Alphabetic Index : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Search β):



(Wikipedia) - Ettela'at   (Redirected from Ettelaat) Ettela'at Newspaper Type Publisher Editor Staff writers Founded Headquarters Official website
Newspaper's Logo
Iran Chap Organisation
Mohmoud Doai
Abbas Masoudi
10 July 1926; 87 years ago (1926-07-10)
Tehran Iran

Ettela'at (Persian: روزنامهٔ اطلاعات‎) is the oldest Iranian newspaper.


On 6 January 1978 a slanderous article appeared in Ettela'at suggesting Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini was a homosexual and a serving British agent. The next day, clerics in Qom protested and the police demanded they disperse. When they refused, police opened fire and at least twenty people were killed. Iranian media displayed outraged mounting tensions leading up to the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Tags:Ayatollah, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, British, Iran, Iranian, Iranian Revolution, Khomeini, Persian, Qom, Ruhollah Khomeini, Tehran, Wikipedia

See also items containing :Ettelaat

Add definition or comments on Ettelaat

Your Name / Alias:
Definition / Comments
neutral points of view
Source / SEO Backlink:
Anti-Spam Check
Enter text above
Upon approval, your definition will be listed under: Ettelaat


Home About us / Contact    Products    Services    Iranian History Today    Top Iran Links    Iranian B2B Web Directory    Historical Glossary
Copyright @ 2004-2013 All Rights Iranian