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Tara Kangarlou
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Tara Kangarlou is a Multi-Media Reporter and Producer currently based in Atlanta, GA, where she works for CNN at the network's world headquarters. She has previously worked for CNN in Washington D.C. and NBC Los Angeles. Tara's main areas of focus are Middle East, Foreign Policy, Cultural Affairs and Socio-Political issues in developing countries.
Tara has a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from USC and a Bachelor's Degree in Literature from UCLA.
You can follow her on twitter @tarakangarlou

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Reem Acra Talks Mode and Middle East During New York Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 3:29 AM

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Right before revealing her fall/winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, Reem Acra -- the glamorous Lebanese-American fashion designer--shared her top five style trends for this season: iridescence, transparency, couture hand, structure and simplicity...

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The 28-Year-Old Who Is Shocking the Israelis and Taking the Fashion World By Storm

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 4:56 PM

In a place surrounded by conflict, religious prejudice and unpredictable violence, 28-year-old Alon Livné's avant-garde trail is far from Israel's conservative practices.

"I tried all my life, every day, to put my entire focus on my fashion, art and creation, and even though I'm not a political guy, I...

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Hollywood's Love/Hate Relationship with Iran

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 3:42 PM

In a room full of stars, at a time in which the United States and Israel contemplated possible military strikes, crippling sanctions and Iran's nuclear ambitions, an Iranian man created a counter-narrative as Hollywood awarded him a Golden Globe, which he received from Madonna on stage.

"I was coming...

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A Full Read on Netanyahu's Gift to Obama

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2012 | 6:42 PM

From Tel Aviv to London, the past week has been an international open house for President Obama and his foreign allies. During his last visit to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave President Obama a decorated copy of the book of Esther -- a story read by...

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Iranian Teens Snub Regime With Halloween Revelry

(17) Comments | Posted November 2, 2011 | 1:13 PM

Masked party-goers celebrated Halloween into the wee hours last weekend. They were decked in Elvis, Herman Cain, and Statue of Liberty costumes, and danced to Gaga's Poker Face as they twirl in flocks of the Black Swan. By all accounts, they're like any American teenagers in AnyTown, USA.

Except...

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