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Iran: Political shakeup reveals leadership rift

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad abruptly fires 14 advisers, a move seen as a possible power grab.

Iran: Political shakeup reveals leadership rift
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In Iran, tombstones shaped like penises delight tourists

In Iran, tombstones shaped like penises delight tourists

Iran's Khalid Nabi Cemetery

Iran's Khalid Nabi Cemetery
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Iran: With a bow and arrow, a little bit of freedom

Iran: With a bow and arrow, a little bit of freedom
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The great Iranian cover-up

The great Iranian cover-up
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Lesbian Iranian seeks outlet in film

Iran doesn't officially have gay citizens, but then nobody asked Kiana Firouz.

Lesbian Iranian seeks outlet in film
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Iranians celebrate, for a change

Despite the Supreme Leader's fatwa, Iranians mark the New Year with bonfires, beauty treatments ... and even quiet protest.

Iranians celebrate, for a change
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Iran: little school, big dreams

A young soldier-turned-teacher with a dream — and a blog — gains worldwide attention for his 4-student school.

Iran: little school, big dreams
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Iran dissidents pay a high price

As two Iranians are hanged for taking part in protests, dissidents stuck in the country ponder their own fate.

Iran dissidents pay a high price
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What Iranian women do in hard times

Another cause for dissent in Iran, and one which has forced many women onto the Tehran subway to hawk trinkets, is economic hardship.

What Iranian women do in hard times
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Iranians hooked on Korean TV drama

Family time in Iran has turned into Korean TV drama time.

Iranians hooked on Korean TV drama
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Going to the beach, Iranian-style

A few hours' drive from the capital of one of the Islamic world's most conservative countries, one can find a respite from the heat and society's strict rules — just ask the women in bikinis.

Going to the beach, Iranian-style
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Iranians, in a rebellious mood, look to Israel

Quds Day, usually a chance for Iranians to express anti-Israeli sentiment, may provide a cover for those opposed to Ahmadinejad.

Iranians, in a rebellious mood, look to Israel