Contributors / Jason Rezaian

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Monocle travel guide

Restaurant firm Monsoon Group is busy turning Iran’s capital into a feast for the senses – with an emphasis on taste. Its latest effort is Divan, where creativity can be found on the menu and on the walls. Elsewhere, dis…

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Hanging by a thread

Iranian carpets are works of great craftsmanship. But with the souring of relations with the US and fewer Iranians prepared to endure the hard toil and low pay, the industry is in danger of decline.

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Expo 40: Iran comes out to play

it was the former shah’s haven of hedonism and now the island of kish is being rediscovered as a place where the islamic republic can let its hair down (well, almost). A relatively liberal atmosphere, growing investment…

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