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Victims of the recent accident in #Hajj, making it home :-( 
The flight carrying the bodies of 104 Iranian Hajj victims arrived in Tehran early Saturday.
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30 Shahnameh or the book of king is the product of
years of one author who work who changed the course of Persian Culture. Without this book which although is a book of poetry but tells the history of Persia, and our past culture through the language of every day people. If it wasn't because of Shahnameh and the way captivated our heart and mind since 1000 years ago we would have never spoken Farsi after forgetting how to speak due to Arab leaders ruling our culture. That man, was Ferdowsi. This book is the evidence that there is a #Hero in everyone of us
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I can't tell you how proud I am to see a Mother, a #Kurd woman caring for her son and fighting at the same time. No offense but shouldn't the Iraqi men and Syrian men do the same as supposed to leaving their country for Europe?
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I wish all Muslims around the world and non Muslim colleges who are in Middle East at this time a wonderful Eid. One thing I have learned from Studying the book of Nahjol Balagheh written by Imam Ali ( AS) is: "the day there is no sin in that day, it considered to be an #Eid by the Almighty" May all your remaining days to be Eid. 
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کرم‌هایی که به کمک بحران زباله‌های پلاستیکی می‌آیند / موجودات پلاستیک دوست!
پژوهشگران دانشگاه استنفورد به همراه محققان چینی در کشف جالبی دریافته‌اند که گونه‌هایی از کرمها عاشق خوردن پلاستیک‌هایی هستند که برای برخی حیوانات سمی است.
زباله‌های پلاستیکی در حال حاضر از کنترل خارج شده‌اند و استیروفورم یا پلی‌استیرین از بدترین انواع زباله‌های پلاستیکی هستند . آمریکایی‌ها در هر سال 25 میلیارد ظرف استیروفورمی را دور می‌اندازند. حدود دو میلیون تن از این مواد به زباله‌گاه‌ها راه پیدا می‌کند و تقریبا هرگز تجزیه زیستی نمی‌شوند.
کشف جدید محققان مبنی بر اینکه برخی کرم‌ها می‌توانند به طور انحصاری از این مواد پلاستیکی تغذیه کنند بسیار شگفت‌آور و مبهوت‌کننده است. این کرم‌ها علاوه بر این که می‌توانند این نوع پلاستیک‌ها را هضم کنند، قادرند آنها را به دی‌اکسیدکربن و ضایعاتی تبدیل کنند که به عنوان خاک محصولات زراعی قابل کاربرد هستند.
این کرمها بعد از هضم پلاستیک، نیمی از استیروفوم را به دی‌اکسیدکربن تبدیل می‌کند. بخش دیگر مواد پلاستیکی به صورت گلوله‌های کوچک غیرسمی دفع می‌شوند. در تمام آزمایش‌هایی که تاکنون به انجام رسیده، ثابت شده است که مواد بازمانده از تغذیه کرم‌ها برای استفاده به عنوان کود و کمک به رشد محصولات زراعی مناسب هستند.
استفاده از این روش مسلما باعث کاهش ضایعات پلاستیکی موجود در طبیعت می‌شود و همچنین می‌تواند به تولید پلاستیک‌های زیستی جدیدی منجر شود که در زمین و دریاها انباشته نمی‌شوند.
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ﭼﻮﻧﮑﻪ ﺑﯿﻔﺘﻨﺪ ﺑﻪ ﺧﺎﮎ،
ﺷﯿﺮ ﻭ ﺷﺘﺮ ﻭ ﭘﻠﻨﮓ ﻭ ﭘﺮﻭﺍﻧﻪ ﯾﮑﯿﺴﺖ!

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ﮔﺮ ﺩﺭﮎ ﮐﻨﻰ، 
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    Psychology, 1992 - 1994
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    Computer, 1990 - 1991
  • Islamic Azad University
    French Lit, 1989 - 1993
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Ghazal Omid is an award-winning author, commentator, lecturer, and religious scholar.  Born and raised in Iran of Kurdish-Persian ancestry, Omid is a Canadian citizen and a U.S legal permanent resident. Drawing from her diverse heritage, Omid has dedicated her life to finding common ground between people of all faiths and backgrounds. A leading commentator on cultural and religious affairs, Omid has published an award-winning memoir, Living In Hell, and has provided hundreds of radio interviews and television appearances, including appearances on leading cable news networks such as Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and CSPAN.  In addition, Omid has consulted for members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives on matters pertaining to Iran, human rights, and the peaceful integration of Islam into American society.

Omid is the founder and executive director of Iran & Its, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting intercultural exchange and understanding. Through a variety of arts and education programs, Iran & Its has distinguished itself as a vital bridge between the Muslim and western world. Under Omid’s stewardship, Iran & Its has spearheaded a number of groundbreaking cross-cultural initiatives, such as founding an online Iranian and Persian art museum, establishing a dental exchange program, and sponsoring a performance and concert series featuring some of the Iran’s most compelling artists and musicians. In working closely with a wide range of NGOs, individual philanthropists, international organizations and governments, Iran & Its has been an instrumental force for correcting misrepresentations and misconceptions about the Iranian people while heralding the rich legacy of Persian artistic and democratic achievements.

Omid’s latest project, Mr. Nightingale, is a children’s story that tells the tale of a young girl and her best friend and pet bird, Mr. Nightingale. With its moving prose and delightful illustrations, Mr. Nightingale reinforces a timeless message of compassion and generosity.

A large portion of the proceeds of the book will be used to provide medical treatment for eight Iranian children who were disfigured in a 2006 fire accident. Over the last six years, these children have been unable to afford surgery and medical care to restore their limbs and faces. Through the hard work of Iran & Its and its countless supporters and allies, Mr. Nightingale hopes to finally provide the funding and resources necessary to transport the children to the United States where they will receive the care they need.


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