Iran

FRONTLINE
Our Man in Tehran, Part 2 of 2

 

More surprising encounters inside the closed society with NYTimes correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. Whether protests about headscarves, visits to America, or dreams of martyrdom, Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds.

 

 

INDEPENDENT LENS
When God Sleeps

 

Explore the journey of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi, forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa (Islamic ruling) for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women, sexism and human rights abuses.

 

 

FRONTLINE
Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia, Part 2 of 2

 

Examine the dangerous rivalry that has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, see how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.

 

Part 2
While Iran extends its power from Iraq into Syria and Lebanon, Saudi Arabia is making a stand in Yemen, with deadly consequences for the region.