A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 15

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Exchanges in parliament between supporters and opponents of the nuclear deal, the warning by the judiciary chief about enemy efforts to infiltrate the country and the call by Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on all those who care about the establishment to throw their hats in the ring for the upcoming elections dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: “The Zionist regime is the biggest obstacle standing in the way of a nuclear-free region,” the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran told an international nuclear energy conference.

Ali Akbar Salehi further said the Zionist regime, which has failed to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, poses a serious threat to regional security.


Abrar: The commander of IRGC ground forces has said that all areas in the west and northwest have been cleansed of terrorists.




Afkar: “The coalition against IS is theatrical,” said the chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.

Afkar: “Annulment of previous resolutions against Iran is a major victory,” said the vice-speaker of the Iranian parliament.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Make more noise and I will make the Almaty documents public,” Foreign Minister Zarif has warned Jalili [a former top nuclear negotiator] and other critics of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.



Arman-e Emrooz: Will the children of Hashemi, Khatami, Haddad Adel and Tavakoli follow in the footsteps of their father into parliament?

Arman-e Emrooz: Shahram Nazeri’s concert [in Tabriz] has been called off.

Concerts keep being cancelled.




Asr-e Azadi: “Iran has no plans to shut down its embassy in Sana’a,” said the deputy foreign minister.




Asr-e Eghtesad: Ten Iranian airlines are bankrupt, said the managing director of the Airports Company.




Asrar: “Saudi officials are dividing the world of Islam,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

Asrar: Footprints of the son of the Saudi king in the death of Saud al-Faisal

Asrar: “If you had left the nuclear question open to debate, three resolutions wouldn’t have been issued against the country,” Vice-Speaker Abutorabi-Fard said in critical comments aimed at Saeed Jalili, a former top nuclear negotiator.




Ebtekar: A new chapter in relations between Iran and China opens with the Beijing visit of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Ebtekar: The unfinished dream of Ahmadinejad

The former president has finally said that he will run for elected office [in 2017].




Eghtesad-e Pooya: The report the Central Bank released in the past on the amount of the country’s gold reserves was unrealistic,” said the governor of the Central Bank of Iran.




Emtiaz: The interior minister has said that terrorists account for the better part of drug trafficking.




Etemad: The education minister makes a promise to the families of teachers behind bars. “I hope all teachers are freed soon.”



Ghanoon: “The review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in parliament should not turn into a tool to advance electoral agenda,” said Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, a former nuclear negotiator.




Haft-e Sobh: One of the eight Iranian nationals who were killed in the crane collapse in Mecca [on Friday] was Ahmad Hatami, a prominent scientist.




Hemayat: Ayatollah Larijani has warned about enemy efforts to infiltrate the country under the pretext of the nuclear deal.

The judiciary chief further said that the progress of the nation hinges on the judicious leadership of Ayatollah Khamenei.




Hosban: Iran has lowered its light crude prices for October delivery.




Iran: Iran is on the verge of absorbing $30 billion in foreign investment.




Jomhouri Islami: Iran will turn into the major supplier of natural gas to Europe within a decade.




Kayhan: With the US playing the sanctions cards, parliament should shoulder a heavier responsibility.




Rah-e Mardom: Buildings constructed illegally by the Caspian Sea will be demolished.



Rooyesh-e Mellat: “The message of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is that in dealing with the Iranian nation sanctions and military threats do not work,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization.




Sharq: “The position of the Leader is above the political tastes of factions,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.

Sharq: The director of IRIB’s Channel Four has resigned. [His resignation has reportedly been rejected.]



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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