Tomooshi Bread

Shahriya TV Studio:A Famous Bread in South of Iran

Traditional ceramic production in Lalejin, Iran

Veli-Pekka Leivo: Lalejin is one of the oldest and most important centres of pottery and ceramic production in Iran.

Finding Farideh: 2020 Oscars

Iranian feature-length documentary ‘Finding Farideh’, co-directed by Azadeh Mousavi and Kourosh Ataee, has been selected to represent Iran at the 2020 Oscars ceremony. A committee of nine cineastes decided to submit ‘Finding Farideh’ to the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony for the Best Foreign Language Film. در جستجوی فریده فیلم درباره زنی به نام فریده است که ۴۰ سال پیش...

Daybreak Express: 1953

D A Pennebaker transformed documentary filmmaking. This is his first film. Vox Populi: The US filmmaker D A Pennebaker – a pioneer of the documentary form – died on 1 August 2019 at the age of 94. He is perhaps best-known for his feature films Don’t Look Back (1967), a remarkable portrait of Bob Dylan while on a concert tour near the height of his fame, and The War Room ...

'The Simpsons' Fan Memes

The current show may have jumped the shark but fans of "The Simpsons" are breathing new life into the joy that the old series brought them.

Female Football Fans Arrested in Iran

This week, at least 6 women were arrested for trying to enter stadiums. FIFA has warned that if Iran continues to deny women their rights, it will ban its teams from competitions — and Iran’s huge population of football fanatics will be absolutely furious if it comes to that. #azadi

Parsi community in India celebrates New Year

Daf festival in Sanandaj

Kurdistan24: An ensemble representing the Kurdistan Region in a recent musical event in the Iranian Kurdish (Rojhilati) city of Sanandaj (Sine) came in first place in one of the festival’s group competitions. The three-day outdoor event kicked off in front of Bahman Cinema on Wednesday, celebrating the percussion instrument known in the region as the daf. It was the ninth of its kind to...

Russia’s master plan for Persian Gulf

Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof weighs in on the growing influence of Russia and China in the Persian Gulf. He points out that Russia’s new plan for “safe zones” in the region benefits from their diplomatic rapport with all the countries in the region, something the US lacks.

Iranian Ex-Muslim: Jesus is Lord!

Preaching on the streets of Toronto..