Iranian Literature

Will the Democracy Summit examine the role of the United States in perpetuating authoritarianism?

Despite noble intentions, the Biden administration’s Democracy Summit will face tough questions, including why the United States actively supports many authoritarian regimes while imposing sanctions on others, writes Ryan Costello. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan in Bari, Italy [Getty Images] …

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Nature lovers celebrate daffodils at Semnan festival

TEHRAN – An open-air festival will bring together dozens of nature lovers on Friday to celebrate daffodils, a symbol of the eye in Iranian culture. The festival aims to promote travel to the north-central province, traditional daffodil culture and local rituals and attractions, a local tourism official said on Wednesday. …

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The Kabir Cultural Center announces the winners of the 11th edition of the Montreal South Asian Film Festival

The Kabir Cultural Center has announced the jury winners of the 11th edition of its Montreal South Asian Film Festival (SAFFMontréal). This hybrid format, online and in theaters, offered eclectic and engaging films from November 19 to 28. All films were subtitled in English and French. The festival, supported by …

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President Macron’s visit to Saudi Arabia marks a new era in Franco-Saudi cooperation

“They also stressed the need to limit weapons to legitimate state institutions, and that Lebanon should not be a launching pad for terrorist acts that destabilize the security and stability of the region, or a source of drug traffic. “They also… agreed to establish a Franco-Saudi humanitarian aid mechanism guaranteeing …

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December 3. Timeline of major Kazinform events

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about the historical events of December 3rd. Find out what notable events occurred throughout Kazakhstan’s history on December 3. APPOINTMENT International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a day sanctioned by the United Nations and celebrated annually …

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Talking cats, cozy murder mysteries and cyber mages

With November (for Diwali and, this year, the start of Chanukah) in second place, December is one of the most festive months of the year. Several cultural and religious festivals translate into much needed moments to meet up with family and breathe. However, for readers, it’s time to catch up …

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Clarkson Researchers Publish COVID-19 Disinformation Study | County of Saint-Laurent

POTSDAM – A group of professors and student researchers at Clarkson University have published research aimed at assessing disinformation regarding COVID-19 in multiple languages, nations and social media platforms. Golshan Madraki, assistant professor at the David D. Reh School of Business, said the group has been investigating disinformation and disinformation …

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Saudi pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai inaugurates “16 Windows” cultural program

DHAHRAN: For thousands of years, mosques have served as sacred ground for Muslims around the world. But there is more than meets the eye, with the Ithra Islamic Art Conference examining the deeper meaning and spiritual effects that mosques have on their communities. The conference is a collaboration between the …

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Pakistan and the fate of its founding fathers – La Dépêche

Pakistan was created as a result of the division of British India. Then the princely states across India were given the option of choosing one of the dominions, India or Pakistan, to join. This right to join, under the Indian Independence Act of 1947, was limited to leaders only, and …

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Clarkson researchers publish study comparing disinformation about COVID-19 across languages, countries and platforms

A group of professors and student researchers at Clarkson University have published research aimed at assessing disinformation regarding COVID-19 in multiple languages, nations and social media platforms. Golshan Madraki, assistant professor at the David D. Reh School of Business, said the group has been investigating disinformation and disinformation about COVID-19 …

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Creation of an organization to promote Pashtun literature and culture

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Adabi Majlis, a new organization, was launched here on Sunday to promote Pashtun literary culture to boost the image of the Pakhtun community. The organization held its first provincial convention to promote literary and cultural activities across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and beyond. Delegates of writers from Sindh, Balochistan and …

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Publication of joint studies by Iranian and American academics on Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich

TEHRAN – A book presenting joint studies by Iranian scholar Amir-Hossein Ramezani and American music critic and author David Hurwitz has been published. Ramezani and a large number of academics and musicians, including Nader Mashayekhi, attended a ceremony on Friday evening at Rudaki Hall in Tehran to present the book …

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With the cultural awakening, Egypt is about to enchant the world again

CAIRO: Egypt, land of Tutankhamun, Cleopatra, Naguib Mahfouz and Ahmed Zewail, is experiencing a renaissance of its artistic and cultural scene. A few weeks ago, the 4,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Pyramids of Giza was transformed into a contemporary art platform at “Forever Is Now”. The exhibition, organized …

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All divine prophets came for mercy: Ayatollah Ramazani

