Aug 19, 2014 — Simin Behbahani, renowned for her piercing and fierce language, published 19 books of poetry over the course of six decades.
Aug 15, 2014 — Also: J.D. Salinger's house is for sale; Lois Lowry says dystopian fiction is "passť."
Jul 18, 2014 — The U.S., Iran and five other nations have agreed to continue talks past their Sunday deadline.
Jul 15, 2014 — The U.S. secretary of state said he would consult with President Obama on a way forward ahead of a July 20 deadline. Meanwhile, Iran is showing some flexibility on its nuclear program.
Jul 12, 2014 — Police say the unidentified gunmen, wearing a mix of plain clothes and camouflage, killed dozens of people in eastern Baghdad.
Jun 16, 2014 — Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.
Jun 7, 2014 — Diplomats will meet in Geneva on Monday and Tuesday to try to seal an agreement over Iran's nuclear program, before a deadline of July 20.
May 5, 2014 — Nasrin Sotoudeh, one of Iran's most prominent human rights lawyers, says President Hassan Rouhani has opened a space for dissident voices, but the country is still a "big prison."
Apr 12, 2014 — Men and women ski on the same slopes. A rock band performs in the capital. It's all part of the constant tug-of-war between religious conservatives and those seeking more social freedoms.
Apr 11, 2014 — The moves comes after Congress approved legislation aimed at denying entry to Hamid Aboutalebi, who was part of a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.