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 VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout

VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout

Carmaker Volkswagen AG rejected on Thursday a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany, saying its position on the country had not changed.

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Saghalkasar - Iran’s cleanest lake

Saghalkasar - Iran’s cleanest lake

When silent, you will only hear the sounds of nature. The landscape is a manifestation of the beauty of creation for as far as the eye can see. With tree reflections dancing in the water, these are some of the experiences you have had on lake trips.

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Chive stew – The new rival for Ghormeh Sabzi stew

Chive stew – The new rival for Ghormeh Sabzi stew

Chive stew is a recipe from the western Kurdistan Province of Iran. It is so delicious that it rivals with one of Iran’s top favorite stews – the Ghormeh Sabzi. Chive stew is cooked across Iran with slightly different recipes. The original recipe is as follows:

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History of Mourning in Iran

History of Mourning in Iran

Speaking about the incident which took place in Karbala in 61 AH is as thought-provoking and saddening as it seems difficult and impossible. Many things have been said about it and more remained to be told. Without banking on ethnic and religious interests, history is enough to show that unrightful killing of Imam Hossein (AS) in that desert has turned into an epic through times and all the details of a full-blown epical narration have been applied to this bloody incident.

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The Victory of Blood over Sword

The Victory of Blood over Sword

In the year 50 AH, Imam Hassan (AS), the first son of Imam Ali (the first Shiite Imam) was martyred. At that time, Muaaviyeh ruled over Muslims forcefully and deceitfully. He knew well that he had gained power through oppression and so was not eligible to rule; therefore, he was constantly afraid of Ali’s (AS) children and followers. Muaaviyeh wanted his drunken son to ascend to the throne after his rule and considered Ali’s children, who were the most eligible to rule over Muslims, as obstacles. Finally, by masterminding a conspiracy, he martyred Imam Hassan (AS).

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Nature of Ashura and Its Lessons

Nature of Ashura and Its Lessons

Each year in the lunar month of Moharram, people of the world witness the glorious mourning of the World Shiites for Imam Hossein (AS) and 72 of his companions, children, relatives and loyal and freedom-fighting disciples in the desert of Karbala, in southern Iraq.

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