Earthquake survivors are living in tents in western Iran.
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The Nov. 12 earthquake wasn't centered on any known major faults in the Earth's crust. In its wake, scientists will collect data to add detail to what they know about seismic activity in the area.
A kingdom under pressure is fomenting crisis elsewhere.
The daily newspaper ‘Arman’ bore a picture of US President Donald Trump with a headline which reads “Isolation of Mr. Goof”, on October 14, 2017.
The Trump administration's change of US policy toward Iran has reinforced hardliners' ambitions and nationalistic feelings, complicating an already difficult situation in the region.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump's speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
People walk around the old main bazaar of Tehran, in Iran, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
AP Photo/Vahid Salemi
Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
News of Trump’s plan reaches Tehran.
The president hasn't pulled out of the agreement but decertifying it has serious implications.
Donald Trump’s justification for decertifying the Iran nuclear deal stems from his view that Iran is violating the deal’s spirit.
Aside from vague threats of violence and suggestions he could 'renegotiate' the Iran nuclear agreement, Donald Trump has provided little in the way of coherent or viable policy options.
Biomedical engineering involves the application of engineering solutions to medical problems. Employment in the field is projected to grow 23 per cent from 2014 to 2024.
One professor explains how war in Iran led her to a career in biomedical engineering - a rapidly growing field that offers students exciting opportunities to serve humanity.
War of words (for now).
Trump seems to think all potential nuclear agitators are alike. He's wrong, and perhaps disastrously so.
When is might right?
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Most Americans don't want the United States to be the world's policeman. Do the experts agree?
Trump talks tough at the U.N. General Assembly.
The president threatened North Korea and decried the decimation of the American middle class – but didn’t have much praise for the work of the United Nations.
Donald Trump has described Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as the ‘worst deal ever’.
A policy tug-of-war is taking place in the Trump White House over what to do about Iran.
President Hassan Rouhani, here in parliament, is taking Iran to a new level of involvement in the Middle East.
Despite US threats, Iran seems to have emerged more powerful than ever, expanding its sphere of influence in the Gulf region and in the Levant.
Here’s the script accompanied by a lot of bombast, signifying not much. North Korea launches another missile – its 18th for the year and 80th since Kim Jong-un assumed power in 2011. This time it travels…
An addict prepares heroin in Lamu on the east coast of Kenya.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.
The offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State has damaged thousands of structures in the historic Old City.
The West needs to push for local action against Islamic State's reign of terror in the Middle East. States in the region must find solutions to the conflicts to bring peace and stability.
Mural in Tehran.
The US wanted to 'manage' Iran in the Cold War.
Cities have always been more than a dense collection of people. They are labs of innovation, hotbeds of crime and inequality, architectural stunners, decaying ruins and everything in between.
Iranians watch a soccer match between Iran and Uzbekistan at a Tehran cafe last month. Compared to their neighbours, Iranians are not plagued by ethnic tensions.
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Unlike its neighbours, Iran's different ethnic groups live in relative peace and harmony. Given terrorism is often spurred by ethnic conflict, will Iranians be spared further terrorist attacks?
The deal will give a much-needed boost to Iran's economy and lend important support to Rouhani's government.