Iranian Papers Cover Presidential Candidates’ ‘Weak Performance’ in 2nd Debate

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Aftab-e Yazd Newspaper:

1- Second Presidential Debate Held on Cultural, Social, Political Issues


Arman-e Melli Newspaper:

1- Presidential Candidates Urged to Introduce Their Cabinet to People


Asr-e Iranian Newspaper:

1- Jalili: Result of Government’s Eight-Year Slogans about ‘Women’ Almost Nothing


Ebtekar Newspaper:

1- Sleep-Inducing Debates

* Second Round of Debates Failed to Show Real Strength of Candidates


Etemad Newspaper:

1- Second Debate Held among Seven Presidential Candidates


Farhikhtegan Newspaper:

1- No Change in Voters’ Opinion: Second Debate Failed to Change Election Fate


Hemayat Newspaper:

1- Second Debate on Axis of Culture, Society, Politics


Iran Newspaper:

1- Second Debate: Candidates Express Protest


Javan Newspaper:

1- Candidates against Debate!

* Candidates Finally Realize They Can’t Show Their Capabilities


Kayhan Newspaper:

1- Without Any Plan, Without Any Strong Resume

* How Did Government’s Candidates Appear in Debates?


Khorasan Newspaper:

1- Talking about Generalities instead of Criticism and Debate


Quds Newspaper:

1- Candidates Call for Change in the Way Third Debate Will Be Held


Resalat Newspaper:

1- Second Presidential Debate: Iran Waiting for ‘Morality Police’ of Government Executives


Sazandegi Newspaper:

1- Dichotomy of Raisi-Hemmati

* Polls Show People’s Turnout Gradually Increasing, Raisi and Hemmati More Appealing


Seda-ye Eslahat Newspaper:

1- Weak Debates

* Structural Weaknesses of This Year’s Debates


Setareh Sobh Newspaper:

1- Hemmati: Sanctions Have Decreased Iran’s Forex Income by $75 Billion

2- Sanctions Increase Cost of Iran’s Trade with World by 20%


Shargh Newspaper:

1- Competition in Defence of People

* Presidential Debates Continue with Criticisms against Past Performances

2- Skills that Candidates Lack [Editorial]


Siasat-e Rooz Newspaper:

1- Debate or Variety Show or IQ Test!


Tejarat Newspaper:

1- Raisi in Second Debate: Social Class Gap Result of Injustice


Vatan-e Emrooz Newspaper:

1- Logic and Plans Overcome Controversy and Trivial Issues

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