Featured stories about Iran
- “Digital Hooligans” from Iran Attack Messi's Facebook 10 December 2013
- Seditious iPhone Reviews? Iran Arrests 7 from Tech News Site 4 December 2013
- A Blogger, Tortured to Death One Year Ago 6 November 2013
- Visit to Israel Gets Filmmaker “Cleansed” from Iran's Cinema Museum 22 July 2013
Latest stories about Iran
24 April 2014
Students at Iran's Amirkabir University in Tehran chanted slogans supporting Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, leaders of the pro-democracy Green Movement.
9 April 2014
The blogger known as Siamak Mehr writes an open letter from a small cell with 40 inmates. He is serving a 4-year sentence for writing a blog.
31 March 2014
Free Tibet protesters were foiled by Chinese security officials, and a protest urging the US to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions was given prime real estate near the summit.
27 March 2014
Insurgents near the Iran-Pakistan border abducted five soldiers in February and have reportedly killed one of their prisoners, Jamshid Danaeifard. #FreeIranianSoldiers say Iranians on Twitter.
13 March 2014
The European Union foreign policy chief caused furore in Iran when she met with human rights activists and a deceased blogger's mother at the Austrian Embassy in Tehran.
17 February 2014
Who are the people of Shiraz and what are their dreams? The world famous Humans of New York has inspired yet another local Facebook page.
14 February 2014
Demonstrators say the show was insulting to Bakhtiari people and the role its leaders played in Iran's Constitutional Revolution.
Whether for romance or just a hug between family members, male and female characters in Iranian movies are not permitted to touch.
12 February 2014
The Baloch Sunni-muslim insurgent group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed responsibility and published a photo of the abducted soldiers through social media .
29 January 2014
Hit by US sanctions, Coursera students from Syria, Iran and Cuba, can no longer complete their studies on the online learning platform. Netizens react.