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Baha’ism is a faith founded in the 19th century, which groups an international community of believers who wish to be considered as members of an
Mansour Osanlou is one of the most famous trade union leaders of Iran, who was the head of the Tehran bus drivers union. He was emprisonned and
In Iran, homosexuals risk the death penalty. Human rights ngos estimate that several hundred of them have been executed since the islamic revolution
Polls are set to open in Iran on Friday as voters look to elect a new president.
Senior cleric Hassan Rowhani is a strong favourite; He may benefit
On special assignment for the Iranian elections, euronews journalist Masoud Imani presents some of the key questions governing his country’s foreign
The West knows him as “the Ayatollah”, although the veracity of the religious title is debatable. So is the way the ruling system has tailored it
Iran is a country where the ruling class seems to thrive on hostility to the west and where much of the population is repressed, and living in dire
Falling economic indicators; more poverty and unemployment and the fall in the value of Iran’s currency, the rial – these are just part of the
The ways of Iran’s rulers have changed a lot over the years. The last monarch of Iran – the Shah – held absolute power, embracing and embraced by the
Under Iranian law, a woman is considered the half of a man. Women are not equal to men. They are fighting for equality. They have been organising for
“I crossed the border illegally with the smugglers. It took us about eight days going from a north western city near the Iranian border to get to
Said Kamali, euronews: “On the eve of the presidential election in Iran, with municipal polls planned at the same time, on 14 June, we’re speaking
Iran’s most senior clerical authorities have ruled out the one candidate who might have been elected president who could have led reformists: Hashemi
As Iran prepares for presidential elections on 14 June, analysts have been looking closely at the frontrunners in the Islamic Republic.
Most of the
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reviewed his last annual military parade as head of state of Iran. That role will go to someone else on 8 June.