Iran Rozaneh

     November/December, 2002 An Online Magazine  Volume III, Number 14



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Iranian student activists face charges

Religious tensions simmer in Nigeria

Q&A: Iran's political tensions

Vice on the rise in Iran

Hardlinders attack gathering marking dissident murders

Twelve killed in Miss World riots

Iranian students clash with hardliners

Iranian students defy warnings, step up protests

Iran Judicial Procedures Criticized

Iran parliament backs reformist bill

Two MPs resign in protest to Aghajari's death sentence

Showdown for Khatami, but will he or won't he resign?

US Democrats face upheaval

Iranian academic sentenced to death

Iran bans adverts for US products

Turkey's old guard routed in elections

Alaska hit by year's strongest quake

Leading Iranian reformist 'arrested'

Bin Laden son expelled from Iran

Khatami backs US embassy takeover, calls for change

Hardliners cry foul as Iran's women lead in the classes

Rumsfeld predicts early overthrow of Iran's regime

Khatami, in Spain, warns against US attack on Iraq

Russia names Moscow siege gas

Iran blames Iraq for border fires

Canadians warned about visiting US

Analysis: Entente - not so cordiale

Hepburn's sons empty tribute museum

Arab women lift the veil on business



































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From the net:

Iran's new debate: Theocracy versus secularism

By Guy Dinmore in Tehran

It is a sign of how nervous the Iranian authorities are becoming after a dozen days of student protests, that a small gaggle of middle-aged monarchists in central Tehran can trigger a full-scale police alert. 

(In Full)

Iran's Pioneering Ways

November 19, 2002
The Wall Street Journal
Amir Taheri

While Iraq and Afghanistan dominate the headlines in the West, it is in a country located between those two that the real duel between Islamism and democracy is being fought. The first Muslim nation in modern times to experiment with theocratic rule, Iran is moving towards what observers see as "pre-revolutionary effervescence."  ( In Full )

"The Temperature Rises - We should liberate Iran first now",

 by Michael Ledeen, national review

While the world obsesses on Iraq, Iran, the most-important country in the Middle East and the keystone of the terror network has once again been shaken by the rage of its people. 

Interview with the Iranian wife of one of the former US. hostages in Iran and the current US Ambassador to Mauritania 

by: Shirin Tabibzadeh

In this issue of Rozaneh, we are pleased to have an interview with Mrs. Parvaneh Limbert. Born and raised in Iran, Parvaneh is married to a senior US diplomat, Dr. John Limbert, the US ambassador to Mauritania.  Dr.Limbert was one of the 52 US diplomats held hostage by the Islamic regime in 1979. (In Full)

The Winged White Horse
By: Pari Mansouri
Translated from the Persian Book
Of Children's short stories,
"The Winged White Horse"

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Echoes of Paradise

The Mongol Interlude

From Teymur to Babur

For more than eight centuries after the fall of the capital, Ctesiphon, in 637, Persia existed not as a nation but as a subject territory of the Islamic Empire, a territory whose administrative language, as throughout the empire, was Arabic.  Yet Persia survived. (In Full)

Chehel Sotoon Palace

The Pavilion with Forty Columns

This building - now a veritable museum of Persian painting and ceramics-was a pleasure pavilion used for the king's entertainments and receptions.  It stands inside a vast royal park, but relatively near the enclosure, and was built by Shah Abbas II round an earlier building erected by Shah Abbas I. (In Full)


The Sorrows of Young Werther

by:Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My heart's immense and ardent feeling for living Nature, which overwhelmed me with so great a joy and made the world about me a very paradise, has now become an unbearable torment, a demon that goes with me everywhere, torturing me. (In Full)





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