The secretary general of the World Assembly of AhlulBayt (as) declared: “All the divine prophets were sent by God for love, peace and the propagation of justice”. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The secretary general of the World Assembly of AhlulBayt (as) declared: “All the divine prophets were sent by God …

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Iranian authorities order pastor to return to prison for 5 years

Through Anugrah kumar, Christian Post Contributor | Monday, November 15, 2021 Waving Iranian flag with cityscape on background in Tehran, Iran | Getty images / stock photo Iranian authorities have ordered a pastor of the Church of Iran denomination to return to prison to begin serving a five-year sentence for …

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Hushang Moradi Kermani among ALMA nominees again

TEHRAN – Writer Hushang Moradi Kermani, whose works mainly feature child protagonists from poor and disadvantaged families, has been nominated for the 2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Prize (ALMA). Moradi Kermani, who has already been nominated for the prestigious Swedish honor more than five times, received the new nomination from the …

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Members of the jury of the national competition section of TISFF

According to the Public Relations of Tehran International Short Film Festival, the jury members are: Ensie Shahhosseini Born in 1954 in Gorgan. Writer and director. Graduated in cinematographic direction. She has written screenplays such as “Del Namak”, “Let’s not muddy the brook”, “Pourya Vali”, “Avinar”, “Rush, Sun’s gone”, “Good Night …

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DuoBeniaján wins the Spanish team championship

The Valencian teams reach the podium Spain, one of the European countries with the strongest chess culture, especially in terms of the organization of high-level tournaments, organizes one of the most attractive team competitions in the Old Continent, the “Division of Honor ”. The annual event is an 8-team single …

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The book “Autumn on the Train” was published in Tamil

Mohammad Kazem Mazinani’s book “Autumn on the Train” has been translated and published in Tamil by the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Mohammad Kazem Mazinani’s book “Autumn on the Train” has been translated and published in Tamil by the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization. According to …

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Qeshm Island to Host Cultural Evenings in Tehran

TEHRAN – Groups of tourism insiders, artisans and artists from Qeshm will organize cultural evenings in Tehran to highlight the southern island of Iran. Residents of Tehran will be exposed to the local culture, traditions, crafts and tourist destinations of Qeshm during the three-day festival, which begins on October 20, …

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IFFCY holds meeting on role of literary adaptation in films

Chaired by Dr Shokouh Hosseini (writer, translator and researcher), the meeting brought together personalities from cinema and literature, including Houshang Moradi Kermani (author), Farhad Tohidi (screenwriter), Mohammad Rahmanian (writer and director), Fereydoun Amouzadeh Khalili (screenwriter), Hamid Reza Ghotbi (director) and Abbas Jahangirian (screenwriter). At the start of the meeting, organized …

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Corruption of the American Friends’ Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) – the official non-governmental organization of the Society of Friends or Quakers – won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947. They deserved it. The group, true to Quaker theology, professed nonviolence and avoided any group that committed it. Quakers may have been conscientious objectors …

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Global Compressed Natural Gas Market Potential Growth, Share, Demand and Key Players Analysis – Research Forecast to 2026

An excellent industry research report on Compressed Natural Gas Market 2027 has been released after an in-depth study of various key market segments such as market size, latest trends, market threats, and major market drivers . This business report offers information on production, development, market sales, regional trade, investment calculation, …

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Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hassanzadeh Amoli has died

The eminent Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hassan Hasanzadeh Amoli, philosopher, jurist, mystic and seminary professor, has died at the age of 93. Relatives of the clergyman said he died on Friday hours after being hospitalized with lung complications. Ayatollah Hasanzadeh Amoli has numerous publications in the fields of philosophy, mysticism, mathematics …

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“Writing the Talking Cure” appears in Persian

TEHRAN – A Persian translation of American scholar Jeffrey Berman’s book “Writing the Talking Cure: Irvin D. Yalom and the Literature of Psychotherapy” has arrived in Iranian bookstores. Published by Qoqnus, the book was translated into Persian by the Nazi Akbari. Distinguished psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Irvin D. Yalom is also …

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Leader congratulates Olympic and Paralympic champions

The leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, congratulated and applauded the champions of recent Olympic and Paralympic competitions, describing them as messengers of hope. In a meeting with Tokyo Games medalists on Saturday, he said they send a message of perseverance, hope and vitality to society and …

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Widening the keyhole of the future

The release of a second anthology of Israeli speculative fiction in English translation will be celebrated on September 23 with a special hybrid panel at the Icon Science Fiction Festival in Tel Aviv. Emanuel Lottem and Sheldon Teitelbaum, pillars of the speculative literature community in this country and driving force …

