A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan. 12

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

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

The Iranian national soccer squad’s 2-0 win over Bahrain in the AFC Asian Cup in Australia dominated the front pages of the Iranian newspapers on Monday. Harsh exchanges in parliament after an MP appealed for an end to the house arrest of the two candidates who disputed the results of the presidential elections in 2009 and President Rouhani’s condemnation of violence against all religions at a meeting with the Cypriot foreign minister grabbed front-page headlines too.

 

Afkar: The Iranian foreign minister says he’ll visit a number of European countries this week.

Afkar: Because of bureaucratic problems created by Afghan officials, exports of oil derivatives to Afghanistan have stopped.

 

Afkar newspaper 1- 12


Aftab-e Yazd: Smuggling in goods has increased 16-fold.

 

Aftabe yazd newspaper 1- 12


Arman-e Emrooz: [Principlist MP] Ali Motahari’s speech on parliament floor remained unfinished after fellow deputies heckled him.

Arman-e Emrooz: The value of smuggled items is twice as much as the country’s development budget.

 

Armane emruz newspaper 1- 12


Asrar: “Sanctions have cut by $100 billion dollars Iran’s foreign revenues,” said the secretary of the Expediency Council.

Asrar: A door-to-door inquiry is on to identify school-age children who are not receiving education.

 

Asrar newspaper 1- 12


Ebtekar: “Iran is all for expansion of cooperation with the EU,” President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting Cypriot foreign minister.

 

Ebtekar newspaper 1- 12


Etemad: “Violence against any nation and religion is condemned,” President Rouhani said at a meeting with the Cypriot foreign minister.

Etemad: “Talks with the US are and will remain unique,” Iranian top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

 

Etemad newspaper 1- 12


Ettela’at: Parisians have staged a million-strong unity march to condemn terrorism.

Ettela’at: Two suicide attacks in Tripoli, Lebanon have claimed 11 lives.

Ettela’at: Over $20 billion in goods were slipped into the country illegally last year.

 

Ettelaat newspaper 1- 12


Hemayat: Death penalty still awaits those who trade in illicit drugs.

 

Hemayat newspaper 1- 12


Javan: MPs have protested against the seditionist mission in parliament. [The front-page headline refers to the loud protests of some MPs against a fellow deputy during a speech in which he called for an end to the house arrest of two 2009 presidential candidates whose doubting of the election results sparked unrest.]

 

Javan newspaper 1- 12


Jomhouri Islami: Germans stage a rally in protest at Islamophobia.

 

Jomhirie eslami newspaper 1- 12


Kar va Kargar: The Iranian national soccer team had a promising start in the AFC Asian Cup, beating Bahrain 2-0 in their opening match.

 

Karo kargar newspaper 1- 12


Kayhan: Without a referendum, the Government of Prudence has raised bread prices for a second time in a month!

Kayhan: The anti-revolutionary media have widely hailed Ali Motahari [for his call in parliament for the release of seditionist leaders].

 

Kayhan newspaper 1- 12


Kayhan International: Afghan president due in Iran.

Kayhan International: Iranian volunteer combatant martyred in Iraq.

 

Kayhan international newspaper 1- 12


Sayeh: “Formation of an Islamic Union is what the Muslim world needs now,” said the Supreme Leader’s representative in Golestan Province.

 

Sayeh newspaper 1- 12


Shahrvand: Archeologists have found a 7,000-year-old corpse in Tehran.

Shahrvand: Around 8 million Iranians were offered health insurance in eight months.

 

Shahrvand newspaper 1- 12


Sharq: “Talks with the United States solely focus on the nuclear issue,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

 

Shargh newspaper 1- 12


Tehran Times: NATO chief: Muslims the biggest victims of terror.

 

Tehran times newspaper 1- 12

 

Emad Askarieh
Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.
   
   

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