While Iran continues to enforce Islamic punishment through its legal system, many Shiite clerics remain critical of such practices.
The long-standing competition for influence between Shiites' two holiest cities is growing.
What is the relationship between Iran and Yemen's Houthi community?
Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s longtime aid and potential presidential candidate, has been criticized for controversial remarks.
Relations between Iraq and Iran have grown rapidly recently, leading some to question whether a powerful alliance could emerge that threatens Western interests.
The phenomenon of temporary marriage in the Islamic Republic of Iran is explored in the documentary In the Bazaar of Sexes.
Protesters condemn Iran, Shiism and Muslim Brotherhood during demonstration in Heliopolis; Iranian chargé d'affaires blames protest on Syrian opposition.
Marginalized by both a patriarchal society and the narrow confines of Western feminist discourse, Muslim women are developing their own form of activism.
The Salafi Dawah and the Nour Party are launching campaigns against Egypt’s warming ties with Iran.
Dozens of Salafis staged a protest in front of Al-Azhar University in Nasr City in protest against the visit of an Iranian official.