Mani Polo is a dish from Damghan in Semnan Province, northern Iran. This will make for a delicious, colorful, and tempting meal. The people of Damghan call the mixture that is cooked with the rice “mani”, and so the dish has been called Mani Polo.
The provinces of northern Iran, by the Caspian Sea, are a very popular tourist attraction for the rest of the country. Iranians travel there for their holidays, to use the green spaces, the sea, and to savor the delicious gourmet dishes of the region. Local foods prepared in very special ways are an important part of this attraction. In this report, one of the most delicious dishes of this area will be introduced, called Mirza Ghasemi.
The former director general of Middle East Affairs at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes: “Tel Aviv is presently seeking to provoke Iran to show a military reaction so that it would lead to a US involvement in the conflict and eventually, help Israel solve its problem in the Middle East. But Iran can boost its position in the region through peace and stability and has no need for this conflict.”
The Iranian Minister of Science Research and Technology has announced that Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) and Sharif University of Technology (SUT) have been sanctioned for their scientific activities in nuclear energy.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif accused Israel of engaging in “adventurism” with its bombing campaigns in Syria and said he could not rule out the possibility of a military conflict between the countries.
Pakistan has rejected allegations by senior Iranian officials that it is harbouring the armed group, Jaish al-Adl, which claimed responsibility for last week's attack that killed 27 members of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the southern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
2018 was a busy year for Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who began a transformation from statesman to opposition leader. Ahmadinejad is trying to restore the popularity he lost during his second presidential term, especially following the Green Movement protests in 2009. The question is: will Ahmadinejad’s methods work or is he just a controversial has-been with good a good Twitter account?
China’s desire to develop close ties with Iran will remain unchanged, regardless of the international situation, President Xi Jinping told the speaker of Iran’s parliament, ahead of Thursday’s visit to Beijing by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince.
France is in touch with Iran to improve the conditions of a French woman who was arrested in October on the [Persian] Gulf island of Kish for allegedly signing an illegal mining contract, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.