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 AEI Critical Threats Project Iran Analyst Will Fulton and Iran Intern Amir Toumaj, with contributor John Lesnewich. To receive this daily newsletter, please subscribe online.

(E) = Article in English

Excerpts of these translations may only be used with the expressed consent of the authors.


Regional Developments and Diplomacy

Military and Security

  • An editorial on Sobh-e Sadegh—the Revolutionary Guards’ weekly newspaper—urged Iranians to take more seriously the "soft war against the new generation":
    • "Unfortunately, our cultural and cinema officials have almost left the scene empty and this invasion has become one way."
    • "The important point is that, today, the children of Iran's homeland have many interactions with Western visual works."
    • "In children and adolescent film festivals, the criterion of the ethical effects of movies must be dominant over technical and creative criterion..." 

Nuclear Issue

Photo of the Day

  • A photo exhibit at Tehran’s Silk Road Gallery displaying photographs of Iranian documentary photographers from 1978 to the present.


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