Iran Shuts Down Newspaper for Anti-Islamic Report

By: Cheryl K. Chumley | The Washington Times

Iran on Monday closed down a newspaper for a report that authorities say painted Islamic principles in a poor light.

The nation’s state-run media said the daily Bahar is now banned, The Associated Press reported. Authorities closed down the newspaper’s operations over an op-ed that raised doubts about the appointed successor of the prophet Muhammad.


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