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· December, 2005

Stories about Iran from December, 2005

Iran: United Kurdish Front

According to Paiz, Nederlands based Iranian, former Sanadaj deputy in Iranian Parliament, Mr.Adib, announced the creation of United Kurdish Front. Everybody can become a member and achieving justice and equality...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

Happy Holidays from the Kurdish section of the blogosphere! The Kurdistan Bloggers Union writes about security cameras being installed in the Southeast of Turkey to monitor the Kurdish population there....

Iranian Blogs & 2005

Iranian blogs continue its dynamic existence in 2005 and Persian language has become second most used language (After English Persian ties with French) in Blogosphere. Here we look at some...

Iran: Christams!

According to Zeytoun (Persian), Iran based blogger, Iranian TV has showed a lot of films about Christmas, Jesus Christ and several movies. Goverment offered 5000 christmas trees to christian churches...

Iran: Bus Strike!

According to blogger Carne, Bus Workers Union (Syndicate) in Tehran has announced on Sunday 25th of December a general bus strike in defense of their colleagues who were fired. Union...

Iran: No More Beethoven?

In Free Thoughts, a collective Iranian blog, we read The President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has decided to ban all Western music from his nation’s state radio and TV stations....

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

This was my first week of using a feed aggregator for watching the Kurdish blogs and I am not sure how I feel about it. Part of me really enjoyed...

Iran: 352 comments & No Post

Khatamionline is apparently a weblog where former President,Mr.Khatami, will go blogging. Before he starts to write more trhan 350 people left comments or message for him. You can find anything...

Iran: More Sites Filtered

Reporters Without Borders welcomed an initiative by 13 Iranian deputies who have written to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to protest against censorship of the Internet, which they described as “unconstitutional”.The Iranian...

Khatami goes Blogging, Air Crash & survivors, Bread & Freedom!

According to Zannevesht, Iranian female blogger & journalist, former President Khatami has decided to go blogging at the end of this week. His blog , Khatamionline, is ready without a...

Iran: Student Web project becomes cultural campaign

A former USC student now living in Iran has turned a class project into a unique cultural effort: Inside Iran, a blog that offers a personal, small-scale look at Iranian...

Iran: Stock Market & Ahmadinejad

Zeytoun, a blogger based in Iran, says each time Ahmadinejad says something about Israel, Iranian stock market goes down. She adds people are really angry about this. Many working class...

Iran: Football & Politics

IranianTruth says Banning Iranian Football team from World Cup in Germany 2006 will deprive the Iranian people of these rare moments of genuine happiness.

Iran: Graffiti in Tehran

Irangraffti shows urban art and graffti in Tehran. (English & Persian)

Iran: Ahmadinejad & Israel

Hoder, a Toronto based blogger, says Ahmadinejad and some other conservative personalities like Keyhan (persian) newspaper's editor are following an anti Isareli line for following reasons: 1- Ahmadinejad is trying...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

Welcome back to the Kurdish Blogosphere! Originally announced on the Kurdistan Bloggers Union was the creation of the Kurdistan Blog Count this week. Modeled loosely after the Iraq Blog Count,...

Iran: TV & Public Opinion

Haji, a cleric blogger, thinks that TV in Iran is canalising public opinion. During last weeks of Khatami,TV always talked about inflation but now it has become not even a...

Air Plane Crash: Anger & Sorrow

A military transport plane crashed in a residential district in Tehran, at 6th of December, killing more than 100 people including many journalists and reporters who were air plane passengers....

Iran: Who Killd Judge Moghaddas

Shahram Kholdi says that Islamic Republic's Intelligence services are under pressure to declare who assassinated Judge Moghaddas. Judge Moghaddas, once presided over many journalists and intellectuals’ cases in the Islamic...

Iranian Hezbollah Goes Blogging

Iranian blogosphere is very diverse with thousands active blogs. Among these blogs, we can find both many pro democratic, liberal blogs and pro Islamic Republic ones. Most of these Pro...

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