A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on June 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Approval by parliament of the general outlines of a bill that urged the government to safeguard the nuclear achievements of the nation dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday. Reformist-leaning dailies also put the comments of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in condemnation of what the previous government did on their covers.


Ettela’at: “We need to fully tap into our potential to counter social harms,” said President Rouhani.

A session of the Anti-Drugs Headquarters presided over by the president voted for a plan that protects the families of the addicts who go into rehab.

“The West, Europe in particular, should understand that the scourge of drugs is not only for Iran to deal with. They too should share the burden,” President Rouhani added.

Ettela’at: The Supreme Leader has donated some $30,000 to help inmates who are in prison because of their inability to pay back their debts.

Ettela’at: The multimedia software depicting the characteristic traits of Martyr Chamran has been unveiled.

Ettela’at: [Newly released] WikiLeaks documents suggest that Saudi Arabia wanted a regime change in Iran.

In one of those documents the Saudi ambassador [in Tehran] has said that unemployment and inflation offer perfect ground for creation of despair among the Iranians.

Ettela’at: Parliament has approved the general outlines of a bill that requires the government to safeguard the nuclear achievements of the country.

An open session of the chamber will look into the details of the plan on Tuesday.

Ettela’at: The per capita number of businesses in Iran is five times the world average.

Ettela’at: More than 300 unauthorized buildings have been demolished in Damavand.




Abrar: [Iranian negotiators] Araghchi and Takht-e Ravanchi have continued the nuclear talks with [Wendy] Sherman and Helga Schmid.

It came as French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that his country wants a firm deal to be struck with Iran.

Abrar: There are speculations that an operation to liberate Mosul is around the corner.

The Iraqi city has been under the control of IS terrorists for over a year.




Afarinesh: Parviz Mazloumi has made an unexpected return to Esteghlal Football Club.

Mazloumi has signed a contract with the club to take over as head coach of the capital’s heavyweight club.




Afkar: There has been a hike in the number of deaths caused by hospital infections in the country.




Aftab-e Yazd: Iran brought the world champions to their knees.

Iran has defeated the United States 3-0 in the FIVB World League for a second time.




Arman-e Emrooz: “During the eight years the previous government was in power, we were dealt a heavy blow,” said Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

He further said that injection of liquidity during the eight-year period was like “rabies”.




Asrar: “The Health Transformation Plan won’t suffer the same fate as the [cash] Subsidies Plan and Mehr Housing Plan [introduced by the previous government],” said Health Minister Hassan Hashemi.




Ebtekar: Revisions of the Speaker

“The nuclear case should not be soft-pedaled to the level of potato sales, it needs coordination and consultations with the Supreme National Security Council,” said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.




Hosban: “The enemy does not dare attack Iran,” said the commander of the ground forces of the Iranian Army.




Iran: Baharestan [A Tehran street where parliament building is located] and Pasteur [Another street of the capital where the Presidential Office is located] are in tune.

President Rouhani: “Nuclear talks are an issue for the entire nation. With parliament’s contribution and public support, we hope to be able to reach an acceptable and satisfying result.”

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani: “Definitely all officials should support the nuclear negotiating team.”




Kaenat: The judiciary chief is to present a televised report to the public on Monday.




Kayhan: The plan to safeguard the nuclear rights of the country was watered down in parliament!




Roozan: “Some clergymen are to blame for introducing Ahmadinejad [to the public],” said Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

The chairman of the Expediency Council has taken a swipe at the previous government and its supporters.




By Iran Front Page