IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Introduction of Mohammad Farhadi, a one-time health minister, by President Hassan Rouhani as his pick for science minister dominated the front pages of Iranian dailies on Thursday. A last round of talks in Vienna between Iran and major powers to clinch a nuclear deal ahead of the November 24 deadline also generated headlines. And news about the passing of Gholamhossein Mazloumi, a great soccer player in the late 1970s and early 80s, appeared on the front pages of most newspapers, too.
Afarinesh: Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani has voiced opposition to calls to give more powers to the justice minister.
Afarinesh: “Reports that nuclear talks have already been extended are not true,” said Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham.
Arman-e Emrooz: Mohammad Farhadi, a health minister in the reformist government [of President Khatami] has been named by President Rouhani to take over the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, pending parliamentary confirmation.
Asr-e Eghtesad: The health minister has rejected reports that a “cancer tsunami” is sweeping the nation.
Asr-e Eghtesad: The Tales by [Iran’s] Rakhshan Bani-Etemad has been named as the best film at [the 20th] Kolkata International Film Festival.
Asrar: [Following a hike in air pollution levels in the capital] Masoumeh Ebtekar, the director of the Environment Protection Organization, and Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Tehran’s mayor, have been summoned to parliament for a review of measures to push down pollution levels.
Asrar: “In the absence of excessive demands, a deal [with P5+1] is within reach,” said President Hassan Rouhani.
Ebtekar: International media reports suggest that nuclear talks in Vienna have made 95 percent progress.
Emtiaz: Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the architect of the Islamic Republic, has taken a swipe at firebrands [in a speech at a National Conference on Moderation].
Etemad: Iranian soccer player Gholamhossein Mazloumi, who was widely known for his superb headers, has passed away at the age of 64.
Hadaf va Eghtesad: “Production at Iran Khodro has posted a 95 percent growth over last year,” said the managing director of the Iranian giant carmaker.
Hamshahri: Road accidents in North Khorasan Province on Wednesday alone claimed 10 lives, sending 77 people to hospitals.
Hemayat: “Nuclear talks should lead to the removal of sanctions and no new sanctions should be imposed [on Iran]” said the Iranian Judiciary chief.
Hemayat: The human rights resolution critical of Iran is hostile and politically-motivated, Iranian officials say.
Iran Daily: All-out efforts to clinch a [nuclear] deal before the deadline.
Isfahan Ziba: “Recent incidents in Isfahan [acid attacks] seem to have been designed to hurt tourism,” said Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam.
Kaenat: Iran is making efforts to restore stability to global oil markets.
Kasbokar: “We are ready for any outcome,” said Government Spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht of nuclear talks underway in Vienna.
Kayhan: The health minister said, “Equipment that jams satellite signals does not cause cancer.”
Khorasan: National economy, regional developments and nuclear talks took center stage at a meeting of the heads of the three branches of government.
Mardomsalari: “Dialogue amounts to a practice in moderation,” said Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the late Imam Khomeini at a National Conference on Moderation in Tehran.
Qods: Health Minister Seyyed Hassan Hashemi has suggested that a law be drafted to deal with those who release unlawfully recorded videos of hospital procedures such as surgery.
Roozan: Iranian movie Melbourne [directed by Nima Javidi] has won the Golden Pyramid of the 36th Cairo International Film Festival.
Taadol: “Investment has posted growth for the first time in two years,” said the deputy-governor of the Central Bank of Iran.
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