• A Death in TehranA Death in TehranFRONTLINE investigating the life and death of the woman whose image remains a potent symbol for those who want to keep Iran's reform movement alive. (Nov. 2009)
  • Showdown With IranShowdown With IranFRONTLINE examines the turn of events since 9/11 that help explain why Iran sees itself as the Middle East's most important player. Includes rare interviews with hardliners shaping policy. (Oct. 2007)
  • Iran: The Stem Cell FatwaIran: The Stem Cell FatwaFRONTLINE/World explores the unusual pairing of religious devotion and medical science as Iran becomes a hub of world-class embryonic stem cell research. (June 2009)
  • Iran: Forbidden IranIran: Forbidden IranFRONTLINE/World reporter Jane Kokan secretly films shocking evidence of the torture and murder of students and journalists opposed to Iran's clerical regime. (Jan. 2004)
  • Iran: Going NuclearIran: Going NuclearBBC reporter Paul Kenyon travels deep into Iran to investigate charges that Iran is secretly developing a nuclear bomb. A FRONTLINE/World report. (May 2005)
  • Iran: Voices From the StreetIran: Voices From the StreetWhat do ordinary Iranians really think about Americans and the 2008 presidential election? A FRONTLINE/World report. (Aug. 2008)
  • iWitnessiWitnessPhotojournalist Iason Athanasiadis-Fowden talks to FRONTLINE/World about his arrest and interrogation after covering the 2009 elections and subsequent protests. (July 2009)
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Video | The English Barrier (12/15/2012)

News | Majles Backflips in Election Law Folly; What's New Is Old in Nuke Policy (12/13/2012)

Media Watch | Conservative Bloggers in Iran: Beheshti and Citing Ahmadinejad (12/08/2012)

In Focus | Nasrin Sotoudeh Ends Hunger Strike after Daughter's Travel Ban Lifted (12/05/2012)

News | Sotoudeh in Critical Condition; 'Maturity' Test for Women's Passports? (12/04/2012)


Comment | The Complex Mechanics of Removing US Sanctions on Iran (12/27/2012)

Analysis | Drones and the US-Iran Shadow War (12/18/2012)

New Media | Against a Shattered Justice System, the Power of YouTube (12/18/2012)

Diaspora | Community (Re)Defined: Hailing Successes, Recognizing Failures (12/10/2012)

Debate | A Democratic and Unified Opposition Is a Strategic Imperative (12/07/2012)


Dispatch | A Faith of Their Own: Islam and Iranian Youth (12/04/2012)

Dispatch | Government in a Fog as Recession Looms ... or Has It Arrived? (11/29/2012)

Dispatch | Gaza and the Israeli-Hamas Conflict as Seen from Iran (11/24/2012)

Profile | Maryam's Temporary Matrimonies: A Story of Sigheh (11/23/2012)

Dispatch | The Iranian Take on Obama's Reelection (11/12/2012)


Elections | Defining Democracy Down: Iran's New Presidential Election Law (12/10/2012)

Elections | Senior Ayatollah: No Free Vote in Sight, Iran Ruled with 'Lies' (11/28/2012)

Briefing | Satellite Wars: Why Iran Keeps Jamming (11/20/2012)

Sanctions' Ill Effects | Part 2: A Looming Catastrophe (11/09/2012)

Sanctions' Ill Effects| Part 1: The Disappearance of Lifesaving Drugs (11/08/2012)


Society | A King Alone (11/27/2012)

Arts | Poetry in Translation: History and Romance in the Verse of H. E. Sayeh (11/21/2012)

Video | '10 Centimeters Too High': A Clerical Take on Sex Ed (11/17/2012)

Spotlight | Kiomars Moradi on 'The Skyless City' and What the Media Misses (11/09/2012)

Bta'arof | Not(e) from the Orient on the Repackaging & Reselling of Persian Pop (11/01/2012)