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Abdol Hossein Sardari – The Iranian Muslim that saved the lives of thousands of Jews from the Nazis

Originally posted on The other Iran:
Abdol Hossein Sardari: Iranian Schindler An Iranian official risking his life to save Jews? This scenario, while implausible nowadays, actually happened during the Holocaust. Meet Abdol Hossein Sardari, a diplomat at the Iranian mission…

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Ali Saifi – Philantropist, Subway Development Corp. of SC, Inc and holder of the Goodwill Industries Award

Today he has more than 400 stores. “400 restaurants employ nearly 4,000 people.” The payroll for those 4,000 people is an estimated $40 million. And the taxes they pay on that money are about $6 million. “Then there’s a significant … Continue reading

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MIT: Iranian-Americans Among Most Highly Educated in U.S. and contribute substantially to the U.S. economy

Washington — Iranian-Americans are far more numerous in the United States than census data indicate and are among the most highly educated people in the country, according to research by the Iranian Studies Group, an independent academic organization, at Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Pouya Idani – Iranian winner of World Youth Chess Championship 2013

Originally posted on The other Iran:
http://www.payvand.com/news/13/dec/1175.html “Pouya Idani of Iran won the World Youth Chess Championship 2013 held in Al Ain, the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. ” Also: “Pouya Idani grabs the trophy in Khazar Open 2012” http://www.chessdom.com/pouya-idani-grabs-the-trophy-in-khazar-open-2012/…

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The Iranian Musician Who Hammered Out Facebook’s $1 Billion Instagram Deal

http://www.businessinsider.com/meet-iranian-musician-who-hammered-out-facebooks-1-billion-instagram-deal-in-zuckerbergs-living-room-2012-4 “director of corporate development Amin Zoufonoun…hammered out the merger’s details during a 12 hour meeting Sunday night…Zoufonoun has only been at Facebook for just more than a year, having joined from Google in March 2011. At Google, Zoufonoun did … Continue reading

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Dr. Gholam A. Peyman, inventor of LASIK

“Gholam A. Peyman, MD recipient of National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, bestowed by the President of the United States, President Obama, on America’s leading innovators [1][2] and a Hall of Fame[3] of … Continue reading

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Professor Madjid Samii “World Physician”

“Professor Madjid Samii was born in Tehran, Iran…He has been the president of the International Society for Neurosurgery and was elected as the founding president of the Congress of International Neurosurgeons (MASCIN) in 2003.[3] Madjid Samii received the “World Physician” … Continue reading

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