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September 28, 2017  El Mundo  La rebelión 'instagrammer' de las abuelas iraníes 'prohibidas' por Trump

August 14, 2017  NBC News  Halfway Through, Trump Coming Up Empty on Travel Ban

July 12, 2017  Refinery29  The "Banned Grandmas" Instagram Puts Human Faces On The Travel Ban

July 11, 2017  Vogue  Banned Grandmas Shows Some of the Real Victims of Trump’s Muslim Ban

July 10, 2017  Huffington Post  This Instagram Collects Sweet Photos Of Grandmas Hit By Trump’s Travel Ban

July 10, 2017  The Guardian  Banned Grandmas of Instagram take on Trump over travel ban

July 8, 2017  Fusion  Video interview on Banned Grandmas Instagram account

July 7, 2017  PRI  The story behind 'Banned Grandmas' of Instagram

July 6, 2017  TIME  Meet the People Posting Photos of 'Banned Grandmas' to Protest the Travel Ban

June 26, 2017       Women in Foreign Policy       Interview with Holly Dagres, The Iranist

June 7, 2017Deutsche Welle  Twin attacks strike Iran's parliament, Khomeini's tomb

June 5, 2017Washington Pos       tQatar could face a food crisis in spat with Arab neighbors

May 22, 2017  Fox News  Television Interview with Leland Vittert

February 2, 2017  FSRN  For Muslim women fighting for equal rights, perseverance is key

January 31, 2017  Fader  Iranian Icon Googoosh Reportedly Stuck In London Due To Trump’s Muslim Ban

January 29, 2017  The Guardian  Residents of Los Angeles' Little Persia denounce Trump's 'unjust' travel ban

January 19, 2017  Haaretz  Over 50 Killed, Including Scores of Firefighters, as Iconic Iranian Skyscraper Collapses in Fire

May 2016  Business Insider  One of the world's smallest museums is hidden inside an abandoned New York City freight elevator

May 2016  Forbes  Inside the 36-Square-Foot Museum Within An Abandoned New York Freight Elevator

January 2016  Global Voices  Don’t Laugh, But Dubai’s Deputy Police Chief Would Like to Tell You About Obama’s ‘Shia Roots’

January 2016  Al Jazeera  Questions remain over American left behind in Iran jail

January 2016  Cicero  A deadly Hunger Game in Syria

October 2015  VICE  The Bahrain-Israeli Arms Deal That Isn't Happening--Officially

October 2015  Mada Masr  Politicizing religion: Egypt’s Shia

October 2015  Global Journalist  Intimidation still norm for Iran correspondents

August 2015  STERN  McDonald's? Nein - im Iran brutzelt die clevere Kopie Mash Donald's

July 2015  SiriusXM's Left Jab Radio  Radio interview on Iran Deal

July 2015  Women's eNews  5 Iranian Women Praise Nuclear Deal

July 2015  Elan  8 stunning Instagram accounts that shed light on the real Iran

June 2015  Hyperallergic  Solidarity or Armchair Activism? Drawing for Atena Farghadani

May 2015  Deutsche Welle  'Control' guides Iran's policy on press freedom, says expert

May 2015          Inquisitr  Kim Kardashian And Justin Bieber Are Sneaking Past Iran’s Instagram Censors

March 2015  Ahram Online  Iran one step from a new future, but can Yemen disrupt it?

November 2014  Al Jazeera's The Stream          Iran acid attacks put 'moral policing' law in question

November 2014  Ahram Online  Regional threats could boost chance of US-Iran nuclear agreement

October 2014  Radio France Internationale  Radio interview

August 11, 2014  The Majority Report  Iraq, ISIS & US Airstrikes

June 2014  Middle East Monitor  Egypt's freedom of expression: The End

April 2014  Your Middle East  You’ve gotta follow these Instagrammers in the Middle East

January 26, 2014  BBC Radio 5 Live  Radio interview

January 25, 2014  BBC Radio 5 Live  Radio interview

January 2014  Global Voices  Egypt: The Muppets Intelligence Agency

December 15, 2013  Iranwire  Homeland Veers To La La Land

December 6, 2013  The Iran Times  Yes, the Golden Arches are in Tehran!

November 21, 2013  Global Post  What it means to call the bombing of Iran’s embassy in Beirut ‘sectarian violence’

November 2, 2013  NPR  Mash Donalds? Iranians Copy American Fast-Food Brands

October 25, 2013  Al Jazeera's The Stream          A glimpse into Iran on Instagram

June 25, 2017  Rioussouf          Egypt Shiite Killings

June 15, 2013  Andrew Sullivan's The Dish          Green To Purple

June 15, 2013  Andrew Sullivan's The Dish          Iran Votes For Change: Tweet Reax

June 13, 2013  Ahram Online  Inheriting a long to-do list: The price of becoming Iran’s president

June 12, 2013  Committee to Protect Journalists  Iran restricts international coverage of election

June 5, 2013  Huffington Post Live  U.S. NGO Worker Sentenced To Prison In Egypt Talks

April 2013  Al Jazeera's Listening Post          Bassem Youssef - No laughing matter

January 25, 2013  Huffington Post  Egypt’s Women See Little Change On The Second Anniversary Of The Revolution

January 25, 2013  Huffington Post Live  Second Anniversary of the Egyptian uprisings

September 14, 2012  ABC News  Fiery protests continue at US embassy in Cairo

September 13, 2012  BBC Radio 5 Live  Radio interview

September 13, 2012  BBC Radio Wales  Radio interview

September 12, 2012  Huffington Post Live  Libya Embassy Attack

September 6, 2012  Al Jazeera's The Stream          AWOL: Foreign Policy in Campaign 2012

June 12, 2012  BBC Radio 5 Live  Radio interview

June 3, 2012  BBC Radio 5 Live  Radio interview

March 1, 2012  Al Jazeera's The Stream          Will Iran see free and fair parliamentary elections?

August 14, 2011  Voice of Afghanistan  "New Generation" Television interview with Sonik Sadozai

August 1, 2011  LAXposed: UCLA Radio  Radio interview with Cameron Cash

July 2011  California State University, Fullerton  Guest Speaker for Upward Bound

June 15, 2011  Pars Times  Background interview with Qumars Hojjaty

May 2, 2011  TiTV  Around the World in 60 Minutes with Guest Holly Dagres

April 10, 2010  Beverly Hills Weekly  Persian Jersey Shore

April 2010  Keynote Speaker at MOSTE

November 23, 2009  790KABC-AM  First Iranian-American in Miss California USA Pageant

November 22, 2009  LA Daily News  From Tehran to Northridge to … Miss California?

November 19, 2009  670KIRN-AM  Holly Dagres and Miss California USA Pageant

June 18, 2009  Los Angeles Times  Southland Iranians do their part in protest

June 6, 2009  LA Daily News  Iranian-Americans ready for change

April 29, 2008  The RoundUp  Dear UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, take a look through this lens

March 20, 2008  LA Daily News  Straddling Two Cultures, Two Worlds