A big share of Iran’s economy is owned by the business wings of the armed forces.
Cuts and hikes in all the wrong places?
Iranians have long taken national pride in their natural resource wealth. But ordinary people aren’t seeing the benefits.
Once again, sharply rising food prices contribute to turmoil.
Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.
Iran’s economy continues to struggle with not finding enough jobs for its young.
More than 20 languages are spoken as a first language by 50 million or more people.
Which language has entered common usage in the greatest number of countries?
The world’s second- and third-most populous countries share a linguistic diversity.