Country: Iran

A man casts his vote during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Tehran on 21 February 2020 (photo: Reuters/WANA/I. Tabatabaee)

Elections in the Islamic republic

Strong vote for a strong Iran?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in the capital Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Iranian Presidency)

E3, Russia and China

Solving the nuclear deal stalemate with Iran

Iranian bookshop owner Bijan Khalili from Los Angeles (photo: DW/Gero Schliess)

Contemporary Iranian literature

Reading outside the box

Islamists protest the release of Asia Bibi in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Hassan)

Human rights in the Islamic world

Battle cry "blasphemy"

Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor (photo: namaya.ir)

Portrait of Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor

Cultural emissary and grand master of the kamancheh

37th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Iran's 37th Fajr Film Festival

Politics collide with the big screen in Tehran

Image of Ayatollah Khomeini, Leader of the Islamic Revolution (source: Milad Alaei)

At Khomeini's service

Britain complicit in the crushing of Iran's Tudeh party

A couple hug in front of a wall in Jerusalem that depicts Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu kissing each other (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M.A. Shaers)

U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

Slave to the Trumpian impulse

Iranians in Kerman mourn the death of Qassem Soleimani, head of the Revolutionary Guard, killed in a U.S. drone strike, January 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

The longest duel

Iran and the USA square off

Iranian author Shokoofeh Azar (source: wilddingopress.com.au)

Book review: Shokoofeh Azar's "The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree"

Straight to the heart

Persepolis (photo: Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji)

Iran's monuments for humanity

Iranian author Pajand Soleymani (photo: private)

Book review: Pajand Soleymani's "Immer mit Zucker"

Bittersweet life

Iran expert and journalist Reza Alijani (source: YouTube)

Interview with Reza Alijani on Soleimani's assassination

In the wake of Iran's shadow commander

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