Newspapers today widely covered the remarks made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in an address to a group of university students in Tehran. Reformist papers highlighted Rouhani’s criticism of fresh restrictions imposed on former president Mohammad Khatami and the pressures on reformists in general, while conservative media highlighted, and criticized, his comments about the benefits of JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
Among other top stories were discussions about a possible change of Iran’s Constitution to realize a parliamentary system of government, the arrest of First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri’s brother, and ways to resolve the country’s economic problems.
The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:
1- Rouhani Criticizes the Way Iran’s Political Camps Are Rewarded, Punished
- Conservatives Always Rewarded, Others Always Punished
2- Zarif: US Addicted to Sanctions
1- Zarif: Iran Has Options in Case in Case US Violates Nuclear Deal
2- Iraq Asks Iran and Turkey to Stop Trade with Iraqi Kurdistan Region
3- Amano: IAEA to Inspect Iran’s Military Sites If Necessary
1- Rouhani: Even 10 People like Trump Won’t Succeed in Destroying JCPOA Benefits
2- Acting Science Minister: Exact Time of Introducing New Minister Not Clear!
1- Iranian Sunni Cleric: Using Force, Blockade on Kurdistan Region against Muslim World’s Interests
1- Rouhani: Creating Monopoly in Economy, Management, Science Very Dangerous
2- Zarif Urges US to Implement Its Commitments as per Iran Nuclear Deal
1- Judiciary Called on to File Complaint with INTERPOL against Those behind Recent Rumours
1- Rouhani: University Students, People in Society Should Be Free to Criticize
1- JCPOA Benefits Now Need Knowledge of Math!
- Rouhani Said Trump Can’t Reverse JCPOA Benefits, but Didn’t Explain What Benefits?!
2- Erdogan: France, Israel Hatch Plot of Disintegrating Iraq
1- Iran’s Daily Oil Exports Exceed 2.650 mcm
2- Iraqi PM Declares End of ISIS Caliphate in Iraq
1- A Look at Rouhani’s Remarks
- JCPOA in Deadlock, Economy in Recession, Gov’t Busy with Trivial Affairs
2- Renault: We’ll Suspend Activities in Iran If New Sanctions Imposed
1- US, Israel Organizing Sedition in Region: Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi
2- Iran Air CEO: Deals for Purchasing Western Planes Super-Confidential
1- Iran Foreign Ministry: Riyadh’s Scandals Too Numerous to Be Covered
1- Larijani: Clerics Shouldn’t Receive Their Salary from Gov’t
2- Iran Ranks 60 Worldwide in E-Commerce
1- Iran FM’s Response to Trump’s Threats: Int’l Deal-Making Different from Real Estate
2- Rouhani: Monopoly Is Dangerous; One Party Always Rewarded and One Always Punished