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Obama nominates Azita Raji as Ambassador to Sweden

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After a long delay US Senate finally confirmed appointment of Azita Raji as a ambassador to Sweden. The nomination had been put on hold due to delay tactics by presidential hopeful Ted Cruz whom ended his blockade. Raji, fled Iran when she was in her teens, she has been a prominent supporter of Obama. Azita will be Sweden’s first female ... Read More »

Putin introduces Russia’s ZiL Punisher armored truck

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Putin and the Russia’s Federal Security Service rolled off the red carpet to show off their new collection of armored vehicles. What stood out in the crowd monster truck looking vehicle called the ZiL Karatel. The trucks name comes from a comic named The Punisher. Read More »

Selling merchandise on commuter trains

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You are not just limited to listening to talented street performers when traveling by metro or underground trains. For years there have also been people trying to make a living by selling anywhere fr0m drinks to clothing and beauty supplies. With cost of living in the capital going higher and higher each year and the single salaries the working class ... Read More »

3 of Our modern era literary women in San Francisco Mural

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Two local artists where features in San Francisco’s Clarion Alley project. The artists are Ck-1  Shaghayegh Cyrous.  Same artist had done a similar project in the same are two years ago. The artwork Mural done by S. Cyrous was in memory of three well known and loved modern era literates of the country. Forough Farrokhzad, poet Simin Behbahani, and author Simin ... Read More »

Old World Public Baths Dying Out

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Public Bathhouses in the middle east are becoming a glimpse in the past. The are now  longer in every neighborhood, kind of like what happened to the 1-Hour Photo stores in the West! Read More »

Incredible Mosque Ceilings

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With hope of improved economic and business situation as well as more tourists entering the country. It is a good time to take a look at what the travelers to the country have to look forward to seeing. A local photographer has posted these beautiful architectural photos of mosque ceilings in his Instagram page. Many of the pictures were taken ... Read More »

Woman Uses Hijab to recreate Disney Characters

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Recently we did a story about Barbie “getting a new makeover” on the heels of that Buzzfeed had a post yesterday, about a girl on Instagram using her hijab to turn herself into Disney Character lookalikes. She posts this images on her Instagram page: @queenofluna Click here to see more at her Instagram page Read More »

Modern and Elegant Fireplace Décors

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The right Fireplace can bring a feeling of calmness and warmth as well as romance to your life. Making your residence idea for your guests and family. Read More »

A secretive remote beach in the south

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Teodoras Grigaliunas is a Lithuanian photographer as well as a world traveler. Just last month he visited a beach where young get together to swim, socialize, in a place they can be away from the countries social limits. Read More »

The Paradox of a day skiing in Dizin

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In a country that is very conservative and limiting in social laws and rules, Visiting this ski resort is a paradox in nature. Al Jazeera published a pictorial of the resort/area today. Read More »