A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 20

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The comments of President Rouhani on relations between Iran and the United States and those of his deputy on development and corruption dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.


Ettela’at: First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri has announced government’s development plans for impoverished provinces in the east.

He urged the public to contribute to the implementation of policies on the resistance-based economy.


Afarinesh: “‘Down with the US’ is not aimed at the American people,” President Rouhani said.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Some are struck by grief over the fact that people are no longer concerned [about pocketbook issues],” said Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs Majid Ansari.




Arman-e Emrooz: “Women seek to have a 30 percent presence on the reformist ticket,” said Fatemeh Rakei, a former MP.




Asr-e Rasaneh: The deputy economy minister has said that Germans are willing to have a presence in Iran’s automotive industry.

Asr-e Rasaneh: A British trade delegation is to visit Iran.




Asrar: “We won’t react to the mudslinging of the previous nuclear team,” said nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi.

Asrar: “The issues of the past should be raised even 100 years after the fact,” said First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri [in reaction to those who argue that government should let go of corruption cases of the past].

He further said that government has taken out a loan from the National Development Fund after securing the go-ahead of the Leader.




Eghtesad-e Pooya: Iran and Luxemburg stock markets will soon launch cooperation.

Eghtesad-e Pooya: A New Zealand economic delegation will travel to Iran.




Emtiaz: The deal to export natural gas to Basra, Iraq is in its final stages.




Etemad: Saeed Mortazavi is dragging his feet

Etemad takes a closer look at the case involving former Tehran prosecutor.




Hambastegi: The education minister has said that one third of the country’s schools are sub-standard.

Hambastegi: “The interests of the nation cannot be sacrificed simply to appease certain individuals,” said the first vice-president.




Hamkari Melli: “Ways of making up for the shortcomings of the past should be found,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.




Hemayat: In light of the fact that the nuclear deal is binding it should be reviewed in parliament, jurists have told the JCPOA Review Committee.




Iran: Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, has told a French delegation that the nuclear deal opens the way for new ties with the West.




Jamejam: The hot seat of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action waiting for IAEA director.




Jomhouri Islami: The US gave in to Syrian resistance.

The US Secretary of State has implicitly signaled Washington’s approval of Assad’s reinstatement.




Kar va Kargar: “The final report of the JCPOA Review Committee will be read on parliament floor next week,” said the chairman of the chamber’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.




Kayhan: Reestablishment of ties with the Great Satan is the repeat dream of the so-called reformists.

Kayhan: The Saudis have dropped chemical bombs on Saada, Yemen.




Resalat: “The share of the private sector of Iran’s economy is 20 percent,” said the chairman of the Cooperatives Chamber.




Sanat: Talks are underway with Total and Eni on development of Iran’s oil fields.




Setareh Sobh: “Zanjani has failed to return $2.7 billion,” said First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri.






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