Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Remembering Lady Homayoun Renwick, Doyenne of Britain’s Iranian Community 

By Nazenin Ansari Lady Homayoun Renwick, who passed away on July 5th in London, was the doyenne of Iranian philanthropy in the United Kingdom and a tireless promoter of Iran’s rich culture for more than...

Iran’s Regime Accuses School Poisoning Suspects of Links to Foreign Media, Riots -State Media

DUBAI, March 7 (Reuters) - Iran arrested several people it said were linked to a wave of school poisonings and accused some of connections to "foreign-based dissident media" and recent riots, according to an Interior Ministry statement shared by state media on Tuesday. Over 1,000 girls have fallen ill...

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 on January 8. He was 80. Relatives, friends and peers gathered...

Remembering Prominent Iranian Author Abbas Maroufi

By Kayhan Life Staff The celebrated Iranian author, poet, playwright, journalist, and publisher Abbas Maroufi died on Sept. 1 in Berlin at age 65, after a long battle with cancer of the mouth and throat. “Our...

Remembering Mehdi Taheri, Artist and Miniaturist 

    Mehdi Taheri, a renowned artist and master of Persian miniature painting, passed away on April 16, 2022 in San Jose, California.  He was 93. Master Taheri was born into a prominent artistic family in...

Death Notice: Dr. Gholam Hossein Kazemian, Former Senior Diplomat and Ministry Official, Passes Away

Dr. Gholam Hussain Kazemian, who served as Minister Counselor in the Embassy of Iran to Great Britain and the United States, passed away of complications linked to COVID-19 and Parkinson’s while recovering from hip...

Death Notice: Lady Akhtar Massoud

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Lady Akhtar Massoud, the daughter of Akbar Mirza Massoud Sarem-od-Dowlah and Lady Eftekhar Azam Atabak, and granddaughter of Massoud Mirza Zell-e Soltan. Lady Massoud died on Nov. 10, 2020,...

In Memoriam: Hormoz Hekmat

4343 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 1-301-657-1990 www.fis-iran.org In Memoriam It is with great sorrow that the board of directors of the Foundation for Iranian Studies announces the passing of Dr. Hormoz Hekmat on the first...

Death Notice: Bijan Kiani

"Surely we belong to Allah and indeed to Him, we shall return". (Al-Baqarah 2:156) To Allah We Belong and to Him is Our Return “Everyone is going to taste death, and We shall make a...