July/August 2007
Volume VII, Number 42

Fun Stuff

Anything Goes

Anything Goes


Here And Tehre




Previous Issues

Some past articles

Books by Dr. Jalil Doostkhah

Useful Links


Touraj Daryaee

Persian Heritage

Zoroastrians Prayer CD - Click to order

Part I - Part II

A must read!


This article was sent to us a while ago but because of the importance of the subject, we decided to publish it on our new issue for more exposure. In this article, Mr. Tabibnia, the author, a true intellectual, indeed points out at some of our most important cultural flaws with his poignant yet extremely just views. Please pay attention.

And yet another example!

An Interview with Bijan Assadipour on his newly released book

By: Firouzeh Khatibi

His newly released book " Doreeyat " is now available to order .


Dr. Jalil Doostkha's response to Manouchehr Yazdi's article

(2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)


Sent by: Lila Sazegar

By: Dr. Reuven Paz

Translated by: Hamid Poshtvan

Sent by : shahrokh

Articles/Pieces in English


The statue of Yaqub Laith Saffaari in Dezful, south west Iran

Yaqub Laith was the founder of the Iranian Saffarid dynasty which ruled Iran 861 - 1003 AD. His dynasty a hero of Iranian history because he successfully united the Iranian nation against the rule of the Caliphate. His tomb and this statue of him can be seen in Dezful, South-Western Iran.

A view of Sivand Dam

For the first time a session was held in number ninth branch of Tehran’s public court to study the file of Sivand Dam’s complainants.

Culture of Iran

Archaeological studies show that a Sassanid city is being submerged in the reservoir of the Salman-e Farsi Dam, which is currently being filled in Fars Province, southern Iran..........and more


World's Oldest Animation

Burnt City's Ancient Animation on Display

The first world animated painting belonging to 5000 years ago along with 150 historical relics will be put on display from 28th of May in an exhibition under the title of 10,000 years Persian Culture and Civilization. This animation depicted a goat on an earthenware barrel in a position of jumping towards a bush to eat it. This animated painting was discovered in Burnt City in Sistan va Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran.

New Book - coming soon:

On the High Road
The History of Godin Tepe, Iran

The site of Godin Tepe is located in the southeastern corner of the Kangavar valley in central western Iran, at the western end of the Silk Road. Excavated by the late T. Cuyler Young Jr. under the auspices of the Royal Ontario Museum from 1965 to 1977, Godin provides the longest continuous sequence of occupation of any archaeological site in central western Iran. On the High Road will trace the 4000-year history of this uniquely important settlement and demonstrate how, at each successive phase of occupation, the people of Godin exploited their home's position at the crossroads of cultures.

Mazeh in Paris

Paris report by: Darius KADIVAR

"Iranian cuisine has been one of the most spectacular discoveries that I have experienced in all the years that I have practiced this trade. You don't eat this, you savor it" — Jean-Pierre Coffe, French Cook to TV host of Vivement Dimanche presentator Michel Drucker




Marjane Satrapi's Cinephilic Choice for Persepolis Cast


The announcment of the Prix du Jury aka Jury Prize at the 60th annual of the International Cannes Film Festival on the 27th of May, 2007 will probably remain in the heart and minds of Marjane Satrapi and her co-director Vincent Paronnaud for many years to come as the accomplishment of two years of hard and strenuous work.

EVENTS in the Bay Area

Persian Center 's Senior Parent's Club

Persian Center 's Senior Parent's Club, WED June 27, 6-9pm,
Movie night, showing the movie "Foreign Gift" (Soghateh Farang), 6-
7pm: Social Hour, 7-9pm: Movie, 2029 Durant Ave in Berkeley . Info
at 510.848.0264. [Note: Next month- Jul 25th: Assemblywoman Loni
Hancock in collaboration with Elder Financial Protection Network and
SAIF Presents: Be Wise: Prevent Scams, Fraud and Identity Theft]

Please make plans to see "I Have Never Forgotten You" this weekend at: June 30, 2007

3117 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Your support will make sure that audiences throughout the United States see this important tribute to the legendary Nazi hunter and humanitarian. Audience response in San Francisco will help our theatrical distributors secure other engagements around the country.

Yadi Az Khatereha

Iranian Folkloric Music

Saturday, August 4th 2007

Piedmont Veterans Memorial Hall

401 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, CA

Mahvash Gerami - Santour, Fahimeh Farzin - Setar, Bahman Azadi - Kamancheh, Sheida Ostovar - Zarb, Naser Saboori - Vocals,Pouyan - Vocals, Bita - Vocals
























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More articles about Iran

Iran's history, summarized

Proud to be Iranian

Most Iranians oppose regime
Many would endorse 'Velvet Revolution' or even foreign military intervention

By Bob Unruh

A new survey reveals that 92 percent of the subjects of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's totalitarian government do not believe their nation's role is positive, and two-thirds would support a "Velvet Revolution" to remove him from power.

Payam Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi be monasebat salgard-e
dargozasht Padeshah faghid Iran

Iranian American's Chilling Return To Homeland

Borzou Daragahi

The man in the green uniform at the immigration control counter at Mehrabad airport stamped her passport. Journalist Parnaz Azima said she breathed a bottomless sigh of relief. It was here the intelligence officers often moved in, discreetly guiding visitors to the small office off to the side that every Iranian traveler knows and fears

What Iranians Really Think

Keen observers of Iran have insisted for years that the Iranian people are pro-Western, indeed pro-American, while opposed to the largely unelected clerical regime that rules them.

Iran Economists Lash Out At Ahmadinejad Policies

Agence France-Press

Over 50 Iranian economists bluntly told President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a face-to-face meeting this week his economic policies were "inexpert" and lacked "any basis in science", the press reported Saturday.

Enrich Oil, Not Uranium!
Amir Taheri

Arab News

After nights of rioting, Tehran looks like a war-torn city dotted with charred carcasses of cars and buses and the still smoldering remains of gas stations. Security checkpoints are everywhere while heavily armed soldiers guard public edifices and government buildings.

Winds of War

June 25, 2007
The Wall Street Journal
Joshua Muravchik

Iran is making a mistake that may lead the Middle East into a broader conflict.

Several conflicts of various intensities are raging in the Middle East. But a bigger war, involving more states--Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, the Palestinian Authority and perhaps the United States and others--is growing more likely every day, beckoned by the sense that America and Israel are in retreat and that radical Islam is ascending.

Shahbanoo Farah at Bochum Conference in Germany, June 30, 2007

Muzzling dissent
Jun 28th 2007
IS IRAN slipping back into a more repressive mode? A generally edgy feeling sharpened this week when the government announced that petrol would be rationed within hours.

Police patrol Tehran after petrol protests

Article layout: raw
TEHRAN (Thomson Financial) - Police were on patrol in Tehran on alert for any more violent protests over the introduction of petrol rationing in Iran, the world's fourth largest oil producer.

Protests rage over petrol rationing in Iran
By Ben Quinn

Iran's economy could undo Ahmadinejad

Michael Theodoulou
The late Ayatollah Khomeini famously told an advisor worried about inflation that the 1979 Islamic Revolution was “not about the price of watermelons”.