iran

agenda

Otherworldly Photos of a Dying Lake in Iran

Lake Urmia was once the largest salt lake in the Middle East, but now it is set to vanish altogether
Ebrahim Noroozi
3.14.19
agenda

Photographing the Grim Spectacle of Public Executions in Iran

WARNING: Some people may find these images disturbing
Ebrahim Noroozi
2.19.19
Noisey News

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Is Tweeting Tupac Lyrics Now

"It's time to fight back that's what Huey said. Two shots in the dark, now Huey's dead," the hardline former President of Iran tweeted yesterday, on the 52nd anniversary of the inception of the Black Panther Party.
Alex Robert Ross
10.16.18
Interviews

Hardcore Legends Racetraitor Are on a Mission to Defeat White Supremacy

Stream the reunited, militantly anti-racist Chicago metallic hardcore partisans' new album, '2042,' and read our in-depth interview with vocalist Mani Mostofi.
Kim Kelly
10.14.18
Features

Rap is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene is Flourishing

"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Quentin Müller
5.7.18
war

Israel and Iran Are Inching Closer to Actual War

A wayward drone, airstrikes, a downed Israeli jet—here's what this weekend's scuffle means for the coming year in a volatile region.
Matt Taylor
2.13.18
Iran protests

Iran Is Blocking the Internet to Shut Down Protests

Reports say mobile services like Telegram have been shut down as protests continue across the country.
Ankita Rao
1.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia Tells Nauru Refugees to Separate From Their Families

To increase their chances of US immigration, detainees are being encouraged to cut ties with their spouses and children forever.
Katherine Gillespie
12.6.17
New music

Siyahkal's "خند بزن ای برادر / Smile Brother" Is Explosive Persian Hardcore

Listen to the Toronto band's wild new tape of lurching and menacing punk rock.
Tim Scott
10.14.17
WTF

Why Iran Is Turning Onions into Jewelry

Onions are an Iranian's best friend?
Alex Swerdloff
8.11.17
refugees

Surviving on the Streets of Jakarta As an Afghan Teen Asylum Seeker

Hazara asylum seekers are trapped in a never-ending purgatory as Western nations try to shut them out.
Claire Molloy
8.3.17
iran

Does Trump Have America on a Path to War with Iran?

The Trump administration hates the Iran nuclear deal—and it looks increasingly like one way or the other, the Obama-era detente may be toast. Conflict could follow.
Mike Pearl
7.25.17
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