A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 23

Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, May 23, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Newspapers today continued to cover the Iranian officials’ reactions to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s anti-Tehran comments.

Also a top story today was the ongoing tension between North Korea and the US, particularly the recent threatening rhetoric by US Vice-President Mike Pence against Pyongyang.

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


19 Dey:

1- Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi Urges Political Factions to Be Reconciled



1- Palestine Officially Reports Israeli Atrocities to The Hague

2- UK Foreign Secretary: Pompeo Has Failed in Starting All-Out Talks with Iran



1- Iran Nuclear Chief: We’re Fully Prepared to Increase Level of Our Uranium Enrichment

2- Senior MP: Talks with Europe Aimed at Giving Them Final Ultimatum


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Europe’s Trick against Sanctions: EU to Pay Iran’s Oil Money through European Central Banks



1- Araqchi Warns: It’s Not Possible to Link JCPOA to Other Issues



1- Top Security Official: Iran’s Presence in Iraq, Syria at Their Request



1- Mike Pence Threatens North Korea: Either Deal or Turning into Libya



1- Iran’s Shamkhani: Closed Case of Nuclear Talks Will Never Be Opened Again

2- Labour Minister: 63% of Iranian People Interested Domestic Products in Case of High Quality



1- Rouhani in Friendly Meeting with Athletes: We Should Promote Women’s Sports



1- US Allies Say No to Threat of “Either Everything or Nothing”

  • US Accusations against Iran Not Heard Even by Europeans

2- Colonialist Bill Not Approved in Parliament Thanks to Lawmakers’ Pressure on Speaker


Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Global Reactions to US Secretary of State’s Anti-Iran Comments

2- Civil Servants in France Go on Strike

3- Seven Italian Energy Firms to Arrive in Iran in July



1- CNN: Pompeo’s Comments Proved Iran Leader’s Stances towards US

2- Baghdad University Professor: Muqtada al-Sadr Has Deep Ties with Iran, Leader

3- 138 MPs Vote for Postponement of Bill that Was against National Security



1- Turkey Stealing Iranian Celebrities: Turks Claim Avicenna Was Turkish Scientist


Rah-e Mardom:

1- Mogherini: No Alternative to Iran Nuclear Deal



1- Mohammad Javad Larijani: JCPOA Dead, EU Eating the Corpse


Rooyesh-e Mellat:

1- Iran Parliament Speaker: Pompeo Didn’t Deserve a Response



1- Plan to Dispatch Certain MPs, Executives to FIFA World Cup Sparks Controversy



1- Zarif: US Diplomacy Sham Merely Regression to Old Habits



Sobh-e Now:

1- Parliament to Probe into Government’s Secret Talks with Telegram


Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Europe’s Diplomatic Trap

  • Will Europeans Give Iran Guarantees against US Sanctions?

2- Rouhani to US Top Diplomat: Who Are YOU to Make Decision for Iran, World?