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Iranian Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


 

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EXCLUSIVE: The Sweet Destiny of Arash Sobhani, The Kiosk Band Leader Speaks to Kayhan Life

By Ahmad Rafat Arash Sobhani is the founder of the pioneering Iranian rock group Kiosk. An...

Half-Iranian Eurovision Contestant Barbara Pravi Draws Comparisons With Edith Piaf 

By Nazanine Nouri Barbara Pravi is a half-Serbian, half-Iranian singer-songwriter who finished second in the Eurovision...
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Silenced Musicians of Iran Come Together on Homanity Album

Music in Iran dates back thousands of years. Archeological records from the 3rd millennium BC...

Grammy-Nominated Kaveh Rastegar Performs With Springsteen, Writes for Bruno Mars 

By Nazanine Nouri Question: Which Iranian-American musician and songwriter came close to winning a Grammy Award...

Ballerina Farzaneh Kaboli Offers Dance Instruction to Women in Iran 

By Firouzeh Ramezanzadeh Farzaneh Kaboli is an Iranian ballet dancer, choreographer, stage and film actress. She...

Iranian-Irish Fusion Band Nava Is Nominated for Irish Folk Award; We Meet Co-Founder Coohe

By Kayhan Life Staff Nava is a four-person Iranian-Irish musical group based in Dublin. Formed in...

Iranians Remember Master Vocalist Shajarian With His Freedom Song ‘Morgh e Sahar’

By Nazanine Nouri Iranians around the world are mourning the loss of the legendary classical Persian...

Playing Heavy Metal and Drumming as a Woman in the Islamic Republic of Iran – Interview With Shirin Vaezi

By Natasha Phillips       Pioneering Iranian musician Shirin Vazei has played the drums for several rock bands...

Iranian State TV is Urged by Guild to Allow Broadcasts of Musical Performances 

By Azadeh Karimi The Iranian Musicians Union has written to the president of the Islamic Republic...
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Making History: Andy Madadian Gets Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

By Fred Parvaneh On January 17th, the singer and actor Andy Madadian -- nicknamed "the Persian...

Marjan Kamali Discusses HBO Adaptation of Her Book “The Stationery Shop”

By Kayhan Life Staff   The Iranian-American author Marjan Kamali, whose novel “The Stationery Shop” was published in 2019, is about to see it come to...

Co-Founder of Chart-Topping Band “Shahin & Sepehr” Releases Novel

By Fred Parvaneh Sepehr Haddad — a recording artist who co-founded the band Shahin & Sepehr — has just released his debut novel, “A Hundred...

Empress Farah’s Pre-Revolution Curator Donna Stein Tells Tehran Museum Story in New Book

By Tim Cornwell In May 1975, a group of prominent Iranians arrived in New York for a shopping spree with a difference. They included Dr....

“Iran’s Napoleon” in Exile: Reza Shah’s Life After Abdication Is Evoked in New Book...

By Tim Cornwell When the wife of the British governor of Mauritius learned that Reza Shah, the former Shah of Iran, was to make the...

Persepolis Celebrations Are Focus of New Book by UCLA’s Robert Steele

By Cyrus Kadivar In October 1971, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, held a celebration to commemorate the 2,500th anniversary of the founding of...

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Soccer-Gomis on Target as Former Champions Al Hilal See Off Esteghlal

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Goals from Bafetimbi Gomis and Salem Al Dawsari handed Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal a 2-0 win over Esteghlal from Iran and a place in the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League on Monday. Gomis struck six minutes before half time to give the...

Soccer-China’s Cangzhou Parts Company With Iranian Coach Ghotbi

HONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Former Iran coach Afshin Ghotbi has parted company with Chinese Super League (CSL) team Cangzhou Mighty Lions, the club said on social media on Monday. Ghotbi had led the team to just two wins in the league this season...

Soccer-Draw With South Korea Delights Iraq’s Advocaat Ahead of Iran Showdown

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Dick Advocaat intends to adopt a more attacking approach when his Iraq team take on Iran in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday after the Dutchman steered his new charges to a 0-0 draw with South Korea. The 73-year-old, who was appointed...

