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Features 1999

    December 28, 1999
    My lemon yellow roosari
    My hejab had to say something about me
    By Dokhi Fassihian

    December 24, 1999
    Thinking of you
    Never got to meet my Amu Hamid and Ameh Nahid
    By Roozbeh Shirazi

    December 16, 1999
    Yazd, my love
    Where kind hands bring small paradises into living
    By Laleh Khalili

    December 13, 1999
    Young democrats
    Khatami addresses increasingly outspoken students
    By Afshin Molavi
    With photographs by Siamak Namazi

    December 10, 1999
    No plain Jane
    Don't change that beautiful Iranian name
    By Amir Mohammadzadeh

    December 10, 1999
    A moon of our own
    I walk closer, almost without thinking, and sit on the bed by her side
    By Hossein Samiei

    November 18, 1999
    The search
    We are reexamining notions of what it means to be whatever
    By Roozbeh Shirazi

    November 17, 1999
    The best
    In Shiraz you are painless
    By Hamid Rafi

    November 12, 1999
    Go Big Red!
    "Ayatollah, why don't you go back where you belong?"
    By Ali Hosseini

    November 11, 1999
    Picking a president
    Figuring out the U.S. presidential candidates
    By Babak Yektafar

    November 9, 1999
    By the pale-green stone
    I blinked at a portrait in a gold frame: a saluting monarch in white
    By Cyrus Kadivar

    November 8, 1999
    The plaid sofa
    If keep lying there I can re-live all those moments and years
    By Termeh Rassi

    November 3, 1999
    The truth sets you free
    It did. Even during the hostage crisis
    By Ali Hosseini

    October 28, 1999
    Crossing boundaries
    Globalization of American culture does not necessarily mean control
    By Hamid Naficy

    October 27, 1999
    Chai, shirini & the Internet
    Loving two of Tehran's cafes for very different reasons
    By Laleh Khalili

    October 22, 1999
    American? Yeah right
    Being born in America is not enough
    By Mariam Hosseini

    October 20, 1999
    Moon kissed
    Searching for the total eclipse
    By Mansi Saboori

    October 13, 1999
    The neighborhood paassebaan
    He's friendly. Until ...
    By Siamack Salari

    October 13, 1999
    Anyone going back home?
    On paper, I am a resident of Iran
    By Hamid Rafi

    October 7, 1999
    My life's joy
    I have stopped dreaming about my childhood
    By Babak Mohammadi

    October 1, 1999
    Every day the yakhie would come with his olaagh
    By xAle

    Sept 29, 1999
    Hamadan's Brad Pitt
    Iranians aboard have Brad Pitt; we have Haj Abbas
    By Loren S.

    Sept 23, 1999
    Who are you calling "kharaab"?
    By Saghie Zarinkalk

    Sept 22, 1999
    Lamentations of Laleh Khalili
    A response to "New is good"
    By Sohrab Mahdavi

    Sept 21, 1999
    Stop or go?
    Thoughts on identity and change
    By Kayvan Alikhani

    September 20, 1999
    Gharib-e aashenaa
    Letters to Googoosh

    September 14, 1999
    A ramble from Chile
    You think of one million things and nothing at all
    By Rouzbeh Shirazi

    September 10, 1999
    Virtual community
    Audio report about Iranians and the Internet
    By Roshanak Khadivi

    Sept 9, 1999
    New is good
    Hunger for modernity discards of history
    By Laleh Khalili

    Aug 31, 1999
    Modern khaastegaari
    I always thought this game was a set up for disaster, but...
    By Halima Asad

    Aug 26, 1999
    Rice, Iranian style
    For the staunch feminists out there, do not read on
    By Sally Amir

    Aug 25, 1999
    Bukhara blues
    Layers of history one on top of another
    By Shahriar Zahedi

    Aug 24, 1999
    Chew on this
    The origins of aadaamss
    By Pedram Missaghi

    Aug 3, 1999|
    Running out of time
    Iran's potential Y2K problems
    By Ali Parandeh

    July 23, 1999
    Six Million Dollar Boy
    ... from hell!
    By Siamack Salari

    July 13, 1999
    Great pain
    Eyewitness accounts of tension in Tehran

    July 12, 1999
    The spark
    ... that ignited nation-wide student protests

    July 8, 1999
    Better times
    The Tehran media fair
    By Siamak Namazi

    July 1, 1999
    Come on down
    Easing restrictions on U.S. visas for Iranians
    By Frederick R. Troncone

    July 1, 1999
    After all, I am Iranian
    Do not let us forget who we are
    By Shima Jalalipour

    June 18, 1999
    Palm groves survive
    From Ahvaz to Khorramshahr and Abadan
    By Laleh Khalili

    June 16, 1999
    Son, don't ever do that again
    Just mind your own business
    By Sia M.

