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The Number One Thing You May Not Know About Iran

Sina Nader | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Sina Nader

As an Iranian-American who was born and raised in America, yet with significant ties to the land where my parents, grandparents, and ancestors were born, my main intention is to provide a sense of perspective to anyone who may have an interest in the subject of Iran.

Iranian Glass "Sheesheh" - How Iran's Youth Got Hooked on Crystal Meth

Shermin Kruse | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Shermin Kruse

Despite the minimal protections for victims of drug use and the Islamic Republic's typical manner of glossing over their domestic problems, Iran spends approximately one billion dollars per year on anti-drug operations.

Iran Allows Musician To Perform In Public For First Time

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

In a country that is known for its strict monitoring of musical content, Iranian authorities have surprised many with their recent decision to allow a...

Shahs of Sunset: The Real Dish on Episode One

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.20.2012 | Entertainment
Charlotte Safavi

I'm sad to say, Shahs of Sunset is good PR, given how misunderstood Iranian culture still is in the States.