A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, August 17, and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

All newspapers today covered the parliamentary sessions held on Wednesday to review the qualifications of ministerial nominees proposed by President Hassan Rouhani.

A meeting between Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara also received great coverage.

Some papers also highlighted the US State Department’s claims about Iran’s violation of JCPOA and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments about how the nuclear deal shows Tehran’s distrust of US.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:

 

Abrar:

1- Remarks by Opponents, Proponents of Ministerial Nominees

2- Tehran Welcomes Expansion of Ties with European Countries Including Austria


 

Afkar:

1- Opponents of Ministerial Nominees Talk in Favour of Ministers!

2- Shamkhani: Hezbollah Mocked Israel in 33-Day War


 

Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Controversial Wednesday in Parliament

  • Qualifications of 6 Ministerial Nominees Reviewed in Parliament

2- New Reformist Mayor, Outgoing Conservative Mayor Hold Two-Hour Meeting


 

Bahar:

1- Proposed Economy Minister: I’m Man of Action, Not Words


 

Ebtekar:

1- Five Ministers to Appear in Parliament to Defend Themselves

2- Rouhani: All Countries Benefit from Nuclear Deal


 

Etemad:

1- Two Mayors Meet in Tehran

  • Najafi Meets Qalibaf

2- Zarif: It Is Good to Have Both Proponents, Opponents in Parliament


 

Ettela’at:

1- Rouhani: Iran’s Policy Is to Promote Friendly Ties with All Countries

2- US Deeply Concerned about Violation of Shiites’ Rights in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain


 

Hemayat:

1- Trump’s New Controversy after Defending Racists

2- Lavrov: No Limits to Iran’s Missile Activities


 

Iran:

1- Plans of 5 Proposed Ministers under Scrutiny of Parliament

2- Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Meet Erdogan

3- 7 Industrial Advisors of Trump Resign


 

Javan:

1- General Baqeri’s One-Hour Meeting with Erdogan

2- Opponents Who Talk in Favour of Proposed Ministers!

3- Lavrov: Iran Rightful to Spend on Its Missile Program


 

Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Zarif: Every Single Word of JCPOA Shows Iran’s Serious Distrust of US Policies

2- Russia: No Ban on Iran’s Missile Program

3- Iran’s Natural Gas Exports Increased to 42 mcm per Day


 

Kayhan:

1- Yesterday: Kerry’s Signature Is a Guarantee; Today: JCPOA Shows Our Distrust of US!

2- Tim Anderson: Iran Shouldering Heavy Burden of Fight against Terrorists Single-Handedly

3- US on Verge of Civil War: 900 Racist Groups Active in This Country


 

Khorasan:

1- Little Growth of People’s Purchasing Power after 5 Years of Decrease


 

Resalat:

1- Qassemi: US Report on Freedom of Religion in Iran Biased

2- Imam Khomeini’s Grandson: Imam Used to Trust Young People


 

Shargh:

1- Cabinet Should Respond to Votes of 24 Million People

2- Najafi, Qalibaf Meet in Tehran


 

Siasat-e Rooz:

1- Ministers Defend Their Plans in Parliament

2- Ankara Needs Military Diplomacy with Iran


 

Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Saudi Arabia: We’ve Never Asked for Mediation in Our Ties with Iran

2- US State Dept. Spokesperson: We’ve Lived up to JCPOA Spirit, Text, Iran Haven’t!

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