And even there he has to start a big fight. Farzand-e Sobh [Child of Dawn] is a biopic on the life & times of Ayatollah Khomeini that has been in the making by Iranian director Behrouz Afkhami since 2003. He originally began the project at the request of the Khomeini Memorial Foundation. They had been [...]
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The following is a table of internet access in Iran in 2005. Note that by “access” we are talking about dial-up and by “user” we are referring to “at least one hour every month”. Data from the Center of Statistics of Iran.
Mousavi and Karoubi seem to have a lot of time on their hands. So on their breaks from letter writing, they like to meet up and drink tea. Continued at Khordaad88.
I think at this point, Ahmadinejad would sell half of Iran’s population or water or land to get that photo-op with Obama. There’s lots of rumors about the negotiations that went on today. The alarming thing is that both Tabnak and AyandehNews have changed their headlines in the past hour. AyandehNews reports that Western counterparts [...]
If you haven’t figured one thing out about the Iranians, you still have lots to learn: everything is OK so long as THEY’RE doing it. No Muslims in a Muslim shrine, but Mr. Chavez can parade around Imam Reza’s shrine all he wishes. No talking to the evil imperialists, but Mr. Ahmadinejad can send love [...]
RajaNews, one of the major news outlets of President Ahmadinejad, has provided a very thorough (albeit confusing) graph of “The Velvet Revolution Project, June/July 2009″ Click on the thumbnail below to see the translation: Looks more like a high school social studies project to me. [h/t enduringamerica]
I’m tired … so tired. Just a few things: a letter from the sister of shahid Bakeri (a well-known martyr of the Iran-Iraq war), which I will hopefully get to translate soon. She writes: “the shah’s regime executed my brother, but we were allowed to have a funeral. Is it like that today? Some photos [...]