Davar Ardalan

Davar Ardalan appears in the following:

7 Stories You Should Have Paid More Attention To In 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

From Japanese protesters self-immolating in Tokyo to species vanishing from Earth, we learn more about the stories that didn't make headlines in 2014. Share yours using #2014Stories.


6 Things You Should Know About Cuban Cigars

Thursday, December 18, 2014

If you plan on traveling to Cuba, you'll be able to bring back $100 worth of the country's famed cigars. But that's not a lot — because they're actually kind of expensive.


Poet Known As The 'Lioness Of Iran' Dies At 87

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Simin Behbahani, renowned for her piercing and fierce language, published 19 books of poetry over the course of six decades.


Wreck Of World War II-Era U.S. Ship Dubbed 'Galloping Ghost' Is Found

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The USS Houston was sunk by the Japanese in 1942, killing about 700 sailors and Marines. U.S. and Indonesian divers have confirmed that a vessel in the Java Sea is the wreck of the Houston.


How A Persian-American Love Story Got Its Start In Harlem

Friday, May 09, 2014

Tell Me More's Davar Ardalan remembers her grandparents, who met in 1920s Harlem. Their story, Ardalan writes, "could be a page out of a Persian epic."


Foster Kids Can Be Torn Between Worlds On Mother's Day

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The day is tough for foster children who feel loyal to the biological moms who aren't able to raise them. It's hard for the foster mothers, too.


For Persian Jews, America Means 'Religious Pluralism At Its Best'

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Judaism has a rich history in Iran dating back millennia. But in the late 1970s, thousands of Iranian Jews fled to the U.S. in search of a new home. They have integrated their ancient Persian heritage into American life.


Iranian Women: New President Could Bring More Restrictions

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Women's rights advocates say they are nervous Iran's next president might continue or even add to the hard-line policies of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Several of them shared their thoughts as Iranians prepare to vote Friday.