Iranian president tweets bare-headed photo of Maryam Mirzakhani
The news prompted widespread celebration across Iran: President Hassan Rouhani even risked a backlash from hardliners by posting her picture without a hijab on Twitter. "Congrats to #MaryamMirzakhani on becoming the first ever woman to win the ...
Amid Iranian 'brain drain,' President Rouhani congratulates Iran-born Fields ...
#BBCtrending: The Iranian president's surprising tweet
Iran-born Stanford math professor is first woman to win prestigious Fields Medal
Iran says 'little chance' of reaching nuclear deal with West by November
Iran's foreign minister said on Saturday that he believed it was unlikely a final-status agreement would be reached with the West over the Islamic Republic's disputed nuclear program within the time frame that has been allotted in the negotiations.
Iran: Nuclear Deal by November Deadline Unlikely
UN nuclear chief to visit Iran before investigation deadline
Iran Says Deal by November is Unlikely
The New Yorker
Why Is Iran Detaining Jason Rezaian?
The New Yorker
My first correspondence with Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter who has been detained in Iran, was in 2010, and it was about avocados. They are virtually unheard of in Iran: less than one per cent of the Iranian population has ever tasted one, ...
Antonov-74 planes banned from flying in Iran
Iran President: No Limit on Research Funds
Wall Street Journal
Iraq Crisis: US and Iran Rush to Aid Kurds
Wall Street Journal
MAKHMOUR, Iraq—The struggles of the embattled Kurdish Peshmerga to repel Islamist insurgents have put the U.S. and Iran on the same side, with both rushing to reinforce a revered fighting force to defeat a common enemy. U.S. airstrikes this week ...
Why Iran Fears Iraq's Kurds
Iraq Kurds laud Iran support in confronting ISIL
Iran Embraces New Iraqi Prime Minister
Detention of journalists in Iran a bellwether of internal politics
Al Jazeera America
With all of the headline-making turmoil in the Middle East, it's understandable that the detention of three journalists in Iran has received relatively little attention. Since July 22, when plainclothes security officers took Jason Rezaian, an Iranian ...
Iran, US try volleyball diplomacy
The largely Iranian-American crowd sang a patriotic song that predates the founding of the Islamic Republic but remains popular among Iranians worldwide. Many in the crowd at the Galen Center at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles also ...
Iranian Math Genius's Photos Too Racy For Media Back Home
That's how one journalist described a front-page portrait of Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani that an Iranian newspaper digitally doctored to obscure her hair and skin to placate censors in the Islamic republic. The altered picture of Mirzakhani ...
Iran's media shy away from unveiled medalist
Iran's king of cars sees need for economic speed
(CNN) -- A little over 26 years ago, Mohammad Reza Najafi started manufacturing auto parts in Iran. Today he's an industry leader, supplying roughly three million springs and one million break-pads every year to Iranian auto makers. Najafi's success ...
Iran's Government Is Worried that Its People Are Having the Wrong Kind of Sex
A recent Iranian parliamentary report has presented a candid illustration of the sexual practices of the Islamic Republic's youth — so candid that it was quickly withdrawn from a government website. The Iranian Parliament's legal research wing ...