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Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained...
vox.com 20/03/2018 Culture
The holiday of spring and renewal, celebrated by millions of people worldwide, dates back thousands of years. By Caroline Framke@carolineframkecaroli...View Details»

When is Nowruz 2018, what is Haft-Seen and how is the Persian New Year...
thesun.co.uk 17/03/2018 Culture
Nowruz, or Navroz, is celebrated by hundreds of thousands of people across the world on March 21, but just what does this special day signify? By Sofi...View Details»

Poster against 'manspreading' shared by Iranian government official ...
euronews.com 27/02/2018 Culture
By Emma Beswick last updated: 26/02/2018 The image was one of four shared by the Iranian president's special assistant for citizens' rights affairs d...View Details»

Iran says nearly half of Tehran wants to drop mandatory headscarf law...
euronews.com 07/02/2018 Culture
By Emma Beswick last updated: 06/02/2018 49% of those surveyed in Iran's capital in 2014 believed the government should not be allowed to dictate wha...View Details»

Iranian state TV apologises after domestic abuse victims advised to 'k...
independent.co.uk 03/02/2018 Culture
Comments called 'nonsense' and 'scary' on social media Tom Embury-Dennis @tomemburyd Iranian state TV has apologised for a segment which fea...View Details»

Iran: Authorities arrest 29 women accused of throwing off headscarfs ...
independent.co.uk 03/02/2018 Culture
Police describe women as 'deceived' for taking part in anti-hijab campaign Caroline Mortimer @cjmortimer At least 29 women have been arreste...View Details»

Symposium explores impact of popular music on Iranian society ...
news.yale.edu 24/01/2018 Culture
“Popular Music & Society in Iran: New Directions,” a two-day symposium examining the social and political significance of music in Iran, will take pla...View Details»

Iran lawyer raises concern over missing hijab protester...
thesundaily.my 22/01/2018 Culture
TEHRAN: A renowned Iranian lawyer raised concern on Monday over the fate of a woman she said was arrested for posing without a headscarf in Tehran in ...View Details»

The Other Iran ...
weeklystandard.com 13/01/2018 Culture
Jan 12, 2018 | By THE SCRAPBOOK You've probably read recently about the wave of unrest in Iran that has led to at least 24 deaths and 8,000 arrests. M...View Details»

Iran bans English in primary schools after calls to end Western ‘cult...
rt.com 08/01/2018 Culture
Iran has banned teaching English in primary schools, a top education official says. The move comes amid repeated calls from Tehran to put an end to t...View Details»


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