Volume VII, Number 42
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!
By: Firouzeh Khatibi
His newly released book " Doreeyat " is now available to order .
Sent by: Lila Sazegar
By: Dr. Reuven Paz
Translated by: Hamid Poshtvan
Sent by : shahrokh
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 Tehrans
public court to study the file of Sivand Dams complainants.
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:
the High Road
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.
"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
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
Center 's Senior Parent's Club, WED June 27, 6-9pm,
Please make plans to see "I Have Never Forgotten You" this weekend at: June 30, 2007
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
© Shirin Tabibzadeh, Cupertino, 2000 -2005
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
patrol Tehran after petrol protests
rage over petrol rationing in Iran