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Oil prices could skyrocket to USD250/barrel if Hormuz closed

Oil prices could skyrocket to USD250/barrel if Hormuz closed

The Business Insider writes that crude oil prices could jump as high as US$250 a barrel if Iran goes through with its threat to close the Strait of Hormuz in response to U.S. pressure on oil buyers to cut their Iranian purchases to zero, RT reports, quoting analysts.  

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Mani Polo – A visual delight

Mani Polo – A visual delight

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.  

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Mirza Ghasemi – A delicious dish from northern Iran

Mirza Ghasemi – A delicious dish from northern Iran

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.  

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Iran-Russia consolidate literary ties

Iran-Russia consolidate literary ties

Alexander Mazirka, First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Iran and representative of the Russ Sotero din Chistova Organization, and Dr Zahra Mohammadi, Professor of Russian Language and Literature at Tehran University and representative of Russkiy Mir in Iran, held a meeting on 26 June with Ali-Asghar Mohammad-Khani, international and cultural deputy of “Shahr-e Ketab” chain of bookstores, to discuss cultural cooperation between Iran and Russia.  

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Persian language competes with Chinese and Korean in Pakistan

Persian language competes with Chinese and Korean in Pakistan

The Persian language has been going strong for a thousand years in Pakistan. It has been a language used in the administrative affairs of the sub-continent and many of the written and cultural works of Pakistan are in Persian. But things are different today and the Persian language is nowhere to be seen in books and teachings.

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