A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on Apr. 27

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The recent US Supreme Court decision to seize $2bn of Iranian assets remained a top story today, continuing to receive plenty of commentary as to the legality of the decision, as well as opinions regarding who in Iran is to blame for allowing this to happen.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in particular, has made his views on the matter very clear internationally, with a much-reprinted New Yorker interview drawing a lot of attention. In addition, the Swiss envoy to Tehran was summoned to accept an official complaint from the Iranian government over the asset seizure, as Switzerland has been representing US diplomatic interests in Tehran since the embassy siege in 1979.

In other news, renowned and much-loved filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has been discharged from hospital after a recent illness scare, saying he felt hopeful about his future health.

Both oil and gas have been showing marked improvement, year-on-year, as well as attracting new customers. Several dailies chose to draw attention to the fact that Canada and the US are set to strike new deals in the sector.



  1.  Is Russia’s S-300 Delivery to Iran Underway?
  2. White House: GCC Stands by US in Supporting JCPOA
  3. Resignation of Iran Football Coach Carlos Queiroz Officially Rejected



Abrar-e Eqtesadi:

  1. The US and Canada – Iran’s New Oil Customers



Arman-e Emrooz:

  1. US Court Ruling Is “Highway Robbery”: FM Zarif
  2. Swiss Envoy Summoned to Foreign Ministry over US Seizure of Iranian Assets
  3. Supreme National Security Council to Study “Plainclothes Morality Police” Plan




  1. Tehran-Washington Oil Talks: US Return to Iran
  2. Jaguar, Land Rover, Bentley Ready for Presence in Iran


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  1. Ali Daei, One of the World’s 32 Best Goal Scorers




  1. Saudi Prince’s Wife Financially Supported 9/11 Attacks: Independent
  2. Putin: Hezbollah Has Final Decision in Lebanese Presidential Elections





  1. Supreme Court vs. Supreme Court: Analysis of US Court Ruling’s Legal Aspects
  2. Democrats and Republicans Not Different in Int’l Relations: Analyst




  1. Visitors Coming Thick and Fast for Economic Talks in Tehran
  2. Australia Keen to Cooperate in Iranian Mining



Haft-e Sobh:

  1. Record-Breaking $14bn Increase of Iran’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: IMF
  2. Flags of Macau, Tibet, Taiwan Removed from Tehran Int’l Congress after China’s Anger




  1. 300 Iranian Inventions Waiting to Be Registered Internationally
  2. Expansion of Ties with Latin American Countries Is Iran’s Policy: Rouhani




  1. Gov’t Unveils New Plan to Reduce Unemployment Rate
  2. Abbas Kiarostami after Release from Hospital: I Am Hopeful



Jame Jam:

  1. Trade Minister Insists on Importing Marlboro Cigarettes despite Parliament’s Opposition




  1.  JCPOA in Danger: Zarif Alarmed at Nuclear Deal




  1. How Can the US Further Demonstrate Its Untrustworthiness?
  2. CIA and Ukraine’s Orange Gov’t Shot Down Malaysia Airliner: Daily Express




  1. Iran’s Political Foundations Can Be Shaken by Religious War: Condoleezza Rice



Jomhouri Eslami:

  1. South Korea to Double Crude Oil Imports from Iran
  2. 2 Killed, Several Arrested in Egypt Protests against Saudi Island Transfer
  3. US to Offer Israel Largest Aid Package in History




  1. US Has Not Implemented JCPOA: Zarif
  2. All Islamic Society Miseries Rooted in Western Human Sciences: Cleric




  1. Iran Should Reconsider Attending Hajj Pilgrimage: Analyst




  1. How to Save Iran from a Water Crisis in 2040?
  2. Iran Increases Oil Production in Joint Oilfield with Saudi Arabia




  1. Deadly Shootout in Famous Hospital in Tehran




  1. 73% of Iran’s 2016 Hajj Quota Still Available: Drop in Number of Applications
  2. Refugees Trapped by 10 Big Lies: EU Fabricating Pretexts to Deport Refugees
  3. Zarif Warns Saudis: Iran’s Self-Restraint Has a Limit




  1. Arrested Journalists in Iran Sentenced to Jail
  2. Seminary Students’ Twitter Activity



Vatan-e Emrooz

  1. Saudi Mirage: Will King Salman’s Development Plan Backfire for Saudi Arabia?


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