June 05, 2016|

Iran Belongs to Its Youth

In this radio documentary for Making Contact, Reese Erlich delves into the political and economic impact of Iranian youth on the country's government.

April 26, 2016|

In Tehran, Gallery Hopping is a Trend

Although Iranians have many external issues to deal with, ranging from pollution to the crippling economy, art in various forms remains an important part of their lives.

March 20, 2016|

Foreign Investments Spark Controversy in Iran

Following the Iran nuclear deal, international sanctions are being rolled back. While President Rouhani hopes to attract foreign investments, the issue remains contentious.

October 13, 2015

The Heart Sounds of Iran

Farzana Shah

Your child's doctor tells you that there is something wrong: there is a hole in her heart and she needs surgery, but we can't do it; we need to wait for a team to come. Panic, hope, anxiety.

June 12, 2009

Iran on the Edge

Iason Athanasiadis

After a hotly contested presidential election that resulted in street riots and a disputed claim to a renewed mandate by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran stands at a crossroads: between reformist and conservative leadership, between its revolutionary past and its post-revolutionary future.

Ahmadinejad's claimed landslide was met with...

June 04, 2007

Understanding Iran

Jessie Graham

On the surface, Iran is simply a theocracy in a standoff with the United States. But access to the everyday lives of Iranians gives a window into the country's complex web of culture, religion and politics. Despite decades of repressive leadership, Iran arguably has the longest-lived democratic movement in...

February 25, 2008| features Anuj Chopra's Iran project

OneWorld featured the Pulitzer Center's ongoing Iran project on February 25, 2008 in the Today's News section of its website. The mention highlights the recent photography of Anuj Chopra, stating that his "collection of photos taken in Tehran and Qom explores the intersection of the theocratic state and everyday life in Iran."