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  1. 30 Under 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The New Yorker

    ... "rebuild my self-awareness" through an autobiographical portrait of his homeland. Hemad Nazari, who was born in Rasht, Iran, documented shepherds in northern Iran for his project "Shepherder." "I Called Her Lisa-Marie," a five-year project by the ...


  2. World Inaction Emboldens Iran To Execute 30 Prisoners in 4 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsBlaze

    Iran has been repressing and imprisoning its political enemies for years, and it has been hanging them in increasing numbers. The mullahs use arrests and executions to increase fear throughout their own society, to maintain control.


  3. IRAN: 30 prisoners hanged in 4 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | CNN

    In the latest wave of executions and repression in Iran, at least 30 prisoners have been hanged in prisons across country since Saturday. The victims included a 60-year-old man that had already spent 20 years in prison.


  4. Astara a springboard for robust Iran-Azerbaijan relations - Iranian MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Trend

    There is no border town in Iran as safe as Astara, making the spot an ideal place to start expanding trade between Iran and Azerbaijan, Astara representative to the Iranian Majlis Asghar Naimi Raz told Trend on Feb. 18. "As two wings for Iran and Azerbaijan, the two border towns of Astara will play a key role in improving the two countries' cultural, political, and economic affairs," he said. He stated that Iran is intent upon accomplishing the Rasht-Qazvin-Anzali-Astara railroad soon, in order to complete the North-South Corridor, which joins Russia to Azerbaijan, Iran, and then the Persian Gulf.


  5. Hair analysis proves worth in assessing mineral status of horsesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Horsetalk

    Hair analysis has proved its worth as a measurement tool for evaluating the mineral status of individual horses, according to researchers in Iran. The scientists, from the University of Guilan in Rasht, said their work provided baseline data on hair and serum mineral levels in health healthy horses.


  6. MasoulehRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | TrekEarth

    Village in the southwestern province of Sardar appreciable forest, 60 km and 20 km from the city of Rasht Fooman Maklavan is located 36 km. Village consists of an area of one hundred hectares of area under protection of cultural heritage and natural resources, climate and Hvatryn one of the tens of thousands of tourists every year is welcome.


  7. Historical postcards on Gilan region published in bookRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN A book containing historical postcards on the northern Iranian region of Gilan during the Qajar and Pahlavi eras has recently been published. Entitled "Gilan on Historical Postcards", the book was unveiled during a ceremony at the Book City Institute in Tehran on Friday.


  8. Two years in prison for exporting industrial products to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    A resident of Parkville, Maryland, was sentenced to two years in prison, for conspiracy of exporting American manufactured industrial products and services to Iran despite the prohibition to supply or export goods without the authorization of US government. According to evidence presented on Monday during the two week trial at Greenbelt Courthouse, Ali Saboonchi from November 2009 to 2013, conspired with others to evade the Iran Trade Embargo issued in 1995 by exporting American manufactured industrial goods and services to Iranian businesses.


  9. Cities' waste worsens pollution in Anzali LagoonRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Payvand News of Iran

    Industrial and residential waste and sewage from six cities has critically increased water pollution in the Anzali Lagoon in northern Iran. The Ana website reports that in the past, fishing in the lagoon would yield up to 15,000 tons of fish annually.


  10. Beset by hardship, Iranians losing hope for futureRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Reuters

    As prices of food, water and electricity rise further beyond reach, struggling Iranians are losing belief in their pragmatic president and his promise of a brighter future. The country has been hit by the double hammer blows of persisting Western sanctions over its nuclear activities and plunging oil prices - but its leaders tell the people that adversity will make them stronger.


  11. Lashai: Versatile Iranian painterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Farideh Lashai was a prolific contemporary Iranian artist whose oeuvre reveals a seamless combination of Eastern culture with her own rendering of European literature. Her paintings, according to some experts, represent an amalgam of various artistic schools, to be exact: the worldly, sophisticated view of nature visible in the works of northern European artists since the seventeenth century, the formal tradition begun by Paul Czanne that emphasizes the concrete solidity of color, the other formal tradition that stresses line and mixed colors and unpredictable forms, and, ultimately, the traditions of Far Eastern painting.


  12. Iranian official: West has abandoned the possibility of any military action against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    A senior Iranian official claimed Sunday that Tehran's enemies have abandoned the possibility of military action against the Iskamic Republic. Addressing a crowd in the northern city of Rasht, the Public Relations Department General of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, General Ramezan Sharif, declared that "the enemy has grown disappointed at military confrontation with the Islamic Republic and has now resorted to a clash of wills, views and insights to change the Iranian nation's behavior," Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported.


  13. Ambassador: North - South corridor project paves way to the CIS countriesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Groong

    Ambassador: North - South corridor project paves way to the CIS countries Political Desk On Line: 09 January 2015 09:57 In Print: Saturday 10 January 2015 Baku. 7 January.


  14. An Iranian family divided by revolution reunitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    The ringing telephone that awakened David Rashti early one morning brought with it a jolt the Los Angeles-area resident couldn't have anticipated. The caller was someone Rashti had never met or even heard of: Rachel Levy, a resident of Safed, Israel.


  15. Japanese Orientalists' studies on holy sites of Gilan Province publishedRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Naomi Shimizu, Satoko Yoshie and Kamioka Koji spent years in the northern Iranian region gathering the information for the book "Sacred Places in Gilan Province", which is in three volumes, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Thursday. The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies published the first volume of the book, and the second and third volumes will be come out in the near future.


  16. Russia to open way to south for AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Azerbaijan has a very advantageous geographic location. This opens up great opportunities for the country to develop trade relations with neighboring countries and to implement its own transit potential.


  17. Positive outlook of President Rouhani's Baku visitRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, at the head of a delegation, travelled to Baku late last week upon an official invitation from his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev. The trip drew regional and international attention to the expansion of Tehran-Baku ties, and outlined the roadmap for their future bilateral interactions.


  18. RashtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | TrekEarth

    This is an old-style country house, now a museum and tourist center in Rasht Rasht has become. Another view of the old houses in the workshop.


  19. Iran wants to benefit from Azerbaijan in transit operations with EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13 By Temkin Jafarov Trend: Iran and Azerbaijan are developing cooperation in trade, and the two countries' common land and sea borders create potential to further expand this cooperation, the Iranian presidential administration head, Mohammad Nahavandian told Trend Nov. 13 in Baku. He said the two countries should explore and use this potential.


  20. Iran can reach Europe through Azerbaijan - Hassan RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13 Trend: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made statements for the press following the signing ceremony on November 12. President Rouhani, in turn, thanked Ilham Aliyev, saying he was happy to arrive in brotherly, friendly, neighboring Azerbaijan, accompanied by a large delegation. "I am very happy to be with fraternal people, Azerbaijani brothers in the beautiful city of Baku on the coast of the Caspian Sea," President Rouhani said.