In Iran, a battle over control of media and culture is heating up
TEHRAN — A long-smoldering battle over government control of media and culture in Iran is heating up, as opposing political forces fight over where the limits should be drawn on access to information. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, and his ...
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A visit to explore the potential for a new relationship between Iran and Europe has also ended up highlighting the enduring sensitivity of the old. Hardliners have been on a political warpath this week after the first visit to Tehran by the European ...
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Iran is trying to get nuclear weapons and won't give up on this goal in talks with the global powers, Gilad cautioned, adding that the Islamic Republic would not forfeit “any essential component in its quest for nuclear capabilities. This is true even ...
A Rare Intimate Glimpse Into Private Lives in Iran
During his visit, Bossan could sense a tension between the strict public face of post-revolutionary Iran with another way of life carrying on behind the drawn blinds of Iranian homes and private spaces. What he never saw were the photographs that ...
The Guardian (blog)
'Modelling Iranian style': surgical alterations and the 'porn star' look
The Guardian (blog)
There are few modelling agencies in Iran, so most models must go through a photographer like B.K., who runs a fashion studio from his home. His living room overflows with photographs of couture-clad women; the wings are filled with professional ...
'I'm Safe': Last Status Update of Teenager on Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
The last status update Pouria Nourmohammadi posted on his Facebook page indicated he was “feeling excited.” The 19-year-old Iranian had good reason to be: he was embarking on the first leg of a flight that would ultimately take him to Germany where his ...
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