Varzeshe Pahlavani is a mix of martial arts, wrestling and calisthenics. It has deep roots in Persian tradition going back centuries. The sport is officially closed off to women, but one female Iranian activist is trying to change that.
Cities and farmers in the Southwest are resorting to unsustainable strategies to pull in more water. Iran has tried many of these strategies and shows how they can go wrong.
Naysan Rafati, a senior Iran analyst with the International Crisis Group, joined The World's Carol Hills to discuss a recent agreement between Iran and the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency that will allow for the reset of monitoring devices at Iranian nuclear sites.
American authorities seized a range of Iran's state-linked news website domains they accused of spreading disinformation, the US Justice Department said.
Iran's president-elect said Monday he would not meet with President Joe Biden or negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program.
World powers were set to resume high level talks in Vienna on Tuesday focused on bringing the United States back into the nuclear deal with Iran, in their first session since comments surfaced from the Iranian foreign minister alleging that Russia once tried to scupper the pact.
An Iranian British woman long held in Tehran has been sentenced to another year in prison, her lawyer said Monday, drawing immediate criticism from Britain in the high profile case that has prompted international condemnation of Iran.
Iranian American composer Sahba Aminikia, who had to leave his homeland due to religious persecution, says his pain comes out in his music.
A British Iranian woman held in an Iranian prison for five years on widely refuted spying charges ended her sentence on Sunday, her lawyer said, although she faces a new trial and cannot yet return home to London.
A year after Iran's military mistakenly downed Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 with two surface-to-air missiles, the answers that have emerged from the disaster only seem to lead to more questions.