Life in Iran Today

Iranians count the cost of Nowruz traffic carnage

The Guardian: As the Iranian New Year holiday comes to an end, it is estimated that between 500 and 700 Iranians lost their...

Valentine’s Day finds a niche in Islamic Iran

AFP: Iran may reject Western influences, but Valentine's Day has become a growing phenomenon thanks to the romantically minded youth of the ...

Iran bans unofficial money trades after rial slip

Reuters: Iran's parliament cracked down on unofficial money traders on Sunday after new U.S. sanctions helped trigger a currency crash as Iranians rushed to...

Text of Iran political prisoner’s open letter

Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jan. 03 - A prominent Iranian political prisoner, Arjang Davoudi, has sent out an uplifting message commemorating the first anniversary...

Social rules clash with reality for Iran’s youth

Reuters: Twenty-one-year-old Iranian Farnoush has her own job but no longer her own telephone. By Hashem KalantariTEHRAN (Reuters) - Twenty-one-year-old Iranian...

Iran’s rich eat ice cream covered in gold as poor struggle to survive

Washington Post: Gold-flecked ice cream wasn’t part of the picture that Shiite Muslim clerics painted during the Iranian Revolution, when they promised to lift...

Prices go up in Iran capital

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 22 - The Iranian government’s refusal to halt its nuclear enrichment activities in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions resolutions...

Kish, Iran’s struggling holiday island

Iran Focus: Kish Island, Iran, Oct. 21 - The economic situation in Kish Island, located off the southern coast of mainland Iran in the...

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Iran Expats Call for UN Investigation of 1988 Massacre

Iranian expatriates have written United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to once again urge the international organisation to investigate the...

Nearly 70m Iranians Can’t Afford Rice

Nearly 70 million people in Iran cannot afford rice following price increases, according to the secretary of the Rice...

The Confusing Clutter of the JCPOA and Iran’s Hasty Begging

For the Iranian government and its officials, the Vienna negotiations about a new Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),...

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How Iran is giving oil sanctions the slip

BBC: A complete European Union oil embargo on Iran...