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The nonstop assault on Iranian history and heritage

The nonstop assault on Iranian history and heritage

By Sheda Vasseghi Reading Wafa Tarnowska’s English translation of “The Seven Wise Princesses” (Persian “Haft Peykar”) in prose originally by one of greatest Iranian romantic poets, Nezami (1141-1209), shocks the common sense. The story revolves around Iranian kings such as Yazdgerd and Bahram during pre-Islamic Sasanian Persia era (224-651).  But according to Tarnowska, the Persian […]

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Leftist elites in the West and Islamists in the East agree on a new world order, the people be damned

Leftist elites in the West and Islamists in the East agree on a new world order, the people be damned

By Sheda Vasseghi   If one has ever wondered how the ancient peoples of the Middle East such as the Egyptians, the Syrians, and the Lebanese became lumped together as Arabs speaking a shared Arabic language while forgetting their own native tongue, one only needs to look at the current assault on Iran as a case […]