Topic: Islamic Revolution of Iran

Mehrnousch Zaeri-Esfahani  (photo: Christina Laube)

Book review: Mehrnousch Zaeri-Esfahani's "33 Arches and a Teahouse"

A million butterflies in my head

Abolhassan Banisadr (photo: Peter Weis)

Interview with Iranian dissident Abolhassan Banisadr

Selling the revolution on

Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad (photo: private)

The influence of Iran′s religious foundations

Faith and profit enshrined

Iranian author Abbas Maroufi (photo: Volker Kaminski)

Interview with the Iranian writer Abbas Maroufi

″Self-censorship is the worst″

Iranians at a rock concert on Kish Island, Iran (photo: Mehr)

Iran′s image in the West

Sheer incredulity

Young Iranian women in front of a shopping mall in Tehran′s northwest (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Mehri)

Ramita Navai: ″City of lies. Love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran″

Where nothing is allowed, yet anything is possible

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

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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

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