May 7, 2011
Despite strict censorship and bans imposed before and even after new books come out, Iran’s publishing industry continues to survive, if not exactly thrive.
April 28, 2011
Many migrate to the big cities in search of work. The trend is growing all the time and it's possible that within the next few decades there will be little left of these nomadic people. They are mainly known for producing beautiful handicrafts.
April 28, 2011
The car industry is of great strategic importance for the Iranian authorities and governments in the past have always emphasised the need to ensure the industry remains independent.
April 26, 2011
The Iranian authorities, who believe that the war ended with Iran’s victory, always try to keep the memories of the war alive. One way they do this is through programme in which groups of ordinary people visit the former front lines of the conflict.
February 28, 2011
As well as showing off four satellites made in Iran, they also announced plans to send a monkey 120 kilometres into space and build a launch pad and a space research centre.
December 20, 2010
As Christmas and the New Year approach, festive decorations appear in Christian parts of Tehran – and in other areas of the city, too.
December 10, 2010
The level of female participation in sports places Iran ahead of many other Islamic states, but it is still controversial at home.
November 10, 2010
Images of the autumn harvest of pomegranates; a fruit that has played an important role in Iranian life for thousands of years.
November 2, 2010
At public ceremonies staged all across Iran, the authorities destroy a wide range of banned goods, sending out a strong message of disapproval.
September 19, 2010
One of the funders is the office of the Supreme Leader’s representative for universities, which has a presence at all places of higher education.