Welcome to the weekend.
Current developments inside Iran are significant, and affecting the global community. Our newsletter keeps you up to date on all the stories that matter, including those not covered elsewhere.
Caught in the crossfire of sanctions and the country’s existing economic problems, Iranians are more and more enraged and vocal. This week, the government’s response to their protests has been increasingly hostile.
To make life a little sweeter, our Persian Treat is a recipe for Tachin Joojeh by this week’s Kayhan Life cook-off winner, Lisa Goldfinger. If you love Persian food, follow us on social @KayhanLife to discover lots more delicious recipes.
The Kayhan Life Team
Kayhan – From Tehran to London
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Citizen protests over pay and corruption competed for attention with Iranian officials’ ongoing attempts to secure economic support from Europe this week.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrived in Tehran on Monday for the first time since taking office to hold talks with Iranian authorities on issues including the future of the 2015 nuclear deal.
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that U.S. bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf were within range of Iranian missiles
In a recent interview with the Khabar Online news agency, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has indicated that some influential people in Iran have benefited from money-laundering schemes.
Iran has received Afghan refugees since 1979 and holds the largest Afghan diaspora population in the world. Today, three million Afghans who have fled war-torn territories live inside the country.
The charges against four of the eight environmentalist members of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation (PWHF), some of whom have been held for more than nine months in detention on suspicion of spying, have now been amended to “spreading corruption on earth.”
The first comprehensive retrospective in the United States devoted to the work of the Iranian-born American sculptor Siah Armajani is currently on at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.