A Magic Carpet Ride

We’ve all watched the famous Disney film where Aladdin steals Jasmine’s heart as he “shows her the world” on his magic carpet ride. Although there is no such thing as a flying magic carpet to sweep a special someone off their feet, the value and tradition of Persian carpet making can be dated back to […]

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Censorship in the Middle East

Censorship has existed since the first book was created. Governments and officials all over the world have worked for centuries to suppress the minds of creative and influential people. It is with great audacity that these creative and influential minds persist, for oftentimes writing as a profession can prove to be fatal in the Middle […]

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Free Nasrin Sotoudeh

Iran has recently received a lot of attention in regards to the possibility that they are building a nuclear weapon, increasing tensions with Israel. Another important issue involving Iran has been receiving less attention from mass media. Nasarin Sotoudeh, a member of the Defenders of Human Rights, the One Million Signatures Campaign to Change Discriminatory Laws Against Women, and the […]

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