A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 8

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

The comments of the Supreme Leader at a meeting with members of the Supreme Cyberspace Council and the meetings of President Rouhani with European officials dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: At a meeting with members of the Supreme Cyberspace Council, Ayatollah Khamenei underlined the country’s active, impressive and effective presence in cyberspace.

The Supreme Leader also called for measures to tap into the potential of the country’s young talents and for sound policymaking as well as coordinated efforts to shed the country’s current passivity in cyberspace.


Afkar: An Iranian parliamentary delegation visits Belgium next month.

Afkar: There should be a political solution to the Syrian crisis, said the Iranian foreign minister.




Aftab-e Yazd: There has been a change in the tone of automotive company managers as reports suggest the number of new vehicles being issued license plates has decreased by 15 percent.

Aftab-e Yazd: “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action cannot be renegotiated,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.




Arman-e Emrooz: The chairman of the Expediency Council has described the upcoming parliamentary and Experts Assembly elections as momentous, saying, “People are set to institutionalize moderation.”

Arman-e Emrooz: Saeed Jalili, Iran’s top nuclear negotiator when Ahmadinejad was in office, has taken a swipe at the nuclear deal [his replacement hammered out with six world powers].



Asr-e Eghtesad: Iran and South Korea’s EximBank have struck a $5 billion deal.




Asrar: “The Iran visits of foreign delegations do not amount to enemy infiltration,” said the Supreme Leader’s advisor for international affairs.

Asrar: “Parliament’s decision to amend the nuclear deal throws things into disarray,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.




Ebtekar: Colin Powell, US secretary of state under President Bush, says he supports the Iran nuclear deal.

The support of two more US Senators will make an executive veto unnecessary.




Eghtesad-e Pooya: We need to rid our society of the line of thinking that sees the country as being dependent on oil, said vice president for science and technology.




Etemad: Revival of high-level talks between Iran and Europe

High-level Iran-Europe talks led by Mohammad Javad Zarif and Federica Mogherini will soon get underway after a 10-year hiatus.




Hambastegi: The Iranian trade minister has said that the per capita income of Iranians is one tenth of the average income in industrialized countries.




Hemayat: “Looking into the case involving the conclusion of a contract with Crescent Petroleum is being finalized,” said the attorney general.




Hosban: The Austrians have announced readiness to invest in Iran’s oil industry.




Iran: A high-ranking European science delegation is in Iran.

Iran: World-class sculptors are in Tehran to attend a sculpture museum.




Jomhouri Islami: The US has come under increasing criticism for its failure to do something about the migrant crisis [in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe].




Kayhan: The ridiculous comments of the JCPOA arbiter [a reference to the UN nuclear chief]: There have been no diversions; we may find some later!!

Kayhan: “Acceptance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has deprived us of 100 of our absolute rights,” said former negotiator Saeed Jalili.



Payam-e Zaman: The director of the Management and Planning Organization has said that 240 unfinished projects will have been completed by yearend [March 21, 2016].




Qods: “The same individuals who set conditions for President Assad are to blame for bloodletting in Syria,” said Foreign Minister Zarif.




Resalat: “Politicizing the Assembly of Experts is a new precedent set by seditionists,” said Ayatollah Mohsen Heydari, a member of the assembly.

He further said the president of the reformist government [a reference to Mohammad Khatami] was a top seditionist.




Shahrvand: Thirty-eight buildings constructed without permission on the banks of the Kan River have been brought down.




Sharq: MPs and the attorney in the corruption case involving Babak Zanjani [a young billionaire who stands accused of massive corruption] have called for Zanjani’s trial to be public.






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