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Iran Journalists

Iran Seeks Tighter Control Of Foreign Journalists

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's culture minister is seeking to tighten rules to supervise visiting foreign journalists. A Wednesday report by the semi-of...

Iran Arrests Two Journalists

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested two journalists and banned three reformist publications, part of a crackdown on news media. ...

Iran Cracks Down On Media Before Election

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

* News outlets have been critical of government * 2009 vote prompted accusations of rigging, riots * Authorities mindful...

Iran Aids In Release Of Turkish Reporters Detained In Syria

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media

ISTANBUL (AP) — One Turkish journalist detained in Syria is a devout Muslim who was on a Gaza-bound aid ship targeted in an Israeli raid in 2010, an...

Iran Frees Two Held Over Alleged BBC Ties

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says two filmmakers arrested last month over their alleged links to BBC's Farsi-language se...

Three Foreign Journalists Reported Detained In Iran

Washington Post | Thomas Erdbrink | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian officials arrested a Japanese and two Canadian reporters during anti-government demonstrations this week and charged them with "unauthorized r...

Iason Athanasiadis: Iran Releases British-Greek Reporter Held For Weeks

AP | NASSER KARIMI and JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Sunday it has released a British-Greek journalist detained for two weeks during its postelection crackdown as oppositio...