A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

News about the passing of veteran Iranian actor Anushirvan Arjmand due to a heart condition was on the front pages of most Iranian dailies, reformist and principlist alike, on Monday. The continuous decline in oil prices and ongoing protests in the US against police brutality also made headlines.

Afarinesh: The Iraqi parliament speaker is expected in Iran [Tuesday at the invitation of the speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly].

 

Afarinesh newspaper 12 - 15


Afkar: “Iran has the latest generation of centrifuges,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

 

Afkar newspaper 12 - 15


Aftab-e Yazd: With oil prices plunging to $57 a barrel, the government has problem with its development budget.

Aftab-e Yazd:[Former Vice-President Mohammad Reza] Aref has hailed President Rouhani, saying, “Your commitment to the promises you made about the Ministry of Science is praiseworthy.”

 

Aftabe yazd newspaper 12 - 15


Arman-e Emrooz: [Former Tehran Prosecutor] Saeed Mortazavi has been disbarred for life.

 

Armane emruz newspaper 12 - 15


Asr-e Eghtesad: Car production registered a 60 percent growth in the month to November 21 over the corresponding period last year.

 

Asre eghtesad newspaper 12 - 15


Asr-e Iranian: The health minister has ordered deans of med schools to discharge hospital administrators who are not fully committed to their responsibilities.

 

Asre iranian newspaper 12 - 15


Asr-e Rasaneh: The governor of the Central Bank of Iran has dismissed reports that the National Development Fund has been [illegally] tapped into.

 

Asre resaneh newspaper 12 - 15


Asrar: The minister of science has said that the presidents of 34 universities will be named soon.

 

Asrar newspaper 12 - 15


Ebtekar: “A vast gas field has been discovered in the south,” said a senior manager at the National Iranian Oil Company.

Ebtekar: “Extension of nuclear talks came at the request of the Americans,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the supreme leader.

 

Ebtekar newspaper 12 - 15


Etemad: The Iranian Human Rights Commission has granted Health Minister Hassan Hashemi the medal of Islamic Human Rights.

Etemad: With oil prices plunging, the Iranian stock exchange shed more points.

 

Etemad newspaper 12 - 15


Farhikhtegan: Hadi Shafiee, an Iranian scientist, has won the Bright Futures Prize in the United States.

 

Farhikhtegan newspaper 12 - 15


Hadaf va Eghtesad: The minister of industries, mines and trade has said the Iranian automotive industry should bid farewell to assembly of foreign-made cars.

 

Hadafo eghtesad newspaper 12 - 15


Hambastegi: “By securing seats in the next parliament, reformists will help the 11th government [President Rouhani’s],” said Mohammad Reza Aref, President Khatami’s deputy.

 

Hambastegi newspaper 12 - 15


Hemayat: Protest rallies against modern-day slavery have been held in New York and Washington DC.

Hemayat: The amount of loans banks provide to those involved in the manufacturing sector has shrunk.

 

Hemayat newspaper 12 - 15


Iran: “I’ll do my best to serve disabled war veterans,” said renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami after paying a visit to Tehran’s Peace Museum.

Iran: “P5+1 have no choice but strike a deal [with Iran],” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

 

Iran newspaper 12 - 15


Iran Daily: Iran gains 10 medals in Asian judo meet.

 

Iran daily newspaper 12 - 15


Javan: Pay-to-get-exemption is the best way for [football] clubs to keep [draft-dodging] players on the pitch.

Javan: “We want to build nuclear reactors and develop fuel rods,” said a onetime Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati, who now serves as advisor to the Supreme Leader.

 

Javan newspaper 12 - 15


Kaenat: [Veteran actor] Anushirvan Arjmand has passed away.

 

Kaenaat newspaper 12 - 15


Qods: A 30th exhibition on the country’s nuclear achievements has opened.

 

Ghods newspaper 12 - 15


Roozan: “Sometimes MPs have to pay bribes too,” is part of the comments of a member of the Islamic Consultative Assembly about corruption in the country.

 

Ruzan newspaper 12 - 15


Sayeh: The British parliament wants the UK embassy in Tehran to reopen.

 

Sayeh newspaper 12 - 15


Sharq: “As many as 144 soccer players have been banned from leaving the country following a corruption scandal.”

Sharq: In Turkey 20 journalists and opposition members have been arrested.

 

Shargh newspaper 12 - 15


Tehran Times: “No UF6 will be injected into IR8 centrifuges during talks,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

 

Tehran tims newspaper 12 - 15

By Iran Front Page

 

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