The gulf wars

Congratulations to the Iranian community for recently putting enough pressure on the National Geographic to recant its reference to the body of water between Saudi

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Poetry and revolution

December 1977 marks the beginning of Roya Hakakian's Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran. That Hakakian commences her autobiographical

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Jesus W. Bush

According to Christian doctrine, the only Son of God was born approximately 2,000 years ago. By rights, he should have been the last man on

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Hossein Setareh


This series was going to be called “To be or not to be”. After some work, I changed it to “Could it or couldn't it?”

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The balmy mid-spring air in the outskirts of the city of Yazd was gently caressing the young girl's face. Filled with joy she began running

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Next four years

On January 20, President George W. Bush will take the oath of office on the steps of the US Capitol for the last time. That

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Leyla Momeny, Blogging

The East is a career. — Benjamin Disraeli This obsessive documentation was merely a reaction to celebrity. We are raised in an image-obsessed culture which

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