Country: Iran

Scene from 'Manuscript's don't burn' by Mohammed Rasoulof  (source: Festival Cannes)

Mohammed Rasoulof's ''Manuscripts Don't Burn''

Iranian Agents as Killers

Robert Fisk (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Interview with Robert Fisk on the War in Syria

A War That Won't End

Protests on Tahrir Square, Cairo (photo: Reuters)

The Aftermath of the Arab Spring

The Changing Map of Middle East Power

Supporters of PKK leader Öcalan near Diyabakir (photo: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)

Kurdish Rebels Retreating from Turkey

Finding a Safe Haven in Iraq

Man registering to vote (photo: MEHR)

Iran in the Run-up to the Presidential Election

Electoral Poker in Tehran

Israeli fighter jet (photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Air Attacks in Syria

Blinding Flashes in a Shadowy War

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsandjani (photo: ILNA)

Iran in the Run-up to Presidential Elections

The Reformers' Swan Song

A man wearing a gas mask and a boy run away from a combat zone in Aleppo, Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Essay by the Syrian Writer Fawwaz Haddad

Children of a Divided Nation

Image from the poster for the film 'In the Bazaar of Sexes'

The Documentary Film ''In the Bazaar of Sexes''

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Temporary Marriage in Iran

Arsham Parsi (photo: public domain)

Interview with LGBT Rights Activist Arsham Parsi

''Rights are never given; we have to fight for them''

Anti-government demonstration in Ramadi, Iraq, in February 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Iraq Ten Years after Saddam

Disenchanted Nation

An Iranian police officer standing in front of a poster of the Grand Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran (photo: mehrnews)

State Surveillance in Iran

''There's No Such Thing as Your Own Four Walls''

A young couple in Teheran (photo: Hartmut Niemann)

Living out of Wedlock in Iran

A Quiet Social Revolution

Protest against the Assad regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Civil War and Cultural Protest in Syria

''The Revolution Has Become an Orphan''

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo: IRNA)

Iran's Economic Crisis

On the Edge of the Abyss

Seyed Hossein Mousavian (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Hossein Mousavian

''Iran Will Not Negotiate under Threat''

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