Wednesday, April 28, 1999 / Ordibehesht 8, 1378, No. 716
Book of the Week
The Hand of Poetry
In 13th century Persia, spiritual teaching was given in the guise of poetry. From this vast treasury, Coleman Barks has selected a broad assortment of poems form the works of Sanai, Attar, Rumi, Saadi, and Hafiz. These are combined with the lectures originally given by Inayat Khan in San Fransisco during 1923, which discuss the signifigance of the poets for our lives. The book is quite possibly the best anthology of Persian Sufi Poets currently available ... GO TO BOOK
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Karbaschi summoned to serve prison term
tehran, april 29, irna - a reliable source said wednesday that the arrest warrant has been issued for the former tehran mayor gholam hussein karbaschi. the source added that according to the summon delivered in person, karbaschi has to present himself to the special judiciary complex within seven days ... FULL TEXT
Interior ministry vows to back Tehran reformers
TEHRAN, April 28 (AFP) - The tug-of-war between Iran's rival factions reached a new peak Wednesday as the reformist-led interior ministry vowed to ignore a move by parliamentary conservatives to disqualify five leading moderates in the capital ... FULL TEXT
U.S. grain shipments seen heading to Iran by midsummer
TEHRAN, April 25 (Reuters) - Qatar's foreign minister arrived in Tehran on Sunday for two days of talks with President Mohammad Khatami and other Iranian officials. ... FULL TEXT
Mobil welcomes eased U.S. sanctions on Iran
WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) - Mobil Corp. (MOB.N), which is seeking U.S. approval to enter into oil swaps with Iran, said on Wednesday it welcomed the Clinton administration's move to ease sanctions and allow U.S. food and medicine exports to Iran, Libya and Sudan ... FULL TEXT
MKO accuses Iran of killing opponents
BAGHDAD, April 28 (Reuters) - An Iranian armed exile group based in Iraq on Wednesday accused the Tehran government of killing a father and son who were linked to the Iranian opposition ... FULL TEXT
Iranians aim for historic Asian treble
April 28, REUTERS, Tehran - Iran champions Esteghlal, aiming to become the first side to win the Asian Club Championship for a third time, will be at full strength for their semi-final against China's Dalian Wanda today ... FULL TEXT
Updated April 28
The dollar now offered at 802-815 tomans in the U.S. and 818 tomans in Iran
Source: Sehaty Exchange (U.S.) Tel: 602-595-0777
Monarchist "army": Is it an actual army with actual soldiers or does it only exist in cyberspace?
Cannes International Film Festival
Cinema's most prestigious competition.
Trade sanctions aim for the dictators and generals, but hurt American farmers and ranchers, who work all season to sell food to starving people.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Larry Combest, a Texas Republican
Photo of the Day
Musician of the Week
Four melodies from his recent CD.