A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on June 24

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The all-important comments of the Supreme Leader about nuclear talks with P5+1 dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday. The approval by the Islamic Consultative Assembly of a bill on a possible nuclear deal with the world powers and the reaction it drew from the Executive also made front-page headlines.


Ettela’at: “Termination of sanctions should not be contingent on Iran’s fulfillment of its commitments,” said the Supreme Leader in a meeting with senior state officials.

Ayatollah Khamenei further said that under the present circumstances and given the country’s existing potential, implementation of a resistance-based economy is quite possible.


Abrar: “The case involving former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going through legal procedures,” Tehran’s Justice Department said.

Abrar: “The private sector is on the ropes,” said Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.

Abrar: MPs would not back down; impeachment of the minister of roads and urban development remains on track.




Afarinesh: “Iran’s accession to any treaty should secure the blessing of the Islamic Consultative Assembly first,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to the Supreme Leader.




Afkar: President Rouhani is to host an Iftar banquet to be attended by 300 principlist and reformist political players.




Aftab-e Yazd: “The Iranian nuclear negotiators are trustworthy, brave, gallant and pious,” the Supreme Leader said at a meeting with senior state officials.

Aftab-e Yazd: “Ahmadinejad prevented the release of figures on addicts and addiction,” said the head of the Expediency Council’s independent anti-drugs committee.




Arman-e Emrooz: “Five-hundred-seventy-five individuals are behind up to one third of all banking arrears,” the minister of economy and financial affairs said.




Asrar: “Those who were defeated in [the 2013 presidential] elections should not expect President Rouhani to back down,” said Akbar Torkan, a senior adviser to the president.

Asrar: “Resumption of Minor Hajj visits to Saudi Arabia by Iranian pilgrims hinges on security guarantees by Saudi officials,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Ghashghavi said.




Emtiaz: “Thanks to sanctions, $26 million in aid for Iran’s environmental projects was frozen,” complained the director of the Iranian Environment Protection Organization.




Etemad: Three Iranians have fallen victim to Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever.

The Health Ministry has warned about the indigenized imported diseases.

Etemad: The Supreme Leader has once again thrown his weight behind the nuclear negotiating team.

Etemad:”[Under the previous government] Threats to dig up dirt became rampant and accusations were leveled against the heads of two branches of government,” said the Judiciary chief.




Kaenat: Some 100 tons of Iran’s hazardous waste was eliminated in France.




Kayhan: A Saudi fighter pilot has committed suicide after seeing the bodies of Yemeni children killed in one of his bombing runs.




Payam-e Zaman: “To revive the economy, I have full confidence in the private sector,” said President Rouhani.




Resalat: “[Nuclear] talks are likely to be extended for a few days,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.




Setareh Sobh: The oil minister has said that an oil derrick [Iran purchased from a foreign firm] went missing when the previous government was in office.



Shahrvand: “The harm illicit drugs cause to Iranian economy adds up to $13 billion a year,” said the head of the Expediency Council’s independent anti-drugs committee.


By Iran Front Page