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A Rendezvous With Ancient Persian Kings and Poets in Shiraz, Iran

Jackie Abramian | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Jackie Abramian

Arriving at Shiraz International Airport -- the largest in Iran's southern region of Pars province - I join hundreds of foreign and domestic travelers who eagerly await to explore their rendezvous with ancient history -- revisiting Persian Kings and poets memorialized here as national and world treasures.

Pluralism in Islam -- Between Scripture and Praxis

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 06.30.2016 | Religion
Parvez Ahmed

Muslim scholars, political leaders and civic society must emphasize the pluralistic message of the Quran and urgently address the pervasive exclusivist attitude among many Muslims.

A Cry for Help: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Shirin Neshat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Neshat

Maziar is a jewel of an artist who is now wrongfully trapped in an Iranian prison. So I am asking you, Prime Minister Harper, on behalf of Maziar Bahari, will you demand his freedom?