Iran

Science, Tech & Environment

Give peace parks a chance

Parks and natural areas can be an important part of international diplomacy and peace building between countries in conflict. That's according to University of Vermont professor Saleem Ali who edited the new book "Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution." Dr. Ali talked with host Bruce Gellerman.

Lifestyle & Belief

Qom report

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on Islamic scholars in the Iranian city of Qom who are taking full advantage of the latest technology to pursue their studies.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about a new CD inspired by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project. The album is by Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor and the American string quartet Brooklyn Rider. The CD is called "Silent City."

Politics

Iranians speak out on political conflict

Media restrictions make it difficult for Iranians to voice their opinion about the country's current political turmoil. But the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse travelled to the Iran-Iraq border, where he found some Iranians who were surprisingly outspoken.