Iran Rozaneh

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



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Venezuela begins importing oil

Reza Pahlavi's Letter  to President BUSHl

Bush assures Iranians of solidarity with new outlet

Swiss ambassador called in on US detention of Iranians

Mass LA Muslim arrests condemned

Iran receives new World Bank loan

France creates Muslim council

Bill of Rights pared down to a manageable six!

Iran Students Say Ministry Has Arrested 12 Protesters

'Scud missiles' seized in Arabian Sea

Cracks open in Iran judiciary

Iran's youth reveal anger and sadness

Iran's stock rally attracts new traders

Venezuela crisis deepens

Troops step into Venezuela strike

Khatami Confirms His "Divorce" With The Students

Iran reformists condemn pollsters' trial

Adult Siamese twins plead for separation

Iran tries pollsters on spying charges

Students plan new protest despite government ban

Iranian student activists face charges

Religious tensions simmer in Nigeria

Q&A: Iran's political tensions

Vice on the rise in Iran

Hardliners 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:

President Bush Reaches Out to Iranians on Radio
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- In a novel radio broadcast, President Bush offers the Iranian people friendship and calls on their government to embrace democracy.

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White knuckles
The Economist

Whatever happens in the short term, religious rule is doomed in Iran. For over five years a game of arm-wrestling has been taking place in Iran. One arm belongs to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the fierce conservative who is the country's supreme leader. The other belongs to Muhammad Khatami, a cleric of democratic outlook who is its elected president.

( In Full )

The Real War, Faster, please!

December 11, 2002
National Review Online
Michael Ledeen

Slowly but surely the world is beginning to acknowledge the true import of the events taking place in Iran. The Washington Post has run two excellent editorials, as good as anything I have seen, plus a fine, thoughtful piece by Fred Hiatt.

(In Full)


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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