26 May 2024
Monday 18 January 2016 - 17:03
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A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Jan 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.


IFP Press Round-up,January 18, 2016

Now that the US-led sanctions on Tehrans nuclear program are lifted following a report by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirming Irans commitment to its commitments towards P5+1 group of countries in the deal they reached on July 2015, a new chapter has been opened up to Iran as an Asian OPEC member to sell more oil and interact freely with world countries in all areas.

The recent days developments concerning implementation of the nuclear agreement and lifting of the sanctions grabbed the headlines of all Iranian news outlets onMonday, January 18, 2016.

Here are the highlights of the dailies:




1- UN Sec.Gen. welcomes JCPOA implementation

2- Kerry: US, EU nuclear sanctions lifted

3- Hammond wants British firms to benefit from Iran deal

4- US House of Reps raps Obama decree to lift Iran sanctions

5- US Treasury imposes new sanctions on Iran

6- Global determination to counter Pyongyang

7- Ferguson: Queiroz must have replaced me

Carlos Queiroz is now coaching Iranian national football team.




1- Amano in Tehran

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, has arrived in Tehran on his first visit after the start of implementation of the landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1.

2- Iran ready for firm response to Saudi Arabia if needed: Rouhani

Iran enjoys major power called diplomacy

3- Oil Minister: Iranian diplomatic respect unprecedented in 100 years

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh hailed Irans nuclear achievements, saying what Iranian diplomats garnered for the country was unprecedented in 100 years.

4- Global reception of JCPOA implementation

5- 44thcapture of Mazani villain

Mazani is a person from the northern province of Mazandaran in Iran.





1- The disqualification shock

Imam Khomeinis grandson is disqualified

Only 4 reformist candidates qualified in Tehran

2- Zarif calls for nation cooperation for making up a better future

Implementation day; now its our turn

New sanctions irrelevant to JCPOA

3- Parliament receives national budget bill for deliberation

4- Obama: Ignoring Iran no help to US interests

5- Ex-minister: former administration misused water resources

6- Rouhani calls on Guardian Council to prevent anxiety over the upcoming Parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections






- US firms allowed to step in Iran

Delegations from 15 Euro states en route to Tehran





1- Promise fulfilled

A report on President Rouhanis televised press conference on the implementation day

2- 42% qualified, 30% lack qualities, 25% disqualified

This is the outcome of the screening the qualities of Assembly of Experts candidates by the Guardian Council. What remains to be answered is what happened to the remaining 3% of the registered hopefuls.

3- Reformist political figure Aref: I would do whatever it takes to beat govt foes





1- Goodbye to subway vendors

2- Thousands of houses in Tehran on quake fault

3- Iran adds 500k oil barrels to world markets

4- Measures to counter fraud, money laundering

5- 2ndwave of flu coming





1- Deal in Hague, sanctions in Washington

An article on the recent development regarding Irans nuclear agreement and the new sanctions on Iran passed by US Treasury on Tehrans missile program.

2- US to pay Iran $1.7 bn in debt and interest: Kerry

The United States is to repay Iran a $400 million debt and $1.3 billion in interest dating back to pre Islamic Revolution, Secretary of State John Kerry saidSunday.

3- Rampant disqualification of reformists [before elections by Guardian Council]

4- 1,000 LCs opened





1- Rouhani to reporters: We interact with world in favor of nation

A report on President Rouhanis televised press conference on the implementation day.

We recruited the best diplomats and witnessed their success for the nation, President Rouhani said.

2- Report: Iran status in world air transportation industry

3- Zarif, Mogherini statement: The finish line





1- JCPOA unlocks first locks

A report that details of unfreezing $32.6bn of Iran assets after the sanctions removal and implementation of Tehrans nuclear deal with the P5+1 .

2- Health, technology bond to grow firmer [in Iran]

3- ISIS,s black death in Deir el-Zour streets

Syrias government saidSundaythat militants with Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) killed 300 people in an appalling massacre committed in the eastern city of Deir el-Zour in daylong attacks that saw the extremists make significant advances in the contested region.





1- US reneges on deal on implementation day

2- Horrific ISIS crime: Massacre of 300 women, children in Deir al Zour





1- Iran President: No confidence in US [despite JCPOA implementation]

2- New sanctions on implementation day

3- More taxes, less petrodollars in budget bill

On Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani handed over the national budget bill to the Iranian parliament for deliberation and consideration. The budget is said to be the least dependent budget on oil revenues since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.






1- Rouhani: Iran to adopt JCPOA inside

2- Analysis: Landmark development awaits Iran economy





1- Iran stock, forex markets one day after sanctions removal: a report

2- US reneges on promises: Not gone, sanctions return

3- Alkhali sniper new Zionist nightmare





1- Leader guided all stages of negotiations: Rouhani

2- Iran, Switzerland, Norway embark on oil talks






1- Iran President: What we achieved belongs to the nation

2- Article: What US seeks in region

3- Social networks trespass private areas

An in-depth article on the role social networks are playing in the Iranian society.





1- Iran extends subsidies reform plan to 2020

2- Iran moves from pariah state to a state to be known


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