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· May, 2007

Stories about Iran from May, 2007

Interview with Caroline Nellemann, Danish Researcher of Iranian Blogs

Danish researcher Caroline Nellemann has done her Master's thesis on Iranian blogs and was involved for three months with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society in Harvard. In order...

Libya: Blair in Tripoli

“British prime minister is touring Africa before leaving his office and we got a glimpse of his visit to Tripoli. His visit brought a very tight security to the city....

Qatar: Iran Lifts Al Jazeera Ban

Karim, a friend of Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television links to a news which says that Iran lifted a ban on the station.

Iran:Iran just what you would expect

View from Iran talks about how Iran has become the republic of fear.The blogger says it was the first time in our almost four years there that we saw life...

Iran:What is going wrong between Iran and Egypt

Mohammad Ali Abtahi,former vice president,says “the issue of relationship between Iran and Egypt has developed several times but every time it has stopped for different reasons. One of the main...

Iran:Chinese Cultural Revolution

Shahram Kholdi,blogger and academic,writes about why Islamic Republic arrested several Iranian-American scholars.He says I do not believe the recent arrests in have much to do with the arrests of the...

Iran:How Iranian Girls Used to Wear Before Revolution

Here is a photo that shows how Iranian girls used to wear in University of Tehran before 1979 revolution and after that.

Iraq: US and Iran Meet Over Iraq

“Iranian and American officials (their ambassadors to Baghdad as far as I know) will meet to talk tomorrow in Baghdad. The dialogue, however, started about a week ago…. I'm honestly...

Iran:A more divided country

Digital Kalashinkov,blogger and journalist, says[Fa] Iranian society becomes more fragmented everyday.The blogger writes there is a growing gap between elites and masses.He adds religion and nationalism can not anymore bring...

Iran:Ultra Conservative Ayathollah Goes to Waterloo

Ultra conservative Ayatollah Messbah Yazdi is invited to the Waterloo university by the Mennonites.A petition has been launched to protest about this invitation.”We're not against dialogue but the Mennonites[Waterloo University]...

Iran: A Bloody Face Symbolizes the Violent Repression of Women

On Sunday a young woman in Tehran became the latest victim of the crackdown. Citizen reporters captured photographs of her bloodied face which were subsequently published on many Iranian weblogs....

Iran:Several photos from police action against “criminals”

Almozakhraf has published several photos of “criminals” who have been beaten up by police.Several bloggers considered police violence inacceptable.

Iran:Neo-Cons To Plot Iran Strategy Amid Caribbean Luxury

Thanks to Sibil Tala we get information about a “Neo-Con” led conference about Iran.According this information the workshop, entitled “Confronting The Iranian Threat: The Way Forward,” is to include “30...

Iran:what do people when they are worried about being arrested?

In recent weeks several Iranian-Americans including Haleh Esfandiari were arrested and have no right to have a lawyer.View From Iran writes what do people when they are worried about being...

Iran:What happened to an important news in BBC Persian

Harfeh Hesabi says[Fa] an article about CIA activities to destablise Iranian government disappeared from BBC Persian site in a very short time on 23th of May. The article talked about...

Iran: Iran-USA Negotiations, the Chinese Model and Expulsion of Afghans

Iran accepted a U.S. offer last Thursday for direct negotiations about conditions in Iraq. It can be viewed as a historic moment as it is the first time that Iran...

Iran:Islamic Bicycle

Iran is to start manufacturing “Islamic bicycles” for women that conceal their figure.Balouch writes[Fa] with irony that it took 30 years for regime to be able to go to war...

Iran:Islamic Bicycle

Iran is to start manufacturing “Islamic bicycles” for women that conceal their figure.Balouch writes[Fa] with irony that it took 30 years for regime to go to war against “international economy”.

Iran:Photos from the first National Digital Media Exposition

Mohammad Masih,blogger and member of Muslim Bloggers Association, has published several photos of the first National Digital Media Exposition in Tehran.In the fifth photo you can see ambassador of Cuba...

Iraq: US Troop Movement

Iraqi blogger LadyBird shares the latest rumours on the mobilisation of US troops in Iraq here. “Information came right now from Iraq that US occupation forces are moving all their...

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