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    Leader warns of civil war in Egypt

    Leader warns of civil war in Egypt

    Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi has warned that the political crisis in Egypt could spark a civil war. “We are worried about what is happening in Egypt,” he said in Eid-e…

    Stone has at least one opinion on everything

    Stone has at least one opinion on everything

    Sean Stone, the son of Hollywood director Oliver Stone, made news last year when he said he had converted to Islam while working on a film in Iran and then…

    What does it mean to be Iranian?

    Iran Facing Others: Identity Boundaries in a Historical Perspective Abbas Amanat and Farzin Vejdani, eds., New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012, ISBN 9780230102538 ———— Iranian national identity continues to be an engaging…

    Iran opens up to tourist train

    Iran opens up to tourist train

    The Islamic Republic has agreed to allow an American private company to bring a trainload of tourists into Iran this fall in what could be the beginning of a regular…

    Iranian’s poster design wins US graphics award

    Iranian’s poster design wins US graphics award

    Iranian graphic designer Mehdi Saeedi has garnered a top award at the annual poster competition run by Graphis, the American International Journal of Visual Communications. Saeedi was honored with a…

    Quotable notable

    ACLU immigration report, describing a program called CARRP under which some Muslim applicants for citizenship are just tossed into limbo for being of questionable loyalty: “While CARRP treats applicants as…

    Zanganeh says lower oil prices might help Iran and shaft US

    Zanganeh says lower oil prices might help Iran and shaft US

    Iran’s new oil minister made an argument Sunday for lower oil prices, saying the high prices prevailing for the last three years make it economical for other countries to pump…

    Last foreign firm is fired from South Pars

    The Islamic Republic has fired the last foreign firm working on the development of the South Pars gasfield, booting out the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) for failure to carry…