A Guide to Travelling Iran: Ethnic Discrimination in Ahvaz and Kermanshaw

There are numerous ethnic groups in Iran who claim discrimination and persecution at the hands of the Iranian government. Every Iranian I talk to has a different opinion on what's really happening in the country. These were my experiences travelling through Iran.

A Guide to Travelling Iran: History and Culture in Persepolis and Shiraz

As I travel through Iran, I learn about the ancient Persian empires and the Sufi poet Hafiz.

World Policy Journal: Smoking Opium in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2016)

The Islamic Republic of Iran borders the world's principal area of opium production known as the Golden Crescent and is a key drug trafficking trade route to Europe. So how does the country battle drug smugglers and the increasing amount of citizens addicted to drugs?

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