Sunday Aug 24
Monday, September 1.
1961 - United Nations breaks off relations with the Katanga government in Congo, as heavy fighting in Elizabethville and Jadotville result from a U.N. attempt to arrest members of the government.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cut flowers last longer with silver nanotechnology
Once cut and dunked in a vase of water, flowers are susceptible to bacterial growth that shortens the length of time one has to enjoy the blooms.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Iran: Over 40 prisoners executed in three weeks, new height in executions this summer
At least four more people were hanged in Iran last week, including a 22-year-old who was under 17 at the time of arrest.
The Washington Post
Iraqi Shiite tribal fighters in Baghdad's Sadr City raise their weapons and chant slogans against the Islamic State after authorities urged Iraqis to help battle the insurgents on June 18. When it comes time for history to be written, one of the most important turning points in Iraq's current crisis may not have been created by guns or bombs.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
Words Take Flight in Persian Calligraphy at Sackler Gallery
OPENING SEPT. 13, "NASTA'LIQ: THE GENIUS OF PERSIAN CALLIGRAPHY" IS FIRST EXHIBITION ON PERSIA'S MOST POPULAR AND VISUALLY STUNNING SCRIPT Detail of folio from the Gulshan Album.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Daily Star
Iran's Supreme Leader throws weight behind Abadi
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressing thousands of Iranian in the northeast holy city of Mashhad as they celebrate Noruz, the Persian New Year March 21, 2014.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Washington Post
Iran should free my son
From an early age, my son, Jason Rezaian , has been fascinated by his father's home country, Iran.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Azerbaijan, Iran consider launch of two new flights
Azerbaijan and Iran intend to study the issue of establishment of two new flights, the text of the protocol signed at the ninth meeting of the bilateral intergovernmental commission on trade-economic and humanitarian cooperation held in Baku said.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Iran issues commemorative postage stamp for writer Mahmud Dowlatabadi
The stamp was unveiled on Friday during a ceremony in Sabzevar, his hometown in Khorasan Razavi Province, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Saturday.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
flydubai launches flights to Iran
Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Tehran and Mashhad, the carrier's first two destinations in Iran.