Iran News Round Up

The Iran News Round Up ran from February 2009-September 2018. Visit the Iran File for the latest analysis.


A selection of the latest news stories and editorials published in Iranian news outlets, compiled by Ali Alfoneh, Ahmad Majidyar and Michael Rubin.  To subscribe to this daily newsletter, please visit this page, fill out the "New Subscribers" section, and check "Iran News Round Up" listed under "Projects." 
(E) = Article in English




Military and Security

  • Chief of the General Staff Hassan Firouzabadi:
    • "Cultural development, which has higher priority than other developments, is being guided by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution..."
    • "The people will resist those who want to break the societal frameworks."
  • According to Ayandeh News, a female American spy arrested by Iranian authorities, is insisting upon imprisonment in Iran and does not want to be extradited to the United States.
  • [E] Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced that Iran plans to restructure Army Ground Force as part of a broader plan to boost the force's military preparedness.


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