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Tehranchian Becomes First Female Singer to Record Rabbana Prayer

Leila Tehranchian is the first female singer ever to have released a recording of the Rabbana prayer pronounced during the holy month of Ramadan. Ms....

Working with Tupac: Interview with Music Video Producer-Director Rahimi

By: Fred Parvaneh As a lifelong lover of music, Gobi M. Rahimi is a prolific music video producer and director who has worked with some...
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Vigen, Iran’s ‘Sultan of Pop’: Profile

Vigen was Iran’s first male pop star. He was known as “the Sultan of pop,” and one of the first entertainers in the country...

World

OPEC Strives for Oil Deal as Iran Insists on Modest Rise in Output

By Ahmad Ghaddar, Vladimir Soldatkin and Ernest Scheyder VIENNA, June 21 (Reuters) - OPEC's leader Saudi Arabia and Russia were trying on Thursday to convince fellow oil producers to raise output from July to meet rising global demand, with Iran still signalling it would support...

Business

Trump, Iran Spar over Oil Prices Ahead of OPEC Meeting

By Susan Heavey and Alex Lawler WASHINGTON/LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Iran exchanged sharp words over oil prices on Wednesday, with Trump blaming OPEC for high oil prices and Tehran accusing him of stoking volatility after he withdrew last month from...

Middle East

Germany’s Merkel Calls for Solutions to Iran’s “Aggressive Tendencies”

By Andreas Rinke AMMAN, June 21 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile programme and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the Middle East. "Iran's aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed, but rather...

Special Report

COMMENT: Beyond Sanctions, How The U.S. Can Pressure Iran

By Michael Makovsky May 29 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week delivered a powerful speech that essentially defined U.S. policy objectives toward Iran by three noes: no nuclear program, no regional terrorism and aggression, and no domestic oppression. He offered a three-part...

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