Historic Drop in Oil Price Under Spotlight in Iranian Newspapers

Iranian Newspapers

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, and picked headlines from 22 of them. Almost all of them have focused on the plunge in oil prices and its effects on the economy in Iran and the world. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Newspapers

Abrar Newspaper:

  1. Iran Adapted to Oil-Free Revenues: First VP


Abrar-e Eqtesadi Newspaper:

  1. Gold, Coin Prices Rise As Oil Price Drops


Aftab-e Yazd Newspaper:

  1. Oil under Effects of Triangle of “Politics, Economy and Health” / Editorial
  2. Coalition of Oil, Coronavirus against Trump!
  • How Does Falling Price of Oil Affect US Economy, Position of Donald Trump?


Aftab-e Eqtesadi Newspaper:

  1. World Economy under Spectre of Coronavirus
  • Unprecedented Plunge in Oil Prices


Arman-e Melli Newspaper:

1- “World Economy Getting Past Dependence on Oil”
• Oil Economy Will Not Rise after Coronavirus


Ebtekar Newspaper:

1- Sanctions Have Made Iran Prepared for Fall in Oil Prices: First VP
2- Black April of Oil
• A Look at World’s Oil Market


Etemad Newspaper:

1- Oil Market’s Dark Days
• Oil Futures Go Negative for Hours for First Time in History

2- Oil Market’s Tough Test

3- Oil Market & Coronavirus


Hamshahri Newspaper:

1- Decoding Low-Price Oil
• How Do US Oil Price Fluctuations Influence Iran, World Economy?

2- A Report on Saudi Oil War & Future of Persian Gulf Economy


Iran Newspaper:

1- Sunset for Oil
• Reasons for Historic Plunge in Oil Price


Jam-e Jam Newspaper:

1- How Does Global Oil Shock Affect Iran?
• Historic Negative Oil Prices May Mark Beginning of New Era Without Dependence on Black Gold


Javan Newspaper:

1- Oil Goes South
• A Look at the Unprecedented Fall in Oil Prices in New York Stock Exchange


Jomhouri Eslami Newspaper:

1- The Catastrophe that Corona Caused to Oil



Kayhan Newspaper:

1- They Sought to Drive Iran’s Oil Exports Down to Zero, but US Oil Prices Fell Below Zero


Khorasan Newspaper:

1- Deciphering Negative Oil Prices


Mardomsalari Newspaper:

1- Iran Stock Market Indifferent to Oil Fluctuations
• Government to Sell Properties to Make Up for Oil Revenue Decline


Resalat Newspaper:

1- Oil at Bottom of Well!


Sazandegi Newspaper:

1- Oil Auctioned
2- Apocalypse of Oil


Setareh Sobh Newspaper:

1- Consequences of Black Monday on World Economy


Shahrvand Newspaper:

1- Fear of Oil Market Stagnation Spillover to Other Markets


Sharq Newspaper:

1- Black Day of Fall
• US Oil Brokers Surprised by Negative $40 Contracts for May Delivery


Tose’eh Iran Newspaper:

1- Coronavirus and Oil Curse


Vatan-e Emrouz Newspaper:

1- Black Disaster
• How Can Iran’s Economy Get Rid of Oil with Structural Reforms?
• Sustainable Tax Revenues A Remedy for Oil-Dependent Budget

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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