Between November 15 and 18, hundreds of people were killed in Iran when the government cracked down on protests that had been sparked by a hike in petrol prices.
A video broadcast on Iranian television claims to show a drone flying over a United States aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. Some of the footage is false, and some are out of context. The FRANCE 24 Observers team analyzed the video and separated fact from fiction.
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!
An Iranian fisherman created a scandal when he shared footage of himself riding on the back of a whale shark in the open waters of the Persian Gulf in early July.
In Afghanistan, cycling is a major taboo for girls, and often viewed as a sin. But some brave girls joined a freestyle cycling club in Kabul
Outside a female futsal match in Iran, a group of men protested the country’s ban on watching members of the opposite sex play sport.
In Iran, changing sex is legal. But it’s not easy. Our Observer Saman Arastou explains what it’s like to be transsexual in the Islamic Republic.