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Musician Whose Song Was Used on Social Media Posts About Nationwide Protests in Iran Opens up About Anxiety

By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES, Jan 26 (Reuters) - British singer-songwriter Tom Odell surged in popularity in the...

Remembering Lily Afshar, Master of Classical Guitar, University of Memphis Professor

By Nazanine Nouri The internationally renowned classical guitarist Lily Afshar passed away at the age of...

Prima Ballerina Haydeh Changizian Dreams of Reopening A Ballet School in Iran

By Katy Shahandeh Haydeh Changizian is an artist with an illustrious past. Formerly a Prima Ballerina...
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Kayhan Life Interviews Niyaz, the Iranian Musical Duo 

By Ahmad Rafat Niyaz is an Iranian musical duo created by the singer Azam Ali —...

Getty Villa’s Open-Air Persian Concerts Feature Fared Shafinury, Awardwinning Setar Virtuoso

By Fred Parvaneh On June 25, 2022, Farhang Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to celebrate and...

Iran Arrests Four Female Vocalists; Women Face More and More Constraints

By Kayhan Life Staff Authorities in Minab, in the southern province of Hormozgan, arrested four female...
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INTERVIEW: Israeli-Iranian Singer Liraz Charhi to Debut Her Album “Zan” In London Concert

By Ahmad Rafat Liraz Charhi, a 31-year-old Israeli Singer of Iranian descent, will debut her album...

INTERVIEW: Singer Niaz Nawab Fuses Persian Poetry With Western Sound

By Fred Parvaneh   Niaz Nawab is an Iranian-born singer, songwriter, multi-instrumental musician, and music teacher currently...

INTERVIEW: Hollywood Soundtrack Composer, Niyaz Founder Loga Ramin Torkian

By Fred Parvaneh Loga Ramin Torkian is an Iranian-born instrumentalist and composer and co-founder of the...

Singing About Hijab: Pop Vocalist Golazin Speaks to Kayhan Life

By Ahmad Rafat Golazin Ardestani, better known as “Golazin” or “Gola,” is an Iranian-born Trap pop...

Salman Rushdie, Author Targeted by Iran Regime ‘Death Fatwa’ Releases New Novel After Stabbing...

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Salman Rushdie's new novel "Victory City" will be published on Tuesday, nearly six months after a man repeatedly stabbed the...

Remembering Iradj Bagherzade: Celebrated Publisher, Founder of IB Tauris 

By Kayhan Life Staff Iradj Bagherzade, a leading international publisher of books on Middle East politics and history, passed away at his home in London...

Iran’s Government Closes Children’s Libraries to Cut Costs

By Kayhan Life Staff The Iranian government recently announced its plan to close some 1,000 libraries belonging to the Institute for the Development of Children...

Author Nazila Fathi, Ex-New York Times Reporter, Releases Children’s Book

By Nazanine Nouri Nazila Fathi is an Iranian-American author and a former New York Times reporter in Tehran. Fathi emigrated to Canada and later the U.S....

“Exiles from Paradise”: Novelist Brigitte Adès Explores the Life of Iranians in the West

By Firouzeh Nabavi Brigitte Adès is a French journalist and author who, for the past 25 years, has been the UK bureau chief of the...

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Soccer-Saudi’s Al Hilal Beats Iran’s Sepahan at Asian Champions League

By Michael Church HONG KONG, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Talking points from the week in Asian football: RONALDO CRITICISED FOR APPEARING TO MAKE OBSCENE GESTURE Cristiano Ronaldo faced a flurry of criticism after appearing to make an obscene gesture following the end of Al Nassr's 3-2 win over Al Shabab in...

Soccer-Qatar Beat Iran 3-2 in Thriller to Return to Asian Cup Final

By Rohith Nair DOHA, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Hosts and defending champions Qatar edged Iran 3-2 in a thrilling Asian Cup semi-final on Wednesday with striker Almoez Ali scoring the winner to set up a title clash with Jordan. In an end-to-end game at Al Thumama Stadium, Ali netted in the 82nd...

Soccer-Iran Question Arab Referee Appointment for Asian Cup Semi-final Against Qatar

By Rohith Nair DOHA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Iran's Saeid Ezatolahi raised doubts about the AFC appointing an Arab referee for their Asian Cup semi-final clash against hosts and defending champions Qatar while he also complained about the lack of recovery time in the knockout stage. Wednesday's semi-final...

Soccer-Iran Defeats Asian Cup Favorites Japan

By Michael Church DOHA, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Talking points from the week in Asian football: SOUTH KOREA TO FACE JORDAN FOR ASIAN CUP FINAL BERTH Son Heung-min earned South Korea a spot in the last four of the Asian Cup in Qatar after his extra-time free kick downed...

