Holly Dagres


Poorya Kamali (L) and Fatemeh Safaee are reunited at Logan International Airport, Boston, Feb. 4, 2017. (photo by Poorya Kamali and Fatemeh Safaee)

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Three Iranian couples recount heartbreak of Trump’s travel ban

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 | Holly Dagres, Contributor

The new US president's Jan. 27 executive order to ban Iranians and nationals of six other countries from entering the United States has directly impacted countless families, including couples who have found themselves separated.

Revolutionary computer game faces crackdown in Iran

Friday, Jun. 17, 2016 | Holly Dagres, Contributor

Iranian authorities are attempting to block a new computer game offering players a first-person perspective of the 1979 revolution, claiming it is anti-Iran.

How Leonardo DiCaprio became unlikely champion in Iran

Friday, May. 20, 2016 | Holly Dagres, Contributor

Iranians are elated that actor Leonardo DiCaprio is helping to raise awareness of the drying of Lake Urmia.

How one tragedy is bringing Afghans, Iranians together

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016 | Holly Dagres, Contributor

The horrendous murder of a 6-year-old Afghan girl living outside Tehran brings Afghans and Iranians together.

You won't believe what this Saudi blogger has to say about Iran

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 | Holly Dagres, Contributor

The Iranian-Saudi freeze claims collateral damage as a popular Saudi blogger studying in Tehran can’t go back to finish her degree.

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Holly Dagres

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Holly Dagres is an Iranian-American analyst and commentator on Middle East affairs. Currently living in Egypt, she is the assistant editor at the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. On Twitter: @hdagres

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