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Iran 1979: A revolution that shook the world
Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Iran's Islamic Revolution shocked the world and redrew the map of global alliances.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 08:08 GMT
Iran: A victory of moderation?
With the real power still wielded by Iran's Supreme Leader, we analyse if Rouhani can bring about meaningful change.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 11:30 GMT
Choosing Iran's next president
We discuss what Iranians expect from their presidential candidates and how this vote will impact on their lives.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 11:59 GMT
Analysis: How sanctions rule Iranian politics
President Ahmadinejad is blamed for economic woes, but crushing sanctions will remain long after his departure.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 10:13 GMT
Q&A: Yusuf Islam on music and faith
Artist once known as Cat Stevens explains why he left music, why he returned and why his latest project tops the rest.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 10:35 GMT
Q&A: Hooman Majd on Iran and sanctions
Iranian-American author says sanctions are “turning into a form of collective punishment” against people in Iran.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2012 12:56 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
Turmoil over Iran
Are Western nations fuelling hysteria against the Islamic Republic?
Last updated: 17 Feb 2010 14:43 GMT
The aftermath of civil war
Sri Lanka's civil war ended four months ago but nearly 300,000 people remain in IDP camps.
Frost Over the World
Last updated: 14 Sep 2009 13:54 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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