    June 10, 1999
    Those summer days
    Memories of grandma's big old house and orchard
    By xAle

    June 3, 1999
    Harmless, joyful rituals
    The Iranian way of finding a mate is not unique
    By Afshin Afshar

    May 28, 1999
    Tehran spring
    There is freedom of speech, but at a price
    By Laleh Khalili

    May 27, 1999
    Two incidents
    Further evidence of the erosion of idealism
    By Fariba Keshtgar Hamadani

    May 13, 1999
    Well, excuuuse me!
    Sushi doesn't do it for me
    By Shahriar Zahedi

    May 11, 1999
    Desert refuge
    Lost & found in the desert near Yazd
    By Laleh Khalili

    May 7, 1999
    The energy man
    "I felt something like a magnetic field around me"
    Written and photographed by Siamak Namazi

    April 27, 1999
    Real Iranian girls?
    Looking for a bride? Go to Iran.
    By Cyrus L. Raafat

    April 14, 1999
    Aaberoo reezi
    Iranian scam artists
    By Ashkan Yekrangi

    April 13, 1999
    Take a break
    Entertainment thrives in Iran, for those who can afford it
    By Laleh Khalili

    April 9, 1999
    Siaah Sookhteh
    Prejudice towards Blacks and other non-Europeans
    By Shalizeh Nadjmi

    April 7, 1999
    Vertical horizons
    "He was no kinder to himself than fate."
    By Alaleh Kamran

    March 31, 1999
    From Sydney to Shahroud
    Day drifting for a few seconds
    By Yassaman Motaghipour

    March 25, 1999
    Not their fault
    Women generally - not inevitably - bow to socio-economic pressures
    By Laleh Khalili

    March 24, 1999
    Persian on the Inca Trail
    From Persepolis to Machu Picchu
    By Ali Hosseini

    March 23, 1999
    I'm no pimp
    Trying to set up a meeting with a hooker goes embarrassingly wrong
    By Khosrow Tabrizi Motlagh

    March 17, 1999
    Fire with fire
    Tehranis hold their ground and celebrate charshanbeh suri
    By Laleh Khalili

    March 17, 1999
    A smile, at last
    The Komiteh joins the charshanbeh suri festivities
    Photos by Siamak Namazi

    March 16, 1999
    NajvAye ShAdi
    Noruz music a pleasant distraction in college
    By xAle

    March 12, 1999
    Radio days
    Serving the "Finglishy" community in Virginia and on the Net
    By Babak Yektafar

    March 4, 1999
    Interview in LA LA land
    Akhy, the supernova of the Iranian music scene, speaks... unfortunately
    By Hamid Taghavi

    March 2, 1999
    To live or to be alive?
    That is the question for Iranian women
    By Laleh Khalili

    February 11, 1999
    Twenty years after
    In Azadi Square on the 20th anniversary of the revolution
    By Laleh Khalili

    February 25, 1999
    Come back tomorrow
    Running around in government offices
    By Shahin Shahin

    February 19, 1999
    With or without you
    I'm going to her again, taa bebinim chi misheh
    By Siamak Namazi

    February 16, 1999
    Fridays with father
    Lunching at Carl's Jr. or a Chinese fast-food joint
    By Ashkan Yekrangi

    January 29, 1999
    A first concert
    A performance of Gipsy Kings tunes in Tehran
    By Laleh Khalili

    February 5, 1999
    Jonoob-e Shahr
    Where everyone is exhausted
    By Laleh Khalili

    February 4, 1999
    Traffic immitating life
    Mercy is not in your vocabulary, not even on the road
    By Shahin Shahin

    February 3, 1999
    TU & the revolution
    "The campus looked as beautiful as I remembered"
    Written and photographed by Armin Alaedini

    January 29, 1999
    A first concert
    A performance of Gipsy Kings tunes in Tehran
    By Laleh Khalili

    January 28, 1999
    "I had to see it with my own eyes."
    By Siroos Hozhabri

    January 26, 1999
    Inferno in Gothenburg
    Sweden's desire to face the issue of immigration
    By Susanne Pari

    January 21, 1999
    So lucky
    ... to have seen Our Boys play in World Cup 98
    By xAle

    January 8, 1999
    Inaccurate but ratings-grabbing portrayal of Iran
    By Armin Alaedini


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