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Radio Farda is the Persian language broadcaster at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, providing 24/7 radio programs for Iran on multiple platforms, including satellite, Am and shortwave signal transmissions that fully cover Iran. In addition, Farda has a morning one-hour television show on satellite, “Breakfast with News” and 5 daily top-of-the hour TV newscasts.

Radio Farda is a service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, an independent news company which receives a grant from the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors. RFE/RL is required by U.S. law to provide factual, objective and professional journalism to its audiences. U.S. government officials, including the BBG’s Chief Executive Officer, are prohibited from interfering in the reporting of news by RFE/RL. Our mission is to promote democratic values and institutions and to provide what many people in our audience cannot get locally: uncensored news, responsible discussion, and open debate. We serve 23 countries in 25 languages.

Farda’s Persian website is one of the most popular Persian language news and information sites, with its strong social media outlets.

This current site you are visiting, aims to bring you a selection of Farda and RFE/RL coverage about Iran or related to Iran.

We welcome offers of content contribution by experts of Iranian and regional affairs, subject to our editorial review.