Saman Arastoo, an Iranian actor and director, was born a woman, but he soon found out that he is very different from his peers.
A Muslim seminary student has talked a young girl out of committing suicide in Tabriz, a city in northwestern Iran.
An anti-drug official says all Iranian men doing their military services are required to pass compulsory training courses on addiction prevention; otherwise, their military service completion certificate will not be issued.
Several Iranian artists and politicians gathered in a ceremony to raise money for the release of female prisoners jailed for unintentional crimes.
By making and selling such handicrafts as folklore dolls, the girls deprived of education in southeastern Iran welcome the Persian New Year.
A judge in southern Iran has sentenced a teenager charged with carrying illicit drugs to learn Islamic rules instead of going to jail.
Despite certain regulations on violence against Iranian women, the ones who suffer sexual abuse often don’t disclose it due to a lack of social support.
Kambiz Derambakhsh, an acclaimed Iranian graphic designer and cartoonist, has held a painting workshop for Iranian working children.
Geographical boundaries have split Iranians and Afghans, but they are two peoples with a common culture and language, says an Afghan poet who has become the first refugee in Iran to assume an official position.
A convict who had been sentenced to death for killing a boy at his 17 was pardoned by the victim’s next of kin.