Topic: Islamic Revolution of Iran

Shia theologian and philosopher Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari (photo: DW)

Political Islam and violence

A question of power

Putting the finishing touches to Ayatollah Khomeini′s mausoleum south of Tehran (photo: Tasnim)

Cultural policy and architecture in Iran

Far from an Islamist Utopia

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

A report by Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

″Pinning our hopes on a murderer″

Saudi troops on their way to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Iran

Defeat Islamic State - or become it

Hassan Khomeini (photo: Isna)

Elections in Iran


Even Khomeini can be disqualified

Iranian woman during an election rally for Hassan Rouhani (photo: FARS)

Iran′s image in the Arab world

Conservative regime and open-minded society

World map showing the Middle East (source: Deutsche Welle)

Iran-Saudi conflict

The Middle East′s Cold War

A young Iranian woman holds up a banner emblazoned with the word ″Change″ (photo: AP)

Iran and its authors

The perils of writing

The Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Maryam Aras)

Interview with the Iranian author Fariba Vafi

"Cliches have no place in writing″

Ali Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Official Supreme Leader website)

Sunni–Shia relations

Iran's futile bid for ecumenism within Islam

Anti-American graffiti outside the former US embassy in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

US–Iranian relations

The end of Iran's Islamic Revolution

Mohammad-Ali Sepanlou (photo: private)

Obituary: Mohammad-Ali Sepanlou

A master of contemporary Iranian letters

Two photos showing two women wearing different types of veils in front of a holy site in Iran (photo: Mehr)

Moderates versus hardliners in Iran

New freedoms, old prohibitions

An Iranian father with his three children at a playground in Tehran (photo: ISNA)

Family policy in Iran

Children for the revolution

 Ayatollah Khomeini arriving in Iran on 1 February 1979 (photo: Getty Images/Afp/Gabriel Duval)

Interview with Iran expert Bahman Nirumand

"Everyone believed Khomeini's promises"

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (photo: dapd)

US Strikes People's Mujahedin of Iran off Terror List

The Schizophrenia of US Foreign Policy