Olympics-Karate-Iran’s Ganjzadeh Wins Gold in Men’s +75kg Kumite

TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Iran's Sajad Ganjzadeh won the gold medal in the men's karate kumite competition in the +75kg category on Saturday after his opponent, Saudi Arabia's Tareg Hamedi, was disqualified. A kick from Hamedi knocked out Ganjzadeh, who was carried away on a...

Olympics-Wrestling-Iran’s Geraei Wins Greco-Roman Lightweight Gold

CHIBA, Japan, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Iran's Mohammadreza Geraei won gold in the men's Greco-Roman lightweight category at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. Ukraine's Parviz Nasibov took the silver medal while Germany's Frank Staebler and Egypt's Mohamed Ibrahim El-Sayed claimed the bronze medals. (Reporting by Rohith Nair...

Olympics-Wrestling-’New Superstar’ Lopez Nunez off to a Flyer in Record Bid

By Ece Toksabay TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Cuban Mijain Lopez Nunez got off to flying start in his bid to become the first four-times Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling on Sunday when he won his first two matches at the Tokyo Games without conceding...
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Persian Negini Kebab

ANALYSIS: As Iran Faces “Water Bankruptcy”, Drought Exposes Past Problems, Future...

By Maya Gebeily BEIRUT, July 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Severe water shortages in Iran in recent weeks have prompted electricity outages and even sparked deadly protests,...

Youth Killed in Iran Water Crisis Protests

DUBAI, July 17 (Reuters) - A young man was shot dead during a second night of protests over water shortages in southwest Iran, a local official...

Iranian Cities Experience Frequent Power Cuts

By Kayhan Life Staff Several Iranian cities have been experiencing frequent power cuts in recent days. Vast areas of the country have been without electricity...

ANALYSIS: Iran’s Water Resources Require Urgent Action 

By Hamed Mohammadi and Roshanak Astaraki Water has always occupied an important and unique place in the global culture and literature of Iran. It is...

SPECIAL REPORT – He Returned to Iran to Help Save Its...

TORONTO, Canada, April 27 (Reuters) - Iranian scientist Kaveh Madani's career was in full bloom as he settled into his seat in early 2018 for...

Caspian Sea Water Level Is At 30-Year Low, Iranian Official Says

By Azadeh Karimi The water level in the Caspian Sea dropped 13 centimeters between 2018 and 2019, according to Seyyed Masumeh Bani-Hashemi, the director of...
WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The window is still open to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but Tehran has yet to indicate whether it is willing to resume talks in Vienna or whether it would do so on the basis...
CAIRO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Lebanese pro-Iranian TV channel Al Mayadeen said on Tuesday that a convoy of diesel tankers brought by Hezbollah from Iran crossed the Syrian border towards Lebanon. The Iran-aligned group says the shipments should ease a...
By Robin Emmott and John Chalmers BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The European Union will focus on humanitarian aid as it figures out how to deal with the Taliban, aiming on an informal arrangement with Afghanistan's new rulers to ensure...
DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement, constitute a...
By Natasha Phillips A letter by the London-based NGO Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) asked the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi for alleged human rights violations committed in the 1980s...
By Matthew Lavietes and Rachel Savage NEW YORK/LONDON, Aug 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was never easy being gay or transgender in Afghanistan. Now it could be deadly, according to LGBT+ Afghans, whose fear of violence under the Taliban...
By Natasha Phillips A new law in Iran that transfers the power to grant and revoke lawyers’ licenses from the Iranian Bar Association (IBA) to the judiciary could make it easier for the government to detain individuals for financial gain, according to...
By Kayhan Life Staff The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has removed three Iranians from its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list. In September 2020, former U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration placed Behzad Daniel Ferdows and Mehrzad Daniel...
A panel of outstanding Iranian women at the top UK research university discuss what is next in the road of STEM About this event In 2017 Persia Educational Foundation established a scholarship fund in honour of the late award-winning Stanford mathematician,...
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Epic Iran

EXHIBITION On now until Sunday, 12 September 2021 GET TICKETS  
By Ahmad Rafat On May 26, Iraqi security forces arrested Qassim Mahmoud Musleh, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) military commander for the western province of Al Anbar, in Baghdad, on terrorism charges. Sabah al-Wafi, a senior military commander of Asa’ib Ahl...