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Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

Los Angeles Times: More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in...

Iran kicks off its internal internet with government email

Wall Street Journal: It’s no secret that Iranian authorities don’t trust or like the Internet. This week, the Islamic Republic inaugurated the national...

Underground music flourishes in Iran

AP: Heavy metal guitarists jamming in basements. Headphone-wearing disc jockeys mixing beats. There's an underground music scene flourishing in Iran, despite government...

Iran cartoonists on tightrope during vote campaign

AFP: Press cartoonists say they are dodging "moving red lines" in the run-up to a June 14 presidential election in Iran, a country...

Iran funeral turns into political protest

AP: Video clips from Iran show mourners chanting opposition slogans at the funeral of a dissident cleric in the largest political protest in...

Iranian filmmaker makes it to Cannes amid secrecy

AFP: Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof, jailed in 2010 for anti-regime propaganda, told the Cannes Film Festival on Friday he knew his latest...

Internet in ‘coma’ as Iran election looms

AFP: Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers...

Sanctions help to stoke Iran property boom but bubble feared

Reuters: The Iranian property developer leant back in his chair, drew hard on a shisha pipe and looked down at photographs of a...

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Frustration of Iran’s Middle Class

These days, the middle class of Iran still maintains its cultural conditions, but economically it has collapsed into the...

Hamid Noury Contradicts His Own Testimony During His Trial

The fifth day of former Iranian prison official Hamid Noury’s own testimony at his trial in Sweden took place...

Iran: Militarization of the Country’s Education

After months of contention about the position of the minister of education, the Iranian regime’s president Ebrahim Raisi finally...

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Western Officials in Shock Over the Illegal Execution of a Juvenile Offender in Iran

On November 24, Iranian prisoner Arman Abdolali was executed...

Special Industries of Iran’s Government Are Drying Up the Country

Iran’s environmentalists and government experts know one of the...

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