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  1. Required ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hyperallergic

    Sudobh Gupta's "Et tu, Duchamp?" in front of the Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi This week, the secrets of late Barnett Newman paintings, Parviz Tanavoli in the spotlight, Asian-American poetry and visual art, glitch art, old US infographics, dinosaurs at MoMA, and more. A particularly good podcast by Tyler Green that talks to curator Michelle White about the Barnett Newman's late work at the de Menil Collection, and curator Hannah Segrave about the new show by Baroque painter Salvator Rosa at the Cleveland Museum of Art: Shiva Balaghi explores the new retrospective of Parviz Tanavoli at the Davis Museum, which she co-curated.


  2. Sevak Sarukhanyan: Concerns about possible emergence of ISIS in...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Groong

    Sevak Sarukhanyan: Concerns about possible emergence of ISIS in Azerbaijan focus Tehran's attention on Baku ArmInfo's Interview with Sevak Sarukhanyan, Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University by David Stepanyan Saturday, March 28, 09:22 The energy sector of the Armenian SSR developed with due regard for the presence of some 1,400 industrial enterprises in the republic, which were unique throughout the former USSR. Today, Armenia keeps developing its thermal and nuclear power stations with Russian investments and neglects the development of alternative power engineering.


  3. Iranian Navy Claims as Forerunner of Fight against Maritime TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Marine News

    Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that Iranian Navy is a "symbol of fight against maritime terrorism and establishing security" He underscored his forces' high level of preparedness to push back any possible threat to the nation. "The young naval forces are ready to confront any threat" and they will defeat the enemies in a humiliating way, Sayyari said.


  4. Iran: Furious protest of thousands of teachers in more than 20 citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | CNN

    Tehran and more than 20 cities across Iran on Sunday, March, 1st, 2015, were the vibrant scene of simultaneous protest of thousands of angry teachers against suppression, repression and plundering policies of the ruling mullahs in Iran. In Isfahan, more than 2,000 teachers rallied on Sunday in front of the local branch of the ministry of education.


  5. Developing Story: 24 cities in Iran, the scene of nationwide teachers' demonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | CNN

    In Tehran alone, more than 6,000 teachers braved herds of Suppressive State Security Forces, SSF to gather in front of the parliament in solidarity with the nationwide teachers' demonstration condemning job discrimination, repression and plundering of the country and people's wealth by the criminal mullahs ruling Iran. Today's nationwide teachers' demonstration took part in: Hamedan, Rasht, Tehran, Isfahan, Tabriz, Mashhad, Abadan, Arak, Shiraz, Zanjan, Yasooj, Kermanshah, Bushehr, Ardebil, Khorram-Abad, Sanandaj, Bandar-Abbas, Boroujerd, Genaveh, Saghez, Paveh, Karaj, Qazvin and Marivan.


  6. 30 Under 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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.


  11. MasoulehRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.