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Shar-e hert

Coming back to Tehran from Ahvaz was a relief. It was back to a more familiar place. At this time, Tehran was mourning the loss

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Shar-e hert

Ahvaz Ahvaz at first glance is an arid city full of brick houses and palm trees. You may say, well, so is Miami. The difference

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Shar-e hert

I wake up with the sound of the telephone at 9 in the morning. It is Soheil, my good friend. Soheil and I have known

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Shar-e hert

Exactly nine months ago, as I am walking through the dark, cold corridors of our department, a flashy brochure catches my eyes. I eagerly grab

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Hopeless & humiliated

In the past year the tragic events in the Middle East have brought out a the efficiency and lethal capability of a new weapon, that

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Stroke of bad luck?

Imagine you are walking in the street one day and feel a severe headache coming on. You tell yourself you have not experienced anything like

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What makes us

Imagine the following scenario: You finally meet a special person in your life and when you think about the circumstances that led to finding that

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The postman

Summer. The season of albaloo and hendooneh. No homework, no school, no waking up early. Just enjoying friends and family. Not this summer. This summer

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The C word

As a young boy I remember going to Persian parties and sometime during the party, specially around dinner time, the conversation usually shifted from politics

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