What's at the heart of recent protests over the Innocence of Muslims video? While it's tempting to point to religion as a source of conflict, the real issues involved are more complex, says Leena El-AliMore
Nowruz is one of the oldest celebrations in the world. It has been a fixture on the cultural calendar in many regions for more than 2,500 years. It marks the beginning of spring and also the change of seasons in the Iranian solar calendar. Sharam Ahad offers his impressions of the celebrations.