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.
"Face to Face" (April 9)
“YOU’RE DONE!” (April 9)
“Trump’s Stupid Move Gives License for the Murder of the U.S. Military” (April 9)
“I am also a Revolutionary Guard” (April 9)
“#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"
“America Playing with the Lion's Tail” (April 9)
“Trump's Last Resort” (April 9)
“Face to Face with America: Iranian Military, Political Officials Threaten U.S. Army Won't Have Security Anymore” (April 8)
“Reformist Spokesman Calls for Supporting IRGC” (April 9)
“Trump Puts Guards on Terrorism List!” (April 9)