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  Iran Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After his election, the president appoints and supervises the List of current Iranian officials''Council of Ministers'' (the cabinet), coordinates government decisions, and selects government policies to be placed before the parliament.
Most Iranians are Muslims; 89% belong to the Shi'a IslamShia branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 10% belong to the Sunni IslamSunni branch, which predominates in most Muslim countries.
*List of Iranian scientistsList of Iranian scientists of the pre-modern age.
www.echostatic.com /Iran.html   (2612 words)

 List of Iranians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of famous or important Iranians (Persians):
See comprehensive List of Iranian scientists and engineers of the pre-modern age.
See comprehensive List of Iranian scientists and engineers of the modern age.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Iranians   (545 words)

 RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The help Iranian officials admit to is only of the political and moral kind, and when accused of supporting terrorism they level counteraccusations and claim that Iran is the biggest victim of this phenomenon.
She claimed that officials demanded that he renounce his Manifesto of Republicanism and his communications with dissidents Ayatollah Hussein Ali Montazeri and Islamic intellectual Abdolkarim Sorush, and that he agree to remain silent after his release.
He wrote that the official unemployment rate was to be reduced from 15 percent in 2000 to 11.5 percent in March 2005, with the creation of 3.8 million jobs.
www.rferl.org /reports/iran-report   (4406 words)

 USATODAY.com - Iranian diplomat gunned down in Baghdad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iranian Embassy officials were investigating whether there was a link between the assassination and the envoy's visit.
The Iranian effort to mediate with anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr was arranged by Britain and appeared to have the approval of the United States, reflecting an eagerness to find a solution that would avert a U.S. assault on Najaf — the holiest Shiite city — aimed at capturing al-Sadr.
U.S. officials want him put to trial on charges he was involved in the assassination last year of a rival Shiite cleric.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2004-04-15-iraq_x.htm   (1293 words)

 FORWARD : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
American officials have assured worried Israelis that they expect the same lessons to be drawn in Tehran, whose growing nuclear capabilities have been a topic of recent media scrutiny.
Although official Israel has not faulted Washington publicly, many politicians and analysts here are alarmed at what they see as the administration's diplomatic ineptitude, which has led to its current morass in the United Nations Security Council.
The alarming headlines, officials said, stemmed from a single diplomatic cable sent by a junior Israeli diplomat in New York that was leaked to the press because of bureaucratic infighting between the Foreign Ministry and the army spokesperson.
www.forward.com /issues/2003/03.03.14/news1b.html   (1343 words)

 M - Appendix B: Background Information on Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations
Police officials initially suspected LJ members were involved in the two suicide car bombings in Karachi in 2002—against a French shuttle bus in May and the US Consulate in June—but their subsequent investigations have not led to any LJ members being charged in the attacks.
In 2000 and 2001, the MEK was involved regularly in mortar attacks and hit-and-run raids on Iranian military and law-enforcement units and government buildings near the Iran-Iraq border, although MEK terrorism in Iran declined throughout the remainder of 2001.
Current goal is to establish a pan-Islamic Caliphate throughout the world by working with allied Islamic extremist groups to overthrow regimes it deems “non-Islamic” and expelling Westerners and non-Muslims from Muslim countries—particularly Saudi Arabia.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2002/html/19991.htm   (10013 words)

 (I) Overview of State-Sponsored Terrorism
Although the Iranian Government has taken no direct action to date to implement Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa against Salman Rushdie, the decree has not been revoked, and the $2.8 million bounty for his assassination has not been withdrawn.
Officials of the Iraqi Communist Party asserted that an attack on a provincial party headquarters had been thwarted when party security officers shot and wounded a terrorist employed by the IIS.
The Iraq-supported Iranian terrorist group, Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), regularly claimed responsibility for armed incursions into Iran that targeted police and military outposts, as well as for mortar and bomb attacks on security organization headquarters in various Iranian cities.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2000/index.cfm?docid=2441   (3143 words)

 Journalists in prison, 2004
This list represents a snapshot of all journalists incarcerated at midnight on December 31, 2004.
Officials said the five had "fabricated and sent antigovernment reports" to diplomats in foreign embassies, foreign radio stations, and foreign journalists.
According to official government records of the case, the men used "propaganda and incitement to encourage the overthrow of the people's democratic dictatorship and the socialist system." In August 1983, Chen Renjie was sentenced to life in prison, and Lin Youping was sentenced to death with reprieve.
www.cpj.org /Briefings/2005/imprisoned_04/imprisoned_04.html   (16532 words)

 the eyeranian: June 2003 Archives
Mostly for her in that she is in love (presumably) with someone from a different culture and has children that carry some of his genes and heritage, yet the only way she could speak of his ethnicity and traditions was to imitate that ridiculous dance.
Iranians elect most of their leaders in free and fair elections for the president, parliament and thousands of local village councils.
Iranians are independent-minded and still have the bad memory of U.S. intervention back in 1953, when a CIA-led coup d'etat overthrew the democratically elected government and brought back 25 more years of the shah's authoritarian regime.
www.eyeranian.net /archives/2003_06.html   (15188 words)

 Rethinking the Chalabi Connection - Newsweek National News - MSNBC.com
But officials in other agencies, including the State Department and CIA, have recently expressed deep concern about a surge in recent intelligence alleging that the INC and Chalabi have been passing on potentially dangerous information to officials in the government of Iran.
Current and former U.S. intelligence officials say that the DIA concluded shortly after major combat operations ended in Iraq last year that Speicher almost certainly was dead and that prewar reports from exiles and defectors that he was still alive probably were hoaxes.
Intelligence officials have acknowledged that at least one of the sources for Powell’s claim, an INC defector, had been determined by the DIA to be a “fabricator” more than six months before Powell’s U.N. address.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5016031/site/newsweek/site/newsweek   (1392 words)

 List of Iran-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of topics related to Iran (Persia) and Persian culture:
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
This page was last modified 09:32, 3 November 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Iran-related_topics   (58 words)

 Terrorism - Terrorist Organizations
A list of international terrorist organizations considered by the U.S. State Department to be active during the last five years.
Listed as "active" during 2000, it was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) on October 5, 2001.
GOALS: A radical leftist group, 17 November is described as Anti-Greek establishment, anti-United States, anti-Turkey, anti-NATO, and committed to the ouster of U.S. bases, removal of Turkish military presence from Cyprus, and severing of Greece's ties to NATO and the European Union (EU).
www.cdi.org /terrorism/terrorist-groups.cfm   (6613 words)

 New York Daily News - City News - Iran city pix blitz puts FBI on alert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iranian agents have been stopped at least six times for similar activity in the past, NYPD and federal officials have said.
Iran is on America's list of state sponsors of terrorism for its notorious ties to Hamas and Hezbollah and for allegedly protecting Al Qaeda leaders.
Cuban diplomats also have been expelled in the past year, and five Iraqi officials at their former UN mission were declared persona non grata and expelled in April 2003.
www.nydailynews.com /news/local/story/207896p-179255c.html   (467 words)

 Iran-Islam and Middle East
The Iranian: Music: A to Z list of Iranian musical artists in various genres, including pop/rock and classical/folk.
Iranian Art Foundation: Showcases work of contemporary Iranian painters, sculptors, and photographers.
Iranian Architecture: Great overview of Persian architecture with hundreds of pictures from building and monuments across the country.
www.ou.edu /mideast/country/iran.htm   (1010 words)

 JustOneMinute: Iranian Ministry - Kerry Plan "Irrational"
But senior Iranian officials have told the Financial Times that this is not acceptable.
The only option is political neutralization of the regime by pressuring them to shift to truly democratic governance and by pressing them to negotiate peace treaties with their regional neighbors including Israel and end support of terrorist groups.
This is why the current Iranian theocrats have no interest in any nuclear program which cannot be extended into the production of weaponry.
justoneminute.typepad.com /main/2004/10/iranian_ministr.html   (2296 words)

 Top 30 Bush - Iraq Lies: A Reference For Seekers of Truth
As our part, we have created this list, sort of a handy tip-sheet to refute the arguments of the tin-pot, would-be murderers who insist on seizing Iraqi oil in exchange for the blood of our military men and women and the Iraqi citizenry..
She did not document them and a U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, indicated the evidence for linkage is tenuous, based on sources of varying reliability.
Officials in the CIA, FBI and energy department are being put under intense pressure to produce reports that back the administration's line…
www.politicalstrategy.org /2003_03_10_weblog_archive.htm   (3318 words)

 Ø­Ù‚يقت ايرانى | Iranian Truth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On April 22, 2000, Akbar Ganji, the prominent Iranian journalist and writer, was imprisoned after publishing a series of articles condemning high-level officials in Iran for their participation in the murder of intellectuals during the 1990s.
In fact, earlier this year Hanif was engaged engaged in a campaign to remove the MKO from the UK’s list of terrorist organizations (it is worth noting that the MKO is also included in the State Department's list of terrorist organizations.
The Iranian Labour News Agency has revealed the names of some of the cabinet choices newly-elected Ahmadinejad is considering.
iraniantruth.blogspot.com   (4714 words)

 Asia Times
The official Iranian News agency, IRNA, reported Cristina Gallach, spokeswoman for EU foreign-policy chief Javier Solana, as stating on April 30, "For the EU, the MKO continues to be a terrorist group.
Seeking to weaken the Iranian regime to achieve its expansionist objectives, the Saddam Hussein regime armed the MKO and provided it with bases from where it launched many attacks on the Iranian military at war with Iraq.
Washington's apparent intention of using the MKO to pressure the Iranian government demonstrates an expanding state of hostility toward Iran in the United States that could potentially lead to major conflicts of a political and military nature.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Middle_East/EE08Ak01.html   (1320 words)

