A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on September 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, September 17, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Almost all newspapers today covered the remarks made by President Hassan Rouhani about the US violation of the nuclear deal and the need for Europe to send Washington a strong message in this regard.

The beginning of a visit to the US by Rouhani and his foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also received great coverage. Iranian media particularly wrote about a possible meeting between Zarif and his US counterpart Rex Tillerson in New York.

The remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi about the imminence of a war on water in the Middle East also received great coverage.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:


1- Interior Minister: Iran’s First Priority Now Is Not Security, but Economy

2- Haley: Iran Won’t Have Any Role in Syria after Asad

3- Erdogan: Iraqi Kurds’ Decision to Hold Referendum Very Wrong


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- World Expecting Possible Bilateral Meeting between Iran’s Zarif, US’s Tillerson

2- Rouhani, FM Zarif Start Visit to New York

3- Foreign Policy: US Official to Hold Meeting with Iranian Counterpart for First Time

4- If Ordered, We’ll Even Go to Myanmar (for military intervention): IRGC Chief’s Aide



1- Rouhani to Belgian Speaker: Europeans Should Give US Decisive Message on JCPOA

2- Imam Khomeini’s Grandson: We Wouldn’t See Myanmar Crimes If Muslims World Was United

3- Interior Minister: Iran Not to Be Harmed by Activity of Parties




1- Iran’s Zahra Nemati Wins Gold Medal in World Para-Archery Championships

2- Iran Deputy FM Warns of War on Water in Middle East

  • When There’s No Water, There’ll Be Poverty, Immigration, Security Concerns




1- Rouhani: Europe Should Press US for JCPOA Commitment

2- 60% of Those Accepted in Iran’s National University Entrance Exams Are Women

3- China Urges US to Stop Threatening North Korea

4- Aerospace Commander: IRGC Has Infiltrated into US Command Centres




1- Spokesman: Foreign Ministry to Undergo Major Changes




1- Nuclear Deal Very Important to Europe: Belgian Parliament Speaker

2- Iran’s Larijani Urges Europe to Reinforce Banking, Trade Transactions besides Political Ties



1- Rouhani Shares JCPOA Concerns with Unknown European Official

  • While Rouhani held his nuclear talks with US, now he’s asking an unknown European to send US a strong message


Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Russia: Maintaining Iran Nuclear Deal Is Our Message to US

2- Iran, China Sign MoU on €15 Billion Line of Credit

3- Three Factories Used by ISIS for Making Tanks, Booby-Trapped Cars in Syria Destroyed




1- Violation of JCPOA Now in Plane Purchase. How Much Will Gov’t Tolerate?

2- St. Louis Rises against Racism: African-Americans Set Fire on US Flag



1- Rouhani: US Violation of JCPOA Blow on an International Deal



Rooyesh-e Mellat:

1- Shamkhani: West’s Instrumental Use of Terrorism to Spread It into Heart of Europe

2- Deputy FM: Turkey’s Claim about Their Water Project Not Convincing to Iran




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