Iranian women's rights activist condemns Western feminists for wearing... 03/04/2019 Culture
A women's rights activist in Iran has said it is 'insulting' for Western visitors to wear the hijab in an attempt at solidarity. Masih Alinejad, who ...View Details»

Shocking moment morality police RUN OVER 'a female student protesting ... 01/11/2018 Military
Women were protesting against hijab at Sohanak University, east of Tehran Police van pushes a standing protester down a road for around 50 yar...View Details»

Iran: Authorities arrest 29 women accused of throwing off headscarfs ... 03/02/2018 Culture
Police describe women as 'deceived' for taking part in anti-hijab campaign Caroline Mortimer @cjmortimer At least 29 women have been arreste...View Details»

Young Iranian chess grandmaster expelled from national team for not we... 22/02/2017 Sports
*** © PowerPlayChess / YouTube Iran has banned 18-year-old chess grandmaster Dorsa Derakhshani from competing for the national chess team for not we...View Details»

Persian quatrain celebrates Messiah Jesus in secret bosom of Shia shri... 26/12/2016 Culture
CHARMINAR: The syncretism of the Deccan in general and the city of Hyderabad in particular is something which the scholars and residents swear by alik...View Details»

How the Ramayana in Persian became a romance as well as a heroic saga ... 10/03/2016 Arts
Akbar’s Ramayana marked the beginning of repeated retellings of the story, continuing well into the nineteenth century. Audrey Truschke For the Mughal...View Details»

Iran names Greco-Roman athletes for Takhti Cup ... 10/01/2015 Sports
Iran names Greco-Roman athletes for Takhti Cup TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Iranian team announced the name of its Greco-Roman athletes to attend the 35th ...View Details»

Why are some women taking hijab-free photos in Iran? ... 13/05/2014 Culture
Producer Shirin Jaafari May 12, 2014 One user sent this picture to the Facebook page "Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women" set up by Alinejad. It com...View Details»