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The Magnificent Feline Coat

THE MAGNIFICENT FELINE COAT

There are three types of general body fur on the cat. The down hairs are closest to the skin and they keep the animal warm. This underfur...

 
 
 
Hoda Afshar's Beautiful Portrait of the Islands of the Persian Gulf

HODA AFSHAR'S BEAUTIFUL PORTRAIT OF THE ISLANDS OF THE PERSIAN GULF

There is a belief on the islands in the strait of Hormuz, in the Persian Gulf, that the wind is capable of possessing people, causing...

Persian Cucumber Salad

PERSIAN CUCUMBER SALAD

Persian Cucumber Salad with Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette and Za'atar

 
 
 
Chicken Pathia

CHICKEN PATHIA

A lip-smacking tangy curry with plenty of heat. Almost like a curry version of sweet and sour but with a lusciously thick and spicy...

Persian love cake

PERSIAN LOVE CAKE

Almond cake flavored with cardamom, citrus, and rosewater, drizzled with icing, and decorated with pistachios and rose petals

 
 
 
To uplift tourism, Qeshm Island to get a comprehensive plan

TO UPLIFT TOURISM, QESHM ISLAND TO GET A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

For all the eco-tourists out there, Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf is a paradise as it has wide-ranging attractions like the Hara...

Tahdig

TAHDIG

Ever since I heard of Tahdig , I've loved it, even though I'd never tried it. The idea of a plate of rice with a brittle, crackly crown...

 
 
 
Looking into Lost Persian Architecture through Safavid Manuscripts

LOOKING INTO LOST PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE THROUGH SAFAVID MANUSCRIPTS

Yusuf and Zulaikha , miniature by Behzād, 1488. Image From the 14th to the 16th century, Iran had witnessed growth and affluence under...

A US NAVY SHIP FIRED WARNING SHOTS AFTER IRANIAN FAST-ATTACK BOATS GOT TOO CLOSE IN THE PERSIAN GULF

Four Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy vessels alongside US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf Reuters A US Navy ship fired...

 
 
 

IRGO: IRANIAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE GENERAL ONTOLOGY AND KNOWLEDGE BASE

Iranian traditional medicine, also known as Persian Medicine, is a holistic school of medicine with a long prolific history. It describes...

Beef and Lamb Kabobs - Kabab Koobid

BEEF AND LAMB KABOBS - KABAB KOOBID

Koobideh kabobs have plenty of rich flavor from the mix of lamb, beef, and onion. Make this recipe for a meal that's on the table in...

 
 
 
Life-Sized Wildlife Protrude from Ornate Rugs in Perspective-Bending Sculptures

LIFE-SIZED WILDLIFE PROTRUDE FROM ORNATE RUGS IN PERSPECTIVE-BENDING SCULPTURES

“Persian Kangaroo.” All images © Debbie Lawson, shared with permission A new menagerie of polar bears, stags, and kangaroos resemble...

CHINA BOX OFFICE: ‘AVATAR' LEADS WITH A FURTHER $14 MILLION

James Cameron's “Avatar” once again led the China box office this weekend, with sales of $14 million over the three-day period. The...

 
 
 
These Nowruz Traditions Banish Bad Luck & Welcome Prosperity

THESE NOWRUZ TRADITIONS BANISH BAD LUCK & WELCOME PROSPERITY

The start of Spring is a time of celebration for all of us Northern Hemisphere-dwellers-no more cold weather, soups for dinner or bulky...

FRAGRANT SAFFRON AND SWEET ONIONS MAKE THIS PERSIAN-STYLE CHICKEN AND RICE A FEAST FOR THE SENSES

One-pot chicken, rice and lentils scented with saffron, sweet onions, golden raisins and dates.

 
 
 

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION CURTAILS DRONE STRIKES AMID MAJOR POLICY REVIEW

A US Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle , carrying a Hellfire missile lands at a secret air base after flying a mission...

Ephemeral's made-to-fade tattoos will change the industry forever

EPHEMERAL'S MADE-TO-FADE TATTOOS WILL CHANGE THE INDUSTRY FOREVER

Growing up in a Persian Jewish household on Long Island, tattoos were out of the question for Josh Sakhai. As a freshman at New York...

 
 
 
Greece seeks Gulf allies to counter tension with Turkey

GREECE SEEKS GULF ALLIES TO COUNTER TENSION WITH TURKEY

ATHENS, Greece - Foreign ministers and senior officials from several Persian Gulf countries were meeting in Athens on Thursday, as...

Persian Love Cake -pomegranate cake

PERSIAN LOVE CAKE -POMEGRANATE CAKE

This moist and tasty Pomegranate Cake recipe uses ground almonds, rose and cardamom for a decadent cake that is refreshing and delicious.