Friday, July 1, 2022


Iranian minister rejects rumors of ‘planned ban’ on Instagram, WhatsApp

Iran’s minister of information and communications technology dismisses rumors of a government decision to ban widely-used WhatsApp and Instagram social networking services.

Iran arrests administrators of Telegram channels for revealing classified info

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says they have arrested the administrators of three Telegram text messaging channels for revealing highly classified information.

Late chief of Iran’s Ettelaat Institute laid to rest

People have held a funeral in the Iranian capital for late chief of the Ettelaat Institute Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei.

Iranian media figure dies aged 81

The director of Iran’s Ettelaat Institution, Seyyed Mahmoud Doaei, has died of heart failure in Tehran.

Twitter suspends account of Iran minister

The social network Twitter has suspended the Iranian communications minister’s account. The reasons are still unclear.

Iran urges independent probe into death of Jazeera correspondent by Israel

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has strongly condemned the targeted killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, the famous reporter of Al Jazeera news channel in occupied Palestine by the Zionist regime forces.

Funeral procession, burial ceremony held for Iranian filmmaker Nader Talebzadeh

A funeral procession was held for Iranian media personality Nader Talebzadeh in Tehran on Sunday and he was buried at the Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery in southern Tehran.

Iran’s Leader condoles over death of media figure Nader Talebzadeh

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the passing of Iranian media figure Nader Talebzadeh.

Veteran Iranian media figure Talebzadeh passes away at 69

Veteran Iranian documentary filmmaker, researcher and journalist Nader Talebzadeh, who was an outspoken critic of American hegemony and Israeli occupation, has passed away at the age of 69 due to cardiac arrest.

Iran’s Tehran Times newspaper holds online event on Palestine

Iranian newspaper Tehran Times is going to launch an online event titled Remember Palestine to promote awareness on the plight of Palestinians whose land has been under the Israeli occupation since after World War II.

Instagram blocks two Iranian cabinet members

Photo and video sharing social networking service Instagram has blocked the accounts of two Iranian cabinet members.

Russia’s demand for sanction waiver guarantees makes headlines in Iran

Amid haggling over the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna, Russia has tabled its own demand for guarantees that its trade with Iran would be secured and free from any hostile US action. This is seen by Washington and its western allies as an attempt by Moscow to use the nuclear deal to circumvent the sanctions it is facing over the invasion of Ukraine. Iranian media have also shone a spotlight on the issue.

Iran media: Tehran, IAEA agreement on safeguard issues by July

The visit to Tehran by IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi comes as negotiations in Vienna for the revival of the JCPOA are in their final days. According to Iranian officials, during this visit, past issues related to nuclear safeguards were discussed and the two sides agreed to resolve this issue by July, which was also covered by Iranian media.

Mixed reactions to Russian invasion of Ukraine in Iranian newspapers

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has drawn mixed reactions from newspapers in Iran with some criticizing Moscow while other blaming it on the US and NATO.

Iranian media: US blamed as the main factor behind Ukraine crisis

Many Iranian media outlets provided wide coverage of remarks on Tuesday by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the Ukraine crisis. The Leader said Ukraine has fallen victim to American interventionist policies. He, however, called for the cessation of war that broke out last week.

Iranian media keep close tabs on Russia’s military expedition to Ukraine

On day 5 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Iranian media continued dedicating their headlines to the latest developments on the ground in the ex-Soviet republic. Some of them have also run analyses on the impact of the conflict on the Vienna talks between Iran and the P4+1 group.

Iran denies foreign writer’s claims about links with Ayatollah Khamenei’s office

The Office for the Preservation and Publication of the Works of Ayatollah Khamenei has denied a foreign national’s claim that she had direct links with its website.

What Iranian media are saying on Ukraine

Four days into Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine and occupation of part of the country’s territory, the developments concerning the military move – which is dubbed the largest post World War II military conflict – keeps making headlines and appearing on analyses in Iranian media. Here is Iran Front Page’s look at how Iranian media are covering the story.

‘Bells tolling for resuming JCPOA’s implementation’

Iranian media are focucsing on the latest about the vienna talks over the revival of Iran's nuclear deal.

Iran closes down news agency for publishing graphic content

Iran’s press regulatory authority has shut down the Rokna News Agency after it published graphic content in a blatant violation of the country’s laws regulating media.

IRIB says some TV, radio channels hacked

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) says some of its TV and radio channels have come under a cyber attack after they briefly aired an image and voice of Maryam Rajavi, the head of notorious terrorist group Mojahedine Khalgh Organization (MKO).

Raisi Russia visit: “Diplomatic Balance”

A visit by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Moscow and his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia is hitting the headlines in Iran.

Iran rejects rumors of cooperation with China on national Internet system

An Iranian minister has dismissed “baseless” rumors spread on social media that the Islamic Republic seeks to work with China to establish a national Internet system.

Iranian cultural official: Iran-Russia ties on a new path

The deputy for media affairs of Iran’s minister of culture and Islamic guidance has said under the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi, cultural relations between Iran and Russia are on a new path.

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency unveils Hebrew website

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has unveiled a website in Hebrew.

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