Masih Alinejad is not opposed to the hijab, but she has created a Facebook page because she wants people to have the freedom to choose.
Seven young Iranians seen dancing in a video that went viral have been given suspended sentences of jail and 91 lashes each.
With its glittering mosques and spectacular landscapes, Iran's new leaders are overhauling visa requirements to boost its tourism industry.
Iran's reformists have backed Hassan Rouhani, a moderate cleric who has emerged as the dark horse candidate in the upcoming presidential election.
The Iranian authorities have accused Google Earth of being a tool for western spy agencies, and are now planning to launch an "Islamic" competitor.
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is shouldering the blame for the financial woes hitting the republic, writes Saeed Kamali Dehghan.
Iran has announced that it's prepared to launch missiles at US bases throughout the Gulf within minutes of any attack on the Islamic Republic.
Salman Rushdie is the subject of an Iranian computer game aimed at spreading the message about his "sin" against Islam to new generations.
Salman Rushdie, author of 'The Satanic Verses', is the subject of an Iranian computer game aimed at spreading the message about his "sin".
The blast at the al-Ghadir missile base at Bid Ganeh was so powerful it rattled windows 50 kilometres away in Tehran.