Last June, people around the world wished Canadian permanent resident Saeed Malekpour a happy birthday. The hashtag #HBDSaeed went viral.
Saeed Malekpour is a software engineer — a techie. 728 more words
From Tehran to Tampa?
To passing boaters, he likely looked like a hamster in a ball, bobbing up and down in a blow-up bubble in the Atlantic Ocean en route to Bermuda — across the 641 more words
The Pharisees of The Bible came from ancient Persia/modern day Iran, also known as Babylon, where they spoke Farsi (still do), hence the Pharisees getting that name from their language… 22 more words
New WSJ/NBC public opinion pollreveals the continuing support of the American public for diplomacy with Iran.
Even though critics of Obama’s diplomacy have mounted a relentless public campaign to persuade Americans that it is better to put more pressures on Iran in order to force its government to capitulate on its nuclear program, it seems that the American public is reluctant to exacerbate the conflict with Iran: “When given two options, 54% of adults said they think it is important to have an agreement in place with the Iranians, compared with the 37% who believe the emerging framework is too risky and that economic sanctions would be a more effective deterrent to prevent the country from building a nuclear weapon.”
May 6 (Reuters) – Iran is determined to regain its share of the crude oil export market when sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme are lifted, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, the ministry’s website SHANA reported. 76 more words