14 Jul 2024
Wednesday 24 August 2016 - 15:03
Story Code : 228346

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 24

Newspapers on Wednesday covered the message by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to the Team Iran, the athletes coming back from Rio 2016 Olympics. The Leader in his message thanked the athletes and praised their efforts.

The remarks made by Ali Larijani, the Parliament Speaker, about Russias continued use of Iranian airbase also received good coverage today.

Some papers also covered the arrest of a member of Iranian negotiating team on charge of espionage.

The cancellation of concerts in Mashhad, north-eastern Iran, has also remained a top story in many newspapers.

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



1- Larijani: No Halt to Russian Aircrafts Use of Hamadan Airbase

2- US State Dept.: Washington Paid $1.3bn of Irans Debt

3- Prosecutor-General: Babak Zanjanis Assets Will Be Given to Oil Ministry


Abrar-e Eqtesadi:

1- 127-Fold Increase of Foreign Investment in Tehran

2- China Returns to Irans Oldest Oilfield

3- Deputy Oil Minister: Irans Plan for Sale of Gas to Japan


Aftab-e Yazd:

1- Leaders Message: We Appreciate Value of Olympic Athletes

2- No Regress in Irans Ties with Latin America during Rouhani Term: Analyst



1- Asghar Farhadis A Separation Named as 9th Best Film of 21st Century


Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Rouhani: Those Who Make People Frustrated Are Giving Hope to Enemies

2- Zibakalam to Defence Minister: Its MPs Right to Probe into Russias Use of Hamadan Base

3- 450 Telegram Channel Administrators Arrested and Summoned


Asr-e Rasaneh:

1- Increase in Production of Raw Steel in Iran and the World

2- 15% Increase in Export of German Goods to Iran

3- Thanks to JCPOA, Oil Industrys Frozen Equipment Are Released: Official

4- Rouhanis Government Created National Integrity in Iran: Minister



1- Rafsanjani: Implementation of Law, Most Important Index in Analysing Civil Rights

2- Health Minister: Im Opposed to Transplant of Iranian Peoples Body Organs to Foreign Nationals

3- Ebtekar: 11 to 17 Billion Cubic Metres of Water Stolen from Aquifers

4- Irans Customs Office: Irans Foreign Trade Is near $36bn

Besharat-e Now:

1- Economist: Opposition to Oil Contracts Isnt out of Compassion, But Politically-Motivated

2- 45 People in Iran Die in Car Accidents Every Day: 280,000 Killed by Road Crashes in Past 10 Years

3- 80% Decrease in Number of Foreign Tourists, and 20% in that of Iranian Ones Visiting Mashhad: Hotel Syndicate Chief

  • Attack on Saudi Consul Was a Shock to Mashhads Economy

  • Mashhad Officials Should Better Think about Unemployment and Downturn of Tourism in the City rather than Confrontation with Concerts



1- A Greek National Arrested for Refusing to Repay $28bn of Irans Money

2- First VP Warns Government Executives: Implement Presidents Policies, If You Cant, Just Leave



1- President Rouhani: Imam Khomeinis Family Is a Great Backing for Revolution and Government

2- 75,000 Jobs Created for the Disabled during Rouhanis Government: Official

3- Ansarullah Praises Irans Peaceful Stances towards Yemen Crisis



1- Human Rights Official: Revision in Law of Fight against Illicit Drugs Doesnt Mean Removal of Death Penalty

2- Al Sauds Moves to Weaken Syrian Army Continue: Saudi Arabia Offers Bribe to Syrian Kurdish Opposition

3- 1 Single Apartment Registered for 4,299 Companies in Kish Island [Free Trade Zone]: Judiciary

4- Ayatollah Jannati: Ties with US Dont Resolve Irans Economy Problems



1- CBI Governor: 6,000 LCs Opened after JCPOA



1- Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi: Telegram Messenger Apps Harms Are More than Its Benefits [The Grand Ayatollah said he has cried when he heard the report on young Iranians use of cyberspace. He said unethical behaviours, particularly un-Islamic relationships, are spreading in Telegram. The bandwidth given to Telegram should be dedicated to National Information Network]

2- ICT Minister: I Dont Accept that Telegram Continues Its Operation in Iran [under current circumstances]

3- We Set Fire on Smuggled Goods to Prevent It from Reaching Smugglers Hands Once Again

Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Rouhani: Government Pursuing Imam Khomeinis Path

2- SNSC Secretary: Tehran-Moscow Cooperation Is Strategic and Includes Extensive Aspects



1- Clerics and Friday Prayer Imams Criticize Holding Concerts in Holy City of Mashhad

2- German Govt Asks People to Reserve Water and Food after Increased Threats of Terrorist Attacks

3- Member of Iranian Negotiating Team Arrested for Espionage


Payam-e Zaman:

1- Zarif: US Cannot Impose Its Policies on Us

2- South Pars Gas Fields Daily Output Increased to 140mcm



1- Ayatollah Jannati: If Parliament Had Oversight over Government, We Wouldnt Have Astronomical Salaries

2- Endless Violence in US: US Police Killed 1,152 People Last Year, Reuters Says



1- First VP: $30m Was Lost in a Plane under Sanctions

2- We Dont Tell People Many of the Problems So as Not to Upset Them: Jahangiri


Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Zarif Should Read History: Historian on Reasons for JCPOA Backlash

2- Tehran Prosecutor-General: 220 Families of Mina Tragedy Victims File Lawsuit

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