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Saman Arastoo

Agonizing Odyssey of Iranian Transsexual: From Despair to Survival

Saman Arastoo, an Iranian actor and director, was born a woman, but he soon found out that he is very different from his peers.
Kindergarten

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs in Iranian Kindergartens

The growing number of child sexual assaults in Iran has convinced the government to introduce a bill in the Parliament on teaching sexual issues in kindergartens and pre-schools.
women

New Law in Iran Reduces Women’s Working Hours

A directive on the reduction of women’s weekly working hours has been communicated to executive bodies in Iran.
Christmas

Iranian Charity Helping Poor Christians during Christmas

While Christians are celebrating Christmas and the New Year throughout the world, an Iranian charity has been raising funds to provide aid packages for poor Armenians living in Iran.
Azam

Drug Addict Receives 30-Year Prison Term after Torturing His Wife

A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.
drugs

Iran seizes 422 tons of illicit drugs in eight months

The volume of illicit drugs seized has registered a 21 percent rise in the eight months to December 22 compared with corresponding period last year.
Rigi

From Rigi the Terrorist, to Rigi the Teacher

Unlike Abdolmalek Rigi, the terrorist, Ramin Rigi is a teacher from Sistan and Baluchestan who not only educates but also helps deprived students.
Drugs

Policía de Irán ha decomisado 372 toneladas de drogas

El sub jefe de la Policía Nacional, General de brigada Escandar Momeni, informó de la incautación de unas 372 toneladas de drogas desde el inicio de este año...
Europe Source of Dangerous Weed Smuggled into Iran

Europe Source of Dangerous Weed Smuggled into Iran

An Iranian official says a dangerous type of illicit drug is being smuggled into the country from a number of European states.
village

Iranian Rural Population Is Decreasing

The undesirable living conditions in Iranian villages, including drought, have forced villagers to gradually abandon rural areas, and this has resulted in a sharp decrease in population of villages, an Iranian official said.

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