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, e-mail [email protected].  

(E) = Article in English



  • Video of Rafsanjani avoiding praying the Fitr prayer next to Ahmadinejad.

Military and Security


  • Ahmadinejad addresses people in Gorgan: "How many BA's in history, geography, literature and political science do we need? No one becomes a politician just because of a BA in political science, and no one becomes a manager just because of having a BA in management... Someone who has a BA and for example becomes a taxi driver complains about this. Now, is it bad to be a taxi driver? It is an honorable job. When I tell someone with a BA to go and become a shop keeper they don't like it and say 'I have a BA.' Now, is this bad? Someone has to do these jobs..."


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