A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on March 17

Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, March 17, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

All newspapers today covered the remarks made by the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts, a body responsible for choosing or dismissing the country’s Leader.

A meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission in the Austrian capital of Vienna also made headlines on Saturday. Several papers referred to the US pressure on Europe, and the EU’s efforts to appease Trump in order to keep him in the nuclear deal.

The latest round of trilateral talks between Iran, Turkey, and Russia on the Syrian crisis was also a top story today, as the final statement released by the three countries’ foreign ministers received great coverage today.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:


19 Dey:

  • Iran Leader: I Believe A Better Future Will Come
  • Syria Crisis Has No Military Solution: Astana Statement



  • Iranian, Turkish Military Officials Underline Enhancement of Defence Ties
  • US Navy Spokesman: Iran’s Behaviour in Persian Gulf Has Become Softer!
  • Mattis Accuses Iran of Trying to Interfere in Iraq Elections


Aftab-e Yazd:

  • Iran Leader: We’re Aware of People’s Problems, but No Problem Unsolvable


Arman-e Emrooz:

  • Europe under Trump’s Pressure
  • EU Proposes New Sanctions against Iran



  • Iran Tests Europe on JCPOA
  • 11th Meeting of JCPOA Joint Commission Held in Vienna
  • Kazakhstan, Watershed in Syria Crisis



  • Ambiguous Future of Iran Nuclear Deal
  • Representatives of Iran, P5+1 Meet in Vienna



  • In Unprecedented Move, Zionists Confess to Being Defeated by Hezbollah in 33-Day War
  • FMs of Iran, Russia, Turkey Underline Joint Fight against Terror Until Syria Liberation



  • Araqchi: Trump’s Ultimatum against US Commitments under JCPOA
  • Rouhani’s Chief of Staff: Everyone Waiting for Others to Hear People’s Voice



  • Iran Leader: Islamic Republic’s Monotheistic Nature Makes Enemies Attack Us
  • Araqchi Implicitly Admits: EU Confirms US Violation of JCPOA, but Refrains from Saying It


Jomhouri Eslami:

  • Iran Leader: People’s Faith to Become Stronger If We Do What We Preach
  • Western Allies of US Line Up against US



  • Bin Salman Imprisons His Mother Due to Her Opposition to His Kingdom
  • New Sanctions Approved in Washington
  • We Still Looking for Realization of JCPOA Promises in Vienna



  • Iran Leader: Top Clerics, Officials Must Avoid Aristocracy, Worldliness


Payam-e Zaman:

  • Zarif Warns US Withdrawal from JCPOA to Be Painful Mistake
  • Iran’s Population Exceeds 81 Million



  • Fire in UK-Russia Ties: UN Security Council to Discuss British Spy’s Case


Setareh Sobh:

  • A Report on Russia Elections: Results Determined in Advance



  • Gift of Freedom for Mothers in Prison
  • Charity Concert’s Revenues to Release Female Prisoners
  • VP for Women Affairs: It’s Very Hard for Mothers to Be in Prison
  • Mr Ambassador’s Adventures in Iran
  • German Ambassador Talks of Iranians’ Love for Poetry




  • Bin Salman: Iran No Rival to Saudi Arabia
  • Representatives of Iran, US Hold Bilateral Talks in Vienna
  • JCPOA Joint Commission Discusses US Violation of Nuclear Deal


Sobh-e Now:

  • Bin Salman’s New Brag
  • IRGC: Riyadh Doesn’t Even Dare to Test-Fire Missiles It Has Rented



  • Step by Step to Oval Office
  • Special Counsel to Probe into Trump Firm’s Role in Russiagate


Vatan-e Emrooz:

  • Saudi Crown Prince, A Feeble-Minded Person Who Talks Nonsense
  • What Is Bin Alawi Doing in Tehran? Speculations about Omani FM’s Visit to Iran
  • Thousands of Civilians Evacuated from Eastern Ghouta