Full Name: Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)

Head: Managing Director - Mr. Ali Naderi

Address: 1943, Vali Asr Ave., Tehran, Iran

Phone: +98 21 82921120

Contact person: Mr. Zaman Rezakhani




Founded as Pars News Agency in 1934, the agency renamed to IRNA in 1982.

  • OANA member since 1981
  • Owns Iran Cultural and Press Institute, which publish five daily newspapers, operates department in charge of photo sales
  • Over 1,100 employees
  • Bureau chiefs in U.N. headquarters, London, Moscow, Baghdad. Local correspondents in 16 other cities
  • News serviced in Persian, English, Arabic, Turkish, Urdu, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Dari and Pashto