Soleimani killing: Iranian-American community reacts to tension

Far from the streets of Baghdad or Tehran, the assassination of Major-General Qassem Soleimani by the United States has sent shock waves through the large Iranian-American community in California. Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.

Iranian of the Day: Rahna Epting, Executive director, MoveOn

"Today, MoveOn is proud to introduce our new Executive Director. Meet our very own Rahna Epting." WASHINGTON (AP) — The grassroots liberal group MoveOn is naming its chief of program, Rahna Epting, as its next executive director. MoveOn told The Associated Press about Epting’s appointment before an announcement expected later Wednesday. Epting has worked for the organization ...

Iranians of the Day: Sepideh & Soulmaz Dancing Persian To English Music

Sooooo in case you were wondering what we get up to on a saturday afternoon, this video should give you a pretty good idea! :) Don't think I've enjoyed filming a video so much and laughed at myself so much, let us know which was your favourite part in the comments and if you would like a part 2 to this video! Love, Sepii xoxo SOOO much love for my Youtube Family xxx If you want to join my ...

Norooz Spring Festival at Union Square, San Francisco

Norooz Spring Festival at San Francisco's Union Square, Saturday, March 9, 2019. This event was a collaboration of Diaspora Arts Connection and Norooz Outreach and was funded by private foundations and individuals. Dozens of artists and volunteers helped to make it happen. www.diasporaartsconnection.org www.noroozoutreach.org

"We are Persians"

Iranian couple sues Iranian DJ at Judge Judy's court.

Scent of Geranium

Immigration is a new chapter in one's life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one's life down paths different from the one imagined. This film is an autobiographical account of the director's experience with immigration. 'Scent of Geranium' is this week's Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it here: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-scent-of-geranium AWARDS Winner, ...

50 Characteristics of Iranian Culture

50 Characteristics of Iranian Culture for Non-Iranian Therapists/coaches. Video produced by Kaveh Mir Tahmasebi.

Ban Upon a Star

Directed by Samannaz Rouhanimanesh. This documentary follows the lives of two Iranian students in the Unites States in the wake of Muslim ban executive order.


Thrillist: Get crunchy with this perfect persian fried rice: thrl.st/2n4wey6

100 and Counting: A funny, moving look at the secrets of a long life

CBC: Ashraf and Mohammed have been married to each other for 80 years. No, that is not a typo. Ashraf is 100 and Mohammed is about to turn 110. In this hyper-accelerated era of interconnectivity — where access is infinite and love is a “right swipe” away — how does the world look if you’ve been around for a century? What kind of wisdom do you have on tap? 100 ...