Jun 12, 2005 · TEHRAN, June 12 – Hundreds of women staged an unauthorized demonstration in Tehran today, protesting sex discrimination under Iran’s Islamic leadership just days before the June 17 presidential elections. The protest was the first public display of dissent by women since the 1979 revolution, when
Protests reported in Tehran, Kermanshah and Mashhad. Hundreds demonstrate in Tehran, Kermanshah and other cities against economic inequality, unemployment and …
Reading ta in Tehran: A Memoir in Books is a book by Iranian author and professor Azar Nafisi.. Published in 2003, it was on the New York Times bestseller list for over one hundred weeks and has been translated into 32 languages.
The Tehran Bureau is an independent news organisation, formerly hosted by the Guardian, offering original reporting, comment and analysis on one of the world’s most important stories.
A large earthquake of magnitude 5.2 has struck Iran’s capital Tehran, according to state television. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The report said the quake hit just before 11.30pm Wednesday local time, Reuters reports.
Editor’s Note: Science-Metrix a Montreal-based company reports that Iran is showing fastest worldwide growth in science.For example, Iran …
More than two dozen women have been arrested in Tehran, Iran, after taking part in a growing movement which sees them remove their compulsory headscarf in public.
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Prostitution in Iran is , and incurs various punishments ranging from fines and jail terms to execution for repeat offenders.
Film Review: Tehran Taboo Animated feature paints a frank and absorbing portrait of sex and morality in Iranian society.