Iranian-Americans in Silicon Valley are Getting More Powerful

Today marked another milestone for the Iranian-American tech community in Silicon Valley. Uber’s board of directors appointed Tehran-Born Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO after the controversies around its founder, Travis Kalanick. As Pejman Nozad eloquently...

Tourists Flock to Iran

Key sites in the historic city of Isfahan have witnessed a significant rise in visitor numbers since the nuclear deal. Sunlight spills across the turquoise and sapphire dome of the Shah Mosque in Isfahan’s...

RoboCup Iran Open 2017 in Tehran

The 12th edition of the international Robocop competitions (RoboCup Iran Open 2017) started on Tuesday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground. Some 2,820 contestants from the United States, Germany, India, Japan, China, Singapore, South...

Norooz 1396 / 2017 Saal Tahvil Times

Happy Norooz!!! Saal Tahvil times below… Norooz 1396 / 2017 begins on: Tehran Monday 01:58:40 PM March 20, 2017 Dubai Monday 02:28:40 PM March 20, 2017 New York Monday 06:28:40 AM March 20, 2017...

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman Wins Academy Award

Director Asghar Farhadi won the Academy Award for foreign-language film Sunday night for The Salesman, his psychological tale about a young couple weathering the effects of a violent assault. But Farhadi wasn’t present to...

Iran Wins 2017 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup

Iran defeated the United States to take the gold medal in wrestling’s World Cup on Friday, winning a match that politics almost prevented. Olympic silver medalist Komeil Ghasemi beat American Nick Gwiazdowski 5-0, giving...

Maz Jobrani’s Jimmy Vestvood in Theaters

Maz Jobrani’s newest movie Jimmy Vestwood: Amerikan Hero is coming to a theater near you on May 13.  You won’t want to be the only one to miss it! A message from Jimmy himself:...