Monday, February 15, 1999/ Bahman 26, 1377, No. 666
In August 1979, Parkhash, a nationalist newspaper in Iran, ran photographs of senior officials from the Mosssadegh era and the post-revolutionary government. The feature was titled "From August 1952 to August 1979: What it was then, what it is now." Here are the photogrpahs... GO TO FEATURE
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Women Without Men
By Shahrnush Parsipur
(Kamran Talattof Jocelyn Sharlet, translators)
Amir-Entezam to be put on trial Tuesday
TEHRAN, Feb 15 (AFP) - A minister in Iran's first post-revolutionary government is to go on trial here Tuesday charged with slander, his wife told AFP. Abbas Amir-Entezam, regarded as a liberal, was detained last September after making critical statements about the former head of the Evin prison near Tehran, Assadollah Ladjevardi, who was assassinated in August ... FULL TEXT
Police issue account of German's murder
TEHRAN, Feb 15 (AFP) - Iranian police issued a detailed account Monday of the murder of a German businessman following mounting criticism of the authorities' handling of the affair and suggestions that "invisible hands" were behind it. Police insisted a lone fugitive from justice was reponsible for Saturday's murder of the former Tehran representative of Deutsche Bank, Heinrich Lambert Heimes ... FULL TEXT
Tehran wants "drastic reform" following dissident murders
TEHRAN, Feb 15 (AFP) - Iran's reformist government launched a campaign for a thorough overhaul of the secretive intelligence services Monday following last month's shock admission that "rogue" agents were involved in the murder of dissidents. The intelligence ministry, which is "responsible to ensure the security of citizens," had "become the home to a coterie of murderers," said an editorial in the government newspaper Iran Daily ... FULL TEXT
Interview with Moshiri
Iran 2 - Kuwait 1
Karimi suspended for a year
Senator Boxer & Iran: The "terrorist nation"
In an interview on Larry King Live on February 10, Senator Barbara Boxer referred to Iran as a "terrorist nation." Is the use of the adjective "terrorist" together with "nation" appropriate? Did she really intend to convey that all persons of Iranian origin are terrorists? I think we should ask her. Her email address: [email protected]
Updated Feb 15
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Elaheh Amir-Entezam, wife of Abbas Amir-Entezam who is going on trial
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