A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on March 1

Iran Front Page- Newspapers today covered the remarks made by President Hassan Rouhani during a visit to southeastern province Sistan and Baluchestan about the need for cooperation with neighbouring countries.

They also covered Rouhani’s inauguration of a gas project in Zahedan, which connected the city to national gas network after decades.

The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Summit in Islamabad, Pakistan, was another top story today. Newspapers referred to Rouhani’s trip to Islamabad to attend the summit, and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks in an address to the ECO ministerial meeting.

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


19 Dey:

1- IMF: Iran’s Banking System Needs Immediate Reforms




1- Rouhani: Development of Eastern Areas, Makran Coasts among Priorities

2- Court of Audit Submits Report to Parliament on Ahmadinejad Administration’s Oil Faults

3- For First Time: Russia Ready to Create Safe Zone in Syria



Aftab-e Yazd:

1- New York Fashion Week Displays Famous Brands’ Islamic Clothes



Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Advisor Explains Plans Late Ayatollah Rafsanjani Had for May Presidential Votes




1- Iran’s First VP: Our Ties with Saudi Arabia Won’t Get Tenser

2- Iran Outpaces Iraq in Extracting Oil from Joint Oilfield




1- Zarif in Exclusive Interview: No Country Dares to Clash with Iran

2- Iran’s Influence and Power No Disadvantage to Anyone: FM




1- President Rouhani Inaugurates Gas Project in Deprived Province

2- Iran’s Development Needs Cooperation with Neighbours: Rouhani

3- Zarif: ECO Should Prove It’s Beneficial to All Member States




1- First VP: 5,000 Unfinished Industrial Units Inaugurated This Year

2- Finally Zahedan Connected to Gas Network after Decades

3- Rouhani Leaves Iran’s Zahedan for Pakistan

4- ECO Very Important for Iran: President



Jame Jam:

1- IRIB’s Charter for May Presidential Election

2- IRIB to Remain Neutral and Give Equal Opportunities to All Candidates: Chief




1- 5 Knowledge-Based Products of Basij Forces Unveiled [in a ceremony attended by IRGC Commander, Science Minister, Basij chief, head of Islamic Azad University]



Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Rouhani: ECO’s 1408 Horizon to Be Discussed in Islamabad

2- Zarif: We Need New Economic Structure to Enhance ECO Regional Convergence

3- Yemen Suffering from Drought: UN Warns to World Countries




1- Mass Import of Foreign Goods, Main Barrier to Economic Growth

2- A Report on Dire Conditions of Shiites in Azerbaijan Republic

  • 60-Day Prison Term for One Salavat in Azerbaijan Republic

3- Iran Fires New Torpedo from Ghadir Submarine in Major Drill




1- Graves of Thousands of ISIS Victims Discovered in Southern Mosul




1- Trump: Obama behind Protests against Me

2- Moscow: We Haven’t Asked US to Lift Anti-Russia Sanctions

3- Mayor of Tehran: We Built 100 Kilometres of Subway in 1 Year



Seda-ye Eslahat:

1- I’ll Use Ahmadinejad in Top Ranks If I’m Elected as President: Candidate Baqaei




1- Expert: Rouhani’s Gov’t Has Had Amazing Economic Performance

2- First VP: Tens of Billions of Dollars Plundered