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." 

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  • Ahmadinejad defends the right of women to be spectators at football matches.


Military and Security

  • Tehran-e Emrooz praises the role of Ayatollah Khamenei in "the liberation of Susangerd" during the war with Iraq.
  • Basij Chief Mohammad-Reza Naghdi, says the Basij will organize "40,000 educational groups to teach the cadres."
  • News stories related to the Basij Week:
    • Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqir Qalibaf praises the Basij on the occasion of the Basij Week: "If the Basij member is not in the arena, the independence, freedom and republicanism of the regime is in danger."
  • Judiciary Spokesman Hojjat al-Eslam Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ezhehi: "the Judiciary will most certainly deal with the heads of sedition."
  • [E] Iran's Army starts several staged exercises in the Northeastern province of North Khorassan on Tuesday.

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Religion, Society and Culture

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