A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 23

Iran Front Page – IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian papers today covered the summoning of Swiss ambassador to Iranian foreign ministry over the imprisonment of Press TV’s journo Marzieh Hashemi. She is in jail for 12 days now without any charges. She is going to appear before a jury on Wednesday again.

Also a top story was the controversies over FATF, which is composed of four bills to take the country out of the blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Israel’s attack on the occupied territories also received great coverage.

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


1- Swiss Ambassador Summoned by Iran Foreign Ministry

2- Libya Builds Wall on Border with Egypt

3- Turkey-controlled Region Will Not Be Safe: Syrian Kurds

4- Turkey Warns Against Creating 2nd Afghanistan in Syria

5- Revoking of Mahan Air’s License Based on Country’s Security Interests: German Foreign Ministry

6- US Government Officials Thank Germany for Boycotting Mahan Air


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- What Will Happen If We Do Not Join Palermo Convention?

2- Talks with Iranian Officials Constructive: Poland



1- Iraq’s Reconstruction; Special Opportunity for Iran’s Private Sector



1- US Retreats

  • Warsaw Not a Place to Defame Iran: Jonathan Cohen

2- Negotiations in Qatar; Bombing in Afghanistan

  • Taliban Delegation Advances Fourth Round of Talks with Khalilzad

3- Will Turkey be Allowed to Attack Manbij?

  • Washington After Assuring Erdogan; Ankara After Assuring Putin



1- Iran’s Second Female Ambassador after Revolution Appointed

2- Israel Attacks on Syria Threaten Stability of Region: UN

3- Iran Has Become Great Power 40 Years after Revolution: Spiegel


Jam-e Jam:

1- Current Policy with EU Not Useful: Iran Ex-Envoy to Paris

2- Swiss Ambassador Summoned to Foreign Ministry to Protest Marzieh Hashemi’s Arrest



1- Process of Approving FATF Accelerates

2- British Labor Party Officially Calls for Second Brexit Referendum



1- No Country Deserves Leadership in Middle East Except Iran: New York Times

2- Zionist Forces Attack Ofer Prison, Mistreat Palestinian Prisoners



1- Germany, France Formally Become Strategic Allies

2- Washington’s Complicated Plot for Iran’s Withdrawal from JCPOA

  • Bolton After Provoking Iran Regarding JCPOA



1- Martial Law in Venezuela

  • National Guard Members Arrested by Military


Setareh Sobh:

1- ‘UK Must Pay Heavy Price for Brexit’

2- Poland’s Contradictory Behaviour against Iran

  • Iranians’ Words Difficult to Accept: Polish FM

3- Earning Revenues in Oil Field under Sanctions



1- Democracy Not Coming Out of Guns: Iran SNSC Secretary

2- Ministers Write Letter to Leader on FATF: Kayhan


Sobh-e Now:

1- 40 Years of Progress in Anti-Sanctions Industry

  • Petrochemicals Companies Provide $12 b of Country’s Forex

2- Tehran-Tel Aviv in 7 Minutes

  • Zionist PM Confirms Iran’s Regional Power