Wednesday, May 24, 2000 / Khordad 4, 1379, No. 987
Rah-e Kargar: Bahman Niroomand, one of the organizers of the Berlin conference, condemns leftists as well as... >>> FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN
Hardliners attack pro-democracy campus rally
TEHRAN, May 24 (Reuters) - Iranian Moslem militiamen severely beat up pro-democracy students in an attack on a rally at Tehran University on Wednesday, witnesses said. The hardline militia, dressed in black and wearing the trademark Palestinian headscarf, grabbed and kicked around one student at a time as they charged the crowd >>> FULL TEXT
Reformist rally angers some
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A confrontation between supporters of rival hard-liners and reformists in Iran's government ended peacefully Wednesday after police formed a human chain to keep the two sides apart. About 200 hard-line supporters converged outside the locked gate of Tehran University, while some 2,000 pro-reform student protesters rallied inside. Despite the gate, police formed a human chain to keep the rivals about 15 yards apart >>> FULL TEXT
Conservative-dominated parliament winds up business
TEHRAN, May 24 (AFP) - The outgoing conservative-dominated Iranian parliament held its final session Wednesday, before giving way to a new Majlis firmly on the side of reformist President Mohammad Khatami, with the battle for the key position of speaker now underway. Outgoing speaker Ali Akbar Nateq-Nuri, in a speech at the end of the parliamentary session, said the experience of being in parliament since the 1979 Islamic revolution had seen his hair and beard turn grey >>> FULL TEXT
Defense questions suspects in Iran Jewish spy case
SHIRAZ, Iran (Reuters) - The defense in Iran's Jewish spy trial kept trying Monday to discredit confessions by the accused and demanded confirmation that material allegedly passed to Israel was in fact secret. A clearly energized defense team asked the judge to release the 10 detained suspects on bail, and bitterly attacked the state broadcasting service for airing admissions by the defendants in what the court had said was a closed hearing >>> FULL TEXT
Shops owned by Jews attacked
SHIRAZ, Iran (AP) - The ongoing espionage trial of 13 Jews in Iran has led to angry attacks on Jewish businesses, including one arson, a Jewish leader said Wednesday. ``This trial has created problems for the whole Jewish community in Iran,'' Haroun Yashayaii, head of Iran's Jewish society, said outside the courthouse as proceedings resumed in the southern city of Shiraz >>> FULL TEXT
Prosecutors say Iran backed deadly Turkish Muslim group
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, May 24 (AFP) - Turkish prosecutors accused Iran on Wednesday of providing support to a hardline Islamic group blamed for the murders of hundreds of people in the country, Anatolia news agency said. >>> FULL TEXT
Kharrazi heads for Beirut after Israeli pullout
BEIRUT, May 24 (AFP) - Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi will arrive in Beirut Thursday for talks with Lebanese leaders, officials said Wednesday, only hours after Israeli forces quit the country in the face of a campaign by Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas >>> FULL TEXT
US oil jumps back to $30 as mogas worries flare
NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices surged by more than a dollar on Wednesday amid continuing concern about tight gasoline supplies as the summer driving season gets going with this weekend's Memorial Day holiday >>> FULL TEXT
No permission needed to make music -- with exceptions
Tehran, (Hamshahri) -- Seventy singers and musicians are now allowed to produce music without getting any permission from the Guidance Ministry. But women and Pop music singers are not among them >>> FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN
"Drunken Horses" won more than one award
Mythology & Etessami
Hashemi-Nasab "not exepelled"
Tehran, (Hamshahri) -- Persepolis club general manager Amir Abedini says despite what coach Ali Parvin has said, Mehdi Hashemi-Nasab has not been expelled. But he has not been resigned either. His fate will be decided soon >>> FULL TEXT
Azizi will be there
Can Peykan go all the way?
Tehran, (Iran Varzeshi) -- Peykan, the top volleyball team in Iran, beat the top Japanese and Kazakh teams to reach the semi-finals of the Asian championships. Iran has never won the title >>> FULL TEXT
Accused jews: Ninth court session
The ninth session of the trial of the Jews accused of spying for Israel took place today in the Revolutionary Court in Shiraz amid concerns from the Jewish community in Iran that publicity over the issue had negative effects on them. Daryoush Homai presents a report on the issues. UPDATED MAY 24 2000 >>> LISTEN HERE
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Hashemi, Hashemi shame on you, shame on you.
-- Students shouting slogans against Ayatollah Akbar
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