Highly educated Iranian who return to the country to contribute to progress often find it impossible to live within the Islamic Republic system.
Though sanctions were lifted in 2015, Iran’s attempts to buy airplanes from Western manufacturers have stalled over fears the nuclear deal may be scrapped.
Tehran’s representative in parliament has criticized the intelligence arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), accusing it of rights abuses.
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.