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Canada: Fight for the right to sue torturers
Supreme Court rules son of Iranian-Canadian cannot sue Tehran after his mother was allegedly tortured to death.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 09:04 GMT
Fanaticism's antidote: 'The Sufis'
The 50th anniversary of 'The Sufis' comes at a time of great disorder and confusion in the world - can it offer clarity?
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 07:33 GMT
Iran on edge as nuclear talks draw to a close
Advances by the Islamic State group, the war on Gaza, and domestic politics have put negotiations at risk.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 10:16 GMT
Persian classical music mourns a master
The death of virtuoso Mohammad Reza Lotfi marks the end of an era.
Last updated: 20 May 2014 07:05 GMT
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
Ballot wars: The Iranian public strikes back
The Iranian people took the quill from Khamenei's hand and are now attempting to write their own future.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 22:03 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
Iran's 'silent' protests
Security forces clashed with anti-government protesters, many of whom marched in silence to avoid violent crackdowns.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2011 08:44 GMT
Iran confirms deaths in protest
MPs call for execution of opposition leaders who called for Monday's marches in several cities that turned deadly.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2011 21:40 GMT
Deaths reported in Iran protest
A Iranian official confirms two deaths during Monday's clashes but police blame an outlawed group for them.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2011 10:23 GMT
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