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Ali Khamenei quits Telegram

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that he would no longer use the messaging app Telegram. The announcement came as rumours continued that Iran would soon block Telegram, built by Russian tech guru …

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Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

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Iran lifts restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger

Iranian authorities have lifted the restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger amid protests which swept through the country, Sputnik reported citing local media. The restrictions were lifted on Saturday evening, the IRNA news …

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Iran unblocks access to Telegram

Iran’s authorities have fully unblocked access to Telegram messenger following a ban imposed amid anti-government protests, TASS reported on Sunday citing the Fars news agency. Access to Instagram and Telegram social networks has …

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Iran says it files charges against Durov

Iranian prosecutors have filed criminal charges against the CEO of the popular encrypted messaging app Telegram, Pavel Durov, Fox News reported citing ISNA news agency. They allege that the service, which is used to …

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Iran says Telegram transfers servers, but CEO denies it

Iran's communications and information technology minister was quoted Sunday as saying the widely used Telegram messenger service has transferred some of its servers into the country, but the encrypted application's founder swiftly denied …

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Telegram founder agrees to register service in Russia

Creator of Telegram messenger Pavel Durov agreed to include the messenger in the information register of the Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor, he said on his profile page in VKontakte, TASS reports. However, Durov …

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Kremlin comments on ban of Telegram messenger

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has declined to comment on the dispute between Telegram messenger founder Pavel Durov and Russia’s telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor. "I would like to …

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FSB: terrorists in Russia use Telegram

Terrorist in Russia most actively use the Telegram messenger, the PR Department of Russia's intelligence service FSB said. "The FSB during the searches to reveal secret groups of international terrorist organizations fixes a …

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Russia’s watchdog may block Telegram messenger

Russia’s telecom and IT watchdog, Roskomnadzor, will block the Telegram messenger in Russia if it refuses to comply with the Russian law on organizers of dissemination of information, the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexander …

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More than half of Iranians use Telegram

At least 28 million Iranians have registered at Telegram, a mobile social network application, the head of Tehran University's Institute of Social Studies and Research, Mohammad Mehdi Fatourehchi, said. More …

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