The footage is impressive: It shows a surfer riding an immense wave, and he looks miniscule against the towering wall of water. The video was filmed back in 2017 but it recently popped up on social media and started circulating widely.
A number of readers in West Africa sent messages to the FRANCE 24 Observers team asking us to fact-check a video that has been shared across WhatsApp groups in the region. In the video, a palm tree is apparently floating through the air, as if by magic.
A video showing two young boys being mistreated by a municipal worker has caused an uproar in Iran. The image is shocking: the man filming asks the boys to eat the flowers that they were selling in the street – or face deportation.
In Iran, a drowning lizard was saved by forest rangers who gave it mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. And that’s not all – Iranian rangers have also raised funds through Instagram to help save thousands of animals from drought!
It’s a get-rich-quick scheme that stings. In quite a few countries, but particularly in Iran, people are trying to turn scorpion’s venom into fortunes. They’ve invested time and
While alcohol has been illegal in Iran since the Islamic Republic’s creation in 1979, liquor is readily available on the black market, whether it’s smuggled from abroad or produced by local bootleggers.
I participated recently in a debate on France24 about Iran and France relation after Paris has frozen assets of Iran’s intelligence services over alleged bomb plot by Tehran.