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Obituary: Monir Farmanfarmaian, the artist who opened the world's eyes to Iran
The BBC have published an obituary for Monir Farmanfarmaian, an Iranian artist famous for her mirror mosaics and geometric constructions ...
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Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick, a record-breaking superbiker, has travelled solo around the world to change attitudes towards women in Iran. Women there ...
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Dating back around 3,000 years, the qanat is an ingenious and sustainable solution to Iran’s dearth of easily accessible water ...
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Although indelibly illustrious, the millennia-long tale of Iran is, by and large, a sad one. Ravaged by invaders who threatened ...
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Monty Don paradise gardens
 In this series, Monty travels across the Islamic world and beyond in search of paradise gardens. The Koran, the ...
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In 1909, two London bookbinders were commissioned to create a book that would become one of the most bedazzling the ...
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In the first part of Jonathan Swift’s book Gulliver’s Travels, Lemuel Gulliver washes ashore on the island country of Lilliput, ...
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Parties in Iran
Welcome to Iran: a country where everything is forbidden, but anything is possible. An insight into Iran’s illicit world of ...
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Tarof Explained (important knowledge for tourists!)
Taarof is a tradition specific to Perisan culture, literally meaning ‘to offer.’ All tourists should be aware of this cultural ...
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Iran’s answer to Uber
As we face the potential of a future London without Uber, let’s look at another place where Uber is also ...
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