 Editor: Myself | Hossein Derakhshan's weblog (English)
Average Iranians were quite angry about that and even in a poll I put on my Persian blog, the majority disagreed with the official policy of the Iranian regime.
Interestingly, the current Foreign Minister, Manoochehr Mottaki, has been an old assistant to Larijani and this shows how influential Khamanei is. So this could be a challenge by Mesbah and his allies, including Ahmadinejad, to Khamanei's control on foreign policy.
It must be alerting to Iranian leaders that respondents who acknowledged Khatami as the president are four times more than those who also know Ahmadinejad as their president.
www.hoder.com /weblog   (2941 words)

 Shades of Gray - Newsweek The War on Iraq - MSNBC.com
One U.S. official said the vouchers were most likely Saddam’s way of rewarding the MEK for the support it provided his regime.
In the meantime, administration moderates, including officials at the State Department, argued, by contrast, that not only should MEK militants in Iraq be rounded up and disarmed, but that the US should consider some sort of deal with Tehran whereby MEK fighters in Iraq would be turned over to Iranian authorities.
Most likely, the official said, the prosecutions would take place in Iraq, where MEK members might be charged with crimes against humanity or war crimes associated with assistance they provided  Saddam’s regime—including acting as a paramilitary force to suppress uprisings by the Shia.
msnbc.msn.com /id/6242223/site/newsweek   (1560 words)

 Politics of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It declares that Shi'aIslam of the Twelver (Jaafari) sect is Iran's official religion.
The parliament, officially titled the Islamic ConsultativeAssembly, consists of 290 members elected to a four-year term.
The Iranian Government is opposed by a fewarmed political groups, including the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, the People's Fedayeen,and the Kurdish Democratic Party.
www.therfcc.org /politics-of-iran-36659.html   (1219 words)

 Winds of Change.NET: Iran Regional Briefing: 2003-06-13
Her points about the clerical-business alliance that forms the core of the Iranian regime's stability are especially worth noting (see also: A Bazaari's World, The Atlantic).
Iranian student "Koorosh Ashfar" also chimes in about "The Burnt Generation" an eloquent and heart-rending account.
He also agrees with Admzad re: Iranian culture and hatred, which may explain why he's a big fan of Fatimah at Disaffected Muslim.
windsofchange.net /archives/003625.html   (638 words)

 U.S. 'Quietly' Bombs Anti-Regime Iranian Rebels
And regarding the current invasion, the Ayatollahs have the most to gain from the destruction of Hussein's government and the removal of at least the leaders of his Baath party.
The United States does not maintain diplomatic relations with Iran, which is listed on the Bush administration's "axis of evil," but American officials are believed to have met secretly with Iranian officials in the months before the war to urge Iran's government to maintain its neutrality.
It is a clear kowtowing to the demands of the Iranian regime," said Mohaddessin, chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the coalition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran.
emperors-clothes.com /news/bombed.htm   (1751 words)

 Iranian officials resign in protest / Crisis over candidates for parliament
The ministers submitted their letters last week, but Abtahi's remarks marked the first time that the resignations were announced by an Iranian official.
Strikers said Tuesday that they would continue their protest until all the politically motivated disqualifications were reversed.
According to recent Iranian news reports, many reformist parliamentary candidates were rejected because they were neither sufficiently loyal to Khamenei, nor devoted enough to Islam.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/01/22/MNGK04ENRI1.DTL   (418 words)

 ipedia.com: Politics of Iran Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It declares that Shi'a Islam of the Twelver (Jaafari) sect is Iran's official religion.
The parliament, officially titled the Islamic Consultative Assembly, consists of 290 members elected to a four-year term.
The Iranian Government is opposed by a few armed political groups, including the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, the People's Fedayeen, and the Kurdish Democratic Party.
www.ipedia.com /politics_of_iran.html   (1331 words)

 Iranian officials says he's hopeful about agreement with EU
Iranian officials says he's hopeful about agreement with EU Crime reports: See recent incidents in your ZIP code
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Iranian Foreign Minister Kamel Kharrazi said Tuesday he was hopeful his country could reach a fruitful agreement with European Union countries on Iran's nuclear activities.
The current holder of the rotating EU presidency, Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, said he also saw the chance for an agreement with Iran.
www.buzztracker.org /2005/02/15/cache/465915.html   (598 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of current Iranian officials
Other descriptions of List of current Iranian officials
This is a list of current Iranian officials with their titles, last checked and updated on October 12, 2004:
See also: List of current Iranian ambassadors, List of current Iranian provincial governors, List of Iranians
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-current-Iranian-officials   (333 words)

 math lessons - Category:Lists of office-holders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Iranian officials admit importance of Student protests
The authorities describes the detainees as "hooligans and trouble-makers", but students say most of the arrests have been made by plainclothes men and islamist vigilantes on orders from the leader-controlled Judiciary and taken to undisclosed detention centres.
In a recent open letter to President Mohammad Khatami, 106 students warned the ruling officials that if they confront the student’s movement, the whole of the nation would face a "gave calamity".
The students also want to organise public meetings commemorating the massacre of 9 July 1999 revolt against the regime, but the government of Mr.Khatami has refused to give authorisation.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/937732/posts   (912 words)

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