News about the passing of veteran Iranian actor Anushirvan Arjmand due to a heart condition was on the front pages of most Iranian dailies, reformist and principlist alike, on Monday. The continuous decline in oil prices and ongoing protests in the US against police brutality also made headlines.
Afarinesh: The Iraqi parliament speaker is expected in Iran [Tuesday at the invitation of the speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly].
Afkar: “Iran has the latest generation of centrifuges,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
Aftab-e Yazd: With oil prices plunging to $57 a barrel, the government has problem with its development budget.
Aftab-e Yazd:[Former Vice-President Mohammad Reza] Aref has hailed President Rouhani, saying, “Your commitment to the promises you made about the Ministry of Science is praiseworthy.”
Arman-e Emrooz: [Former Tehran Prosecutor] Saeed Mortazavi has been disbarred for life.
Asr-e Eghtesad: Car production registered a 60 percent growth in the month to November 21 over the corresponding period last year.
Asr-e Iranian: The health minister has ordered deans of med schools to discharge hospital administrators who are not fully committed to their responsibilities.
Asr-e Rasaneh: The governor of the Central Bank of Iran has dismissed reports that the National Development Fund has been [illegally] tapped into.
Asrar: The minister of science has said that the presidents of 34 universities will be named soon.
Ebtekar: “A vast gas field has been discovered in the south,” said a senior manager at the National Iranian Oil Company.
Ebtekar: “Extension of nuclear talks came at the request of the Americans,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the supreme leader.
Etemad: The Iranian Human Rights Commission has granted Health Minister Hassan Hashemi the medal of Islamic Human Rights.
Etemad: With oil prices plunging, the Iranian stock exchange shed more points.
Farhikhtegan: Hadi Shafiee, an Iranian scientist, has won the Bright Futures Prize in the United States.
Hadaf va Eghtesad: The minister of industries, mines and trade has said the Iranian automotive industry should bid farewell to assembly of foreign-made cars.
Hambastegi: “By securing seats in the next parliament, reformists will help the 11th government [President Rouhani’s],” said Mohammad Reza Aref, President Khatami’s deputy.
Hemayat: Protest rallies against modern-day slavery have been held in New York and Washington DC.
Hemayat: The amount of loans banks provide to those involved in the manufacturing sector has shrunk.
Iran: “I’ll do my best to serve disabled war veterans,” said renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami after paying a visit to Tehran’s Peace Museum.
Iran: “P5+1 have no choice but strike a deal [with Iran],” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
Iran Daily: Iran gains 10 medals in Asian judo meet.
Javan: Pay-to-get-exemption is the best way for [football] clubs to keep [draft-dodging] players on the pitch.
Javan: “We want to build nuclear reactors and develop fuel rods,” said a onetime Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati, who now serves as advisor to the Supreme Leader.
Kaenat: [Veteran actor] Anushirvan Arjmand has passed away.
Qods: A 30th exhibition on the country’s nuclear achievements has opened.
Roozan: “Sometimes MPs have to pay bribes too,” is part of the comments of a member of the Islamic Consultative Assembly about corruption in the country.
Sayeh: The British parliament wants the UK embassy in Tehran to reopen.
Sharq: “As many as 144 soccer players have been banned from leaving the country following a corruption scandal.”
Sharq: In Turkey 20 journalists and opposition members have been arrested.
Tehran Times: “No UF6 will be injected into IR8 centrifuges during talks,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.