The following is a selection of quotes from editorials and commentaries published in 31 July editions of Iranian newspapers available to BBC Monitoring at 0530 gmt.
Resignation by Turkish generals
Sharq [reformist]: "[The Turkish] military believes that the strategic depth of their country lies with Israel, Europe and the US and not with Iran and Islamic countries... The army is opposed to Turkey's serious intervention in recent Syrian affairs. It believes that maintaining the status quo and stability in Syria helps Israel's security... [Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip] Erdogan is trying to remove the risk of coup by selecting forces [people] loyal to him in the army. These resignations [by Turkish generals] show that the ruling party has been able to isolate the secularists and marginalize the Ataturk thoughts... The army generals tried their best to deal with the present conditions and maintain their power, but when they realized that there is no way to regain power, they surrendered before Erdogan and resigned." (Editorial by Amir Musavi headlined "The counter coup")
Khorasan [conservative]: "Regardless of political and economic effects, which the recent developments in Turkey will cause, the issue …