Interview with Maryam Khosrowshahi, Author of “Sofreh: The Art of Persian Celebration”

The Persian New Year, known as "Nowruz," meaning New Day is upon us! It is a celebration of renewal, of life and of light, and it is celebrated by Iranians (and other nationalities) around the world at the turn of Winter into Spring (also known as the Spring Equinox)....

Iran Live-blog: 25 Bahman, One Year Later

Last year, tens of thousands Iranians protested in solidarity with uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia. Several people were killed, hundreds were arrested. Today we watch for signs of renewed protests.

Iran Feature: Former Detainee Sarah Shourd “The Plight of Iranians and 3 Decades of US Foreign Policy”

The incredible thing for me was that so many Iranians worldwide took the time to care about us despite the thousands of other political prisoners they have to worry about. “I’m an Iranian boy ashamed for what our government did to three American hikers,” another message on Facebook says. “I want you to know Iranian people are with you and against their own government. Iran’s regime is not chosen by Iranian people. They kill and torture us and we are all in a very big prison named Iran.”