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Loyal Wives of Little Dictators

King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan visited the White House yesterday. As is customary in the Middle East, men sat while women stood in full attention!

Who Wore it Better!

In the Line of Duty

Morgan Freeman Celebrates Ashura - Shawshank Redemption!

Central London grinds to a halt as thousands of Muslims celebrate holy day – and even Morgan Freeman joined in

Trump's Naked Statue in 5 US Cities

Abbas Shirmohammadi - Official Panoramic Photographer of the Democratic Convention

Abbas Shirmohammadi, a Washington-based photographer known for his panoramic images, was born in Yazd, Iran. He moved to the U.S. in 1978 and founded Panoramic Visions Photography in 1985. He's been involved in creating images of every presidential inaugural since Ronald Reagan. He also has covered political conventions and other large events around the U.S. and the world.

Photography is a family tradition. Shirmohammadi is a fourth generation photographer. In addition to panoramas and political events, he has done portraits, including Nelson Mandela and Hillary Clinton); architectural; and aerial photos.

For more information and some examples of Shirmohammadi's work, see his web site at

Muhammad Ali's Last Pictures

Cannes 2016 Film Festival Jury in Hejab

Donald Sutherland and Iranian Producer Katayoon Shahabi in Hejab


Trump Crossing the Border

Presidential candidate Donald Trump was forced to abandon his motorcade on the side of a freeway, scramble up a hillside and slip into a side entrance of the hotel hosting the California GOP convention Friday, April 29, 2016 as hundreds of angry protesters surrounded the building and did their best to disrupt the Republican front-runner's speech.


Welcome to California.

Now go back to where you came from!

Medalion Rahimi - "The Catch", Tonight on ABC

Medalion Rahimi was born in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress best known for her roles in Misogynist (2013), Criticsized (2015), and Extraction (2015).

Medalion is a first generation Iranian-American with Russian ancestry. Her mother, of Jewish decent, and father, of Muslim, met and wed in the states. Her mother Fariba Rahimi is a lawyer and her father, Kiumars Rahimi, is a dentist located in Agoura Hills, California. She has an older brother, Farmon and a younger sister, Lila.

Medalion began modeling at the age of four, but begged her mother to stop taking her to castings and instead enroll her in dance classes and in the performing arts. She began playing the piano and started acting in theater. At the age of twelve she landed the role of Cha Cha de Gregorio in the Showboat Theater Company's production of "Grease: the Musical"(2005). She went on to land roles in plays like Elmer Rice's "Street Scene"(2009) and "Working"(2010), based on the book by Studs Terkel.

After graduating from high school, Medalion attended the University of California, Los Angeles majoring in Theater with a minor in English. While at university, she appeared in a production of "Medea"(2011) as well as landing the female lead in the student-written play "Georgie Peorgie"(2012). While still in school, Medalion booked her first television role on Criminal Minds(2013), which lead to guest stars on other television series such as NCIS(2014), ABC Family's Mystery Girls(2014), and New Girl(2014).


Food of Life
Mahsa Vahdat Concert, Cowell Theater, San Francisco, April 22, 2017
Mahsa Vahdat Concert, Cowell Theater, San Francisco, April 22, 2017