Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Reshaped the Middle East

Persianesque Staff

Produced by a team of award-winning artists, and based on an award-winning interactive storytelling app (available on iTunes with trailer below), Operation Ajax, is a thrilling tale of real-life intrigue in comic book format.

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New iPad Apps: Op Ajax

Persianesque Staff

Mohammad Mossadegh, the Iranian politician and post-mortem folk hero, famously said: “If I sit silently, I have sinned.”

And in the recently launched interactive iPad application, Op Ajax, you’ll learn more about Mossadegh, why you may hear your grandparents or parents say from time to time: “Hamash kaareh Engeleessee-haast” (Persian: It’s all the work of the English), and the events that have ultimately led up to Iran’s current condition, through sleek, vintage-toned, comic-book style, touch-activated animation.

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The Masked One: Interview with Iranian Artist ABCNT

Nima Nabavi

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After years of quietly and elusively adding his mark to LA’s concrete landscape, Iranian-born artist ABCNT started to gain rising recognition in the Iranian-American community with his iconic political posters of Neda, Taraneh and Mossadeq in the wake of this summer’s stolen elections in Iran.

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