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C.I.A. Names the ‘Dark Prince’ to Run Iran Operations

nytimes – WASHINGTON — He is known as the Dark Prince or Ayatollah Mike, nicknames he earned as the Central Intelligence Agency officer who oversaw the hunt for Osama bin Laden and the American drone strike […]

Friday، 5 January، 2018

Award-winning Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi: Watching the foundations crumble

How does human fragility express itself in a rigid social system? Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi′s “The Salesman” reveals the precariousness of urban middle-class life in the Islamic Republic. By Jasmin Astaki-Bardeh As the cinema audience […]

Tuesday، 2 January، 2018

Nothing but taboos

One thing is certain: there is so much more to Tehran and Iran than taboos. Young Iranians find fulfilment these days not merely in the breaking of taboos, as “Tehran Taboo” suggests.

Tuesday، 2 January، 2018

The Secular Conception of Greater Khorasan

Brighter Kashmir – The ‘Khorasan’ as a geopolitical region was first established by the Sasnians in the 3rd century C.E. It included the current three provinces of Khorasan in Iran, parts of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and […]

Thursday، 28 December، 2017

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 212-213

You can have access to our latest Newsletter No. 212-213 here. We invite you to subscribe and receive it directly in your inbox every two weeks.

Thursday، 7 December، 2017

Armanshahr Newsletter No. 209-210

New edition of Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 209-210

Thursday، 2 November، 2017

Iran Heritage Foundation’s programme of grants for the year 2018 session is now open

Iran Heritage Foundation Applications are accepted for both categories of Academic and Contemporary Arts Deadline for receipt of applications is October 31, 2017 Statement of Aims The Iran Heritage Foundation is a non-political UK-registered charity […]

Thursday، 14 September، 2017

Iranian women spark debate by defying hijab rule in cars

Source: The Guardian By: Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent Judiciary and police insist a car interior is public space but more women are defying authorities by driving with ‘bad hijab’ A growing number of women […]

Wednesday، 12 July، 2017

Losing an Enemy – Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy

“Losing an Enemy is a riveting account of the diplomacy behind Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, an issue that will continue to be at the forefront of American foreign policy as we enter the Trump era.” —Francis Fukuyama

Tuesday، 20 June، 2017

New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII)

Read New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society bilingual weekly NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII), 7 JUNE 2017

Saturday، 10 June، 2017