Soccer-Ghalenoei Slams Iran Media Critics After Sealing Asian Cup Semi-final Spot

By Rohith Nair AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Iran coach Amir Ghalenoei fired a broadside at his country's media after guiding his team to the semi-finals of the Asian Cup on Saturday, saying some of their criticism was not warranted after he took over the national...

Soccer-Qatar Sets up Asian Cup Semi-final With Iran

AL KHOR, Qatar, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Defending champions and hosts Qatar beat Uzbekistan 3-2 on penalties in a thrilling Asian Cup quarter-final that ended 1-1 after extra time at Al Bayt Stadium on Saturday to set up a tantalising clash with Iran. With nearly 59,000 fans in...
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In Iran, Air Pollution Caused 27,000 Deaths Last Year, Official Says

By Kayhan Life Staff Air pollution has caused the deaths of thousands of Iranians since March 2023, Mehdi Pirhadi, the Chair of the Health, Environment...

Some 270 Iranian Cities Are Experiencing Severe Water Shortage, Officials Say

By Kayhan Life Staff A total of 269 cities are facing water shortages across Iran, although emergency measures have prevented disruptions in the water supply,...

Iran Shuts Down for Two Days Because of ‘Unprecedented Heat’

DUBAI, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Iran has announced Wednesday and Thursday this week will be public holidays because of "unprecedented heat" and told the elderly and people...

Large Areas of Iran Suffer Severe Drought; Human Lives At Risk  

By Kayhan Life Staff Entire areas of the northern, north-central, and central provinces of Alborz, Yazd, and Semnan in Iran are affected by severe drought,...

Toxic Smog: Iran’s Government Criticised for Winter ‘Air Pollution Catastrophe’

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ANALYSIS: Mapping Iran’s Biodiversity Hotspots To Create New Protected Areas

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CAIRO, March 5 (Reuters) - One of two anti-ship ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis at the container vessel M/V MSC SKY II in the Gulf of Aden hit the ship and caused "damage", the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said on...
CAIRO, March 4 (Reuters) - Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Sarea said on Monday the Iran-aligned group had targeted the "Israeli ship MSC SKY" in the Arabian sea. Houthi militants have repeatedly launched drones and missiles against international commercial shipping since mid-November, saying...
BEIRUT, March 3 (Reuters) - U.S. envoy Amos Hochstein will visit Beirut on Monday to continue diplomatic efforts aimed at de-escalating the conflict across the Lebanese-Israeli border and bringing stability, a senior Lebanese official and a White House official said on Sunday. The Iran-backed Lebanese group...
CAIRO, March 3 (Reuters) - Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis vowed on Sunday to continue targeting British ships in the Gulf of Aden following the sinking of UK-owned vessel Rubymar. The U.S. military confirmed on Saturday that the UK-owned vessel Rubymar had sunk after being struck by an...
By Dan Whitcomb and Jasper Ward WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Four men were charged on Thursday in connection with a vessel that was intercepted by the U.S. Navy in January while allegedly transporting Iranian-made weapons, the U.S. Justice Department said. Two U.S. Navy...
By Natasha Phillips The number of Christians arrested in Iran for practicing their faith increased from 134 in 2022 to 162 in 2023, according to a new report published by Article 18, a London-based nonprofit that promotes freedom of religion...
DUBAI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Iran will reciprocate if its ships are seized, the legal adviser to Iran's President told state media on Thursday, in response to a statement by the United States Department of Justice. This month, the Department of Justice...
By Natasha Phillips An exiled Iranian lawyer who previously worked in Iran described the dangers of practicing law in the Islamic Republic during a Jan. 24 Iran human rights conference held at the Law Society of England and Wales headquarters...
By Hamed Mohammadi Feb. 25 will mark the second anniversary of Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine. As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s potential military aggression towards other Eastern European countries, representatives from several NATO European member states, commanders of...
By Kayhan Life Staff Iranian security forces in Tehran detained several journalists at the offices of the Fardaye Eghtesad news website in Tehran on Feb. 5, effectively holding them as “hostages.” According to some reports, members of an unidentified security agency...
January 29, 2024 Event to be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2024, at 7:00 PM PST at the Simon Wiesenthal Center-Museum of Tolerance. For immediate release Against the backdrop of the recent killing of US soldiers by Iranian proxies, the Simon Wiesenthal Center will...
By Kayhan Life Staff Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay, the international human rights and democracy activist, was a key speaker on Nov. 23 at the 30th anniversary of UN Watch, a nongovernmental organisation based in Geneva whose mission is to monitor the...