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Iranians celebrate Yalda

Irancove @ December 21, 2007 # No Comment Yet

Iranians throughout the world will celebrate the longest night of the Iranian calendar year, Yalda, in a tradition welcoming the birthday of the Goddess of Love, Mitra.  On Yalda festival, Iranians celebrate the arrival of winter, the renewal of the sun and the victory of light over darkness.

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UK court reinstates Iran’s claim to art

Irancove @ December 21, 2007 # 4 Comments

Iran won an important court ruling Friday in its bid to force an international art dealer in London to return 18 ancient artifacts that allegedly were stolen from the country’s tombs. The Court of Appeal, overruling a lower court, reinstated Iran’s suit to reclaim the artifacts.

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