Water bankruptcy looms in Iran

Water bankruptcy looms in Iran

Lydia Noon reports on an escalating crisis.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

Open Window - Fashion

This month's guest cartoonist is Payam Boromand from Iran.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
New app could help Iranians avoid morality police

New app could help Iranians avoid morality police

Hazel Healy reports on an innovation that could help women in Iran.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
A volley of protest in Iran

A volley of protest in Iran

Human Rights Watch has thrown its weight behind a challenge to Iran’s ban on women watching volleyball matches. Kelsi Farrington reports.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
A traditional teahouse in Isfahan; jeans sellers in Isfahan; a street scene in Jolfa, East Azerbaijan province; women picnicking by the roadside in Shiraz (see main text); selling fish in Kermanshah.

Country Profile: Iran

The facts, figures and images of Iran.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

Where are they now? Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani

The Iranian women's rights activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our March 2007 issue.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
From Iran, The Green Wave.

The silver screen behind the Spring

Feature films can tell us much about the cultural background to recent events in North Africa and the Middle East. Malcolm Lewis has been watching some of them.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011
When the US is involved in, say, Iraq or Afghanistan, that's called ‘stabilization’. If Iran tries to increase its influence, that's destabilization.

New book by Noam Chomsky

Beware Americans talking ‘stability’, warns Noam Chomsky.

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NI 441 - China - makers of the miracle - April, 2011

Interview with Parvin Ardalan

Interview with Parvin Ardalan who is at the heart of the struggle for women's rights in Iran.

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011
Wajeha al-Huwaider demands the right to drive.

From the edge

A gay Iraqi, a Jewish Iranian and a Saudi feminist tell their stories

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
African village January, 2017
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
Nature's defenders October, 2011
China - makers of the miracle April, 2011
Up in arms March, 2011
Islam in power October, 2009
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