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Iranian Glass "Sheesheh" - How Iran's Youth Got Hooked on Crystal Meth

Shermin Kruse | Posted 06.10.2014 | World
Shermin Kruse

Despite the minimal protections for victims of drug use and the Islamic Republic's typical manner of glossing over their domestic problems, Iran spends approximately one billion dollars per year on anti-drug operations.

Iranian Teens Snub Regime With Halloween Revelry

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 01.02.2012 | World
Tara Kangarlou

Over the past Halloween weekend some of the brazen young Iranians in Tehran put in practice their aspirations for openness and freedom as they participated in perilous gatherings that spoke to their knowledge of Western culture.

What Country Is Branding Teens As Traitors.. For Water Fights?

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran is trying to put down a new wave of civil disobedience – flash mobs of young people who break into boisterous fights with w...

Pink Floyd Hit Re-Worked As Iran Protest (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's politics and Pink Floyd make strange bedfellows in an updated take on the classic 1979 anthem "Another Brick In The Wall" sung by an exiled Ira...

The Many Crises of Iranian Youth

Navtej Dhillon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Navtej Dhillon

The dissension in Iran's polity emanates from a growing gap between the promises and the dim reality facing its young citizens. The current political turmoil marks the breakdown of an intergenerational bargain.