An affiliate to the nongovernmental, nonprofit Book House Institute, Iran Book News Agency (IBNA) officially began its mission on Nov. 14 2005 as the first and only news agency focusing on books.
Specially trained journalists work in IBNA? various desks: Knowledge and Culture, Social and Political, Sacred Defense, Literature and Arts and Provinces. In IBNA, the news is released on topics like print and publication, religions, literature, the Islamic Revolution and the Sacred Defense, thought, knowledge and technology, society and politics, history and geography, children and teens and the literati profile.
In additions to publishing news, IBNA offers updated reports, interviews and analyses of various foundations and organizations working in different publication fields. Book reviews are also published on ibna.ir on the latest market releases in Iran and, sometimes, the world.
Currently IBNA releases its content in Persian, English, Arabic, Spanish, Turkish and Cyrillic.