Part 7: Iranian Media on IRGC Designation

April 9, 2019

Iranian newspapers spanning the country’s political spectrum reacted to the U.S. State Department’s designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization with a mix of outrage, bombast, and expressions of solidarity with the IRGC. Front page headlines and illustrations from some of Iran’s main newspapers, drawn from Iran Front Page’s online compilations, are below.

 

Sazandegi

 

"Face to Face" (April 9)

Sazandegi

 

Farhikhtegan

 

“YOU’RE DONE!” (April 9)

Farhikhtegan

 

Kayhan

 

“Trump’s Stupid Move Gives License for the Murder of the U.S. Military” (April 9)

Kayhan

 

Etemad 

 

“I am also a Revolutionary Guard” (April 9)
Etemad

 

Seda-ye Eslahat

 

“#Unwise_Move: U.S. Officially Puts IRGC on List of Terrorist Organizations” (April 9)

“#Reciprocation: Iran Designates U.S. Military In West Asia 'Terrorist'"

"#Dangerous_Gift: Zarif Says Trump's Election Gift to Netanyahu Was Dangerous Mistake"

"#IRGC_Child_of_Nation: Reformists Condemn Trump's Stupid Move"

Seda-ye Eslahat

 

Ebetkar

 

“America Playing with the Lion's Tail” (April 9)

Ebtekar

 

Shargh

 

“Trump's Last Resort” (April 9)

Shargh

 

Sobh-e Now

 

“Face to Face with America: Iranian Military, Political Officials Threaten U.S. Army Won't Have Security Anymore” (April 8)

Sobhe-e Now

 

Aftab-e Yazd

 

“Reformist Spokesman Calls for Supporting IRGC” (April 9)

Aftab-e Yazd

 

Setareh Sobh

 

“Trump Puts Guards on Terrorism List!” (April 9)

Setareh Sobh