January 28th, 2013
02:50 AM ET

Iran arrests journalists for working with regime opponents, foreign news outlets

Iranian authorities have arrested several journalists, including the editor-in-chief of a leading reformist newspaper, on accusations of collaborating with the regime's opponents and working for foreign news organizations.

Acting on a court-issued warrant, security officers detained several journalists at their work places Sunday, the semi-official Mehr News Agency reported. The publications raided by officials included the newspapers Etemaad, Bahar, Arman and Shargh, it said.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    What good news ever comes out of Iran these decades? It's always like getting picture postcards from Hell since they pulled off their religious revolution.

    January 28, 2013 at 7:28 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      There hasn't been peace there in years.
      I doubt there ever will be.

      January 28, 2013 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |