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Pictorial: Tehran Zanjan Female Railway Attendants

Below is a photo pictorial showing Iranian female railway attendants hard at work. Tending to travelers comforts, serving them with drinks, snacks and reading material. These trains are assembled locally by “WagonPars“, this partcular trip was between Tehran and Zanjan. Read More »

Soccer team official accused of harassment in Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — An equipment manager for the Iranian men’s soccer team faces police investigation on suspicion of sexually harassing a South Korean female volunteer at a stadium, an official at the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) confirmed on Tuesday. The Iranian, whose name was not disclosed, is suspected of groping a female volunteer on ... Read More »

ISIS plans to enter US through Mexican boarder

NY Times reports or rumors that militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to cross over the porous border and will “imminently” launch car bomb attacks. And the threat is so real that federal law enforcement officers have been placed at a heightened state ... Read More »

History making: Iran Volleyball qualifis for 3rd round

Iran staged another stunning performance in the FIVB 2014 Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Poland and thrashed Serbia 3-1 on Sunday evening to qualify for the third round of the tournament. The Asian champions showed excellent consistency throughout today’s match, and overpowered Serbia in a four setter (27-25, 22-25, 25-22 and 25-18) to keep their hopes high for winning a ... Read More »

Basij Commander: White House is ISIL’s Headquarters

Commander of Iranian Basij Force Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi said today in Tehran that the White House is the “headquarters of ISIL.” Naqdi added that the U.S. has created ISIL in a plot to sow discord in the Islamic world. “The first objective of the Unite States in creating this criminal current (ISIL) is to portray a distorted image of ... Read More »

The great American Dream Cars of the 1950’s

Everyone already knows the Big Three car companies of Ford, GM, and Chrysler. Those have continued in some form or another to produce cars to this day, but back in that illustrious 50’s decade the motoring landscape was dotted with other carmakers putting their products on the new Interstates. We had Hudsons, Kaisers, Packards, Studebakers, even your occasional Crosley and ... Read More »

When a supercar, an F1 car, and a superbike race

What happens when you get professional drivers Marc Webber, Jamie Whincup, and Casey Stoner together for a race? Since they’re using an F1 car, a supercar, and a superbike respectively, you’re going to have an amazing show of speed and precision. Read More »

Iran volleyball team defeated by host Poland

Iranian men’s national volleyball team has been defeated by host Poland in the second round of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. On Saturday, the Poles hit the Iranian squad 3-2 in a neck-to-neck Pool E match at Atlas Arena in the central city of Lódz, the third-largest in Poland. The Iranian volleyball team lost the first two sets ... Read More »

FABULOUS ANTIQUE JEWELRY BY CARTIER

Louis-François Cartier founded Cartier in Paris in 1847 when he took over the workshop of his master. Twenty-seven years later his son Alfred Cartier took over the company, but it was Louis’ grandsons who were responsible for establishing the brand name worldwide. Cartier is well known for its elegant jewelry and wrist watches. Cartier has a long history of sales ... Read More »

Iran in the 1960s – in pictures

The march toward modernity coincided with Ayatollah Khomeini’s exile to Najaf in 1964, and the assassination of the secular prime minister Hassan Ali Mansour just a few months later. Meanwhile foreign firms, especially American ones, poured into the country. And for a period until the beginning of the revolution in 1978, the old and new coexisted in seeming harmon. [See ... Read More »