Are we prejudiced against people with certain accents? Do we draw assumptions or associate images with specific foreign accents? Socio-linguist Janet Sedlar explains some common accent-based prejudices.
It was remarkable to see Iran’s 2009 green uprising through the eyes of cell phone recordings. While the recordings provided a vivid look at the protests and crackdown, they couldn’t capture the human drama that unfolded in people's lives. Graphic novels, however, are built for that.
Israeli President Shimon Peres on Tuesday visited Facebook's California headquarters, where he blasted the Iranian government and said the social networking site is a way for people to bypass failed efforts of governments to seek peace.The 88-year-old leader was scheduled to meet with the company's
With the bulk of seats decided in Iran’s parliamentary elections on Sunday, it appears the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will have outright control of parliament and the political cover he needs to eliminate the position of President entirely.
Written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, the film A Separation is the early front-runner for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.The film has already won big at the Berlin International Film Festival, snagging the Golden Bear for Best Film -- a first for an Iranian