telegram messaging app


  • azari jahromi 2019-08-25 13:59

    New Iranian e-commerce symbolizes resilience in face of sanctions: ICT minister

    TEHRAN – Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has said that new Iranian e-commerce symbolizes the country's resilience in the face of sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

  • hotgram, talagram 2019-05-08 19:39

    Hotgram, Talagram to be appeared as independent apps: official

    TEHRAN – The Hotgram and Talagram, the messaging apps known as the Telegram varieties in Iran, will be available as independent apps in the near future, Abolhassan Firouzabadi, the secretary of the Supreme Cyberspace Council announced, Mehr reported on Tuesday.

  • domestic messaging app 2018-05-30 12:01

    Over 9m users join Iranian messaging apps

    TEHRAN – Some 9.2 million users have joined Iranian messaging applications over the past two months, Abbas Asosheh, deputy director of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace, said on Monday.

  • azari jahromi 2018-05-14 06:22

    Using any messaging apps is not ‘mandatory’: Minister

    TEHRAN – Using any of messaging applications is not mandatory, Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said during his visit to Iranian northern Anzali port on Thursday, ILNA reported.

  • MPs discuss Telegram, house arrest with Judiciary 2018-05-07 04:29

    MPs discuss Telegram, house arrest with Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Members of the pro-reform Hope parliamentary faction have met with Judiciary deputy chief Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i to discuss the ban on Telegram app and other issues, ISNA reported.

  • Rouhani criticizes ban on Telegram app 2018-05-06 10:44

    Rouhani criticizes ban on Telegram app

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has criticized a recent ban on Telegram messaging app, saying it was the Judiciary, not his administration, which imposed the ban.

  • Judiciary orders ban on Telergram 2018-04-30 21:45

    Judiciary orders ban on Telegram

    TEHRAN – The Judiciary has issued an order to ban the popular Telegram instant messaging app to protect national security, Mehr reported on Monday, citing the Tehran Prosecutor's Office.

  • Telegram access problem solved 2018-04-29 19:43

    Telegram access problem solved

    TEHRAN – The access problem of Telegram messaging app, which was not available since the early hours of Sunday, was solved in Iran and other countries later in the day.

  • telegram 2018-04-27 20:18

    Iran starts restricting Telegram messenger

    TEHRAN – In an official statement released by the Iran's Supreme National Cyberspace Council, the local content delivery network (CDN) servers, which host Telegram content, are being shut down in the country.

  • rouhani 2018-04-22 20:19

    Rouhani vows to protect access right to social media

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has said that his government will protect the Iranian peoples’ right to use social media.

  • cyberspace 2018-04-20 19:42

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Doors open in cyberspace, please come in!

    Have you ever tracked the amount of time you spend online? For me, it all started with installing a time-tracking app on my smartphone. It tracks minutes I spend on various sites or applications and the result was appalling! Logging 70 times in the messaging apps in less than two hours… and it was not very different for others when I asked them to install the application on their phones as well.

  • Iran sets conditions for foreign messaging apps 2018-04-19 11:08

    Iran sets conditions for foreign messaging apps

    TEHRAN – Abdolsamad Khorramabadi, secretary of the taskforce that screens online websites for criminal content, said on Wednesday there are a number of conditions which all foreign messaging applications are required to meet if they are willing to continue operating in Iran.

  • Leader, officials quit Telegram messaging app 2018-04-19 10:22

    Leader, officials quit Telegram messaging app

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s official website has stopped using the Telegram messaging app in a show of support for domestic equivalents in line with national interests.

  • Iranian messaging apps 2018-04-16 10:51

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Iranian alternatives for Telegram in close-up

    Iranian alternatives for Telegram messaging application are now on the table for Iranian users, who are encouraged by the government to replace their Telegram account with a domestic application.

  • Azari Jahromi 2018-04-11 11:40

    ‘Messaging apps are infrastructure for digital economy development’

    TEHRAN -- Messaging apps are the infrastructure needed for digital economy development, Communication and Information Technology Minister wrote in his Instagram account on Monday.

  • App Store 2018-04-11 11:28

    Iranian messaging apps reportedly removed from App Store

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian messaging applications have been reportedly removed from the Apple’s iOS App Store from Monday, according to local media.

  • Lawmakers, IRGC officials meet to discuss Telegram 2018-04-11 09:08

    Lawmakers, IRGC officials meet to discuss Telegram

    TEHRAN – A number of lawmakers on Tuesday met with intelligence officials of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to exchange views on social media apps, especially Telegram.

  • دیدار نوروزی جمعی از مسئولان کشور با رهبرانقلاب اسلامی 2018-04-09 20:29

    Leader: Breaching privacy of social media users is haram

    TEHRAN – The Leader has stated that it would be haram for domestic social apps to trespass users’ personal space.

  • ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’ 2018-04-06 21:18

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Telegram, time to 'left'?

    Telegram, the familiar blue icon on cellphones of most Iranians, is being turned into a challenge on the national level.

  • rouhani 2018-04-03 20:40

    Domestic messaging app will end monopoly: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday announced the development of domestic messaging applications, saying it is intended to monopoly in social media.

  • Poll: 58% Iranians use Telegram messaging app 2018-02-06 11:03

    Poll: 58% Iranians use Telegram messaging app

    TEHRAN – According to a recent poll conducted by the Center for Strategic Studies, 58.3% of Iranians say they use Telegram messaging app, with 63% them saying they circumvented the government’s ban on the app during the latest protests across the country.

  • Telegram sold Iranian users’ info to U.S., Israel: official 2018-01-31 09:00

    Telegram sold Iranian users’ info to U.S., Israel: official

    TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization said on Tuesday that the company owning Telegram messaging service has sold the information shared by its Iranian users to the U.S., Israel and the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

  • Iran likely to unblock Telegram by Thursday 2018-01-11 11:11

    Iran likely to unblock Telegram by Thursday

    TEHRAN – A member of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that during a meeting of the committee it was decided that Telegram messaging app would probably be unblocked by Thursday.

  • ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’ 2018-01-07 20:01

    ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’

    TEHRAN – Behrouz Nemati, spokesman for the parliament's presiding board, said on Sunday that during a meeting of the parliament it was decided that the Telegram messaging app will be unblocked under certain conditions.

  • Telegram 2018-01-02 19:55

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Filtered apps suffocate domestic businesses

    Following the social unrest across Iran, starting on Thursday, the government started blocking access to social networks and messaging apps including Telegram and Instagram, while some controls were also put on Iranians’ access to the Internet.

  • مراسم تودیع و معارفه وزیر ارتباطات و فناوری اطالاعات 2018-01-01 19:52

    Iranian minister says social apps restriction temporary

    TEHRAN – The restricted access to social networks in Iran amid ongoing protests against the government's economic and social policies is a temporary measure, Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Monday.

  • Telegram 2017-08-21 09:19

    Telegram admins get up to 5 years in jail

    TEHRAN – The spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary announced on Sunday that some administrators of Telegram messaging app channels who had been arrested on security charges have been given from 91 days to five years in jail.

  • تلگرام 2017-07-24 09:51

    Telegram says no deployment of servers in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Russian creator of Telegram messenger has denied reports about deploying servers in Iran.

  • تلگرام 2017-04-13 14:43

    Telegram admins face ‘security’ charges: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Judiciary has announced that a number of administers of Telegram channels who were arrested on the eve of Nowruz face security charges.