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Ahmadinejad Continues Criticism Against Iran’s Clerical And Security Establishment

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose 2009 re-election prompted mass unrest over alleged vote rigging,…

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Interview With An Enghelab Street Woman Protesting Compulsory Hijab

“From the moment I left the house till I reached the platform, it was as…

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PBS Airing 2-Part Documentary ‘Bitter Rivals’ About The Iranian-Saudi Conflict

PBS’ long-running public affairs program Frontline has just kicked off Bitter Rivals, a 2-part docu-series…

  • Music

Sarah Khatami Shares Her New Video ‘This Time’

Multilingual singer/songwriter Sarah Khatami has a new video to share off of her debut self-titled…

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Poof! Saudi Dreams Of An Anti-Iran Axis With Israel Disappearing

The well-known Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi confirmed that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince has started a…

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Iranian-German Composer Ramin Djawadi Is Scoring Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Last year we wrote about Iranian-German composer Ramin Djawadi, whose contributions to the soundtracks for…

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U.S. Empire Still Incoherent After All These Years

I recently reread Michael Mann’s book, Incoherent Empire, which he wrote in 2003, soon after the…

  • Science and Tech

Value Of Imported Mobile Phones Into Iran Reaches 342 Million Dollars

According to Iran Customs, the value of imported cellular handset into the country amounted to…

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A Living Story Of: “174 Years Of Constructive Resilience”

This research article - that will be published in 5 separate parts - is intended…

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V For Victory: Iran, Russia And Assad

The end game is clear: Assad, Russia and Iran will emerge victorious. The conflict in…

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Vladimir Putin’s Grand Bargain To Netanyahu: Can Israel Digest It?

Israel is climbing up a high horse, Alex Fishman (the veteran Israeli Defence Correspondent) wrote in…

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Despite The Tough Rhetoric, Iran Is On The Back Foot In Bahrain

Last week’s incendiary comments on Bahrain by a senior Iranian journalist and advisor to the…

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Saudi Arabia And Iran Battle It Out In Azerbaijan

It’s the pot calling the kettle black. As Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of seeking to…

  • Arts and Literature

Farshid Mesghali: Innocent Dreams In Frames

All Iranians know The Little Black Fish, Farshid Mesghalia's wonderful book full of illustrations that…

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Zarif: Netanyahu’s Speech In Munich A ‘Cartoonish Circus’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif yesterday described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the Munich…

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Israel’s Netanyahu Could Act Against Iran’s ’Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just…

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Needed In Syria: Disengagement

The cauldron of intervention known as the Syrian war has recently become even more likely…

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Iranian Theaters Expanding Screenings To Include Simorgh Winners

The Fajr Film Festival’s reach extends beyond the event itself—movie theaters in Iran, seeking to…

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Tehran Taboo: An Iranian Tragedy

If you want to understand the social contradictions in Iran that lead to periodic explosions…

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Is Trump getting It Right On North Korea And Iran?

The 45th President of the United States isn’t known for his strategic vision in any…

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Neocons Call For War Against Iran In Syria After Israeli Strikes

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a little known but highly influential hawkish…

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Iranian-American Art Dealers Sentenced To A Combined 43 Years In Prison

Updates on the future of Karan Vafadari and his wife Afarin Neyssari have been infrequent…

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Iran Has Dismantled US-Israel Spy Network, Reveals Senior Official

Iran’s Prosecutor General has revealed that the authorities in Tehran have dismantled a US-Israel spy…

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Akbar Abdi May (Or May Not) Be Parodying Donald Trump in ‘Lasagna’

Veteran comedian and actor Akbar Abdi was honored with a Golden Simorgh at this most…

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Sanctions: A Substitute For Serious Foreign Policy

In recent times, the United States has increasingly resorted to economic and other sanctions to…