27 April 2016 11:43
Artist creates minimal rendering of Palestinian refugees plight on walls
An artist has found a unique way to recreate the story of Palestinians in the Al Hussein refugee camp in Amman, Jordan. He removes sections of peeling paint from the walls of houses to tell the story in a truly minimalist manner.
“By removing small areas of the 'skin' of...
26 April 2016 20:43
“An Islamic civilization does not mean conquering other countries, rather it means Islam’s intellectual influence over nations," said Ayatollah Khamenei at a meeting with members of Supreme Council of Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress held on April 25, 2016.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met Monday morning with the members of the Supreme Council of Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress....
26 April 2016 8:28
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said there are deep deficiencies in the common paradigms of development in the modern world, calling for the formulation of an indigenous model on the basis of Islamic and Iranian values.
Speaking at a meeting with officials in charge of developing an Islamic-Iranian paradigm of progress, held in Tehran on Monday, Ayatollah...
12 April 2016 9:55
The United Nations says some 75,000 Palestinians are still internally displaced in the Gaza Strip less than two years after the Israeli military’s 50-day war on the besieged enclave.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) announced in a report released on Monday that nearly 500,000 Gazans, amounting to 28 percent of the population, were uprooted from...
12 April 2016 9:24
The gap in life expectancy between the rich and poor Americans has grown wider since the start of the century, a new research shows.
The wealthiest men have outlived the poorest men by nearly one and a half decade, according to the study published on Monday, AAP reported.
The average lifespans of men and women in the United States in...
5 April 2016 9:16
Global military spending rose in 2015 for the first time in four years, with the US, China and Saudi Arabia topping the list, a Swedish-based research institute said Tuesday.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) estimated that global military expenditure totalled 1.67 trillion dollars in 2015, up 1% from 2014, German based dpa reports.
"It's the first time since 2011 there...
12 March 2016 20:39
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says unity between Shia and Sunni Muslims can turn them into a “remarkable and influential” force in the international scene.
“If Shia and Sunni find coherence and solidarity, many of their problems and issues will be settled and will turn into a remarkable and influential force in the international scene,”...
17 February 2016 9:59
A new research has found associations between trouble sleeping and behavioral problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
"Past research has found that children with ASD often have trouble sleeping at night. Many children with ASD also struggle with regulating their behavior during the day," said Micah Mazurek, assistant professor of health psychology in the University of Missouri’s School...
16 February 2016 10:20
Both organic milk and meat contain around 50 percent more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products, report researchers.
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products.
Analyzing data from around the...
9 February 2016 10:44
US health officials say it will be years before a vaccine can be developed and be made widely available for the Zika virus.
“The issue that we are focusing on is the issue with pregnant women,” said Doctor Anthony Fauci, the director of the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Monday.
Fauci said, however, that researchers may be...
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