Iran Forum: Myths and Facts

Saturday May 19, 2012,

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

First Unitarian Church

1211 SW Main St., Portland, OR

Threats of military strikes against Iran have many of us concerned. We know peace is possible, but is another Middle East war probable?

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Submitted by AIFC on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 4:45pm.

Iran Peace Corps Volunteers Reunion, Portland Oregon.

President Kennedy

AIFC is proud to sponsor Peace Corps Iran’s first-ever* reunion, to be held in Portland this summer in conjunction with the Iranian Festival!

Who: Everyone who served in Iran in the Peace Corps, and everyone who loves Iran or wants to know more about it  

What: Reunion! Saturday night’s banquet will feature Ambassador John Limbert as our keynote speaker!

Where: The south Park Blocks and Portland State University campus. 

When: August 5-7, 2011

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Submitted by AIFC on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 7:25pm.

Dang Show @ Portland Jazz Festival from Iran, February 25, 2011

Dang Show @ Jazz Festival from Iran;
At 7 pm, February 25, 2011;
First Congregational United
Church of Portland-googlemap
1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205
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Tickets via Brown Paper Tickets and at Persian stores

Submitted by goudarz on Sun, 02/20/2011 - 2:22pm.

Reese Erlich: "Conversations with Terrorists"

Portland State University's
Sociology of Islam presents: "Conversations with Terrorists"
Reese Erlich
Investigative Journalists and Foreign Correspondent
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Friday January 28 @ Multicultural Center
The Smith Memorial Student Union @ 7 - 8:30 PM

Submitted by goudarz on Wed, 01/12/2011 - 5:22pm.


October 29th has been designated as the international day of Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, who declared the first charter of human rights in the world, also known as the Cyrus Cylinder.   read more »

In 539 BC, Persian troops entered the city of Babylon, without encountering any resistance. On October 29th, Cyrus himself entered the city, assuming the titles of "King of Babylon, King of Sumer and Akkad, King of the four corners of the world. The Cyrus Cylinder was placed under the walls of Babylon as a foundation deposit, following a long Babylonian tradition.

Submitted by goudarz on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 10:40am.