#Iran

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • Article: UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’
    Health

    UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    2018 has seen an increase in attacks on medical facilities. Read more

  • Article: An Iranian Woman Who Removed Her Hijab Was Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison
    Girls & Women

    An Iranian Woman Who Removed Her Hijab Was Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

    By Daniele Selby|March 8, 2018

    More than 30 women have been arrested for taking off their headscarves, but most were not charged. Read more

  • Article: Half of Iranians Believe Wearing a Headscarf — or Not — Should Be a Private Choice
    Girls & Women

    Half of Iranians Believe Wearing a Headscarf — or Not — Should Be a Private Choice

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 5, 2018

    A recently released report from 2014 revealed support for the law is not as widespread as thought. Read more

  • Feature: Powerful Photos Capture Iranian Women Casting Off Their Hijabs in Protest
    FeatureGirls & Women

    Powerful Photos Capture Iranian Women Casting Off Their Hijabs in Protest

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Daniele Selby|Jan. 30, 2018

    Several women have recently taken off their headscarves to protest hijab laws. Read more

  • Article: Anti-Hijab Activist Who Became an Icon Might Be Missing in Iran
    Girls & Women

    Anti-Hijab Activist Who Became an Icon Might Be Missing in Iran

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 23, 2018

    Her photograph went viral when she defied to law to remove her hijab in public in December. Read more

  • Article: One of the Worst Oil Spills in History Is Getting Worse
    Environment

    One of the Worst Oil Spills in History Is Getting Worse

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2018

    And there’s little chance that it will be cleaned up. Read more