-e Yazd: Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that two rounds of talks with the US in the previous government produced no result.



Arman-e Emrooz: “Parliament should be involved in the review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,” said the Supreme Leader.

Arman-e Emrooz: “The student movement is expected to shout [loud and clear] the ideals of society,” said the grandson of the late Imam Khomeini.




Ebtekar: The world hears your voice: the world still in a state of shock for the eternal sleep of the Syrian child.

[A reference to the shocking images of a three-year-old Syrian boy whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach a few days ago and shocked the world.]




Eghtesad-e Pooya: Rivalry between Renault and Peugeot for presence in Iran




Etemad: “There would be no deal if sanctions are not lifted,” said Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts.




Iran: “It is impossible to run the country by one single political group,” said Government Spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht.




Javan: A show of confusion by war-mongering people against refuge seekers

The daily has given extensive front-page coverage to the news of the lifeless body of a drowned three-year-old Syrian child.




Jomhouri Islami: The Supreme Leader has called on officials not to let the United States pursue its opportunistic agenda inside Iran.

Jomhouri Islami: Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that the eleventh government tapped into a different diplomatic method in nuclear talks and changed the result in Iran’s favor.




Kar va Kargar: “The influence the Zionist lobby holds over US policy is far from logical,” said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen.




Kayhan: The Supreme Leader: Members of parliament should decide on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Ayatollah Khamenei: If the sanctions regime is to remain in place, what did we hold negotiations for?

Ayatollah Khamenei: US officials mouth off; something must be done about it.

Kayhan: “The presence of foreign teams in Iran will have no impact on the country’s economic state,” said the chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture.

Kayhan: Despite his countless crimes, the killer of Shiites in Pakistan was exonerated!




Khorasan: Russian President Putin has said that a ground coalition should be formed to take on terrorism in Syria.




Mardomsalari: Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation announced that construction of Unit Two of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant gets underway.

Mardomsalari: “Only I should speak.”

Alireza Zakani decides what IRIB [the national broadcaster] should do.

[This comes after Zakani, a Tehran MP, refused to appear in a TV program and talk face to face with Hamid Baeedinejad, a senior Iranian nuclear negotiator.]




Qods: The Supreme Leader stressed in a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts: A strong no to compromise on the values of Islam and the revolution.




Resalat: Tharallah drills came to an end, sending the message of Iran’s might to the enemies of the revolution

Resalat: “Standing up against the Guardian Council’s legal right to supervise the elections amounts to nothing but making a fuss,” said Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami.




Roozan: In a meeting with the grandson of the late Imam Khomeini, university students welcomed a run by Seyyed Hassan Khomeini for the Assembly of Experts.




Setareh Sobh: “Students should not plunge into self-censorship,” said the grandson of the late Imam at a meeting with university students.  




Sharq: “The sanctions imposed by the US and European governments should be removed,” said the Supreme Leader.

Sharq: “If you feel that a person has been treated unfairly, [come forward and] speak out,” said the grandson of the founding father of the Islamic Republic.




Siasat-e Rooz: Genocide in the 21st century; Western countries continue their systemic killings of refuge-seekers.



Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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