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اطلاعات


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

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

Incidents

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.

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