Zein Basravi

Zein Basravi

Middle East

Iran's government blamed for failing economy 40 years later

Issues that led to a revolution 40 years ago in Iran still resonate with the people.

Iran's government blamed for failing economy 40 years later

Iran

Youth grappling with economic, cultural hurdles in modern Iran

Iran's young people speak nostalgically of a more liberal time before the revolution, the Iran they have never seen.

Youth grappling with economic, cultural hurdles in modern Iran

Middle East

Iran's post-revolution generation struggles to find its voice

Some leaders have acknowledged the need for a dialogue to address the concerns of the generation of Iranians born after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iran's post-revolution generation struggles to find its voice

Middle East

Iran shows military might amid anniversary

On the 40th anniversary of the revolution, the country's leaders try to convince the world of prowess gained since the Iran-Iraq war.

Iran shows military might amid anniversary

Middle East

Iran celebrates 40th anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution

Over the next 10 days, people across Iran will commemorate the events that gave birth to the modern Islamic Republic.

Iran celebrates 40th anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution

Middle East

Iran to mark 40th anniversary of revolution

The Islamic Republic of Iran was created after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile and his followers toppled the Shah.

Iran to mark 40th anniversary of revolution

Kenya

Kenya's new security conundrum after ousting al-Shabab

For many Kenyans pushing al-Shabab back into Somalia has given way to unforeseen threats closer to home.

Kenya's new security conundrum after ousting al-Shabab

Middle East

'Death to America': Iranians say it is only a rallying call

As tensions rise between Iran and US, some Iranians say 'death to America' chant should not be taken so seriously.

'Death to America': Iranians say it is only a rallying call

Middle East

Iran's Rouhani remains defiant, calls the US president 'racist'

With US sanctions coming into effect against Iran, the national mood is one of defiance, with war games and the Iranian president hurling insults at US President Donald Trump, but trouble may be ahead.

Iran's Rouhani remains defiant, calls the US president 'racist'

Iran

'Don't threaten us,' Iranians tell US as sanctions return

Thousands take part in annual anti-US demonstration, in show of defiance before latest bout of US-imposed sanctions.

'Don't threaten us,' Iranians tell US as sanctions return

Middle East

What will Iran sanctions mean for life in the Islamic Republic?

Anxiety spreads in Iran over looming sanctions that were lifted in the 2015 nuclear deal.

What will Iran sanctions mean for life in the Islamic Republic?

Middle East

After Ahvaz: Iran's national security worries and challenges

As questions swirl about the Ahvaz attack, Iranians eye Israel and hope for political change in the US.

After Ahvaz: Iran's national security worries and challenges