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  1. Yellow helps to symbolize patriotismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    For most of us, when we think of the color yellow , we think happy thoughts of sunshine and daffodils. The bright color puts smiles on most faces and adds a degree of warmth to the rooms it decorates.


  2. Pakistani evacuees arrive homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Tears of joy as family members receive their loved ones in Pakistan's capital city Islamabad. Hundreds of Pakistani nationals have been evacuated from Yemen where Saudi Arabia is leading a campaign to stop the Iran backed Houthi militia who are trying to overthrow the government.


  3. Baha'is seek Modi's help to overcome Iranian persecutionRead the original story

    Sunday |

    Disheartened by Iran accepting just two of the 10 recommendations made by a UN rights panel on ending the persecution of Baha'is, the community hopes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can help ensure their safety in that country. According to Shatrughun Jiwnani, director of the capital's iconic Baha'i House of Worship or the Lotus Temple, Iran, where the Baha'i faith was born in the 19th century, was still engaged in "state-sponsored persecution of the community".


  4. Arab Ahwaz must be liberated from IranRead the original story

    Saturday | Arab Times

    Whenever the Arab World is discussed, forgotten are the five million Arabs struggling to survive under the Persian yoke in an Arab region bordering Iraq and the Arabian Gulf, rich with oil and gas. Once an autonomous area, separated from Persia by the Zagros mountain range, under the governance of Sheikh Khazaal bin Jabber whose family had ruled for over a century, it was grabbed by Shah Reza Pahlavi in 1925 with a nod and a wink from Britain eager to preserve its relationship with Iran due to its oil interests.


  5. MoreRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Art Daily

    From March 13 to June 3, 2015, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is presenting the first comprehensive exhibition in the United States of the celebrated Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian . In recognition of a lengthy career, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility.


  6. Yemen campaign key test for Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Newsday

    The decision by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud to order airstrikes against Houthi rebels is the most important foreign policy decision undertaken by the House of Saud since revolutions swept across the Arab world four years ago. Reports indicate that the Saudis have mobilised as many as 150,000 troops to their southern border primarily for the purpose of homeland defence, but also clearly to afford the kingdom the option to stage a ground war should it so choose.


  7. Inside America's abandoned spy denRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 |

    THE co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings plane deliberately locked the pilot out the cockpit and forced the plane into descent, prosecutors say. STEPPING into the CIA's abandoned secret bunker in Iran is like walking through a time machine.


  8. Saudi airstrikes targeting rebel military bases in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hawk Eye

    Iran's foreign ministry says airstrikes in Yemen are a "dangerous step" that will worsen the crisis in the country. The statement from Tehran on Thursday comes after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who are storming south in a bid to secure their hold on the country.


  9. Saudi Arabia is bombing Iran-backed rebels in Yemen who just plundered US intelligence filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    As Yemen's conflict becomes increasingly sectarian and multi-sided - with military and pre-Arab Spring regime elements jostling for control against Iranian-assisted Shite Houthis who are in turn fighting Al Qaeda and perhaps also ISIS-linked Sunni extremists - Saudi Arabia responded to the chaos by increasing its military presence along its southern border. And the US is losing influence very fast: Yemeni President Abd Rabbah Mansur Hadi, a cooperative US counter-terror partner who had resigned, un-resigned, and then retreated to the coastal city of Aden over the past two months, fled the country by boat on March 25th.


  10. Iran-led forces are worsted in Tikrit in Tehran's first battlefield encounter with ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Debka

    The offensive launched by a mixed force of the Iraqi army and Iranian-led Shiite militias to capture Tikrit from the Islamic State has been thrown back, upsetting rosy US-led coalition predictions. The fighting for this important Sunni city died down not because the Iraqi troops and their assorted Iraqi, Afghan and Pakistan Shiite allies had thrown in the sponge, but because the casualties inflicted on them by the Islamic State had become too heavy to bear and carry on fighting.


  11. Jazz Legend Marcus Shelby Dreams Soundtrack for World Premiere of 'Isfahan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 7x7

    With allusions to the Duke Ellington Orchestra's 1963 tour of Iran, the world premiere of the African-American Shakespeare Company's Isfahan , happening in May, tells the story an American jazz musician and an Iranian actress and the improbable friendship they develop as they travel to the beautiful Persian city of Isfahan. Tense present-day Middle East relations notwithstanding, this play explores the unique historical moment when an American art form galvanized generations of young Iranian musicians.


  12. Long licensing process frustrates Sydney doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Chronicle Herald

    Since being hired by the Cape Breton District Health Authority last December, Dr. Cyrus Salimi has been waiting to be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Fed up with the relentless pace of Toronto, Dr. Cyrus Salimi decided last December he would practise in Cape Breton.


  13. An international expat finds some roots in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Calgary Journal

    Amin Sabzevari immigrated from Iran, Katherine Huitema a Calgary Journal writer met Sabzevari through her father. Here is his story.


  14. An Entrepreneur Who Will Change Your View Of TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    I'm a London-based journalist telling stories about entrepreneurs, current affairs, tech, food and travel. I'm fascinated by the intersection of modern culture, societal trends, world events and great ideas or concepts.


  15. Lee Young-ae Celebrates Iranian New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Young-ae has become the first Korean actor to be invited to Iranian New Year celebrations at the Iranian Embassy in Seoul on Sunday. Lee starred in the worldwide hit MBC TV series "Jewel in the Palace," which was hugely popular in Iran with ratings of over 50 percent.


  16. Irans's National Football coach grounded for tax evasionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese head coach of Iran's National Football Team, has been banned from leaving Iran on the charge of tax evasion. Queiroz was reportedly informed of the travel ban at Imam Khomeini International Airport, as he was setting out for Austria with the national team to take part in two friendly games, but he has now returned to Tehran.


  17. Harper expresses hopes for a a oetyrannya free Iran at Canadian Iranian galaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Lethbridge Herald

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he hopes one day Iran will be "free from tyranny," and until then Canada will be a place of refuge for Iranians. Harper delivered opening remarks Saturday night in Vancouver to a large audience at the Canadian Iranian Foundation's 10th Annual Nowruz Gala, celebrating the Iranian New Year.


  18. Iran coach Queiroz banned from leaving country over taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Newsday

    Authorities stopped Iran coach Carlos Queiroz from leaving the country Saturday over accusations of an unpaid tax bill, an Iranian football federation official said. The travel ban was lifted later in the day after talks with tax officials.


  19. Colorado Voices: A note to Iran and deus ex machinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Denver Post

    Judging from the 2009 protests in which millions of Iran's citizens marched in the streets after charges that their presidential election was rigged, many ordinary Iranians also want rational leadership. I was a young adult in the 1970s and '80s, and political turmoil filled our nightly newscasts.


  20. Football: Queiroz stopped from leaving Iran over taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Peninsula

    Iran's outgoing coach Carlos Queiroz was stopped from flying out of the country Saturday over tax matters, media reports said, forcing his players to leave Tehran for Europe without him. The 62-year-old Portuguese resigned his post on Friday, citing external "pressures" just six months after extending his contract until 2018.