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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 – 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 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....

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...

Learn about Iran – Natural Attraction: Torkaman Sahra

The Turkman Sahra lies in Iran's Northern Eastern region, bordering Turkmenistan and the Caspian Sea. The seemingly interminable rolling green hills remain virtually untouched...
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