October 11, 2010
Semira N. Nikou
Official news sites
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s website: http://english.khamenei.ir
Office of the president’s website: http://president.ir/en
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations: http://www.iran-un.org
Iranian Parliament’s website: http://www.majlis.ir
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA): http://www.irna.ir/ENIndex.htm
State-run online news agency.
State-run television network broadcast in English. Based in Tehran with several foreign bureaus, including Washington D.C.
Tehran Times: http://www.tehrantimes.com
Government-run English daily.
Fars News Agency: http://english.farsnews.com
Semi-official news agency.
Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA): http://www.ilna.ir/indexen.aspx
Reformist inclined news agency operated by the Worker’s House, a labor union set up by the government.
Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA): http://isna.ir/Isna/Default.aspx?Lang=E
Moderate media organization run by Tehran University students.
Khabar Online: http://www.khabaronline.ir/service/english
Pro-Ali Larijani daily, published by the Khabar Publishing Group.
Mehr News Agency: http://mehrnews.com/en
Private news agency. Affiliated with the Tehran Times.
Non-governmental websites run outside Iran
Inside Iran: http://www.insideiran.org
Iran-focused project of the Century Foundation.
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran: http://www.iranhumanrights.org
Iran Labor Report: http://iranlaborreport.com
Labor-focused news site.
Iran Times: http://www.iran-times.com
Independent weekly established in Washington D.C.
Iran news site affiliated with the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
Mir Hossein Mousavi Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/mousavi
Persian Letters: http://www.rferl.org/archive/Persian_Letters/latest/2098/2098.html
Iran blog run by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty.
Radio Zamaneh: http://www.radiozamaneh.com/enzam
Non-profit media organization established by the Dutch government.
Rooz Online: http://www.roozonline.com/english.html
Independent agency advocating human rights in Iran.
Tehran Bureau: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau
Independent news organization in partnership with FRONTLINE, the PBS public affairs series.
Tehran Review: http://tehranreview.net
Daily online magazine.
Iran News Digest: http://www.irannewsdigest.com
Persia house: http://persia-house.com
Select Persian language websites
BBC Persian: http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian (Persian)
The BBC’s Persian language news service.
JARAS: http://www.rahesabz.net (Persian)
Green Movement site operated from outside Iran.
Kaleme:. http://www.kaleme.com (Persian)
Affiliated with opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi.
Official website of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani (Persian)
Saham News: http://www.sahamnews.org
Affiliated with opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi
Sepah News: http://www.sepahnews.com (Persian)
Official website of the Revolutionary Guards.
Tabnak: http://www.tabnak.ir (Persian)
Affiliated with former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaie, and one of the most popular websites in Iran.