A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on February 16

Iran Front Page – IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, February 16, 2019, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top story today was the remarks made by President Hassan Rouhani during his tripartite meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts in the city of Sochi. The withdrawal of US forces from Syria was among the topics highlighted by most papers.

Several papers also covered the Warsaw Summit and resembled it into a circus staged by Washington. Some dailies also said that the Sochi Summit could defeat attempts at Warsaw to give a bad picture of Iran.

Reactions to the Wednesday terrorist attack in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan province in which 27 border guards were killed was another topic highlighted by Iranian dailies.

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



  • Pompeo Repeats Anti-Iran Claims in Line with US Disruptive Policies
  • UNSC Condemns Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Terrorist Attack
  • We Are Ready to Join SPV: Erdogan
  • US Moving Special Operations Forces Near Venezuela: Cuba


Aftab-e Yazd:

  • ‘Pakistan Wants Iran to Pay Border Security Costs’
  • Warsaw Summit Outcome
  • Disputes of Chinese Fishermen’s Fishing in Southern Waters


Arman-e Emrouz:

  • Syria Has One Nation Not Two: Rouhani
  • Peace Solution Only Through Syrian-Syrian Talks
  • Zarif, Mogherini Meet in Munich
  • Iran’s Policies, Regional Realities Described: Zarif



  • Presence of Foreign Forces, Especially US, Should End ASAP: Rouhani in Sochi
  • Equations of Peace Triangle
  • A Look at 4th Sochi Summit between Presidents of Iran, Turkey, Russia



  • US, Israeli Gaffes Turn Warsaw Conference into Farce
  • Celebrating US Withdrawal
  • Turkish, Iranian, Russian Leaders Study Syria’s Future in Sochi



  • Responsible Organisation Must Look Seriously into Sistan & Baluchestan Terror Attack: Leader
  • 44 Killed in Suicide Attack on Indian Troops in Kashmir
  • Rouhani Sets Forth Proposals to Restore Stability to Syria



  • Iran, Russia, Turkey Leaders Agree on Maintaining Syria’s Territorial Integrity, Reducing Tensions in Idlib


Jomhouri Eslami:

  • The Hague Orders United States to Pay $2 Billion to Iran
  • World Condemns Terror Attack in Iran’s Sistan & Baluchestan
  • EU Have Led INSTEX to Create Mechanisms to Break up Our Sanctions: Mike Pence



  • US Police Shoot Almost 1,000 Dead Every Year: Independent
  • US, Zionist Regime Cause of Terrorism in Region: Iran, Turkey, Russia Discuss in Sochi
  • Warsaw Summit Displays US Humiliation



  • Khash in Blood
  • Terrorist Attack in Khash Kills 27 Iranian Border Guards
  • Warsaw Defeated by Sochi
  • Sochi Tripartite Summit Clear Response to Warsaw Players


Setareh Sobh:

  • Palermo Convention Waiting to Be Approved
  • Iran Expediency Council Looks into Palermo Convention Approval
  • What Happened at Warsaw Conference?



  • Oil Trade with Euro
  • Expert Analyses Likelihood of China-India Coop with Iran Through EU Channel
  • Rouhani Writes Letter to Leader on Roadmap of Coming Decade for Gov’t, Nation
  • Iran Leader Expresses Sympathy over Martyrdom of IRGC Forces
  • Iran, Russia, Turkey Leaders Confirm Withdrawal of US Forces from Syria