More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, to... 21/03/2021 Culture
Christina Maxouris and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN • Updated 20th March 2021 (CNN) — For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebra...View Details»

Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained... 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»

Happy Chaharshanbe Soori, Festival of Fire in Iran... 15/03/2017 Culture
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranians are celebrating Chaharshanbe Soori, an ancient fire festival held on the eve of the last Wednesday of Iranian calendar year...View Details»

Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained for non-Persians - Vox... 20/03/2016 Culture
Updated by Caroline Framke on March 20, 2016, 9:30 a.m. ET *** Nini Ordoubadi's Nowruz haft-seen Tay Tea In Iran, the idea of "spring cleaning" isn’t...View Details»

Review: ‘Fireworks Wednesday,’ a Domestic Drama From Iran - The New Yo... 18/03/2016 Fun
Hedieh Tehrani in “Fireworks Wednesday,” a film directed by Asghar Farhadi. Credit Grasshopper Film If you didn’t know that the continual explosions h...View Details»

From Candy To Juleps, Persians Left Imprint On Many Edible Delights : ... 20/01/2016 Cuisine
Updated January 19, 20168:30 PM ET Published January 19, 20164:07 PM ET By Nina Martyris *** Persian men kneel on the floor to enjoy breakfast in an i...View Details»

All About The Christmas Tree ... 18/12/2015 Culture
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associate...View Details»

Mass Death of Seabirds in Western U.S. Is 'Unprecedented'... 24/01/2015 Nature
Why are so many auklets, from California to Canada, starving? *** Blue-footed diving seabirds called cassin's auklets, including this one, have been w...View Details»

Mystery as 100 brains go missing from the University of Texas - Americ... 03/12/2014 Fun
About 100 pickled brains have gone missing from an American university, leaving professors scratching their heads. Officials at the University of Tex...View Details»

Five Iranian Expatriates Worth Listening To: Deep Dish, The Yellow Dog... 25/10/2014 Fun
Believe it or not, Iran doesn't have the best track record of allowing Western music (and culture in general) onto the market. That's why when the gov...View Details»