A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on November 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, November 15, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top story in all newspapers today was the deadly 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck western Iran on Sunday night and has so far claimed 435 lives and wounded over 9,000 people.

Several papers covered the remarks made by the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a meeting with the heads of the trio branches of the Iranian government about the earthquake and the need for acceleration of efforts to help the quake-hit people.

Also a top story was the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which once again complied Iran’s compliance with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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

19 Dey:

1- Iran Leader Urges Officials to Strongly Continue Helping Quake-Hit People

2- Magnitude 7 Earthquake Hits Tehran Once in Every 150 Years: Official Warns



1- MP: Prosecutor Should Take Action against Those behind ‘Mehr’ Mass Housing Project

2- Rouhani: Gov’t to Give Grants, Loans for Reconstruction of Quake-Stricken Houses

3- Zarif: Iran Capable of Managing Earthquake Crisis Using Domestic Resources


Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Gov’t Takes Immediate Action for Reconstruction Grants

2- 300 Surgeries Performed in 24 Hours on Quake-Hit People



1- Iran Leader Calls for Continuation of Rescue Efforts amid Quake

2- Rouhani in Visit to Quake-Hit Areas: Today’s Day of Unity among Gov’t, People



1- Sound of Hope: Second Baby Born after Earthquake in Kermanshah



1- Iran Leader: Earthquake Divine Trial for Officials to Perform Duties

2- IAEA: Iran’s Activities Comply with JCPOA

3- BBC Reveals Washington’s Secret Deal for Safe Exit of ISIS Terrorists from Raqqa

4- Zarif in Letter to UN Chief: Stop Saudi Arabia’s Slaughter of Yemenis



1- Velayati: Hariri’s Remarks Made under Influence of Saudis



1- Rouhani in Kermanshah: Gov’t to Stand by Quake-Hit People

2- Armed Forces Remedy for Quake-Struck People’s Wounds



1- People Outpace Officials in Relief and Rescue

  • MPs, Ministers Complain about Deficiencies in Relief, Rescue

2- Lavrov: Putin Had No Deal with Trump on Iran


Jomhouri Eslami:

1- New IAEA Report Shows US Claims Were Wrong: Iran Envoy

2- ATR CEO: 8 New Planes to Be Delivered to Iran in 2 Months

3- IAEA Once Again Confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

4- Mogherini Rejects US Request for Putting Iran under Pressure

  • EU Has No Plan to Impose New Sanctions on Iran



1- Ruins of Lie Heavier than Ruins of Disaster

  • Iran First VP: Majority of Destruction in ‘Mehr’ Mass Housing Project
  • House Official in Kermanshah: Only 2 People Died in ‘Mehr’ Buildings

2- Velayati: Hariri’s Resignation Plotted by Saudis

3- European Journalist: Myanmar Atrocities More Horrible than ISIS Crimes



1- Iran Foreign Ministry Spokesman: If We Were Helping Yemeni Forces, We’d Have Declared It



1- Iran Mourning Quake Victims

2- 12,000 Houses Totally Destroyed by Earthquake

3- Judiciary Chief: We’re Opposed to Presence of UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur in Iran

4- Zarif: Int’l Community Should Put an End to Stupid War in Yemen



1- Velayati: My Talks with Hariri Not Harsh, Tough

2- Hariri’s Office to Velayati: He Wasn’t Offered to Mediate




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