A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on July 28

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

Calls for more regional cooperation in the face of the threat posed by terrorism made in meetings between visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi officials and the expected arrival in Tehran of senior European diplomats dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: “A mighty Iran serves as a guarantor of regional stability and security,” said President Rouhani.

He further said his administration favors moderation, equality, stability, security and peace.

Ettela’at: A ceremony has been held to praise the services of Kamran Fani, a veteran librarian with the National Library.

Ettela’at: This year, Hajj pilgrims fly to Saudi Arabia from 19 airports across the country.

The oldest Iranian who is to pay the pilgrimage visit is 90, the youngest is six.

Ettela’at: Saudi Arabia has allegedly bribed Ahmed Shaheed to paint a dark picture of Iran’s human rights condition.

The Saudi embassy in Kuwait is said to have paid the UN special rapporteur $1 million in bribes.

Ettela’at: “Iran is to build two new power plants in Bushehr,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization.

Ali Akbar Salehi further said the agreement Iran has recently signed with the UN nuclear watchdog is not confidential.

Ettela’at: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Iraqi top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Sistani.

At the meeting the issue of Iran’s nuclear deal with P5+1 came up for discussion.

Ettela’at: Iran University of Science and Technology has a place on the list of top 100 universities in Asia.




Abrar: Turkish fighter jets have continued to pound PKK and IS targets [in Iraq and Syria].




Afkar: “Extremism and terrorism pose a threat to all,” Foreign Minister Zarif said.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Do not politicize the case involving imports of tainted blood from France,” the Iranian health minister said.

Hassan Hashemi was reacting to criticism [by some principlists and hardliners] of the upcoming Iran visit by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.

Aftab-e Yazd: The president of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting [state broadcaster] has mounted an unprecedented attack on the executive branch.

Aftab-e Yazd: “My father got happy when he was not elected into the presiding board of the Assembly of Experts,” said Fatemeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, a daughter of the chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Rafsanjani.

In an exclusive interview with the daily, she said women should have their own ticket for upcoming parliamentary elections.




Arman-e Emrooz: The smiling female diplomat pursues diplomacy in Tehran.

Federica Mogherini’s visit will be the first by a P5+1 negotiator to Iran following the July 14 nuclear deal in Vienna.

Arman-e Emrooz: “Eight-hundred Iranian individuals and entities have been taken off the sanctions list,” Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi said.

Arman-e Emrooz: Prosecutors have said the officials who failed to fulfill their responsibility before and during last week’s deadly flooding in the north will be dealt with.




Emtiaz: The education minister has said all teachers who were arrested in a guild gathering have been freed.

Emtiaz: Iran has held talks with 30 European firms.




Etemad: A convoy of European officials in Tehran

The back-to-back arrival in Iran of European officials marks the beginning of a new era.




Iran: The nuclear deal [Iran has signed with P5+1] has raised hopes of settling regional conflicts.

The issue came up in meetings between Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and senior diplomats from Persian Gulf countries.




Jomhouri Islami: “Iran always stands by the Iraqi people and government in the fight against terrorism,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after a meeting with senior Iraqi Shiite cleric Ayatollah Al-Sistani.

Jomhouri Islami: “Thirty-one development projects worth around $290 million will be implemented in Kurdistan,” the president said at the close of a visit to the western province.




Kaenat: “The enemies will never see Iran surrender, not even in their dreams,” said the chief of staff of the Supreme Leader.




Kayhan: The remains of 76 Iranian combatants who were martyred during the Iran-Iraq war have returned home.




Khorasan: EU foreign policy chief Mogherini arrives in Tehran today; French Foreign Minister Fabius is due in the capital tomorrow.



Resalat: “Twenty-two gangs of thieves and muggers have been busted,” said the head of the Tehran Criminal Investigation Department.


By Iran Front Page