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Russian Journalist Detained for Visa Violation: Iran

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the Russian journalist held in Iran was detained last week for a visa violation and not for spying.

Doors Open for Media Interaction with World: Iranian Official 

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Culture for Press and Information Affairs Mohammad Khoddadi says Tehran has kept the door open to serious cooperation and dialogue with the regional and international news outlets.

Inspiring Iranian Journalist Succumbs to Cancer

Mahdi Shadmani, an Iranian sports journalist who turned into an inspiring social figure after developing cancer, has died at the age of 37 after three years of struggle.

Rouhani Gifts 1-Year Free Internet to Iranian Journalists

The government of President Hassan Rouhani has gifted all Iranian journalists with a one-year 4G/LTE internet subscription on the occasion of National Journalists’ Day.

Iran Advises Pompeo to Get Popular among Media Like Zarif

An Iranian presidential advisor has made it clear for the US secretary of state why his request for an interview with the Iranian media has gone unheeded, saying Mike Pompeo needs to be an attractive character for media like his Iranian counterpart.

Pompeo Can Have Interview with Iran’s State TV: Spokesman

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo can have an interview with Press TV’s Marzieh Hashemi if he is very much interested in an interview with Iran’s state TV.

Iran Denies Permitting BBC to Have Correspondent in Tehran

An Iranian official says the reports of an agreement between Iran and the BBC on the work of a permanent correspondent in the country are not true.

Tehran Hosting 3rd Exhibition of ‘Press Photo of Year’

The 3rd edition of “Press Photo of the Year” exhibition has opened in Tehran, putting on display 169 photographs selected from among 4,000 photos submitted in five sections.

State TV Channel Chief Sacked over Program Insulting to Sunnis

The manager of an Iranian state TV channel has been removed from his post following the broadcast of a program which was insulting to Sunni Muslims.

Al Jazeera Displays Name of ‘Persian Gulf’ during Famous Talk Show

Al Jazeera TV's political talk show known as “Scenarios”, which is one of the most important political programs in the Arab world, has defied the insistence of certain Arab leaders on using a fake name for the Persian Gulf.

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