A young Iranian migrant who arrived in Britain on a cross-Channel dinghy on Christmas day has shared details about his perilous journey through eight countries just to reach Britain. Travelling for 3, miles, year-old Mehrdad Kazemi collapsed on a Kent beach after getting out of a small inflatable boat. Following the arrest of two of his friends, he was called to a family meeting where his mother begged him to leave Iran. Fleeing Iran on October 25, he took a five-hour bus journey to Maku, a city near the border with neighbouring Turkey, and searched for a trafficking agent. The deal meant Mehrdad was to leave funds at a money exchange office and release it to the Iranian Kurd when he got to Europe.
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All American travelers to Iran must be accompanied by tour guides who double as informants to the Ministry of Information, and ours never strayed far. Now, in the crowded prayer hall, I was free to wander. It was fully covered in mosaics fashioned from small mirror fragments — a style called ayeneh kari that became popular in the 17th century, when many of the mirrors being carted to Iran from Europe would shatter during the journey. Later, the Iranians decided they liked the look, and started cracking them on purpose. Modern Iranians have inherited this resourceful spirit, creatively adapting to their circumstances.
Dubai: Dubai Police has arrested an Iranian woman after a man suffered a fatal heart attack while having sex with her in a five-star hotel near Al Garhoud bridge in Dubai. Prosecution sources said the year-old man, an Iranian visitor, was in Dubai to attend an exhibition with five other business associates. On the last day of his trip, he met S.
My home, till two months ago, was on the banks of the Tigris. I was captured by Turks when on a journey to meet my affianced husband, whom I had never seen. Our party was on horseback proceeding along the bank of the river when the Turkish bandits pounced upon us. There was a flash of sabres and a volley of pistol shots which dispersed my friends, and my horse was seized by the bridle and hurried to the bank of the river. There was a boat in waiting which conveyed us over to the Turkish shore.