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· November, 2006

Stories about Iran from November, 2006

Kurdistance: It's Quiet Out Here

One of the hardest things about reporting on various blogospheres is the natural ebb and flow of people's writings. The past two weeks in the Kurdish blogosphere have been strangely...

Interview with Kosoof, a leading Iranian Photo Blogger

Arash Ashoorinia is a leading photo blogger whose blog, Kosoof, won the Reporters Without Borders prize in the BOBs (Best of the Blogs) competition organized by German broadcaster Deutsche Welle....

Iran:Ted Koppel interviews a blogger

Thanks to YouTube, Iranian Truth has published an Iranian Blogger interview with Ted Koppel.The blogger talks about different subjects such as filtering.

Iran:Election and Reformists

According to Alpar, two weeks before “Councils’ Election (of Cities and Villages)” [Fa], reformist groups have united their force and their lists.

Iran:Friday Prayer

Kamangir has published very interesting photos about scenes from Friday prayers.

Iran:Clashes at AmirKabir University

According to Azarmehr three students from Amir Kabir university staged a sit in at the university entrance today.They were protesting at the decision to ban them from continuing their education.Campus...

Iran:Iranian Women Go to the Sea

Kosoof has published a photo showing how Iranian women go to the sea.

Iran:Iranian Bloggers in TV

According to Gbpic,for the first time, two Iranian bloggers, Khabgard & Rooznamehnegarno,are invited to discuss about blogs in Iranian TV [Fa].

Iran:Blog Competition about Aids

Thanks to UNAids, Unicef and Iranian Positive Life Institue [Fa],a blog competition is organised about different subjects such as Women & Aids,Kids & Aids,Life with HIV,False beliefs and Drug Addiction...

Iran:Fifa suspends Iran for ‘government meddling’

According to news, Fifa suspends Iranian Football (Soccer) team because of alleged government meddling. Kamangir says recently, in his efforts to change everything at his will, Ahmadinejad assigned one of...

Iran:Syndicate Leader Arrested

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger and journalist has published a photo of Mansour Osanlou, president of Tehran’s bus drivers syndicate. Kosoof reports that Osanlou was arrested in the streets of...

Shock and Tragedy in UCLA, Murder in Iran

According to reports in the media, Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a UCLA student, was repeatedly stunned with a taser and then taken into custody after he failed to exit the CLICC Lab...

Arabisc: Plagiarism, Arrests, Bans and Democracy!

The Arabs are as usual busy this week debating anything and everything, from plagiarism to the arrest of bloggers, and from banning public meetings to embarrising George Bush Senior at...

Iran:An Iranian Refugee Family in Danger

Ardeshir Dolat talks about an Iranian refugee family living which has made its home an airport in Moscow. According to the blogger, the Russian authorities now want to deport the...

Iran:UCLA Student Protest Movement for Taser Incident

Thanks to Iranian Truth we can watch UCLA students protest movement for Taser incident where Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a UCLA student, was repeatedly stunned with a Taser and then taken into...

Iran:Violence against an Iranian student in UCLA

According to Iraniantruth, Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a UCLA student, was repeatedly stunned with a Taser and then taken into custody when he did not exit the CLICC Lab in Powell Library...

Kurdistance: Picking up the pieces

After a month's hiatus, Kurdistance is back up and running…and attempting to pick up the pieces of Kurdish opinion floating out there in the blogosphere. The big issues this month...

Iran:Graffitis in Tehran

Let's discover graffitis on Tehran's walls, thanks to Kamangir. The blogger considers the photo not very Islamic one.

Iran:Two Iranians win best free expression blog prize

Reporters Without Borders has awarded two Iranian blogs, Kosoof and Tanine Sookoot a joint prize for the best blog defending freedom of expression, as part of an international blog competition...

Iran:Election in USA and Iran

Hanif Mazroi says US President understood the message of voters and replaced Secretary of Defense, Rumsfeld by Gates. The blogger adds now compare USA with Iran where even legal political...

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