Reuters: These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. TEHRAN, Jan 9 (Reuters) – These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
– "Some 10 million banking justice cards were issued for the payment of cash subsidy by the government to households," said Deputy Economy Minister Mohammad Reza Farzin.
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– "The mere payment of cash subsidies will not resolve people's problems," protested two senior clerics and asked the government to pay more attention to the existing economic situation in the country.
– The spilling of 20,000 barrels of crude oil over about 12 days from the Maroun oil well has polluted some 100 acres of land, said an official of Maroun oil and gas company.
– Foreign Minister Manouchehr Motakki said Iran and its western neighbour Iraq arrived at three agreements over the resolution of their border dispute.
– Five rioters arrested during the Ashura mourning day(Dec 27) will be tried as "mohareb" or the enemies of God, announced Tehran's Islamic Revolution court.
– Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani voiced sorrow over the mistreatment of the secretary of state Expediency Council, Mohsen Rezaie by critics, saying he is an "Islamic warrior" and not an opponent of the supreme leader.