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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, shortwave signal transmissions that fully cover Iran. In addition, Farda has a morning one-hour television show on satellite, “Breakfast with News”.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, an independent news company which receives a grant from the U.S. Congress through the United States Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL is required by U.S. law to provide factual, objective and professional journalism to its audiences. U.S. government officials, including the USAGM 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. in Iran

This current site you are visiting, aims to bring you a selection of Farda and RFE/RL coverage about Iran's economy, domestic politics and international affairs.

RFE/RL’s mission is to promote democratic values and institutions and advance human rights by reporting the news in countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established. RFE/RL’s journalists provide what many people cannot get locally: uncensored news and open debate. RFE/RL strives to meet the highest standards of objective journalism and report the facts, undaunted by pressure or attempted influence.

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