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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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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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