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

Shermin Kruse | Posted 06.10.2014 | 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.