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Iran Prepares For First International Marketing Conference

Kosta Petrov | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Kosta Petrov

International PR gurus, world class marketing experts and directors from some of the world's most innovative companies are scheduled to present at the Global Marketing Summit, Iran's first ever international marketing conference, scheduled to take place in November.

World Cup 2014: How 'Team Melli' Helps Us Understand the Complexities of Modern Iran

Negar Mojtahedi | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Negar Mojtahedi

As the game gets underway, the announcers comment on the sportsmanship demonstrated by the players, which is a far cry from the image most Westerns have of Iranians. The perception that was formed at the height of the hostage crisis in the late 1970s, is still present today.

Restricted and Rolling: Tehran's 27th Book Fair

Mehrnaz Samimi | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
Mehrnaz Samimi

Tehran's International Book Fair, a ten-day-long, twenty-seven year-old annual event, concluded on May 10th this year in a 120,000 square-meter venue...

American Face to New Iran Foreign Policy

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Mr. Zarif's easy style may help transition the substance of Iran's foreign policy and nuclear talks toward a path more likely to deliver results.

When I Ran Out of Birth Control in Iran

Narges Bajoghli | Posted 09.28.2013 | Women
Narges Bajoghli

I could not believe that the best birth control left in Iran -- an Iran whose pharmaceutical market has been decimated by sanctions -- were the same pills facing court action and considered a serious health threat in the United States.

Iran Says It Has Detected 'Massive Cyber Attack' Against Its Nuclear Facilities

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) - Iran has detected a planned "massive cyber attack" against its nuclear facilities, state television said on Thursday, aft...

Iran Confiscates Jackson Pollock Painting ... From Itself

The Huffington Post | Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

It’s not your average art heist: One of Iran’s most valuable pieces of art, a painting by U.S. artist Jackson Pollock worth $250 million, has been...

Iran Delays Testing Long-Range Missiles, Ready For Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Iran test-fired long range missiles on Saturday during a naval exercise in the Gulf, the semi-official Fars news agency rep...

Tehran and the British Embassy -- This Isn't 1979

Maryam Zar | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Maryam Zar

This was no display of simultaneous inspiration. This was a government that feels increasingly cornered, attempting to show the world it still has popular support.

Former Secretary Of State Warren Christopher Passes Away

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 19, 2011 7:43:00 AM WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher, who helped bring peace to Bosnia and ...

Abandoning Friends, Appeasing Foes

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan Z. Shore

Does America have the guts, and the integrity, to finally help those struggling against Iran's regime? Or are we going to continue to play poker with Ahmadinejad, bluffing our way into a deadly showdown?

Assad visits Iran to boost ties

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Syrian president arrives in Tehran for talks with Ahmadinejad amid thaw in Damascus-Washington ties....

Japan approves new Iran sanctions

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tokyo imposes restrictions on Iranian business interests over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme....

Iranian Woman At Risk Of Stoning For Circulating Banned Book

The Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An Iranian woman accused by the Tehran regime of circulating copies of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses is at risk of being stoned and flogged if h...

Iran Cranks Up Its Crackdown on Culture

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

The attack on culture in Iran has been steadily growing since last year. Before his jailing, film director Jafar Panahi had given extensive interviews about how he avoided the Culture Ministry.

The Yellow Dogs: An Illegal Rock Band Breaks Out

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

The Yellow Dogs are an amazing rock band in Iran, where rock bands are illegal, along with other important things that make life worth living.

Iran mulls downgrading ties with UK

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tehran reconsidering relations with Britain following recent tensions....

Iran to try detained US citizens

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hikers to face trial after entering the country "with suspicious aims", Tehran says....

Police surround Tehran university protesters

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands of riot police and Revolutionary Guard members armed with tear gas, batons and firearms were deployed outside Tehran University today to pre...

'No evidence' hostage held in Iran

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

London and Tehran repudiate claim that UK hostage released in Iraq was held in Iran....

Iran denies seizing Nobel medal

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tehran rejects claims it confiscated prize awarded to Iranian human rights campaigner....

Iran rejects nuclear deal, MP says

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Politician's remarks are not Tehran's official response to uranium swap, official says....

Reports: Iran arrests 7 in stepped-up crackdown on opposition activists

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Opposition activists said Iranian security forces rounded up at least seven prominent activists on Monday, stepping up a crackdo...

Iran, Israel attend secret nuclear meet in Cairo

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israeli and Iranian representatives recently took part in a conference in Cairo on nuclear non-proliferation in the Middle East, the Israel Atomic Ene...

Mousavi's nephew said among at least 4 killed at Tehran rally

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least four Iranian demonstrators, including the nephew of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, were killed on Sunday in clashers with security fo...