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National Book Awards announces its 2021 nominees

The 10 contenders for the non-fiction include 2019 shortlisted author Hanif Abdurraqib, this time for his book “A Little Devil in America”, as well as two books that examine the legacy of slavery in the United States. Clint Smith visited nine sites related to slavery for his book “How the …

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The best shows on Apple TV +

The best thing about Apple TV +? The range of shows it offers. The worst with Apple TV +? Choose what to watch from the range of shows on offer. It is a universal experience. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back and have rounded up some of the best …

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Does laparoscopic hysterectomy + bilateral salpingectomy decrease ovarian reserve more than total abdominal hysterectomy? A cohort study measuring anti-Müllerian hormone before and after surgery | BMC Women’s Health

Study design In this prospective cohort study, approved by the ethics committee of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (code: 930-01-01-7579), patients who were referred to Hazrat-Zeinab and Ghadir hospitals, affiliated at the University of Medical Sciences in Shiraz for a hysterectomy for a year were recruited. Serum AMH levels were …

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Multidimensional poverty line in Iran

Today, no one can ignore or conceal the expansion and depth of poverty across Iran, which is becoming a historic event with countless consequences. However, certain phrases like the “poverty line” no longer show the true dimension of this catastrophe. Iranian economists and media use the “multidimensional poverty line” to …

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Iranian university to grant more scholarships to Afghans

TEHRAN – Allameh Tabatabai University in Tehran will award scholarships to 35 talented faculty members and students from Afghanistan this year, up from 20 scholarships in previous years, ISNA reported on Monday. At the Seventh Board Meeting of Allameh Tabatabai University, it was approved that the university annually awards scholarships …

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Iranian nominees for IBBY reading promotion awards unveiled

TEHRAN – The Iranian Children’s Book Council has announced the country’s nominations for the IBBY-iRead Outstanding Reading Promoter Award and the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award. Children’s literature expert Zohreh Qaini was nominated for the award in 2021 and Iran-based Afghan book-reading promoter Nader Musavi received the nomination for 2022. Qaini, …

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Century-old Yazd public baths gain past glory

TEHRAN – Shazdeh, an Afsharid-era (1736-1748) public bathhouse in the historic village of Tezerjan in central Yazd province, has been restored, a local tourism official said. The project involved lightening and repairing the roof as well as strengthening the structure using cob materials, Hamidreza Abbasi said on Monday, CHTN reported. …

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Highlights of the 74th Cannes Film Festival

Carole Bethuel Hi Hollywoodians! Today we’re sharing some of our favorite moments from the 74th Cannes Film Festival. The prestigious festival took place July 6-17 and celebrated some of the greatest actors and filmmakers from around the world! The Festival is back! Tonight at 7:25 p.m., follow the Opening Ceremony …

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Russian season at the Cannes Film Festival

This year, Russia sent six films to the Cannes Film Festival, four in competition and two in non-competitive categories. And the filmmakers won three awards: the Grand Prize for the film “Hytti Nro. 6 ”by Juho Kuosmanen co-produced with Russia – shared with the film“ Ghahreman ”(Hero) by Iranian filmmaker …

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Quotes of the day from Xinhua World News, July 14

NEW YORK – Science, not speculation, is key to determining how COVID-19 has reached humans, and relying on spy agents only replaces science with politics, said John Richard Schrock, former chairman of the biology department at Emporia State University. “We believe the strongest clue of new, credible, and peer-reviewed evidence …

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Iranian border towns, beautiful but underestimated

TEHRAN – Countries are defined geographically and politically by their borders. Borders are fundamentally linked to tourism, as travel almost always involves crossing a political or other border, and border areas are often the first or last area of ​​a country visited by travelers. Iran has a total of 5,894 …

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Yazd will boost astronomical tourism

TEHRAN – Astronomical tourism is expected to be developed in the city of Bahabad in central Yazd province, a local tourism official said. The region’s tourist infrastructure will be improved in the near future, Alireza Kazemi said on Saturday. In addition to its location as one of the darkest vantage …

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Reckless crime | Saturday newspaper

On August 18, 1978, the Rex Cinema in Abadan, Iran was set on fire in an arson, killing over 400 people. Crime is seen as a crucial trigger for the mobilization that led to the revolution the following year. From the outset, this act of terrorism was fiercely contested, with …

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