AREA1,648,195 sq km
GDP307,656 milion € (2013)
INFLATION18,0% (2014)
MEDIAN AGE28 years

40 tough years

The rial has dropped by 70% in four months and oil by 40%. Many companies are closing and the middle class has seen its spending power obliterated
Sergio Colombo

Showdown time for the regime

The economy is buckling under the new US sanctions.  The rial's value has dropped 400% and inflation and unemployment are soaring.
Pejman Abdolmohammadi

The eclipse of the Shia Crescent Tehran’s

Tehran’s expansion policies have created inconceivable alliances. The US, Israel, Russia, Syria and even Saudi Arabia united to stop Iran.
Eugenio Dacrema

The 90s generation that can change Iran

The majority of those Iranians who ended up in jail during the recent demonstrations is younger than 25 years old. They dream to climb the social ladder and to obtain higher salaries. They do not have ideological references, but they demand changes. They have got nothing to lose. These are the new subjects and subjectivites of the Islamic Republic’s street politics
Stella Morgana