Life in Iran Today

Locals in oil-rich city contemplate Iran’s economic future

Iran Focus: Ahvaz, Iran, Aug. 19 - On a recent sunny afternoon down south in Iran's oil heartland, Majid, an engineer in his 30s...

Iran activist’s personal account of activities against the state

Iran Focus: Tehran, Aug. 13 - The following is a personal account emailed to Iran Focus by a pro-democracy activist of activities earlier this...

Price of goods increasing in Iran

Iran Focus: Tehran, Aug. 07 - Prices for basic necessities have increased dramatically in Tehran, including for public transportation and food. ...

Woman, 24, self-immolates out of poverty

Iran Focus: Dehdasht, Iran, Jul. 5 - Sadras Koushkizadeh, 24, married with a three-year-old daughter, died on Saturday in the south-western city of Dehdasht...

950,000 child wives live in Iran

Iran Focus: Tehran, Jul. 04 - Nearly a million Iranian children - mostly girls - are married due to provisions in Iran's Islamic marriage...

71 women passengers denied boarding flights

Iran Focus: Tehran, Jun. 14 - Some 210 men and 112 women have been arrested for promiscuous conduct in airports in Iran over the...

Braving death: The last words of Arash Rahmanipour

Iran Focus: London, Jun. 08 - Arash Rahmanipour and Mohammad Reza Ali Zamani were hanged on 28 January 2010 after being convicted of Moharebeh...

Tortured and raped for protesting in ‘Doghouse’ prison

Iran Focus: Tehran, May 28 - Inmates of a prison cellblock in Karaj known as the "Doghouse" are harassed and tortured; their hands, feet...

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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...

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

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