American tobacco heir invited the Brits to take them on at polo, the w... 25/08/2016 History
*** An illustration of polo players from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News in 1886. Troy Lennon, History editor, The Daily Telegraph August 2...View Details»

1,000 year old Persian cup unearthed in remote region of Arctic Russia... 25/08/2016 History
By The Siberian Times reporter 24 August 2016 Likely brought some 6,000 kilometres by ancient traders seeking walrus tusks, hunting birds and fur. ***...View Details»

Iranian Rappers: Protect Ya Neck ... 24/08/2016 Fun
*** PERSIAN CATS: Rappers Soroush Lashgari, left, and Mahdyar in an underground recording studio in Tehran, 2008. The hand gesture signifies 021, the ...View Details»

U of T to offer courses in ancient Persian languages... 24/08/2016 Culture
*** Text from an Avestan manuscript (University of Frankfurt) The University of Toronto will now offer Avestan and Pahlavi language courses in the Fac...View Details»

Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use... 24/08/2016 Military
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament on Tuesday pushed back against the military after it appeared to dismiss civilian oversight following Russia's u...View Details»

Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria an... 23/08/2016 Politics
By Seumas Milne The sectarian terror group won’t be defeated by the western states that incubated it in the first place *** Illustration by Eva Bee @...View Details»

How a 22-year-old Hamiltonian got to carry the Iranian flag in Rio's c... 23/08/2016 Sports
*** Cam Galindo has never been to Iran, and doesn't speak Persian, but helped the team in Rio de Janeiro By Samantha Craggs, CBC News Posted: Aug 22, ...View Details»

Iran’s FM Meets Cuban President in Havana ... 23/08/2016 News
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana and discussed the ways to b...View Details»

Multipolar World Order, Economics versus Geopolitics: The Beijing-Mosc... 22/08/2016 Politics
By Federico Pieraccini Global Research, August 21, 2016 International tensions have in recent years often led to conflicts between nations, leaving co...View Details»

Iran releases images of new missile defence system... 22/08/2016 Military
*** Iran's new Bavar 373 missile defence system was designed to match the Russian S-300 system, pictured, that was suspended while international sanct...View Details»