A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 25

Iran Front Page – IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, October 25, 2018, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top story in all papers today was the comments made by the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei about the key role played by Iranian military advisers in Syria, known as Defenders of the Holy Shrine, who kept terrorists from approaching the Shrine of Imam Hussein in Iraq’s Karbala.

Also a top story was President Hassan Rouhani’s remarks about the Saudi assassination of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the US support for the crime.

A decision by a company affiliated with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) to sell its shares in Iran’s largest mobile phone operation MCI also received great coverage.

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

 

Abrar:

1- Iran President Urges Turkey to Continue Unbiased Probe into Khashoggi Case

2- Tehran Press Exhibition Not to Be Held This Year over Economic Woes


 

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Tell President We’ll Freeze to Death without Money: Quake-Hit People of Kerman

2- Rouhani’s Late, but Harsh Stance towards Saudis on Khashoggi’s Case

3- There’d Be No Arba’een Pilgrimage without Defenders of Holy Shrine: Leader


 

Ebtekar:

1- Rouhani’s 4 Ministerial Picks Have Good Chance to Win Vote of Confidence

2- Rouhani: US’ Tactic of Putting Iran under Pressure in Nov. Weaker than Ever

3- Tehran Starts 120-Day Battle against Air Pollution


 

Etemad:

1- Washington’s Light Punishment of Saudis: Trump Criticizes Worst Cover-up in History

2- IRGC’s Withdrawal from MCI; A Step Forward


 

Ettela’at:

1- Defenders of Holy Shrine Saved Islam, Muslims from Disaster: Iran Leader

2- Reuters: EU’s Mechanism for Trade with Iran Ready

3- Trump: Bin Salman behind Gruesome Murder of Khashoggi


 

Farhikhtegan:

1- Syria’s Lucrative Market Waiting for Iran


 

Ghanoon:

1- Game Is Over: Parliament Says Tehran Mayor Must Leave Office as Retired Politician

2- Women’s Presence in Stadiums Not Banned by Religious Rules: Judiciary Official


 

Haft-e Sobh:

1- Police Arrests Motorcyclist Who Attacked 15 Women with Stitching Awl

* I Wanted to Take Revenge from Them: Attacker

2- Why IRGC Sold Its Shares in Iran’s Number-One Mobile Phone Operator?


 

Iran:

1- Obama: We Should Return Rationality to Politics

2- Khashoggi’s Murder Is Condemned: Rouhani


 

Javan:

1- Turkey Joins China, India, Russia, S Korea, EU, Iraq in Rejecting US Bans

* Turkey Says Not Obliged to Listen to US Words on Iran Sanctions

2- Khashoggi’s Murder Not Possible without US Support: Rouhani


 

Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Khashoggi’s Murder Big Test for Self-Proclaimed Advocates of Human Rights: Rouhani

2- US Will Finally Back Off from Confrontational Approach to Iran: Foreign Policy


 

Kayhan:

1- There Was No Arba’een Procession without Defenders of Holy Shrine: Leader

2- Female MPs Working on Motion that Serves Enemies’ Plot to Decrease Iran’s Population

3- Failure of Bin Salman’s Show: Empty Seats in Davos in Desert


 

Resalat:

1- Government’s Duty Is to Maintain Value of National Currency

2- Saudis Didn’t Dare to Commit Such a Crime without US Backing: Rouhani


 

Sazandegi:

1- Persepolis Goalkeeper Beiranvand Saving Iranian People’s Hope in Hard Days

2- Apple to Unveil Its Magical Products Next Week