A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Sept. 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Comments by President Rouhani in an interview with CBS News that he has no plan to meet with or contact US President Barack Obama during his New York trip dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: “The majority of the Iranian people approve of the Iran nuclear deal,” said President Rouhani in an interview with CBS News.

President Rouhani: Things will definitely change if we set aside the language of threat and pressure and talk with each other respectfully.

President Rouhani: The United States should make up for the multiple mistakes it has made in dealing with Iran.

President Rouhani: The deal that was struck [between Iran and P5+1] means that we can logically settle key issues through talks.

President Rouhani: Doors are open for the Americans, Europeans and others. They can come to Iran and have economic relations with the country.



Abrar: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that he will meet with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York.

Abrar: The impeachment of the minister of roads and urban development for his poor performance




Afarinesh: “The US private sector can invest in Iran’s economy,” said President Rouhani in an interview with CBS News.




Afkar: The culture minister has said that the developments of the Middle East will take center stage in President Rouhani’s address at the UN General Assembly.




Aftab-e Yazd: The remaining steps toward a meeting

Before his trip to New York [to attend the 70th UN General Assembly], President Rouhani said in an interview with CBS News that he has no plan for a meeting with President Obama, adding that more steps should be taken before the two countries reach that point.

Aftab-e Yazd: Parliament’s motion to cut the monthly cash subsidies the government doles out to people was killed after a number of MPs withdrew their signatures.

Aftab-e Yazd: Ahmadinejad’s supporters were off target.

The top prosecutor of the Supreme Audit Court has said that there is no evidence on [First Vice-President Eshagh] Jahangiri’s wrongdoing.




Arman-e Emrooz: “We have yet to reveal all the losses the country suffered in the past eight years [a reference to the tenure of former president Ahmadinejad],” said Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Arman-e Emrooz: The mission of Kerry and Zarif in the absence of Obama and Rouhani




Asrar: The chairman of parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will clear parliament in one week.

Asrar: “The motion to impeach the minister of roads [and urban development] is politically motivated,” said a member of parliament’s Energy Committee.

Asrar: Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that obstacles are thrown in the way of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in the name of Islam and revolution.




Ebtekar: Women have been invited to enter [the race for] the Assembly of Experts.

Iranian officials have said that there is no ban whatsoever for women to field their candidacy for the [Assembly of Experts] elections.




Etemad: Exoneration of the first vice-president

The Supreme Audit Court’s chief prosecutor has rejected corruption charges against Eshagh Jahangiri.




Iran: Europe’s investment in Iran’s medicine and agriculture sectors

Iran: [IAEA chief Yukiya] Amano has confirmed the authenticity of the samples Iran has taken from Parchin.




Javan: “I have no plan to meet with or call Obama,” said President Rouhani in an interview with CBS news.



Jomhouri Islami: The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization has said that Iranian experts took samples from Parchin in the absence of IAEA inspectors.

Jomhouri Islami: Six months after the Saudi aggression against Yemen and the warnings of international and human rights organizations, the United States called for an end to Saudi airstrikes against Yemen.




Kayhan: Conflicting comments on inspection of Parchin

[IAEA chief] Amano officially conducted a ceremonial inspection of Parchin!




Mardomsalari: Iran and P5+1 will hold their first joint session in New York.

Mardomsalari: “The Iranian nation will never renounce its rights,” said President Rouhani.




Rah-e Mardom: Tehran’s longest subway line was inaugurated in a ceremony with President Rouhani in attendance.




Resalat: The chairman of parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that the chamber will not approve or disapprove of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. [It will simply underline the red lines and allow the government to implement the deal with P5+1.]




Rooyesh-e Mellat: Alexis Tsipras has once again won parliamentary elections in Greece.



Sharq: A countdown to the end of police custody

A member of a committee in charge of pursuing the case of Babak Zanjani [a young billionaire accused of massive corruption] has said that Zanjani is close to being released from custody.


By Iran Front Page