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Iran's Anesthetics Shortage Reaches Alarming Levels
9 April 2013
Iran's President Says “Chavez Will Return with Christ”
7 March 2013
In Burning Rage for Water, Iran Farmers Take On Security Forces
28 February 2013
Iran's New Stealth Fighter Soars Across Fake Sky
26 February 2013
Iran: Will Thieving Officials Also Have Their Hands Chopped Off?
5 February 2013
Latest stories about Iran
13 June 2013
Iranian presidential candidates are competing with each other in use of social media like Facebook and Twitter even though these sites are filtered and generally inaccessible to internet users.
Iranians in Canada cannot vote in Iran's presidential election this week, but thanks to an initiative by a group of Iranian expatriates they were at least able to cast a symbolic ballot.
4 June 2013
Thousands of people in Isfahan, Iran took part in funeral procession for Ayatollah Jalal Al-Din Taheri. He was a senior religious figure and a critical voice against regime hardliners
24 May 2013
Once again the Islamic regime's desire for absolute control of political life in Iran surprised many when it announced their selection of only eight shortlisted presidential candidates out of more than 600 hopefuls.
20 May 2013
Hundreds of hopeful Iranians, including thirty women, have registered as candidates to replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the forthcoming election even though they have no chance whatsoever of being elected.
6 May 2013
Several reports indicate that the Iranian regime has taken another step to control the already heavily censored internet. Psiphon, Kerio and Open VPN, are no longer effective against the Iranian state's efforts to block websites.
19 April 2013
Kurdish men have photographed themselves dressed as women as part of a Facebook campaign to say, “Being a woman is not an instrument to punish or humiliate anybody.”
8 April 2013
While many bloggers warn that Mehdi Khazali’s life is danger after 90 days of hunger strike in prison, there are also those who question whether it is really true.
31 March 2013
A young singer's decision to wear a veil on the Persian language hit television show Googoosh Music Academy attracted both cheers and jeers from Iranians who tuned in.
1 March 2013
Iranian state broadcaster IRIB cut away suddenly from the broadcast of an interview with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad interrupting tough questions and answers about Iran's economy with another show.