By Sadaf Kiani Abbasian
December 28, 2000
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His red-robed highness
Exposing Iran's dirty secrets
By Akbar Ganji
The many proud actions of the special interrogator for Saeed Emami's>>>
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Washington Cannot Stop Russian Nuclear Deals With Tehran
By Brenda Shaffer
International Herald Tribune
December 28, 2000
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts Throughout the past decade, Russian-Iranian
cooperation in the nuclear sphere has puzzled Washington.
Moscow is constantly discovering Iranian attempts to illicitly attain
technology related to weapons of mass destruction, yet does little to stop
these efforts, and officially cooperates with Iran on civil nuclear projects,
which provide Iran with knowledge to advance its military programs >>>
BBC's Persian Service turns 60
BBC Persian Service
The BBC Persian Service started its broadcasts on 28th December 1940.
It has millions of listeners in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and amongst
the Persian speakers of the Gulf states and in the West. On the occasion
of 60th anniversary of the BBC's Persian Service Maria Sarsalari talks
to Shahriar Radpour, a veteran member of the service>>>
Brother Akbar writes to The Iranian: Assalaam Wa Alaikum. Can
u guys put up the Hezbollah National Anthem on your site? Please contact
me after u guys have posted it up.
* G.W. Bush, aka Imam Zaman
Ramin Tabib writes:
It was such a delight to read Dr. Ameli's attack against Clinton and
by..."]. I foresee a great ambassadorship for the Doctor.
Too bad Clinton and Gore were not in power back in the 70s and 80s otherwise
the good doctor would have blamed Watergate, Iranian revolution and the
Iran-Contra Affair on the Clinton presidency.
Why doesn't Dr. Ameli come out and say it straight: George W. is the
* Broken record for Republicans
Aref Eghbalian writes:
Dr. Ameli where in the hell did you get all your info ["Misled
by..."]? You must be Rush Limbaugh's number one fan.
You claim to be non-partisan. Holy shit! I wonder what you might have
said if you were partisan. The sad thing about your comments is that almost
all of them are false. You sound like a broken record for the Republican
Your response would carry a lot more weight if it was not full of subjective
and wrong information.
If you know how to really check information, you will realize that even
if you did not count the votes in Chicago, Mr. Nixon would've lost the
1962 election, but then again you don't know how, do you?
* Welcome Daryl
I read some of the comments about the photo of Ms. Ovissi and her husband
the line"]. As usual we are very hot tempered people and go to
extremes. While an interracial marriage should not attract this much attention,
it is clear that we are still far from there.
First of all let's welcome Daryl to our community. I am sure he will
find people that are capable of opening their mind and I am sure once he
gets to know the Iranians in person he will see that in spite of obvious
prejudice most will be able to overcome their prejudices >>>
* Not like Iranians I know
Roya writes: Your
site is very nice and thank you for it. But the cover
picture looks very little like the Iranians I know or like to know.
Protest: Picket "Convention of
Muslim Students" in Dallas
December 27, 2000 (Iranian Democratic Association of Dallas) -- The
Islamic regime's Interests Section is planning a gathering under the name
of "Convention of Muslim Students" in Dallas, Texas, on Dec.
28th-31st... We invite all representatives of the Dallas area news media
to join and cover this peaceful demonstration on Thursday December 28 >>>
Translation of today's poem by Zara
That primrose gazed at me with her languishing eyes
Till I was amazed to see her tears flow.
The paint would run dark rivers down her cheeks
If those dark eyes were merely painted so.
* Also see more Rumi
The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
By Frankin D. Lewis
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U.S. worried about Russian plans to sell
arms to Iran
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was
very worried about reports Russia was planning to sell arms to Iran, saying
they would pose a threat to its interests in the Middle East.``We are particularly
disturbed by Russian press accounts that we've seen today of Defense Minister
(Igor) Sergeyev's discussions with the Iranians which suggest that Russia
is ready to sell Iran missiles, submarines and other equipment,'' State
Department spokesman Philip Reeker told a news briefing >>> FULL
Russia, Iran say talks fruitful
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The visit of Russia's defense minister to Iran
opened a new chapter of military cooperation between the two countries and
led to several agreements, he and his Iranian counterpart said here Thursday.
Russia's Igor Sergeyev said the agreements included training Iranian army
officers in Russia, and the ``exchange of information about the military
structures, military doctrine and general threats to both countries.'' >>>
Tak film fest
(Aftab-e No) -- "Tak" international film festival will feature
minute-long films by Iranian and foreign directors >>> FULL PERSIAN
Green film fest in March
(Aftab-e No) -- Environmental films will be shown at an international green
film festival next March. Tehran and 13 other cities will host the festival
at the same time >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT
No more war films
Tehran (Aftab-e No) -- The head of the war films association has
two war films to his credit. He now wants to make films that are now about
the Iran-Iraq war >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT
Persepolis v. Esteqlal: Compete stats
Press -- A look back at all the games between Persepolis and Esteqlal since
1968 >>> FULL TEXT
Azadegan league standings
Iran Sports Press -- The outcome of the Esteqlal-Persepolis match
could have a major impact on the Azadegan league standings >>>
Complaint filed against judges
In Tehran the wives of a number of imprisoned
journalists and writers including Akbar Ganji, Emmadedin Baghi, Hasan Yusefi-Eshkevari,
and Ahmad Zeidabadi, are going to attend the Judiciary Disciplinary Court
on Monday to file their complaint against the judges investigating and ruling
on their husbands' cases. In an interview with Mr Baghi's wife, Fatemeh
Kamali, Maria Sarsalari asks about the complaint >>>
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