Reuters: These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. TEHRAN, Nov 2 (Reuters) – These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
– The cash payment to compensate for phased-out energy and food subsidies will amount to $80 a month for a family of four, the head of the Iran Statistics Centre, Mohammad Maddad, said.
– Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi said some 30 percent of Iran's population will contract swine flu within the next two years.
– The unemployment rate among young people aged 15 to 22 stands at 22 percent, Iran's Statistics Centre said.
– Judiciary head Ayatollah Sadegh Larihanji said there is "no ban on Iran-U.S. ties".
– Defeated presidential candidate Mehdi Karoubi said he would carry on with his political reform campaign with determination.
– "Ten new cars replace each one taken out of circulation," the head of the national traffic police, Commander Eskandar Momeni, said in reference to the worsening traffic situation in big Iranian cities.