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Marjane Satrapi, 'Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return'

Jonathan Cape, 2006; ISBN 0224080393; 352pp; £14.99


Tehran Peace Museum

A peace museum is a place where peace is given a space to grow, and visitors can learn about alternatives to the culture of war and violence.

Five good books

One of the most deeply educational books we've read is Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran by Roy Mottahedeh (Oneworld, reprinted 2000) which explores the texture of life in Iran a

Why the US fears Iran

Iran stands accused by the US of developing nuclear weapons, supporting global terrorism and insurgents and Afghanistan, and occasionally of suppressing democracy and human rights at home.

Making a grand bargain

International law does not ban uranium enrichment.

Hidden in the open

Suspicion of the media is widespread, not only in Britain. But is it really true that the mass media put out “propaganda”?

Iran: IAEA warns against war

Hopes for a peaceful resolution of the Iran crisis rest on the success of a “work plan” devised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to resolve concerns about Iran's nuclear past.

Iran opens door to peace But US/EU undermine UN inspectors

After four years of mounting tension, Iran has finally agreed to answer by December all questions about its nuclear programme posed by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Editorial: Iran's Lockerbie

The British legal system has begun finally to re-consider the conviction of the two Libyans jailed for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which came down over the Scottish town of Locke

Riots in Iran

On 26 June, riots broke out in Tehran after the government announced petrol rationing.