Hamidreza Moghadam Far

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Risk Level:99%

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Hamidreza Moghadam Far, a former IRGC Commander, is Tasnim’s CEO, an important spokesperson for the news agency, and IRGC propagandist.

Tasnim News Agency (Tasnim) is a news outlet founded by two IRGC commanders, Majid Gholizadeh and Hamidreza Moghadam Far, who continue to serve as Tasnim executives and exert control over Tasnim on behalf of the IRGC. Tasnim has supported the IRGC and other instruments of the regime in various ways, including suppressing dissent by helping the IRGC, Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security, and LEF to crowdsource the identities of protestors.

Hamidreza Moghadam Far is the head of the Tasnim board of directors and an IRGC Commander.

Hamidreza Moghadam Far has held multiple prominent roles in the IRGC, including as an advisor to IRGC Commander-in-Chief Hossein Salami and the Cultural Deputy of the IRGC.

Hamidreza Moghaddamfar (born 1961) is an Iranian university professor, expert on strategic issues, cultural and media adviser to the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran, deputy of the Office of Preservation and Publication of Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s Works, secretary of the People’s Headquarters of Commemoration of Qassem Soleimani and cultural adviser of the Islamic Azad University. He is in charge of publishing and advertising the works of Seyyed Ali Khamenei (the current leader of Iran) to the youth of Europe and North America. He was the CEO of Fars News Agency from 2007 to 2011. Then, he became the cultural and social deputy of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and was in this position until September 2014. In 2015, Moghadamfar received the official Iran honorary badge of The Striving in the Field of Culture and Art. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the shrine of Sultan Ali ibn Muhammad Baqir.

Hamidreza Moghaddamfar has been criticized for publishing anti-Bahá’í contents in Fars news agency during his tenure as CEO.

Involved In:
Director of Tasnim News Agency

Also Known As:
Arabic: حمید رضا مقدم فر
MOGHADDAM, Hamidreza
Arabic: حمید رضا مقدم

01 Mar 1962 to 31 Mar 1963


Tehran, Iran


National ID No.:
0042851882 (Iran);

Reason for the color:
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on September 15, 2023 pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Tasnim News Agency;