A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 13

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 28 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The countdown to a November 24 deadline for a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers and comments by Iranian officials, including the president, about the talks with P5+1 dominated the front pages of Iranian dailies on Thursday. Also in the news were remarks by the Iranian intelligence chief that a bombing plot in the holy city of Qom has been foiled. News about the release of Mohammad Mayeli Kohan, a former national soccer team coach, from prison grabbed headlines too.

Abrar: As many as 13.6 million people have been displaced by war in Iraq and Syria.

 

abrar


Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Iranian exports to Europe have picked up.

Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Iran has signed an air transportation deal with Portugal.

 

Abrar eghtesadi


Afarinesh: President Rouhani has said the fatwa the Supreme Leader has issued [banning the development and use of nuclear weapons] is the strongest guarantee [that Iran does not seek to have nuclear arms].

 

afarinesh


Afkar: “Iran won’t make commitments beyond what is stipulated in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty,” said the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council.

 

afkar


Arman-e Emrooz: The Iranian intelligence minister has said a plot to plant a bomb in the holy city of Qom has been foiled.

 

arman


Asr-e Eghtesad: President Rouhani is hopeful a win-win [nuclear] deal will be struck. Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi has said that Iran will continue to enrich uranium.

 

asr eghtesad


Asr-e Rasaneh: Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has submitted President Rouhani’s message to the Kuwaiti Emir.

 

asre resaneh


Asrar: Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs Majid Ansari has denied rumors that President Rouhani has withdrawn his nomination of Dr. Fakhreddin Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani as science minister.

Asrar: The attorney general has expressed opposition to the growth of the Justice Ministry’s powers.

 

asrar


Ebtekar: Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has confirmed reports that President Obama has recently sent a letter to the Supreme Leader. “Such correspondence dates back a few years and in some cases the letters have been replied to.”

Ebtekar: Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has criticized the previous government for hiding behind justice to challenge the rights of the strata of society most in need.

 

ebtekar


Emtiaz: Eighteen Iranian soccer players have been suspended thanks to their failure to serve military duty.

 

emtiaz


Esfahan Emrooz: “Air pollution in Isfahan is even worse than the capital,” said the director of the provincial Environment Protection Department.

 

esfahan emrouz


Etemad: President Rouhani has urged Iran’s nuclear negotiating partners not to take their internal problems to the negotiating table.

Etemad: Ali Daei has forgiven Mohammad Mayeli Kohan [a former coach of the national soccer team who began to serve a 4-month term in jail on Tuesday after being convicted following a lawsuit by Daei].  Mayeli Kohan has now walked free.

 

etemad


Ettela’at: The presidents of major universities have thrown their weight behind President Rouhani’s nominee for the post of science minister.

Ettela’at: “Free public access to information is the way to counter corruption,” President Rouhani said at a meeting of his Cabinet.

Ettela’at: A tenth round of nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1 will be held in Vienna on November 18.

 

Ettelaat


Hemayat: “The outcome of the nuclear talks should not deal a blow to the dignity of Iranian people and the self-confidence of their scientists,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

 

Hemayat


Iran: Iran and Azerbaijan have signed five deals to transform cross-border relations.

 

iran


Iran Daily: Iranian blood donation tops developing countries.

 

iran daily


Jomhouri Islami: “Iran Air has signed two deals with Boeing,” said the managing director of the Iranian flagship carrier.

Jomhouri Islami: Hopes of clinching a comprehensive nuclear deal have been boosted.

 

jomhouri eslami


Kaenat: Four Iranian-made RQ170 drones will become operational by the end of the year [March 21, 2015].

 

Kaenat


Kar va Kargar: The presidents of Iran and Azerbaijan have underlined efforts to boost bilateral ties.

 

kar va kargar


Kasbokar: “Iran is projected to have exported $48 billion in non-oil items by yearend [March 21, 2015],” said the secretary general of the Chamber of Commerce.

 

kasbo kar


Kayhan: Iran is to inaugurate [on Thursday] a 500 MW power plant in Najaf as a gift to the residents of the Iraqi holy city.

 

kayhan


Kayhan International: President Rouhani in Azerbaijan.

 

kayhan int


Khorasan: “As many as 310 police personnel who acted against protocol have been fired this year [began March 21, 2014],” Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam said.

 

Khorasan


Payam-e Zaman: No [new] arrest has been made in connection with recent acid attacks in Isfahan, Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam said.

 

payam zaman


Roozan: “I am not supposed to take over as director of the [newly reinstated] Management and Planning Organization,” Mohammad Ali Najafi, who serves as acting science minister, said.

 

rouzan


Shahrvand: “The ban on the presence of female spectators at volleyball arenas has been lifted,” said the deputy minister of youth affairs and sports.

 

shahrvand


Sharq: “Two human rights rapporteurs will visit Iran,” said a deputy of the judiciary chief.

 

shargh


SMT: Iran’s trade balance with 90 countries is now positive.

 

SMT

By Iran Front Page

 

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