• Arts and Literature
  • Painting

The Painter Of Dreams, Mehdi Farhadian

Mehdi Farhadian is a talented Iranian painter born in 1980. Farhadian graduated from Tehran Art University…

  • Politics

If America Wasn’t America, The United States Would Be Bombing It

On January 8, 2018, former government advisor Edward Luttwak wrote an opinion piece for Foreign Policy titled “It’s Time…

  • News
  • Politics

Netanyahu Working To De-Escalate Tensions With Syria And Iran

It was not easy to trust the news reports that Syrian air-defence missiles targeted an…

  • Politics

From Discontent To Revolution

A relatively minor street protest that started in the city of Mashad on December 28,…

  • Politics

Iran’s Revolution Turns 39

Give or take a few thousand years, Iran turns thirty-nine today, February 11. As part…

  • News
  • Politics

It Appears Israel Is Preparing For A Real War With Iran And Syria Now

One day after the most “significant escalation” in tensions between Israel and Syria/Iran, when an…

  • Arts and Literature

‘Sunset, Sunrise’ By Monir

Sunset, Sunrise is the title of an upcoming poetic exhibition by Monir Shahroudi Farmanfarmaian. Organised…

  • Film and Theatre

Veteran Indian Actor To Cameo In Mohammadpour’s ‘The Devil’s Daughter’

Reports of Qorban Mohammadpour’s newest film continue to roll out, and The Devil’s Daughter should…

  • Arts and Literature
  • History

This Is The Muslim Tradition Of Sci-Fi And Speculative Fiction

Think invisible men, time travel, flying machines and journeys to other planets are the product…

  • Politics

Another Unnecessary Israeli War

The writing is already on the wall: Israel will soon launch a military operation in…

  • Film and Theatre

Drama About Daesh Looking For Worldwide Distribution

Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Hatamikia was in attendance to present his new film At Damascus Time,…

  • Life

Do Jews Feel Safer In Iran Than In The US & EU?

Do Jews Feel Safer In Iran Than In The US & EU? "Iran boasts the…

  • Human Rights
  • Politics

How Iran Uses A Compulsory Hijab Law To Control Its Citizens – And Why They Are Protesting

Protests against Iran’s mandatory hijab law – which requires all women to wear it in public –…

  • Film and Theatre
  • Human Rights

Jailed Documentarian Released, Turns To Fiction

Kurdish-Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi has made a name for himself with his radical films, but…

  • Human Rights

1000 Days And Counting

Monday 29 January marked the 1000th day Iranian lawyer Narges Mohammadi spent in detention in…

  • Politics

The Futile Attempt At ‘Othering’ Shias In Azerbaijan

Saudi Arabia is so desperate to enlist new foot soldiers in its fight against Iran…

  • Film and Theatre

Chicago Hosts Its 27th Annual Iranian Filmfest

February in Chicago means a return to the city’s annual festival celebrating the films of…

  • Film and Theatre
  • History

New Footage Reveals The British Empire’s Hidden Workings In Iran And India

A newly released trove of films sheds new light on aspects of the British Empire’s…

  • Politics

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: On Iran, Trump Follows The Iraq War Playbook

Fifteen years after he helped write the Colin Powell speech that made the false case…

  • Arts and Literature

Future. Iran.

I must have just finished downing my third cup of bitter Faranseh coffee when Babak…

  • Politics

Why Iran Is Not A Mideast Hegemon

For many observers, Iran emerged as the major winner of Middle East developments in 2017.…

  • Film and Theatre

Film Review: ‘Before Summer Ends’

A beloved friend is leaving the country and he’s never coming back, a decision his…

  • Politics

High-Ranking Conservative Ayatollah Concerned About The Regime’s Future

The Chairman of Iran’s influential Guardian Council and Speaker of the Assembly of Experts Ayatollah…

  • Film and Theatre

Iranian American Actor Navid Negahban Being A…Goofball

Navid Negahban stopped by Page Six to deliver classic heroic movie lines, from “Die Hard”…

  • Arts and Literature

Homa Delvaray’s Latest Exhibit ‘Haft Paykar’

Artist Homa Delvaray's latest exhibit Haft Paykar is currently on display at the Aaran Art Gallery in…