Tuesday Mar 11
Foolad defeats Al Fateh in AFC Champions League
AHVAZ Foolad of Iran beat Saudi Arabia's Al Fateh in the AFC Champions League thanks to a goal from Bakhtiar Rahmani.
Two explosions near the Iranian Culture Center in Beirut, casualties reported
Protests against a TV series called Sarzamine Kohan erupted in several Iranian cities, including Dezful and Ahvaz in the oil-rich Khuzestan province.
Docudrama stirs outrage among Iran's Bakhtiaris
A TV series based upon historical events that occurred in Iran in the aftermath of the Allied occupation of the country during the Second World War has provoked outrage from the Bakhtiari ethnic group.
The New Zealand Herald
Report: Iran state TV halts series after protests
Iranian media say state TV has stopped broadcasting a series after protesters in the southwest claimed it insulted a prominent local tribe.
Iran's severe water shortage may lead to rationing
Iran is facing a water shortage so severe residents of the capital Tehran and other major cities may face rationing in the coming year.