Iranian Literature

Srinagar: city of crafts and folk arts

In November 2021, Srinagar was nominated as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) and thus entered the club of 295 Creative Cities Networks around the world. After Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Jaipur, Srinagar is the sixth Indian city to obtain this distinction for different categories. UNESCO this …

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Persian poet Rudaki is the product of the Samanid economic and cultural boom, says literary man

TEHRAN – Rudaki Neder Karimian expert says the poet who is considered the father of Persian poetry is the product of the economic and cultural boom and political splendor that Iran experienced during the Samanid dynasty more than of a millennium. Speaking at a meeting held at Vahdat Hall in …

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Women’s earnings in 2021 are testament to its successes – ANHA | HAWARNEWS

Amid successive events in northern and eastern Syria, a major role for women has emerged in closely monitoring the situation and finding a way out for women so that they do not fall under the direct influence. , as women in any conflict and war receive the bulk of violations, …

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Middle East: positive steps needed to restore calm

Footballers with diametrically opposed views on homosexuality and alcohol consumption have sparked heated controversy over Islamic mores and human and labor rights in Qatar’s home stretch ahead of the FIFA World Cup. next year’s football world. Two things emerge from the controversy beyond the specific arguments put forward by the …

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Why is Hafez’s Divan the only book Iranians use for divination?

TEHRAN – The Divan of Hafez composed by Shams ad-Din Mohammad, the famous Persian lyric poet better known as Hafez, is the only book that Iranians use for divination on various occasions, including the celebration of the night of Yalda. “Why Hafez’s couch? A lot of people may ask. The …

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The longest night: Celebration of the Iranian festival of Yalda

The ancient Persian custom of marking the winter solstice continues in diaspora communities around the world, including summer New Zealand. In a few days, my family and friends will be gathering to celebrate Shab-eh Yalda (the longest night), an Iranian holiday that predates Islam by over a thousand years. It …

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Chinese stories read live on Instagram by Iranian scholars

The event was also attended by Kambiz Manouchehrian and Ebrahim Amel Mehrabi, the translators of the books ‘Little Castle’, ‘Within the Walls’, ‘Straw House’ and ‘A Valley Haunted by Wild Bees’ in Tehran on December 10, 2021. The initiative began when, like Scheherazade in “A Thousand and One Nights,” Iranian …

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Dubov faces criticism in Russia after working for Carlsen

Treason? Few countries are as proud of the achievements of their athletes as Russia. Following a practice of the Soviet era, when the royal game was used as a symbol of intellectual superiority, the Russian government often gets involved (at least symbolically) when a representative of the country or the …

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