Iran has arrested a Culture Ministry official after people danced in public in the northeastern city of Mashhad, the judiciary said on April 19.
Protests in the majority Kurdish regions of western Iran continued this week, with merchants going on strike.
With no officially sanctioned women's league to play in, a 16-year-old in Kabul has set up her own cricket team to get on the pitch.
Iranian Physicist Narges Mohammadi has been awarded the American Physical Society’s 2018 Andrei Sakharov Prize while in prison in Iran.
Nearly one quarter of Iranian adults suffer from a mental illness, according a new report issued by Iran’s Health Ministry.
A prominent Iranian scientist and deputy head of the Islamic Republic’s Department of Environment has apparently resigned from his post.
The president of Iran’s Football Federation, Mehdi Taj, has been summoned to court over his decision to allow a player to return to the national team after playing against Israeli athletes.
A branch of Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a Kurdish citizen, his lawyer said in an exclusive interview with Radio Farda’s Mahtab Vahidi Rad.
Moscow says Syrian air defenses intercepted the majority of the missiles launched in a U.S.-led strike. Washington says the mission hit every target.
An Iranian resident of Sweden, Kamran Ghaderi, who started his march for Iran’s Freedom about a year ago in Stockholm has been detained after entering his homeland.
Tehran’s firebrand Friday Prayer leader has lambasted those who compare today’s Iran with the period that Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi reigned over the country.
France's Cannes film festival has made a show of support for dissident directors in Iran and Russia in unveiling its selection of films to compete for the festival's Palme d'Or prize.