Claims of Iranian interference in Venezuela 'ridiculous'
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the US secretary of state’s claim that Iran is interfering in the internal affairs of Venezuela, describing it as "ridiculous".
Trumps maximum pressure on Iran not working
The Trump administration's strategy of maximum pressure on Iran took full effect on Nov. 5. It included the re-imposition of oil sanctions and designation of more than 700 Iranian entities, individuals, aircraft, and vessels. However, so far, the impact has fallen short of what will be required for true maximum pressure, though the administration is on the right path.
Mosallas [Triangle] (music)
Artist: Pallet Band
Album: Mr Banafsh
(Persia Digest) - Mosallas [Triangle] is a love song about a sweetheart, retrieved from its local dialect and fused with Latin American music. It is performed by the Pallet Band who are well-known in this genre.
Dast Bararim (music)
Artist : Daarkoob Band
Album: Single Track
Year : 2013
(Persia Digest) - Dast Bararim is a fusion of Persian music and Latin American percussion instruments performed by the Daarkoob Band, accompanied by lyrics from the 14th century Persian Poet ‘Hafez’. It only goes to show the boundless of the music world and that any poem from anywhere can be combined with any genre of music under the right circumstances.
Siah moo (music)
Artist : Ali Zand Vakili
Album: Single track
Composer: Mohammad Zand Vakili - Faraz Helmi
Genre : Fusion
Year : 2014
(Persia Digest)- This is a cheerful piece in which the Iranian singing form and Latin American music form a fusion. Latin American percussion instruments have been combined with the trumpet and piano to create a different atmosphere. Midway through the piece, the ambience changes to an Iranian rhythm with the tonbak and tar instruments and takes the listener into yet another absorbing ambiance.