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Learn about Iran – Azeri/Turkish language

Iran is a country in southwest Asian, neighboring Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the north, Afghanistan and Pakistan on the east, and Turkey and...

Learn about Afghanistan – Kabuli Pilau

Afghan cuisines have a style of their own. Fatty dishes are an important fuel in this nation of harsh landscapes and freezing winters with...

Iranian Drinks: Sekanjabin syrup

Sekanjabin syrup: One of the oldest Iranian drinks, is made of honey and vinegar. Sekanjabin is usually served in summer. It is sometimes seasoned...

Learn about Iran – Tehran: Golestan Palace

Tehran is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history...

Learn about Afghanistan – Herat

Herat, one of Afghanistan's largest provinces, is located in the southwest of the country, sharing a crucial border with Iran. Herat Citadel: Towering over the...

How People in Afghanistan Celebrate Nowruz

By Frishta Abdul Wali Nowruz — a new day: that is the literal translation for the Persian name of this festive day. Historically a remnant...

How Most of Iranian Celebrate Nowruz

By Olduz Dehghan It doesn’t matter where we live: in Tehran, Tabriz, Shiraz, Kermanshah, Mashhad, Isfahan, Boushehr, Zabol, Yazd, Hamedan or Rash, we celebrate Nowruz....

Nowruz Ceremonies in Tajikistan

By Ferdous Azam - Translated from Persian Nowruz has a special place among Tajik people as a historic Persian ceremony. Cities and provinces celebrate Nowruz...

Savoring life, one occasion at a time

By Solmaz Sharif Spring is a special time of year for Persians, as among many other peoples like Kurds, Turks and Parsis from India. It’s...

Sadegh Hedayat: The Frustrated Iranophile

By Amir Ahmadi Arian Almost every written piece about contemporary Iranian writers starts with Sadeq Hedayat, just as any introduction to American modern poetry starts...
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