A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan. 15

Iranian Newspapers Headlines
Iranian Newspapers Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Talks in Geneva between the Iranian and US top diplomats which also saw them take a walk on the streets of the Swiss city dominated the front pages of the Iranian dailies on Thursday. Muslim condemnation of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo’s reprint of images insulting the Prophet Muhammad made front-page headlines too. And reformist dailies also covered on their front pages the comments of Ayatollah Rafsanjani about the upcoming Assembly of Experts elections.

 

Afkar: Eighteen members of a terrorist group have been arrested in the border province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Afkar: Air pollution in Tehran is at an alarming level.

 

Afkar newspaper 1- 15


Aftab-e Yazd: Ayatollah Rafsanjani has criticized those who are stoking division ahead of Assembly of Experts elections.

 

Aftabe yazd newspaper 1- 15


Arman-e Emrooz: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held a 100-minute meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva. A nuclear deal is within reach.

Arman-e Emrooz: The Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs is to launch an official matchmaking website.

Arman-e Emrooz: Carols Queiroz’s team [Iran’s national soccer squad] will take on Qatar in the AFC Asian Cup in Australia on Thursday.

 

Armane emruz newspaper 1- 15


Asr-e Rasaneh: Iranian airliners cannot buy or rent jets which have rolled off the production line more than 15 years ago.

Asr-e Rasaneh: Following a drop in petrochemical prices, Iran has denied allegations that it is selling its petrochemicals cheap.

 

Asre resaneh newspaper 1- 15


Ebtekar: Iranian crude oil is now cheaper than bottled water.

Ebtekar: [Principlist MP] Ali Motahari has said that he will take part in a rally against himself [scheduled for Friday]!

 

Ebtekar newspaper 1- 15


Eghtesad-e Pooya: “A special police unit is to be launched to clamp down on corruption,” said Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam.

Eghtesad-e Pooya: “Some $5 billion will be invested in the steel industry,” said the managing director of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

 

Eghtesade puya newspaper 1- 15


Etemad: In an unprecedented move the top diplomats of Iran and the United States walked the streets of Geneva as they talked about Iran’s nuclear program.

 

Etemad newspaper 1- 15


Ettela’at: “To prop up our national interests, we need to let go of our partisan interests,” said the president.

Ettela’at: The Muslim world has condemned the desecration of the Prophet Muhammad by French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Ettela’at: Members of a terrorist cell have confessed that they have been financed by two Arab countries.

Ettela’at: “For nuclear talks to make progress, new proposals should be floated,” said the Iranian foreign minister.

 

Ettellat newspaper 1- 15


Farhikhtegan: Hardliners are putting pressure on the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in a bid to interfere with its investigation into illegal scholarships [granted under President Ahmadinejad].

 

Farhikhtegan newspaper 1- 15


Hadaf va Eghtesad: Iran’s exports to Russia have registered a 50 percent hike.

 

Hadafo eghtesad newspaper 1- 15


Hemayat: With oil prices continuing to drop, the share of the National Development Fund from oil revenues has decreased.

 

Hemayat newspaper 1- 15


Iran: Forty Somali pirates who were arrested by the Iranian Navy have served out their sentence at Tehran’s Evin Prison.

 

Iran newspaper 1- 15


Jamejam: Students of a class in a school in Hamadan [western Iran] have shaved their heads as a sign of sympathy with their teacher who is suffering from cancer.

 

Jame jam newspaper 1- 15


Javan: “New [US] sanctions would spell an end to the nuclear talks,” said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

 

Javan newspaper 1- 15


Jomhouri Islami: Iran is to build cement plants in Iraq and Libya.

Jomhouri Islami: With President Rouhani in attendance, a project to develop the southern port of Bushehr has got under way.

 

Jomhorie eslami newspaper 1- 15


Kaenat: As much as eight tons of particulates is produced in Tehran on a daily basis.

 

Kaenaat newspaper 1- 15


Kayhan: Oil prices have dropped to six-year lows.

 

Kayhan newspaper 1- 15


Resalat: The judiciary chief has urged the government of President Rouhani to put a clampdown on corruption on its agenda.

 

Realat newspaper 1- 15


Shahrvand: Bushehr is to turn into an international maritime relief and rescue center.

 

Shahrvand newspaper 1- 15


Sharq: The Supreme Court has upheld some of the convictions of former First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi.

 

Shargh newspaper 1- 15


Siasat-e Rooz: British Prime Minister has thrown his weight behind the move [by French weekly Charlie Hebdo] to insult the Muslim Prophet.

 

Siasate ruz newspaper 1- 15

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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