Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, women in Iran have been forced to accept second-class citizenship, as Shiite religious leaders control most aspects of women’s lives.
Just as Iran’s centre ground was collapsing under political pressure, Donald Trump offered the hardliners a gift.
Iran is a dangerous mischief-maker in the Middle East – but scrapping the nuclear deal will probably make things worse.
11 activists have died in prison since Iran’s mass protests were crushed in January. Now, some detainees’ families are keeping a daily vigil outside jails. It’s a sign that unrest in Iran is not over.
Although the unrest that shocked Iran’s ruling elite appears to be over, there are several reasons to think this won’t be the last time disaffected citizens take to the streets.
With a hollowed-out agenda and a cynical attitude to corruption, Iran’s reformist forces have squandered their people’s trust.
Iran’s main opposition is loath to embrace a new wave of protesters. It may soon have no choice.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
The deal will give a much-needed boost to Iran’s economy and lend important support to Rouhani’s government.
Will President Rouhani, who has spoken up for gender equality, give women a chance in his second term?
Between an electorate hungry for change and a powerful hardline elite, Hassan Rouhani has his work cut out for him.
Handing over censorship to authors and writers themselves may actually make it harsher.
The election TV debates have shown the candidates to be out of touch.