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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 | Home

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 nuclear inquiry at 'dead end'

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UN body set to table resolution demanding Tehran abandon Qom atomic facility....

"After Sunday clashes in Iran, 'Green Movement' supporters take stock," by Iason Athanasiadis, The Christian Science Monitor

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The young, unemployed college graduate joined Sunday's bloody anti-regime protests in Tehran even after an army friend of his warned him that Iran's s...

Iran TV: Tehran to respond to nuclear draft deal on Thursday

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran's envoy to the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency will present Tehran's position on a draft nuclear fuel deal in Vienna on Thursday, the semi...

Reports: Iran arrests 7 opposition activists, stepping up crackdown

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian security forces stormed a series of opposition offices on Monday, rounding up at least seven prominent anti-government a...

Iran opposition: 4 protestors killed in Teheran clashes

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Four opposition supporters were killed on Sunday during clashes with police in central Tehran, reported the Iranian opposition website, Jaras. ......

Iran vows swift response to attack

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tehran blames foreign actors including the US for attack that left more than 40 dead....

Tehran: Embassy Occupation Anniversary May See Fresh Protests

TIME | Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new showdown looms in Iran this week, as the regime and its intrepid opposition gear up for what may be their biggest street confrontation since the...

Iran proposes latest counter-offer to UN nuclear deal

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran would be willing to swap nuclear material with the West in Turkey, the foreign minister said on Thursday in the country's latest counteroffer to ...