Less than two years ago, most of the stray dogs in the Iranian capital were killed. Now, Tehran has set up teams that humanely catch and sterilize the animals.
Riyadh has convened a meeting in Cairo of Sunni-Arab foreign ministers to rally support for a draft resolution slamming Iran. Tehran's support for Hezbollah and Houthi rebels is a leading source of regional tension.
The Gulf kingdom accused Tehran of being behind an oil pipeline fire that it termed a "terrorist act." Iran rejected the claims as "false talk and childish accusations."
Thousands of people left homeless after a massive earthquake struck western Iran are still without tents, food and water. The quake has led to an outpouring of solidarity in Iran.
The adverse effects of climate change and global warming have been increasingly felt by Iran over the past decade. DW spoke to Iran's COP23 delegation chief Majid Shafie-Pour about actions to mitigate these problems.
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