A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 19

Iran Front Page – IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, August 19, 2018, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Several papers today marked the anniversary of the US-backed 1953 coup, which toppled the democratically-elected government of Mohammad Mosaddeq, and reinstalled the despotic Shah of Iran Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi.

Also a top story was the death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday at the age of 80.

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



1- Macron, Merkel Warn about Dire Humanitarian Situation in Syria’s Idlib

2- Trump: Turkey Has Not Yet Seen End of the Story


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Venezuela on Verge of Collapse

2- Iranian Private Firms to Rebuild 30,000 Houses in Syria

3- Iran’s Former Envoy to Baghdad: It’s Our Right to Receive War Reparations from Iraq



1- Two Sides of Kofi Annan’s Coin

2- Consequences of Failing to Approve, Implement FATF’s Standards for Iran



1- Guardian Council Spokesman: Anti-Laundering Bill against Islamic Sharia

2- Demise of the Man of Peace, Justice: Kofi Annan Passes Away



1- Iran First VP: Regaining People’s Trust Only Way to Overcome Hard Days

2- US Imposes Bans on Myanmar Army in Protest at Massacre of Rohingya Muslims

3- General Soleimani Visits Muslim World’s Biggest Religious Construction Project in Najaf



1- Iranian Female Shooter Flag-Bearer of Iran in Jakarta Asian Games

2- Iran First VP: We’re in Dangerous, but Not Critical, Situation



1- Iran to Receive First Medals of Jakarta Asian Games in Wushu, Wrestling, Taekwondo

2- Lira-Ruble Counter-Attack on US Dollar

3- Rise of Security Forces against Trump


Jomhouri Eslami:

1- China, Russia Reaffirm Support for Iran as US Forms ‘Iran Action Group’



1- Mosaddeq Fell Down Bridge of Negotiation with US

  • What Iran Can Learn from 1953 Coup

2- Turkish People Come to Rescue of Erdogan’s Gov’t by Selling Their Dollars aid US Pressure



1- Sanders’ Warnings about Collapse of US’ Infrastructures Serious: Academic


Setareh Sobh:

1- Economic Collapse: Riot of Hungry People in Venezuela



1- In Pursuit of Pleasant Weather, Plastic Surgeries, Ghormeh Sabzi

  • Why Iraqi Tourists Are Visiting Iran More and More



1- Unsuccessful Fight for Peace: Kofi Annan Passes Away

2- Why Should Iranian Elites Return to Their Country? [Editorial]