Samira Qaraei, host of IR International

IR International is a Persian language news television channel headquartered in London aimed at Persian viewers,and broadcasting free-to-air by satellite. IR International was established in May 2017 in London & have broadcast its programmes in both London & Washington, D.C. In February 2023, IR International moved its headquarters temporary to Washington, D.C. due to increased threats from the Iranian government against IR International’s UK-based journalists, but back to London in September 2023.