Tehran Times June 19, 2016 TEHRAN — Afghanistan plans to submit a version of the Kulliyat-i Sadi to be registered on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register list. The version inscribed nine years after the death of the Persian poet is the oldest copy of the collection, which is kept at the National Archives of
DW: Where is Rumi from? Should his character be played by Leonardo di Caprio? These are the questions currently preoccupying Afghans and Iranians alike. Now even the Afghan government has waged into the debate. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) of Afghanistan on Wednesday strongly criticized the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey for their attempt to enlist Masnavi Ma’navi (collection of poems) of prominent Persian poet Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī in UNESCO as a common heritage of Iran and Turkey. MoFA said that is
Khaama Press: A top American film producer and screenwriter has started a new project about the life of Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi, it has been reported. The screenwriter, David Franzoni, who wrote the 2000 blockbuster Gladiator has said his new project will be about the life and times of the 13th century Sufi poet Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad