Simin Behbahani (1927-2014)

“In the fight for sovereignty and justice, Simin Behbahani was a mountain lioness and the soul of deprived and unloved. Certainly her spirit runs through the blood of political prisoners in Iran and... Read more »


Ziba Videos (new format) on YouTube: 1- Art digest, the other sign of the coin (English) 2- Heart to Heart, writing, Poetry and thoughts of Zia Ghavami (Parsi) Ziba Foundation. Read more »

Happy Norooz 1390

Ziba Foundation wishes all Iranians and all citizens of the world a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous Year on the occasion of Norooz 1390 (March 21, 2011). May the new year bring peace,... Read more »

Globathon Announcement

Spring is around the corner and we are looking for volunteers to serve as members of Globathon (A three-mile family walkathon, for our health and fun) steering committee. We highly appreciate organizational... Read more »

Announcement: Ziba e-Magazine

Per our announcement at the time Ziba web site went public, our major issue for such delay for making Ziba e-Magazine available to our viewer on a regular basis was time constraint.... Read more »

Marzieh, Iranian Singer, Dead at 86

By Margalit Fox All exceptionally talented artists belong to the world and Marzieh is one of them… Marzieh, the great diva of Persian traditional song, who was silenced after 1979 but who... Read more »


Ziba Foundation needs your help to raise funds for its multiple tasks. We are looking for a hundred individuals who are willing to put Ziba’s Donation Box, which is now being prepared... Read more »

Happy Birthday!

Ziba Foundation congratulates Mark Ghassemi, MD, for his 80th birthday. Read more »