While Western media and social networks have lauded the courage of young Kurdish female fighters, the Iranian press has praised their older, male Iraqi Peshmerga counterparts.
Iran's parliament has rejected President Hassan Rohani's nominee for the post of science minister, saying he is not fully committed to Islamic values.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran is warning about a surge in executions by the Islamic republic.
Iranian authorities have warned domestic media over their coverage of a string of acid attacks targeting young women in the city of Isfahan.
In a newly released video, Iranian artist Ali Molavi has asked a group of citizens in the Iranian capital what they're afraid of.
Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that 130 people have been hospitalized in the southeastern city of Zahedan after inhaling toxic gas.
On October 26, the Iraqi government claimed a significant victory for its troops and Shi'a militias near Baghdad: the recapture of the key Islamic State-held town of Jurf al-Sakhar.
A senior Iranian official has blamed recent acid attacks in the historic city of Isfahan on foreign agents and enemies of the Iranian "revolution."
Iranian security forces have released rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh after detaining her for several hours in Tehran following a protest.
The United States has condemned Iran's hanging of a woman found guilty of murdering an ex-intelligence officer who she said tried to rape her.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has called the acid attacks against women "inhumane deeds" and ordered law enforcement officials to find those responsible.
Iranian authorities have hanged a 26-year-old woman for the murder of a former intelligence official.