A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 27

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The comments President Rouhani made in a speech at the UN Sustainable Development Summit and his meetings in New York dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday.


Ettela’at: “We aim to ease tensions and hostilities,” President Rouhani told a UN Sustainable Development Summit.

The president further signaled Iran’s readiness to “play its role in building a more sustainable world”.


Abrar: “American companies too can take advantage of the conditions created in the post-sanctions era,” said President Rouhani.

Abrar: The Saudi charge d’affaires has been summoned to the Foreign Ministry for a third time.

Abrar: Senior Iraqi Shiite cleric Ayatollah Al-Sistani has called for adoption of all necessary measures to prevent the repeat of what happened in Mina, Saudi Arabia.




Amin: Volkswagen and Mercedes are likely to produce cars in Tabriz, northwestern Iran.




Arman-e Emrooz: Architects of the deal in New York

Zarif: The top priority of the talks is the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Kerry: We need to secure peace.

Arman-e Emrooz: The minister of culture and Islamic guidance has denied that a group with links to foreigners has infiltrated Iranian media.




Bahar: Seyyed Hassan Khomeini [the grandson of the architect of the Islamic Republic] is preparing to run for the Assembly of Experts.




Ebtekar: Iranian women have made history by being crowned Asian futsal champions.

Ebtekar: Babak’s Treasure [a sarcastic reference to the wealth amassed by Babak Zanjani who stands accused of massive embezzlement] can be traced to Japan and Tajikistan.

The revelation comes ahead of the scheduled trial of the young billionaire.




Emtiaz: Muhammad directed by Majid Majidi is to represent Iran at the Oscars.




Etemad: Is Babak Zanjani on the list of the world’s top 20 rich individuals?

An MP has said that the money Zanjani [a young billionaire who stands accused of fraud and corruption] owns is €25 billion and not €2 billion as previously reported.




Hambastegi: The Iranian Foreign Ministry has rejected reports that 30 Iranian nationals have been arrested in Mina.




Hemayat: “The Iranian people are unhappy about US policies,” the president told a news conference.




Iran: Regional crises came up for discussion at a meeting between President Rouhani and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.




Javan: Islamic countries to hold a special meeting in New York to demand Hajj be administered by the world of Islam.




Jomhouri Islami: “To ensure sustainable development, terrorism should be uprooted,” President Rouhani told a UN Sustainable Development Summit.

Jomhouri Islami: Global protest against the incompetence of Al-Saud family is growing.




Kayhan: The Iranian government has overtaken the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action which has yet to be approved!




Mardomsalari: The Expediency Council has given the green-light to the formation of a special system to register the possessions of public officials.

Mardomsalari: “The Saudi government should do something about the mismanagement of Hajj,” said the Iranian foreign minister.




Resalat: “Problems between Iran and the US won’t be solved with a handshake,” said President Rouhani.

Resalat: The secretary of the Expediency Council has called for a fact-finding mission to investigate the deadly incident in Mina.




Sayeh: “President Obama and I sometimes exchange letters,” said President Rouhani.

Sayeh: MERS is likely to find its way into Iran from Saudi Arabia.

A special commission has been formed at the Health Ministry to prevent an outbreak of MERS.




Setareh Sobh: “We may talk with the US over issues other than the nuclear case,” said President Rouhani.




Shahrvand: Violence against nature and violence against humans are two big tragedies unfolding in West Asia, President Rouhani told a UN Summit on Sustainable Development.

Shahrvand: The head of the Red Crescent Society has expressed Iran’s readiness to treat Iranians and non-Iranians injured in the Mina incident.




Sharq: Those who claim a group with links to foreigners has infiltrated the Iranian media should present evidence, said the minister of culture and Islamic guidance.


By Iran Front Page