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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...

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...

Lear about Iran – Well known writers: Simin Daneshvar

Iranian people have a deep love of poetry and literature, so it is fitting that some of the most famous writers come from Iran....

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...

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...

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....

The Enthusiasm Killers

By Solmaz Sharif “Salma khordam,” he said to a group of Persian people in the room. They burst into laughter and made sounds like “Naazee,”...

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...

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...
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