A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Oct. 22

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

The tentative approval of the nuclear deal by the Supreme Leader dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Also on the covers of dailies were images of mourning ceremonies to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.


Ettela’at: In a letter to the president, the Supreme Leader has ordered the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action implemented.

Any statements that the sanctions regime remains in place would amount to violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Ayatollah Khamenei said in the letter.

Ettela’at: A mourning service has been held for the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad with the Supreme Leader in attendance.

Ettela’at: Foreign Policy: Saudi Arabia has committed war crimes in Yemen.

It came as an international law organization called for an investigation into allegations of Saudi war crimes in Yemen.

Ettela’at: “Without bowing to powers, we handled the nuclear challenge,” said President Rouhani.

He further said that Iran made no major concessions and stuck to what it wanted and what it was entitled to.

Ettela’at: European diplomats hold talks with Iranian economic players.

The chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce has said that the wall of mistrust between Iran and the West has tumbled.

Ettela’at: The Supreme Leader has ordered the Foundation for the Impoverished to give 400 buildings to the Education Ministry to be used as schools.




Abrar: The deputy foreign minister has said that the number of Iranian advisors in Syria has increased.




Asr-e Rasaneh: Production of crude oil in western fields has increased by 95,000 barrels.




Asrar: The minister of communications has denied reports that current disruptions to Telegram [a very popular social networking app] are the result of filtering.




Bahar: President Assad’s first foreign visit in five years

The Turkish prime minister has said that he hopes Assad won’t return home from Moscow.




Ebtekar: The Supreme Leader has put a seal of approval on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Ayatollah Khamenei has said in a letter to the president that nine requirements should be met in implementing the nuclear deal.




Emtiaz: There are two million drug addicts in the country.




Etemad: “I won’t allow them to take advantage of my silence,” said Mohammad Reza Aref, a reformist leader, in reaction to stories popping up about him.

Etemad: The tentative approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Among other things, the Supreme Leader has said that sufficient, firm guarantees should be secured on termination of sanctions and that imposition of any new sanctions would result in a halt to the implementation of the deal.




Hemayat: The Supreme Leader has warned officials about the likely American deception in the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Hemayat: Presidents Assad and Putin have met in Moscow.



Iran: The ambassadors of nine European countries have met with Iranian economic players.

Iran: “We have important, fateful days ahead,” said the president at a ceremony in the presidential office to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of the Prophet.




Javan: The aftershocks of a Liberal party victory in Canada

The Iranian community in Canada played an important role in defeating the Conservative Party of Stephen Harper.




Jomhouri Islami: The oil sector will register an 18 percent growth and Iran’s foreign reserves will stand at $141 billion, an IMF report on the outlook of Iran’s economy in the first post-sanctions year predicts.




Kaenat: Twenty-three percent of Iranians suffer from some sort of psychological problem, said the deputy health minister.




Kayhan: The son of Ashura [a reference to the Supreme Leader] foiled the plots of the US in a historic letter on how the nuclear accord should be implemented.




Mardomsalari: The director of the Atomic Energy Organization has said that officials will try their best not to be deceived by the other side in the implementation of the nuclear deal.




Resalat: The Supreme Leader has said that the US president and the European Union should offer written guarantees on the termination of sanctions.




Rooyesh Mellat: The minister of culture and Islamic guidance has said that Iran achieved all its goals by staying away from the Frankfort Book Fair [in protest at the invitation of apostate author Salman Rushdie by organizers of the event to hold a speech there].




Shahrvand: “Continued opposition to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is worthless,” said Mohammad Reza Bahonar, a principlist Tehran MP.



By Iran Front Page