From the allDAY blog
Beyond the veil
The lives of women in Iran
Iranian law still favors men, but women in that country are more educated and have a more visible role in life than in many other Islamic countries. Read more.
A peak behind the 'Green Curtain'
Just like the infamous 'iron curtain' of the Cold War, political scientists today are talking about an equally divisive "Green Curtain," green being the color of Islam, that has fallen over the Middle East. NBC News' Richard Engel analyzes the Sunni-Shiite divide from Tehran. Read more.