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Washington to establish United States of Iran
U.S. appoints James Rubin as governor of Iran
By Fred Goozman
The Bush Administration has declared Iran's Islamic regime in violation of United
States Resolution FU-UN 142 and accused that country's ruling mullahs of destroying
millions of barrels of Shiraz wine. This afternoon President George W. Bush sent
a letter to leaders of Congress detailing America's plans for an immediate Allied
military campaign against Tehran. The President's letter, released by the White House,
By Sakineh Khamenei
My Name is Sakineh Khamenei. I am a graphic artist with a degree from
Tehran Azad University. These are my latest work for which I received First Pize
in a competition at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts. They are the result of
numerous debates I had with my father, the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei. He
believes that there are limits to how people should think and express themselves.
I think he's full of crap.
I knew there and then that I would never again be the same Sarvenaz
The next day I woke up to the sound of the azaan from the little Gholhak
mosque around the corner and had to run to the bathroom to throw up. I looked in
the mirror of the bathroom and saw an old woman... no worse: I saw a wrinkled, tired,
not so old woman. I looked in the mirror again. The sound of the azaan and
my tired, oh so tired face, made tears roll down my face.
wants to marry a...
Iran-U.S. reality TV deal
By Niki Tehranchi
Iranian-born television producer David Nasser, who has had great success in America
with his two enormously popular reality TV shows, made a startling revelation in
an exclusive interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour last night. Nasser, has reportedly
struck a deal to transplant his brand of TV sensationalism to the Islamic Republic
We deserve it
Palestinians are bad people, very very bad people
By Ali Nikseresht
RAMALLAH, West Bank (CNN) -- Yasser Arafat, chairman of the PLO, and head of the
Palestinian Authority now exercising self-rule in some of the West Bank and and the
Gaza Strip, says no Palestinians want peace with Israel. We talked with Chairman
Arafat today, now besieged in his office in Ramallah by Israeli forces.
Not without my mom
Reza Pahlavi is in Iran on the most important mission of his life
Reza Pahlavi, heir to the peacock throne, has secretly traveled to Iran to finally
carry out the most important mission of his life. The following is an interview with
the prince which was broadcast live throughout Iran via satellite last night. The
interview was conducted from his hideout behind the village mosque in Alasht, the
birthplace of his grandfather and founder of the Pahlavi Dynasty.
Albright in Tehran
U.S. to reopen Tehran embassy in "early 2001"
In another sign of improving relations between Tehran and Washington, U.S. Secretary
of State Madeleine Albright arrived in Tehran today for talks with Iranian leaders.
This is the first official visit by an American official since the 1979 takeover
of the U.S. embassy. The following is the text of Albright's interview with Iranian
Iran is a great country
U.S. senators say they made secret visit to Iran
Senators Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both Democrats from California) appeared
on a local Iranian TV station in Los Angeles yesterday and spoke about their secret
visit to Iran during Noruz. The following is a transcript of their TV interview.
Iranian pop star linked to Clinton scandal
Transcript of an interview with Iranian pop singer, Googoosh, conducted by 60
Minutes correspondent Ed Bradley.
Clinton: "Let's put the past behind us."
U.S.-Iran talks "soon"
President Clinton's message: My dear fellow Americans, Last week two packages
arrived at the White House from Iran. The first package included a card signed by
members of the Iranian government, wishing me and members of my cabinet a happy Noruz.