Resalat (newspaper)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Resalat newspaper logo.jpg
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s)Resalat Foundation
EditorMohammad-Kazem Anbarlouei[1]
Founded1985; 34 years ago (1985)
Political alignmentTraditional Principlism
HeadquartersTehran, Iran
WebsiteOfficial website

Resalat (Persian: رسالت‎, lit. 'The Prophecy') is a conservative daily newspaper in Iran.[2] Resalat is a pro-Khamenei and pro-Ahmadinejad newspaper.

History and profile[edit]

Resalat was first published in 1985.[3] The paper belongs to the Resalat Foundation[4] and focuses on political, cultural, social, economic and sports news.[5] Morteza Nabavi is the editor-in-chief of the daily which has a conservative stance.[3][4] Amir Mohebbian served as the political editor of the paper.[6]

In its mission statement, Resalat declares that "The goal of the daily is to spread the words of God, and Ahl al-Bayt (Shia) school of thought in order to establish the God's will and governance of Fiqh and Vilayat-e Faqih."[7] It is close to the Islamic Coalition Party.[3]

The paper is based in Tehran.[8][9] Its circulation ranged between 30,000 and 50,000 copies in the mid-2000s.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tehran's Daily Newspaper Review". Iranian Diplomacy. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. ^ About us Resalat
  3. ^ a b c d "Guide to Iranian Media and Broadcast" (PDF). BBC Monitoring. March 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  4. ^ a b "The Political Affiliations of Iranian Newspapers" (PDF). ASL19. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  5. ^ Abdolrasoul Jowkar; Fereshteh Didegah (2010). "Evaluating Iranian newspapers' web sites using correspondence analysis". Library Hi Tech. 28 (1): 119–130. doi:10.1108/07378831011026733. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  6. ^ Trita Parsi (1 October 2007). Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States. Yale University Press. p. 13. ISBN 0-300-13806-7. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  7. ^ About Resalat
  8. ^ Said Amir Arjomand; Nathan J. Brown (25 March 2013). The Rule of Law, Islam, and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran. SUNY Press. p. 100. ISBN 978-1-4384-4598-4. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  9. ^ Resalat Newspaper Kompass. Retrieved 22 September 2014.