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Miracle of music from Africa to Iran, from Iran to India

Miracle of music from Africa to Iran, from Iran to India

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: More than half a century ago, a man in the south of Iran sang a local song. This song referred to the people who came to Iran from the African island of Zanzibar several centuries ago. A few years later, an Iranian pop singer sang this song again. This piece was […]

Ashraf Aboul-Yazid’s new  Poetry Anthology

Ashraf Aboul-Yazid’s new  Poetry Anthology

By Gioia Lomasti Poet, translator and editor, Italy ROME: Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Ashraf Dali), Egypt, is President, Asia Journalist Association (AJA), since April 2016, Editor in Chief, THE SILK ROAD LITERATURE SERIES,  a member of Egyptian Writers Union, and the National Coordinator of World Poetry Movement (WPM) in Egypt. He was awrded the Manhae Grand Prize in Literature, Korea […]

Indonesians should wait for final vote-counting results: President

Indonesians should wait for final vote-counting results: President

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has urged Indonesians to wait for the final results of the voting counting of the 2024 Presidential Election currently handled by the General Elections Commission (KPU). Jokowi’s remarks were conveyed in response to quick count results from several survey agencies published on Wednesday (February 14) afternoon indicating that presidential-vice presidential […]

New perspective on modern African literature and its contribution to global cultural mosaic

New perspective on modern African literature and its contribution to global cultural mosaic

By Margarita Al, President of the World Organization of Writers “WOW” CAIRO: On February 2, 2023, in Cairo, Egypt, Nigerian writer Wale Okediran was announced as the laureate of the 6th Open Eurasian Literature Festival (LitFest-2023). According to the contest rules, the laureate receives the opportunity to participate in the festival and a voucher for […]

Future of business media highlighted at WAM roundtable

Future of business media highlighted at WAM roundtable

DUBAI: Media has a major role in promoting future business concepts and conveying them to the public effectively, the head of the Emirates News Agency (WAM) has said. “The media sector is seeing remarkable progress in keeping with global technological developments, with the emergence of new technologies in media work using artificial intelligence (AI) and […]

Miracle in Africa

Miracle in Africa

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: Football has no shortage of dramatic stories; But what happened in the last few weeks in the African Cup was rare. Ivory Coast fired its head coach after a heavy defeat in the last match of the group stage. The officials of the football federation of the country did not imagine […]

Pakistan: 26 Killed, 50 injured in bomb blasts in Balochistan province ahead of general elections  

Pakistan: 26 Killed, 50 injured in bomb blasts in Balochistan province ahead of general elections  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: At least 26 people were killed and 50 others injured Wednesday Feb 7, 2024 in two separate explosions targeting election candidates in restive Balochistan, bordering Iran and Afghanistan, just a day before general elections in Pakistan. A three-day mourning period has been announced by Chief Minister of Balochistan […]

Suzanne – A story

Suzanne – A story

By Ana Stjelja, Serbia BELGRADE: I found myself on a living room sofa, beside a cradle cradling a newborn, a tiny being yet to embark on the journey of life. The mother shared that a surgery awaited the baby, born with an unusual condition. In this foreign land, the chatter around me blended with the […]

Football and its wonders

Football and its wonders

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: Football stories continue in the Asian Cup and the African Cup, because miracles are the nature of football. A few days ago, I wrote about the dramatic football stories for Asian and Middle Eastern countries, in the Asian Cup and the African Cup. These stories continued in the elimination stage after […]

“Asre Rowshan” shines in Iran

“Asre Rowshan” shines in Iran

TEHRAN: Alireza Bahrami, a member of the Asian Journalists Association (AJA) since 2019, is an active and well-known journalist in Iran, especially in the field of culture and art. He has had many media activities and was one of the founders of Iran Students News Agency (ISNA) in 2000. ISNA is one of the most […]

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