United States accused of seizing Iran based news outlets


On June 22, 2021 Iran accused the United States of seizing control of several web domains for unknown reasons. The Islamic Republic News Agency identified a list of web-based news outlets that were targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), all of which are said to have ties linking them to the government in Tehran. When accessing the websites at the time of the alleged incident, notices appeared informing web page visitors that the current site was offline as “part of law enforcement action”.