He was the only child in his family to survive Saddam Hussein's 1988 chemical-weapons attack on the Iraqi Kurdish city of Halabja. After being adopted in Iran, Zmnako Muhammad Ahmad has made the emotional journey back home to discover his roots.
The BBC says it is appealing to the United Nations to protect the human rights of its journalists and their families amid an escalation of persecution and harassment by Iranian authorities.
Iran says it has sentenced an unidentified British-Iranian national to six years in prison for spying.
Iranian state media reports that authorities have recovered the black box from a Turkish private jet that crashed in southwestern Iran on March 11, killing all 11 people onboard.
Direct flights between Iran and Serbia have resumed after a gap of 27 years with the landing on March 10 of an IranAir jet at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport.
British police arrested four people who had climbed on to a balcony of the Iranian embassy in London and waved flags in an apparent protest against the government in Tehran.
Amnesty International says two Iranian human rights activists are enduring "appalling treatment" in a prison outside Tehran.
A video of unveiled women singing a feminist song on Tehran's subway to mark International Women's Day could lend weight to recent hijab protests.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has accused foreign "enemies" of funding recent protests over the compulsory hijab.
Thousands of women marched in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kosovo, Ukraine, and elsewhere around the globe on International Women's Day, demanding equal rights and denouncing harassment and abuse
Several women who had attempted to gather in Tehran to mark International Women’s Day have been detained, reports said.
The widow of an Iranian-Canadian environmentalist who died in a Tehran prison last month in disputed circumstances has been prevented from leaving the country, her two sons have said.