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Iranian demonstrators burn a US flag during a rally in Tehran to show their support of Iran’s decision to pull out from some part of nuclear deal. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday that Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a US navy fleet coul(...)

The spoils of a cooking class in Tehran

The week before Christmas, I find myself on the first floor of St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, sweating under the weight of my heavy winter coat a(...)

Atoosa Sepehr: in writing the book, Sepehr wanted to promote Iranian food and culture, ‘and show the other side of Iran because all we hear is the bad news’.

One fateful evening in 2007, Atoosa Sepehr was out with friends in her home town of Isfahan in central Iran, saying goodbye as she prepared to leave f(...)

Louise Allen is spreading the word about what’s happening in craft here in Ireland.

Go back in time through thousands of years, or travel thousands of miles, and you’ll find a common thread linking people together. We all make things,(...)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (left) during a meeting with heads of parliament commissions in Tehran on January 1st. Photograph: EPA

Overnight clashes between protesters and security forces in Iran killed nine people, state television reported on Tuesday, including some rioters who (...)

Ko Pha Ngan food market in Thong Sala. Photograph: Ido Arbeit

La Cuisine restaurant, in the old town of Villefranche in the south of France is a very unassuming little restaurant that we stumbled upon for lunch. (...)

The historical village of Abyaneh

On February 26th, as Irish people voted in the general election, 60 per cent of Iranians also voted. The result was a momentous loss of seats for har(...)

In a highly publicised case in 2011, Ameneh Bahrami (above), a victim of acid attack, received international praise after pardoning her attacker hours before surgeons prepared to blind the man with acid. Ms Bahrami was disfigured and blinded in both eyes because she had repeatedly spurned her attacker’s offer of marriage. File photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

In a literal application of the sharia law of an eye for an eye, an Iranian man convicted of blinding another man in an acid attack has himself been b(...)

A picture released by the official website of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him waving to the crowd as he drives through the historic Iranian city of Isfaha. Photograph: AFP

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani berated the world’s nuclear powers Wednesday, saying atomic weapons had not kept them safe and reiterating that his(...)

A photograph of Reyhaneh Jabbari from a Facebook page dedicated to highlighting her case.

A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hangedtoday, the official news agency IR(...)

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