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The little tyrant in us

If you were under the impression that being a writer is an easy task, you are in need of serious reevaluation of your impressions. The

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Body full of blisters

The drums of war are once again echoing in my ears. I am disgusted at seeing Donald Rumsfeld defending why the US needs to invade

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Neon congress

In life, some things ought to be experienced at least once. Las Vegas is one of them. Recently, I went back there for a second

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Playing with the past

Interview with members of RUMI, a band in Iran. See concert poster & photo * Pedram Derakhshani >>> Listen * Kourosh Babaie >>> Listen *

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To be an Iranian-American

Iranians are a political people. We were built by politics, lead by politics, changed by politics, and the victims of politics. Most Iranians who came

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Baghdad goodbye party

So here it is in a nutshell ladies and gentlemen; after twenty some odd years of brutal reign of terror, two wars, one attempt at

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Beans to computers

After a long period of pre-production and wait for appropriate permits to shoot a film in Iran, we have finally begun. The Iran portion of

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American Taliban

Among recent media awareness of the burgeoning antiwar movement across the country, several items stick out. Moveon.org has released an antiwar ad to be shown

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Sorry Ms. El

Well, it all started with me and going to college. You see I had this sexy beautiful intelligent Iranian professor, and when she spoke, man

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Army of the sky

salom dear iranian friend, i often visit iranian.com to read what many iranians think about the world in which we live. i am writing to

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All but spent

Reprinted from The New York Times Twenty-four years ago today, a 78-year-old ayatollah with fierce eyes named Ruhollah Khomeini landed in an Air France plane

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