Latest Persian language Stories

2009-06-19 08:23:20

Google Inc has created a tool that converts blogs, news and text messages from English to Persian.

2009-04-30 15:14:55

University of Chicago scientists they've digitally recorded thousands of ancient Persian tablets that tell an unusually detailed story of the Persian Empire. Researchers from the university's Oriental Institute, led by institute Director Gil Stein, said the tablets present texts in impressed cuneiform characters, while other have inked texts in Aramaic.

2009-03-26 05:00:00

Coinciding with the arrival of the Persian New year, the much anticipated historical documentary film "IRAN, The Forgotten Glory" directed by Makan Karandish and produced by Mystic Films Intl.

2009-01-21 12:27:57

Iran has declared the recently established BBC Persian TV illegal and banned Iranian journalists and artists from working for the station, CNN reported. Considering the BBC's history of creating chaos in Iran, and its efforts to set the various strata of Iranian society against each other, the presence of the BBC Persian TV in the Islamic Republic is deemed to be illegal, Mohammad Hossein Saffar Harandi, the minister of culture and Islamic guidance, has announced, adding that plans for the...

2008-09-02 12:00:13

Text of report by leading moderate reformist Iranian daily E'temad website on 28 August More than a month after the official launch of the Persian MBC television network, which broadcasts American movies with Persian subtitles on a 24-hour basis and free of charge, officials at the Iranian Voice and Vision [Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting] are taking steps to launch an independent 24/7 network in response to MBC's Persian channel.

2008-07-06 12:00:12

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Dushanbe, 6 July: Representatives of the Islamic Republic, Tajikistan and Afghanistan in their first working group session inked an agreement here Sunday [6 July] to establish a joint Persian- language TV network in the near future.

2008-06-28 09:02:38

Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel one on 28 June Managing-director of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company [Mahmud Zirakchianzadeh] has said that a new oilfield has been discovered in the Persian Gulf.

2006-01-05 19:25:41

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush complained on Thursday that Arabic television often gave a false impression of the United States, saying Americans needed to do a better job of communicating their ideals.

2006-01-05 16:44:36

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Confronting a dire shortage of U.S. foreign language speakers, the Bush administration on Thursday announced a plan to boost teaching of "critical" languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Hindi and Farsi.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.