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Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: On bigotry and racism
Persian and Arab bourgeois nationalism has paved the way for racism and disregard of a rich and diverse common past.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 12:20 GMT
The ayatollah's unkept promises
It's been a long, cold winter for Iranians who fell for Khomeini's lofty promises of a better future 35 years ago.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 08:42 GMT
The Roundabout Revolutions: When Tahrir goes to Gwangju
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 06:29 GMT
Scores perish in Iran bus collision
Forty-four dead and 39 injured as two buses collide on highway between Qom and Tehran.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 07:32 GMT
Defiant Iran marks 1979 revolution
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Tehran will not negotiate its disputed nuclear programme under pressure.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 23:09 GMT
What is really happening in Iran?
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei may control the nuclear programme, but he lacks a critical mass of Iranians.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 15:43 GMT
La vita nuda: Baring bodies, bearing witness
Many young men and women are now protesting by the only means left: using their bodies - whether by burning or exposing.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 18:58 GMT
As the latest IAEA report claims that Iran could be on the path to developing nuclear weapons, what will Israel do?
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 13:36 GMT
Barak tries damage control after 'Iran gaffe'
Israeli defence minister walks back from comments that appeared to empathise with Tehran's alleged nuclear quest.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
Iran's Khatami: The sound and the fury
Mohammad Khatami's recent conciliatory stance towards the Iranian government has alienated former supporters.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2011 13:30 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
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In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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