Outline of Iran
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Iran:Iran – sovereign country located in Southwest Asia and the Middle East. Iran is bound by the Gulf of Oman and the P...
Outline of Iran - Wikipedia
Iran's ex-President Rafsanjani dies at 82
Iran's former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82 after a heart attack, media say.
Inside Iran | Special Report
Sky News has been given unprecedented access inside Iran, a deeply conservative nation that is undergoing radical change. From rare access to one of Tehran's...
Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist Shahram Amiri Accused Of Giving CIA Information
Shakram Amiri went missing in 2009 after leaving for a pilgrimage to Mecca, but appeared in a video in which he claimed to have been put under pressure to 'reveal information' to the CIA.
Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Iran has become the first country to officially ban Pokemon Go, with authorities citing “security concerns” as the reason for their decision. The Iranian High Council of Virtual Spaces, an official bo...
Iran Election: Reformists Poised To Win Seats
Early election results in Iran indicate major support for reformists and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who signed last year's landmark nuclear deal.
Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Iran: Historic Capitals
Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to the "king of kings." In this episode, we explore three historic capitals of ...
Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters
Human rights activists say approved bill, making girls vulnerable to the ruling from age 13, 'legalises paedophilia'
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Questioned Historical Authenticity Of Holocaust In Video On His Official Website
The Supreme Leader of Iran marked Holocaust Memorial Day yesterday by publishing a video disputing the authenticity of the genocide on his official website.  The three-minute video, titled Are the Dar...
China, Iran Agree To Expand Trade To $600 Billion In A Decade
China and Iran mapped out a wide-ranging 25-year plan to broaden relations and expand trade during the first visit by a Chinese leader to the Islamic republic in 14 years. President Xi Jinping met wit...
Iran Deal Could Further Slam Markets By Unleashing Oil Wave
Stocks across the Middle East tumbled as the easing of sanctions against Iran raised the prospect of a surge in oil supplies to a market already reeling from the lowest prices in more than a decade. S...
Jason Rezaian and three other US prisoners freed in Iran
Iran releases Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and three other Iranian-American prisoners as it anticipates the lifting of international sanctions.
Iran Releases 10 US Sailors Who Entered Territorial Waters
Iran has released 10 US sailors who were captured by Revolutionary Guards after entering Iranian waters, soothing tensions during a week when Iran is expected to receive the first wave of sanctions re...
Two US Navy Boats Are Currently In Iranian Custody
Two US Navy boats are currently in Iranian custody. Scarce details were available on the situation but the Associated Press reports that Iran officials said that the crews will be returned "promptly."...
Geography of Iran
Geographically, Iran is located in West Asia and borders the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Oman.Its mountains have helped to shape both the political and the economic history of the country ...
Geography of Iran - Wikipedia
Environment of Iran
Environmental issues in Iran include, especially in urban areas, vehicle emissions, refinery operations, and industrial effluents which contribute to poor air quality. Most cars use leaded gas and lac...
Environment of Iran - Wikipedia
Provinces of Iran
Iran is subdivided into thirty one provinces (Persian: استان‎ Ostān, plural استان‌ها Ostānhā), each governed from a local center, usually the largest local city, which is called the capital (P...
Provinces of Iran - Wikipedia
Counties of Iran
The counties of Iran, also called shahrestan (Persian: شهرستان‎ shahrestān), are administrative divisions of larger provinces (ostan). The word shahrestan comes from the Persian words shahr ("ci...
Counties of Iran - Wikipedia
Government of Iran
The politics of Iran take place in a framework of presidential democracy and theocracy in a format of Syncretic politics that is guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its...
Government of Iran - Wikipedia
Judicial system of Iran
A nationwide judicial system in Iran was first implemented and established by Abdolhossein Teymourtash under Reza Shah, with further changes during the second Pahlavi era.After the 1979 upheaval of th...
Judicial system of Iran - Wikipedia
Foreign relations of Iran
Foreign relations of Iran refers to inter-governmental relationships between Iran and other countries. Geography is very significant factor in informing Iran's foreign policy. Following the 1979 Irani...
Foreign relations of Iran - Wikipedia
International organization membership of Iran
Foreign relations of Iran refers to inter-governmental relationships between Iran and other countries. Geography is very significant factor in informing Iran's foreign policy. Following the 1979 Irani...
International organization membership of Iran - Wikipedia
Iran
Iran (/ɪˈrɑːn/ or /aɪˈræn/; Persian: ایران‎ [ʔiːˈɾɑn]), formerly known as Persia (/ˈpɜrʒə/ or /ˈpɜrʃə/), officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a coun...
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Cinema of Iran
The Iranian Film Industry (or the Cinema of Iran; in Persian: سینمای ایران) refers to the cinema and film industries in Iran which produce a variety of commercial films annually. Iranian art films ha...
Hassan Rowhani
Hassan Rouhani (Persian: حسن روحانی‎,  pronunciation ; born 12 November 1948 at Sorkheh, Semnan Province) is the seventh President of Iran, in office since 2013. He is also a former la...
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Jozan rug
Jozan rugs are made in the surroundings of the village Jozan - also spelled Josan - in the Iranian Malayer area. Jozan rugs are quality rugs of the Sarouk type often with designs as early 20th century...
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Mongol invasion of Central Asia
The Mongol invasion of Central Asia occurred after the unification of the Mongol and Turkic tribes on the Mongolian plateau in 1206. It was finally complete when Genghis Khan conquered the Khwarizmian...
2009-2010 Iranian election protests
Protests (Persian: ۱۳۸۸ تظاهرات انتخابات Tazahorat-e-Entekhabat-e-Hezar-o-Seesad Hashdad-o-hasht‎) against the 2009 Iranian presidential election results (a disputed victory by Iranian Preside...
2009-2010 Iranian election protests - Wikipedia