Americans Wonder why Is Saudi Arabia US’ Friend, Iran Its Foe?The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran.
Qatari King’s Pro-Iranian Statement False or Authentic?After Qatari king’s remarks, that describing Iran as an “Islamic power”, sparked outrage among Persian Gulf Arab states, Doha issued a statement claiming hackers had broken into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Erdogan Hitler of Our Country: Turkish NBA playerThe Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter said Monday that he has been getting death threats for his outspoken opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan whom Kanter called "the Hitler of our century".
Indicating the deep terrorism’s penetration in Central Asia, Zamir Kabulov -Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan- said: “There are now 10,000 ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan.” He said in a press conference held in April 19. But why the Kremlin officials have turned their promotional-medium focus and even their political stances towards Central Asia and former Soviet republics, is a subject that not only for Moscow but for Iran and other allies is considered a “warning shot”.
The word `Nowruz` is a compound word; No and Ruz together mean New Day, and it is the name of the ﬁrst day of the ﬁrst solar month, `when the Sun in Aries`. In the original Pahlavi (ancient language of Iran) word it means the tip of the day.
Iranians new year starts with the re-birth of the earth and seasons. This is not a simple coincidence, but a deep belief in re-birth and good new days as earth represents its good days once again, and puts an end to the cold short days of winter.