Farewell to the body of Mahmoud Doaei

Ettala’at was started by Abbas Massoudi in 1926 as a four-page paper and sold nearly 2,000 copies per week. The circulation of the paper was 15,000 copies during the reign of Reza Shah. At the beginning of World War II the paper was expanded and had eight pages.Ettala’at supported Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi during his reign. One of the editors-in-chief was Hassan Sayyed Javadi, younger brother of Ali Sayyed Javadi, another journalist with Kayhan and Ahmed Sayyed Javadi, sometime interior minister of the Islamic government.