Thursday October 12, 2000 / Mehr 21, 1379, No. 1084
Rah-e Kargar: More on protests in Ajabshir >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT
Kayhan: Mohajerani has finally gone >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT
Kill the ragheads
When I hear you sing, I become a joyful song,
Boundless, without limits, like the kindness of God.
You've bought me a hundred times over, I'm yours.
Bring me back to life again: buy me, please, once more.
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Khatami deplores dissident cleric's indictment
TEHRAN, Oct 12 (AFP) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has sharply criticised the indictment of a pro-reform cleric, who could now be facing the death penalty for waging war against God, newspapers said Thursday. The Tehran Times said the president "voiced his abhorrence" over the reported indictment of Hassan Yussefi-Eshkevari, who was tried behind closed doors by the conservative Special Court for Clergy (SCC) >>> FULL TEXT
Iran considers urgent meeting of Islamic conference
BEIRUT, Oct 12 (AFP) - Iran is considering calling a ministerial meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to back the Palestinians in their confrontation with Israel, Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said Thursday. Iran's President Mohammad Khatami, current head of the 56-member OIC, is considering a foreign ministers' meeting to support the two-week-old Palestinian intifada, Kharazi told reporters after talks with Lebanese President Emile Lahoud >>> FULL TEXT
Annan, Kharrazi to meet in Beirut
BEIRUT, Oct 12 (AFP) - United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan is to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi, a fierce opponent of the Middle East peace process, in Beirut Thursday, UN spokesman Negib Friji told AFP. "The secretary general, following his talks with (Lebanese) President Emile Lahoud, will meet Mr Kharazi this afternoon at a time to be decided," Friji said >>> FULL TEXT
Iran press condemns Paris "attack" on state airline
TEHRAN, Oct 12 (AFP) - Iranian newspapers on Thursday denounced the "attack" on the Paris office of state carrier Iran Air during a pro-Israeli demonstration. The Tehran Times said windows were broken and other damage inflicted on the office during a rally Tuesday night near the Israeli embassy in the French capital, not far from the airline's office >>> FULL TEXT
Woman who threw egg at Khatami is a terrorist: Iran embassy
CARACAS, Oct 12 (AFP) - The Iranian embassy in Caracas said Wednesday that the woman arrested last month for trying to throw an egg at Iran's President Mohammad Khatami during the OPEC summit was a member of an Iraqi terrorist group. "According to the information we have about Laila Jazayeri, she is a member of the terrorist group the People's Mujahadeen (MKO)," the statement from the embassy said >>> FULL TEXT
Oil surges on Mideast violence
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hurtled higher on Thursday as fears grew that rising violence in the Middle East could hit the region's oil output at a time when U.S. energy supplies are running perilously low. November crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) closed up $2.81 at $36.06 a barrel after Israeli forces attacked Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's West Bank headquarters and an explosion holed a U.S. Navy destroyer in Yemen >>> FULL TEXT
German tyre maker Continental teams up with KTRC in Iran
HANOVER, Germany, Oct 12 (AFP) - Continental, the German maker of tyres and auto parts, said on Thursday that it was teaming up with the leader in the Iranian tyre market, Kerman Tire and Rubber Company (KTRC), to boost its presence in the region. The two partners signed an agreement at the beginning of October, whereby KTRC would manufacture tyres in Iran under licence for Continental >>> FULL TEXT
Shabestari's critique of official views on Islam
Tehran (Hamshahri) -- Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari is one of Iran's leading Islamic thinkers. He has a new book "Naqdi bar qaraa'at-e rasmi az din" (A critique of the official interpretations of religion). Satirist Ebrahim Nabavi, who is currently in prison, also has a new book about Obeyd Zakani >>> FULL PERSIAN TEXT
Iran thrash Lebanon in Asian Cup opener
Beirut Oct. 12 (Iran Sports Press) -- Iran staged a remarkable debut in their run-up to claim the Asian Cup for a record fourth time in their history, before inflicting hosts Lebanon a humiliating 4-0 defeat in front of nearly 55.000 home fans crammed at Beirut's Sports City Stadium tonight >>> FULL TEXT
Iran favorites to win Asian Cup 2000
(Iran Sports Press) -- With video: Iran last won the Asian Cup, Asia's most prestigious title, twenty four years ago. For Iranians memories from that game have never gone away. Kuwait's goal keeper, Ahmad Tarabulsi, handled the ball outside his penalty box in minute 73. A free kick was awarded to Iran, from which Ali Parvin scored Iran's winning goal. A spectacular shot which left Tarabulsi hopelessly wondering what had happened >>> FULL TEXT
Persepolis facing financial crisis
Zeidabadi transferred to Quarantine Wing of Evin
Mahdieh Mohammadi, wife of imprisoned journalist, Ahmad Zeydabadi says after several calls to the Judiciary, her husband has now been transferred from solitary to the quarantine wing in Evin prison. Daryoush Homai talks to her >>> LISTEN HERE
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