Websites for Additional Information

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.
 
Government-run English daily.
 
Iranian news
 
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.
 
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

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.
 
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
 
Iran blog run by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty.
 
Non-profit media organization established by the Dutch government.
 
Independent agency advocating human rights in Iran.
 
Independent news organization in partnership with FRONTLINE, the PBS public affairs series.
 
Daily online magazine.
 
News Aggregators
 
 
 
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)
 
Affiliated with opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi
 
Sepah News: http://www.sepahnews.com (Persian)
Official website of the Revolutionary Guards.
 
Tabnakhttp://www.tabnak.ir (Persian)
Affiliated with former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaie, and one of the most popular websites in Iran.