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· May, 2008

Stories about Iran from May, 2008

Iran:Louise Firouz the reviver of the Caspian horse

Homeyra, an Iranian blogger, informs us that American born Louise Firouz is known as the reviver of the Caspian horse passed away in Iran.See her photos here.

Iran: Hackers attacked several Arab language sites

Ashyaneh, a group of Iranian hackers, says[Fa] that they attacked several Arab language sites that renamed Persian Gulf and call it Arabic Gulf.

Iran:”Propaganda against Shi'ites in Saudi Arabia

Ghaghnoos, an Iranian blogger, says[Fa] that in Saudi Arabia some preachers publicly talk against Shi'ites. He has published several photos from his trip in Saudi Arabia.

Iran: Chris de Burgh and Aryan Band

Chris de Burgh,famous Irish singer, has performed a song with Aryan band from Iran.

Iran:No Permission for 100 books to get published

Khabgard,an Iranian blogger, says[Fa] that according to a publisher there are more than 100 books waiting for long time to get Iranian government's permission to get published.The blogger calls it...

Iran: Persian Gulf,Protest and Repression

Jamshidi writes [Fa]that several hundreds Iranians on Friday gathered in front of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Tehran again and protested against renaming of the Persain Gulf by several...

Iran:Sun Palace in Photo

Mehdi Boolrian,Iranian photo blogger, has published a photo from Khorshid (means Sun) Palace , in Iran.

Iran:Two Persian Women in 1900

Here is a photo from two Persian/Iranian women in 1900,showing two different styles.

Iran:Ballgard,a Persian Funk Group

LegoFish, Iranian blogger and designer, informs us that Ballgard's new CD is now available. Ballgard draws from the musical styles of Funk, Hard Rock and Iranian Folk music themes. Watch...

Iran: Beautiful Nature

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger from Iran, has published a beautiful photo from Iranian nature.

Iran: 10 Christians were arrested

Schrr reports[Fa] that 10 Iranian Christians were arrested in Shiraz today. It seems all of them are Ex-Muslims and they can face death penalty.

Iran: Anniversary of liberation of Khoramshahr

Several Iranian bloggers celebrated the 26th anniversary of liberation of southern city, Khoramshar, during Iran-Iraq war. Muslim Bloggers created a logo that says “God liberated Khoramshar” and Elaheh Mehr has...

Iran: Seven Valleys of Love

Kamangir reports that Sheema Kalbasi has published a book about the works of Iranian female poets from Middle age to present day Iran. The book is called: Seven Valleys of...

Iran:No Urinals

Rick Steves,an American tourist,is blogging from Iran. He says that there is no urinals in Iran.He writes “There are no urinals anywhere. I did an extensive search: at the airport,...

Iran: Remember Reformist Khatami

Several Iranian bloggers remembered the 11th anniversary of presidential election where Mohammad Khatami came to power.Mind-Sketch has published 35 photos from Khatami's days.

Iran:A popular site got filtered

Negarakha,an Iranian blogger, says[Fa] that Baznegar,a popular site that covers news about blogs was filtered.Negarakha invites other bloggers to protest against this filtering and talk about it in their blogs.

Iran:Territorial Changes

Thanks to Homeyra we can see a map of Iran where all territorial changes in the 19th and 20th centuries are explained.

Iran: Raise Money for Sick Mother

Winston, an Iranian blogger from Canada, writes that he tries to raise money to bring his sick mother to Canada for medical care.

Iran: Blogger writes book on the impact of the Internet

Cyrus Farivar is a USA-based blogger, journalist and writer. He is currently working on a book about the impact of the internet on society. Cyrus writes about internet impact on...

Egypt: A Taxi Driver's Words of Wisdom

Israeli-American blogger Daniel Lubetsky, traveling in Egypt, interviews his taxi driver on leading figures in the Middle East. “I asked him to rank people or countries, thumbs up or thumbs...

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