Friday October 29, 1999 / Aban 7, 1378, No. 837
va she'r-e Ahmad Shamlu, Vol. 1 & 2 (1999)
ash'aar-e Hamid Mossadegh (1999)
rooze-gaari dar Tehran (1998)
Khatami winds up Paris visit stressing warm ties
PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami wound up a trip to Paris Friday with a call for global tolerance, better ties with the West and a hope that a moderate message would win over investors' minds and money ... FULL TEXT
Khatami pledges "just and fair" trial for 13 Iranian Jews
PARIS, Oct 29 (AFP) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami pledged Friday a "just and fair" trial for 13 Iranian Jews imprisoned on charges of spying for Israel and said their rights would be protected. "Be assured, the trial will be just and fair," Khatami told reporters at the end of his landmark three-day visit to France. "They can see their attorneys and families... and their rights will not be trampled over." ... FULL TEXT
Khatami urges "dialogue" but warns poor pose threat in next millennium
PARIS, Oct 29 (AFP) - Iran's moderate leader, President Mohammad Khatami, issued a plea for "dialogue between cultures and civilisations" in a rare address in the west before the UNESCO General Conference on Friday ... FULL TEXT
Khatami pledges no meddling in Mideast peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, winding up a visit to Paris, said Friday Iran would not interfere in the Middle East peace process. ``We will not interfere in the Middle East peace process...We will not interfere with the efforts of others,'' Khatami told a news conference ... FULL TEXT
Khatami visit mobilises vociferous dissident group
PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Parisians, confronted with security patrols, closed Metro stations and screaming protesters, could be excused for thinking all of Iran's dissidents were visiting France rather than just its President Mohammad Khatami ... FULL TEXT
Khatami Paris trip shows failure of US bid to isolate Iran: senior cleric
TEHRAN, Oct 29 (AFP) - Reformist President Mohammad Khatami's landmark visit to France shows the bankruptcy of US efforts to isolate Iran, Ayatollah Ahmad Janati, a senior conservative cleric said here Friday ... FULL TEXT
Visiting South Korean minister explores trade opportunities in Iran
TEHRAN, Oct 28 (AFP) - Visiting South Korean Trade Minister Han Dak Su has expressed interest in Iran's planned privatization programme as well as its strategic role as a gateway to central Asia, newspapers reported here Thursday. ... FULL TEXT
Tehran (Hamshahri) - "When I read Rasoul Sadr Ameli's script for 'Dokhtari baa kafsh-haaye kataani' last year, I was amazed at his courage for picking such a subject and it seemed he had the foundations for making a great contemporayr film." ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN
Masoudi joins Futbol Mundial
OTTAWA - The Canadian Soccer Association today announced it's Communications Director, Mehrdad Masoudi, has resigned from his post effective November 12, 1999. He leaves the Association for "Futbol Mundial", the world's most watched soccer show ... FULL TEXT
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While the 20th century was centered on the force of the sword, leaving winners and losers, the main axis of the next century must be that of dialogue, otherwise the sword will become a cutting blade, from which no one will be safe.
-- President Khatami's speech at UNESCO
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Clip 1: Audio from the trailer for "Hamsafar"
Clip 2: Video clip of rare Googoosh Persian dance
Clip 3: Video clip from "Hamoomak moorcheh daareh"