Safa Haeri, Iranian-born French journalist, Died at 79

  Media, Writer

Safa Haeri was born in 1937, and died in October 2016.

He was an Iranian-born journalist living in France.

Where he has created the first independent and private Iranian internet news service, Iran Press Service.

Safa had covered most international events in the 1960s and 1970s, including the Vietnam and Arab-Israeli wars, other major international summits as well as the Islamic Revolution of 1979 for Agence France-Presse and some other French media.

He latter worked for The Independent of London and L’Express magazine in Paris.

Haeri worked as a diplomatic reporter for leading Iranian newspapers like Keyhan, Keyhan International, then Etela’at, Journal de Tehran, the French language daily published by the Etela’at news group, before joining Ayandegan in charge of diplomatic service.

He died in France.

Safa Haeri passed away at 79 years old.