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The 11th print of Dr. Jalil Doostkhah's "Avesta" hit the market just recently, 11th print!

A touch of Tuscany 40 minutes away from Tehran
By Syma Sayyah, Tehran

Once in a while one is more than grateful to have listened to a suggestion. Recently, right in middle of a very busy time for me when I had a lot of work on, my husband insisted that I take a day off and accept our friends' invitation to go to their villa near Tehran. So we met them and drove to their beautiful hiding place, a small village called Kalugan near Fasham on the north east side of Tehran.

Fatemeh Habibizad, avalain zan-e naghaal-e Shahnameh!

Fatemeh Habibizad, avalain zan-e naghaal-e Shahnameh!

Darioush Khaledi's Persepolis-Inspired Winery
Source: PARSA Community Foundation

Famous for its idyllic vineyards dotted with French chateaus and Italian villas, Napa Valley is the last place one would expect to see a replica of Persepolis, the ancient and dazzling palace of the Persian Empire. Yet Darioush Khaledi has built just that, bursting into the winemaking scene with Darioush Winery, a homage to the winemaking legacy of Persia.

Darioush Khaledi

Already a successful businessman and prominent community member, Khaledi’s newest venture is one of his many successes in living the American dream. A multifaceted individual, he has been shaped as much by his experiences as he has by his aspirations.

Don Kishothaay-e Irani

Ye pekh mikonand hameh dar mirand


baa char dato paa.........



Death of a popular singer, a good person - God bless her beautiful soul


In March 2007, she publicly announced that she had been battling colon cancer for four years. She hoped that her experience would raise awareness within the Iranian community regarding cancer and the significance of constant physical examinations. She was then living in Santa Rosa, California with her daughter, Sahar, her husband, Naser, and their two children, Natasha and Natalie. She died at 7:52 AM on June 25, 2007 in Santa Rosa.

Molavi's stamp in the US



Join IAAB and 21 Iranian artists from around the world to explore Iranian identity, tradition and stereotypes.

Multi-media exhibitions in DC, Tehran, & online Ellipse Arts Center ? Arlington, VA (DC Metro Area)

Curators: Narges Bajoghli, Nikoo Paydar, Maryam Ovissi, and Leyla Pope

Top invention honor goes to Iran

Iran's team has won the 35th International Exhibition of Invention in Geneva with Switzerland coming second and Russia in third place.

Iranian students and scholars were awarded 52 gold medals, 11 special prizes, and two honorary doctorates at the event held from April 18 to 22, the team's head, Hassan Sadeqi said on Sunday.

45 countries contended at the exhibition and this is the greatest success Iran has ever achieved, he added.

Organized by the Swiss Federal Government and the State and City of Geneva, the event hosted more than 70,000 visitors.

Almost 1,000 totally new inventions were exhibited by industrial and commercial companies, independent researchers and inventors, universities, state organizations and institutes.