John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran.
The oil crisis of the 1950s led to the overthrow of a democratically elected government.
The fall of the Shah led to the creation of the world's first Islamic republic.
BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson reflects on recent events in Iran.
What power does Iran's Revolutionary Guard wield and what will they do now?
Kamin Mohammadi says life under an authoritarian regime is lived more creatively.
Could a hot war with Iran be about to start? Analysis probes the West's options.
The upcoming elections, the economic crisis and the legacy of Robert Mugabe
Sue MacGregor gathers five people who helped to bring independence to Zimbabwe in 1980.