Shiraz, Iran Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. The guy who visited every country in the world without flying just did an AMA and it was amazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Metro UK News

    Hughes is a British adventurer, and the only person to ever visit every country in the world without stepping foot on a plane. He just did an AMA on Reddit , and he talked about the two times he was jailed, the time he joined a Bwiti tribe in Gabon, and occasionally tried to promote a room he rents out on Airbnb on a private island that he happened to win in a survival competition.

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  2. Iranians spontaneously create 'walls of kindness' to help the homelessRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | BBC News

    But the "walls of kindness" appearing in major Iranian cities have also generated a debate online about efforts to help the poor. The idea seems to have started in the north-eastern city of Mashhad, where someone installed a few hooks and hangers on a wall, next to the words: "If you don't need it, leave it.

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  3. Chromium And PCOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | BellaOnline

    Chromium, a natural trace mineral may be an effective treatment for women with PCOS who do not respond to Clomid according to a 2013 study . Researchers allocated ninety- two women diagnosed with clomiphene-resistant PCOS to receive either Metformin or chromium picolinate for 3 months.

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  4. Lockdown at the Macedonian border - " illegal pushbacks of refugees to GreeceRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Amnesty International

    Just inside the fence, his body tightly curled, a young man is crying. His hands over his face, he sobs as if he will never stop.

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  5. Shiraz seeks City of Literature honor in UNESCO Creative Cities NetworkRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Iran plans to submit Shiraz, which is home to the tombs of top Persian classical poets Hafez and Sadi, as a City of Literature in the UNESCO Creative Cities for 2017, the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO announced on Tuesday. Last Friday, UNESCO announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 countries as new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

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  6. 'Walls Of Kindness' Encourage Iranians To GiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    The anonymous man who is behind the initiative says he hopes the day will come when no one will need to come to his wall for clothes. In Iran, activists are using them to bring people together and encourage them to give.

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  7. Goodman: Refugees are the roadkill of war - Fri, 11 Dec 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    On the outskirts of the northern French town of Calais, a massive, makeshift refugee camp called "The Jungle" grows daily, swelling with asylum-seekers fleeing war in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Sudan and beyond. Their countries of origin are a map of the targets of U.S. bombing campaigns.

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  8. We Are Human Beings; We Are Not Dogs'Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Common Dreams

    On the outskirts of the northern French town of Calais, a massive, makeshift refugee camp called "The Jungle" grows daily, swelling with asylum-seekers fleeing war in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Sudan and beyond. Their countries of origin are a map of the targets of U.S. bombing campaigns.

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  9. Iran's Fighters Are Dying in Syria -- Will it Change Anything?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The number of Iranian fighters dying in Syria has reportedly risen in recent weeks . Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported that several members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps were among the fighters killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo over just a few days.

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  10. Lech Majewski says Iranian posters lack Persian styleRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Prominent Polish graphic designer and illustrator Lech Majewski, whose works are on display at the Imam Ali Religious Arts Museum in Tehran, said the designs of the advertisements that he has seen during his stay in Iran are void of Persian style. Speaking at a ceremony held in his honor by the Art and Cultural Organization of Tehran Municipality at the Museum Garden of Iranian Art on Saturday evening, he added, "I have looked at many posters but none of them enjoy a Persian style of work.

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  11. Woman who used to dream walking on the cloudsRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Fahimeh Ahmadi Dastjerdi, the first Iranian female flight engineer, who is now working as copilot on MD-80 series aircraft, says that working in aviation has been a matter of deciding for her, nothing else. In her interview with the Tehran Times, Dastjerdi explains that every woman can do what she has done if they believe in their potential and dare to pursue their dreams.

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  12. These Are the Best Places to Travel in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | TIME.com

    Travel and Leisure 's annual list of the 50 biggest, buzziest destinations to visit this year include France's new culture hub, a revived Hawaiian hideaway and Mexico's next great arts city. Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway close to home, a farther-flung bucket-list trip - or even a multi-stop tour that combines, say, the art- and design-filled Taipei, the classic Chinese retreat of Hangzhou, and the hip surf community of Canggu, Bali - consider the 50 incredible destinations on this list a road map for your planning and inspiration in 2016.

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  13. 11 Books To Help Us Explore The Peace-Loving Baha'i FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Switched

    In a time of religious tension and violence, the Baha'i Faith stands out as a tradition that emphasizes the essential unity of humanity. Less than 200 years old, the Baha'i Faith has rich and beautiful traditions to offer its followers.

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  14. How to travel through Iran by busRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Somewhere to the east of Shiraz, we reach a village so tiny it's not even a dot on the map. No doubt its residents will regard the prospect of an unexpected visit from a busload of Westerners as the next best thing to a Martian invasion.

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  15. Tehran, Beijing to host seminar on Sadi, Confucius next yearRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Tehran's Book City Institute and the Beijing Foreign Studies University will jointly organize seminars on the Persian poet Sadi and Chinese philosopher Confucius next year. Experts on Sadi and Confucius will gather in Tehran during April to discuss Sadi's social thoughts along with teachings of Confucius, deputy director of the institute Ali-Asghar Mohammadkhani said in a press release on Wednesday.

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  16. Senior Iranian Cleric Refuses To Meet With Culture MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    Senior Qom-based hard-line Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi has refused to meet with Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati to demonstrate his disapproval of the ministry's policies, deemed too liberal by hard-liners. In a statement issued on November 18, Makarem Shirazi's office said the senior ayatollah had "major objections" to some of the books that have been published, and also to some movies and music that have been released.

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  17. Senior Iranian Cleric Refuses To Meet With Culture MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi's office issued the statement a few days after the Culture Ministry claimed that Jannati had not been able to meet the ayatollah during last week's trip to Qom due to the cleric's "illness." Senior Qom-based hard-line Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi has refused to meet with Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati to demonstrate his disapproval of the ministry's policies, deemed too liberal by hard-liners.

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  18. Innovative method seeks to save Persepolis of lichensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    Since many years ago, growth of lichens had been seen as a threat to the global heritage of Persepolis, and a disturbing issue for the academia; researchers believe that in the long run, lichens could blur the carved stones in Persepolis and other monuments, which made them to seek the remedy. Masoud Rezaei Monfared is such a researcher who addressed the issue and ultimately hit a method; Rezaei Monfared is the head of Persepolis Complex; "the research work on the lichens growing on stones of Persepolis has long been underway and its results will be published in National Week of Research," he told Mehr News provincial correspondent.

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  19. Hassan Rouhani's Women's Rights ConundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a bilateral meeting on the second day of a Belgian small economic mission to Iran this month. Shortly before Iranian President Hassan Rouhani 's planned visit to France was postponed in the wake of the attacks in Paris , two French journalists showed Mr. Rouhani a picture from the Facebook page of a female journalist.

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  20. ReceptionRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2015 | TrekEarth

    Inside the Karim Khan Citadel I came across this recreation of Karim Khan receiving a foreign dignitary. The colourful reflections on the Persian rug is one time that i happened to be in the right place at the right time to capture this desired effect created by the countless and elaborate stained glass windows that adorn palaces, pavilions and mosques in Iran.

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