Iranian women have been forced by law to cover their hair since the 1979 Islamic revolution
Despite its often turbulent dealings with Israel, Iran has one of the world's largest and longest-established Jewish communities - and it's growing. Kim Sengupta reports from Tehran on their intriguing relationship with the country's establishment
Move leads to speculation that Tehran airport could seize back its role as express route to the Orient
Hardliners see many of their most senior leaders fall during a dramatic 24 hours in the nation's landmark elections
Princess Ashraf's glamorous life epitomised the excesses of her brother's rule
'The unjustly spilled blood of this oppressed martyr will no doubt soon show its effect'
(12A) Jafar Panahi, 82 mins. Starring: Jafar Panahi
Journalist accused of espionage after arrest in July 2014
Upmarket grills adorned with Americana are proving a hit in wealthy areas, finds Jason Rezaian in Tehran
Iran media reports claim the man was arrested after authorities spent months tracking him down
Visit by newly-appointed envoy will be first since British embassy in Tehran was stormed by activists in November 2011
Negotiations between six world powers and Iran aimed at preventing Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon reached a critical stage tonight, after foreign ministers gathered in Geneva in search of a breakthrough on an interim deal.
Optimism about potential breakthrough in decade-long dispute raised
Iranian President says his country 'will not bow its head to threats', though William Hague says deal possible in coming weeks.
Hopes rise for nuclear deal with Iran, to the fury of Israel and Saudi Arabia
John Kerry says ‘the window is open,’ as hopes rise of a constructive dialogue with country’s officials