Iranian Literature

Attract foreign students more than expected: official

TEHRAN – Currently, foreign nationals constitute 1.64% of the country’s student population, approximately 0.14% more than the target set by the sixth five-year national development plan (2016-2021). According to the plan, around 1.5% of the country’s university student population is expected to be non-Iranian, however, the figure rose to 1.64% …

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When the gypsies came to town

This happened in the winter of 1959. There was a wave of unrest in the “kancha bazaar” (kitchen market) in the city of Dinajpur. Someone made a bugle call: “The gypsies are here. Allah save us! Secure your belongings.” It was as if some calamity had befallen the small town. …

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