The arrest of a British-Iranian academic in Tehran has raised renewed concern about the safety of Iranian dual nationals who visit Iran.
The media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is warning that violations of press freedom are no longer the prerogative of authoritarian regimes and dictatorships.
Iran's exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi has said in a statement that the body unearthed on April 23 in Shahr-e Rey, Tehran, is most likely that of his grandfather, Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi Dynasty.
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.