Iran Tourism: Following Nuclear Deal

Iran hopes to welcome 20 million tourists a year following nuclear deal Iran’s tourism industry looks set to grow rapidly following the lifting of economic sanctions, with more westerners looking to visit and plans being made for the development of tour companies, hotels and tourist facilities. Rotana hotels group, based in Abu Dhabi, confirmed that…

History of Persia

Persia (pûr´zhə, –shə), old alternate name for the Asian country Iran. The article Iran contains a description of the geography and economy of the modern country and a short account of its history since the Arab invasion of the 7th cent. This article is concerned with the history of the ancient Persian Empire, in which…

Iran nuclear deal: Key details

The 2015 nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers – the US, UK, Russia, France, China, and Germany – was the signature foreign policy achievement of Barack Obama’s presidency. The initial framework lifted crippling economic sanctions on Iran in return for limitations to the country’s controversial nuclear energy programme, which international powers feared…

Iran Beyond Politics

The Iranian Cultural Club (ICC) at Purdue presents: Iran Beyond Politics, a photo exhibition happening on 14-23 October in Patti & Rusty Rueff East Gallery, Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, 552 W. Wood St, West Lafayette, IN. The exhibition is the result of a yearlong effort, led by Maryam GK, a PhD…