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· May, 2006

Stories about Iran from May, 2006

Iran: Women & Make UP

Salakhi Migerist writes some people say Iranian women use a lot of make up products! She adds but same people forget to say the only visible part of Iranian women...

Iran: Diplomacy & War

Rajabali Mazroi, reformist politician & blogger, says diplomacy is the best way to solve nuclear crisis. He writes that he does not agree with Iranian President's policy concerning nuclear issue....

Iran: Dogs & Men

Sharh, a photoblog, has published a photo of two dogs and their owners. Blogger says having a dog can create opportunities to get new girl or boy friends in Iran.

Ahmadinejad's Letter & Tehran Book Fair

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter to his US counterpart, George Bush, has attracted a lot of attention in international media. Several leading journals such as Washington Post or Le Monde,...

Iraq: Raed, Richard Perle, Iraq and Iran

Raed corners Richard Perle over Iraq and his support for “Iranian Chalabis” while out shopping. Perle gave Read his personal contact details and asked for information on any non-violent Iranian...

Iran: Terrorist Attack!

Sibestan writes about gunmen who have shot dead 12 people on a road in a remote part of south-eastern Iran. Blogger says these groups started to use same methods in...

Iran: Feminist or Crazy?

Kalashnikov Digital has taken & published in his blog incredible photos of a woman without hijab or Islamic veil in Tehran. According to law it is forbidden to walk with...

Iran: Surprising Silence!

Bavar writes the most surprising thing concerning Ramin Jahanbegloo , jailed scholar & journalist, is the silence of Iranian intellectuals and organizations in country. He adds Iranian reformists do not...

Iran: Football & Politics

Faryadnameh says a few deputies in European Parliament have proposed not to let Iran participate in World Cup in Germany. According the blogger nuclear crisis is one of their reasons...

Iran: Command Economy!

Ali Mazroi, reformist politician & blogger, says Iranian economy is a command economy where government controls 80% of it. Blogger adds according to statistics 20 percent of Iranian households receives...

Iran: One Government, One Media

According to IraneFarda, Iranian government tries to put all three major news agencies, (ISNA, ILNA & IRNA), on the same political path to back government. Blogger says many journalists have...

Iran: Books & Iranians

Abtahi, cleric blogger, says in International Tehran Book Fair, he talked with several editors and writers. Blogger writes, it seems previous years psychological books were the best sellers. This year,...

Jahanbegloo, a Scholar in Jail & Islamic Dress

Several bloggers talked about why and how Dr.Ramin Jahanbegloo, a Canadian- Iranian scholar & journalist, was arrested. Some bloggers have started different activities to help him out or at least,...

Iran: No journal for Reformists!

Boye Khak says Mosharekat, country's major reformist party, did not get permission to publish its new journal, Iranian (Persian).

Iran: Embargo & Scientists!

Habahoot Natamam, says recently scientific magazines (in the West) started to reject scientific articles written by Iranians (Persian). He adds articles are sent back by editor to writers without any...

Iran: Free Osanloo!

Aknoun va Inja reports about a letter which is written by more than four hundred political and cultural personalities, to ask government for Mansour Osanloo's, bus syndicate leader, freedom (Persian)....

Iran: Books & Copyright

Kamangir says Tehran International Book Fair is one the most important events in a Tehrani student's life in the spring. Blogger adds even though, students get free coupons to pay...

Iran: Shirin Ebadi on War

Abtahi, reformist politician, blogger & cleric, says Shirin Ebadi, Peace Nobel Prize laureate, in a press conference, has condemned any military intervention in Iran. Abtahi writes he, of course, expected...

Iran: Ganji & Golden Pen

According to Freedom for Ganji blog, Akbar Ganji, writer and journalist who was released from jail recently, received Golden Pen Prize of Freedom of Speech in Tehran. According to blogger,...

Iran: Women & Labour Market

Hamed Ghoddusi in his Hot Cuppa blog talks about a new coming wave in Iranian labour market. He says a new wave of entering into the market by women in...

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