#Iran

  • Article: Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 9, 2019

    It is still unclear whether the ban is permanently lifted. Read more

  • Article: Iran's Poorly Paid Teachers on Nationwide Strike for Second Day

    Iran's Poorly Paid Teachers on Nationwide Strike for Second Day

    From Voice of America|Nov. 16, 2018

    Teachers staged a second round of strikes to push the government to carry out educational reforms. Read more

  • Article: FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums

    FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 9, 2018

    Iran has long barred women from attending male soccer matches. Read more

  • Article: Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years

    Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 18, 2018

    It’s unclear if the ban has been officially lifted. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more

  • Article: Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought

    Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought

    From Voice of America|June 22, 2018

    "This is not a victory," one women's rights activist said. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium

    Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    A ban traditionally forbids women from watching male sporting events. Read more

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

    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