A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 21

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A cordial meeting between the Supreme Leader and disabled war veterans that lasted two and a half hours and the visits of the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency during his day-long stay in Tehran dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday.


Ettela’at: “Disabled veterans are vivid images of the Sacred Defense era,” the Supreme Leader said at a meeting with a number of war veterans suffering from spinal cord injury.

Ayatollah Khamenei further said that the presence of disabled war veterans in society amounts to statement of historical facts and political knowledge.


Abrar: The judiciary spokesman has said 45 people are on trial in connection with embezzlement and fraud at Bank Saderat Iran.

Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei further said that the order to keep Hamid Baghaei [a close aide to former President Ahmadinejad] in detention has been extended.




Afarinesh: “Iran’s global goal is to establish peace, security and international trust,” President Rouhani said at a meeting with the director of the UN nuclear agency.

Afarinesh: Foreign Minister Zarif has said that he hopes conclusion of nuclear talks spells an end to allegations against the Iranians.



Aftab-e Yazd: Secrets remained just that: secrets.

Amano would not offer any information to the Iranian parliament either.

Aftab-e Yazd: “The Iranian people do not want to shun the rest of the world,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.




Arman-e Emrooz: “A bunch of extremists keep throwing a wrench into the works,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.

“No one can shackle the freedom-seeking spirit of humans,” Ayatollah Rafsanjani further said.




Asr-e Rasaneh: Talks with Boeing and Airbus to modernize Iran’s air fleet




Asrar: President Rouhani has said that Iran welcomes expansion of ties with the European Union.

Asrar: The minister of communications has said that he has not approved of Telegram messenger app to be blocked.

Asrar: The deputy traffic police chief has said that over the past three days 100 people have been killed in road accidents across the country.




Ebtekar: Amano has said, “I am a diplomat” and won’t be irritated by the questions of Iranian MPs.

In protest to the diplomatic statements of Amano, a member of the Iranian parliament’s JCPOA Review Committee said, “We are not diplomats, we are revolutionaries.”




Emtiaz: Petrochemical giants are willing to return to the Iranian market.




Etemad: The referee of the deal visits Parchin.

During his one-day Tehran visit, the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency has for the first time visited the workshops of Parchin military site.



Hemayat: The judiciary spokesman has said that allegations that there have been attempts to assassinate the suspect [a reference to Babak Zanjani who stands accused of committing large-scale fraud when Ahmadinejad was president] amount to inciting the public.

Mohseni Ejei further said the question of a [US-Iran] prisoner swap involving Jason Rezaian has never been raised at the judiciary.




Iran: New decisions to improve the quality of locally-manufactured cars

The industries ministry will fine carmakers which roll out low-quality automobiles.




Jomhouri Islami: The director of the UN nuclear agency has said that Iran’s case at the IAEA will have been closed by the end of the year.

Jomhouri Islami: More than 600 political activists in Qazvin have thanked the president for his decision to replace the provincial governor.




Kayhan: The five demands of the JCPOA Review Committee raised at a meeting with the IAEA director general




Saheb Ghalam: A 160-member French delegation arrives in Tehran on Monday.



Shahrvand: For the first time in five years, the number of marriages registered across the country in the first half of the year has risen 1.3 percent.




Sharq: “No one has the right to insult the suspect [a reference to Babak Zanjani who stands accused of committing massive fraud],” said the spokesman of the judiciary.

Sharq: Carly Fiorina, the only female Republican presidential hopeful, is under fire for doing business with Iran.


By Iran Front Page