Monday, January 25, 1999/ Bahman 5, 1377, No. 651
Book of the Week
The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam
Explosion at "Khordad" newspaper office
Jan 25, (BBC) - An Iranian newspaper renowned for its outspoken criticism of the conservative clergy has been attacked by unidentified assailants. The official news agency said two men on a motorobike threw a stun grenade at the newspaper's offices in Tehran, shattering windows and slightly injuring two reporters ... FULL TEXT
Rial loses 10 percent of value
TEHRAN, Jan 25 (AFP) - The Iranian rial continued to plunge against major foreign currencies on Monday, losing around 10 percent of its value in the past two days. The rial which was trading on the illegal open market at 7,200 to the dollar on Saturday, slumped to 7,500 on Sunday and dropped further to 7,900 on Monday ... FULL TEXT
BP Amoco confirms big Iran oil proposal
LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - BP Amoco has confirmed that it has submitted a technical proposal to the National Iranian Oil Company for one of the largest fields on offer in an Iranian international tender. ``We have submitted a technical proposal for the long-term development of the Bangestan reservoir,'' a company spokesman said on Monday ... FULL TEXT
Rostam & Sohrab
Tehran (Hamshahri) - Pari Saberi, the director and writer of a
the play "Rostam & Sohrab" speaks to Hamshahri ... FULL TEXT
Tehran (Iran Sports) - Ahmadreza Abedzadeh was arrested after a soccer match in Isfahan, charged with inciting the local fans ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN
Youngest Asian player in German league
Tehran (Iran Sports) - Twenty-one-year-old Dariush Yazdani has become the youngest Asian player in the German soccer league ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN
Updated Jan 25
The dollar now offered at up to 730-732 tomans
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