Politics

13th of Aban Annual Parade

Thousands of people have started rallies in different parts of the country to mark the “National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance”, chanting slogans against the west and other hegemonic powers on the anniversary of storming the ‘Den of Espionage’. Read More »

100th Anniversary Ceremony of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi

Emrooznama Facebook page posted Images of the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s 100th birthday anniversary celebrated in Los Angeles. The event was organized by the Iranian Constitutional Party, among guests where Ms Homa MirAfshar, Morteza, Shifteh and Bahram Foruhar. The event went for 5-hours and was held on Sunday, October 5th / October 6th. Photo credit: Reza Razi Read More »

ISIS captives in hand of Syrian Kurdish Forces

Behind the steel door, the cell is as packed as their eyes are empty – haggard, scrawny prisoners in orange jumpsuits lying head-to-toe cover every inch of floor space.An AFP team was given rare access to one of the crowded detention facilities in northeastern Syria where Kurdish forces are holding Islamic State group (IS) suspects. Read More »

Bahare Zare Bahari fighting deportation in the Philippines

An beauty queen who has spent almost two weeks inside Manila’s international airport says she will be killed if she is sent back home and is seeking asylum in the Philippines. Bahareh Zare Bahari, a contestant in the recent Miss Intercontinental pageant in Manila, claims Tehran is attempting to silence her because of her public stand against the government. Read More »

Black and white pictures of the old days

One of the greatest components of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the Sifter’s personal favourites is r/ColorizedHistory (featured previously). Read More »

Rare photos of Taliban with makeup

The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country. Read More »

The coronation of Naruhito, the new Emperor of Japan

Naruhito (born 23 February 1960) is the Emperor of Japan. He acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne on 1 May 2019, beginning the Reiwa era, following the abdication of his father, Emperor Akihito. He is the 126th monarch according to Japan’s traditional order of succession. Read More »

Kim Jong Un riding a white horse

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had a photoshoot on a white horse on Mt. Paektu, a symbolically important location for his family and for North Korea. Read More »

Ali Milani, a member of the British Labor Party

It’s a sweltering Sunday in late August and Ali Milani, dressed in a navy suit and clutching a wad of flyers, dabs at the beads of sweat gathering on his brow.The 25-year-old walks up the driveway of a redbrick house, on the outermost fringes of west London, and knocks. And waits. And rearranges his collar.No answer. “The problem with a ... Read More »

Jeff Bezos’ Consolation of the Khashoggi’s fiancee

Jeff Bezos embraced Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee and unveiled a memorial to the murdered journalist today on the first anniversary of the journalist’s death.Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents at the Gulf kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul after entering the building on October 2, 2018. Khashoggi was collecting paperwork related to the couple’s planned marriage when he was killed. Read More »