Armita Geravand is being treated in hospital following an incident on the Tehran Metro. Iran’s authorities denied any assault took place by the morality police.
Hundreds of people have been taking to the streets of Sweida, in Assad-controlled southern Syria, to demand a change in government as hyperinflation takes hold.
After Jordanian border police shot down a drone carrying crystal meth, experts tell VICE News it shows smugglers are no longer just focused on captagon.
The country’s media regulator has also banned the word “gender” as anti-LGBTQ sentiment grows.
The third anniversary of the biggest non-nuclear blast in history is being used by families of the 236 who died to call for an international inquiry.
The Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice set fire to guitars, harmonicas, and speakers in the western province of Herat.
A new wave of rebellion against the Iranian regime’s dress-code mandate for women is spreading across universities.
Video footage filmed by horrified onlookers shows the man, named as Vladimir Popov, succumbing to the attack near the Egyptian resort of Hurghada.
The amphetamine has become massive across the Middle East, fuelled by the Syrian dictator’s war machine. Now, he's being embraced by other leaders – if he cracks down on the drug.
Iran has so far carried out 209 executions this year, according to the UN, including a spate of hangings for blasphemy.