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  BBC News | MIDDLE EAST | Profile: Mohammad Khatami
Mohammad Khatami arrived on the political scene in Iran with a stunning victory in the 1997 presidential elections.
Khatami's discourse of civil society, democracy, transparency, rule of law, and all this - which were quite absent in the 1980s - became dominant concepts, so that even certain segments of the conservatives tried to speak a similar language," Iranian sociologist Asef Bayat argues.
Born in 1943 in Ardakan in the province of Yazd Province
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 Mohammad Khatami information - Search.com
Khatami is regarded as Iran's first reformist president, since the focus of his campaign was on the rule of law, democracy and the inclusion of all Iranians in the political decision-making process.
Khatami himself had described the twin bills as the key to progress of reforms in Iran; this case was therefore one of the major failures of Khatami's presidency.
Mohammad Reza is married to Zahra Eshraghi, granddaughter of Ayatollah Khomeini (founder of the Iranian Revolution).
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 Mohammad Khatami - dKosopedia
Mohammad Khatami or Seyyed Mohammad Khatami or سید محمد خاتمی; born September 29, 1943) is an Iranian intellectual, philosopher and political figure.
Khatami was elected president on May 23, 1997 and was re-elected on June, 2001 for a second term.
Khatami won largely due to the female and youth vote, who voted for him because he promised to improve the status of women and respond to the demands of the young generation in Iran.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Mohammad_Khatami   (192 words)

  
  Green Party of Iran - News
Khatami has been named as a defendant in a "private defamation and libel suit," and is to stand trial "next week, perhaps later next month," the official news agency said without further comment.
Khatami launched the daily Mosharekat in January as the organ of the Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF) which he heads and which scored a sweeping victory in last month's parliamentary elections.
TEHRAN, Iran, April 5, 2000 (AFP) - Iranian reformist leader Mohammad-Reza Khatami, brother of President Mohammad Khatami, was formally charged with libel Wednesday in his capacity as head of the daily Mosharekat.
www.iran-e-sabz.org /news/closures1.htm   (250 words)

  
  THE IRANIAN: Opinion, Iranian politics, Mohammad Khatami
Khatami was originally a Left candidate who rose to prominence only after the pragmatists failed to come up with a serious candidate in the 1997 presidential elections.
Khatami, therefore, has to consider how far the opposition camp is able to move, albeit reluctantly, into a regulated political process.
The alternatives are not pleasant to contemplate, and to buy time Khatami has some instruments at had: to campaign for political education through a more open press, to support new political forces such as the student movement or to put the responsibility for the existing problems at the door of the old guard.
www.iranian.com /Opinion/Sept98/Khatami/index.html   (1845 words)

  
  Mohammad Khatami - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Khatami married Zohreh Sadeghi, daughter of a famous professor of religious law, and niece of Imam Musa al-Sadr, in 1974 (at the age of 31).
Khatami's father, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khatami, was a high ranking cleric and the Khateeb (the one who delivers the sermon for Friday prayers)in the city of Yazd in the early years of the Islamic Revolution.
Mohammad Reza is married to Zahra Eshraghi, granddaughter of Ayatollah Khomeini (founder of the Iranian Revolution).
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 Iran - President Mohammad Khatami
Khatami is being hailed as "Ayatollah Gorbachev," but it remains to be seen what kind of reforming he can do.
Khatami was born in 1943 to a fundamentalist cleric and highly vocal critic of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.
Khatami followed in his dad's footsteps, being assigned to Hamburg, Germany, in 1978 to head an Islamic center dedicated to political change in Iran.
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  Mohammad Khatami at AllExperts
Khatami is regarded as Iran's first reformist president, since the focus of his campaign was on the rule of law, democracy and the inclusion of all Iranians in the political decision-making process.
Khatami's father, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khatami, was a high ranking clergy and the Friday Prayers Imam in the city of Yazd in the early years of the Islamic Revolution.
Mohammad Reza is married to Zahra Eshraghi, granddaughter of Ayatollah Khomeini (founder of the Iranian Revolution).
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  Mohammad Khatami - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Khatami married Zohreh Sadeghi, daughter of a famous professor of religious law, in 1974 (at the age of 31).
Khatami's father, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khatami, was a high ranking cleric and the Khateeb (the one who delivers the sermon for Friday prayers)in the city of Yazd in the early years of the Islamic Revolution.
Mohammad Reza is married to Zahra Eshraghi, granddaughter of Ayatollah Khomeini (founder of the Iranian Revolution).
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Mohammad Khatami (محمد خاتمی in Persian) (born October, 1943) is the fifth and current President of Iran.
He won largely thanks to the female and youth vote, who voted for him because he promised to improve the status of women and respond to the demands of the young generation in Iran.
Khatami is regarded as Iran's first reformist president, since the focus of his campaign was on the rule of law, democracy and the inclusion of all Iranians in the political decision-making process.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Mohammad Khatami   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hojjat ol-Eslam Seyyed Mohammad Khatami (حجت‌الاسلام سید محمد خاتمی; born October 14, 1943 in Ardakan, Yazd province), a prominent Iranian-Moslem intellectual, served as the fifth President of Iran from August 2, 1997 to August 2, 2005 and was succeeded by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Khatami tried to draw a positive picture of the Iranians, which was extremely blurred.
Khatami nor Hossein Marashi, who was appointed by him to act as "Vice President for Cultural Heritage and Tourism" tried to save Iran's heritage.
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 Mohammad Khatami - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mohammad Khatami (محمد خاتمی in Persian) (born October, 1943 in Ardakan) is the fifth and current President of Iran.
He won largely due to the female and youth vote, who voted for him because he promised to improve the status of women and respond to the demands of the young generation in Iran.
Khatami has a bachelor's degree in Western philosophy from Isfahan University, but he left the academic education while he was studying for a master's degree in Educational Sciences at Tehran University and went to Qom to complete his previous studies in Islamic sciences.
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 Hojjat ul-Islam Mohammad Khatami
Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Khatami, the fifth President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was born in Ardakan, in the central Province of Yazd in 1943 to a religious family.
Khatami was involved in political activities and anti-Shah campaign by preparing, duplicating and distributing political statements, especially those issued by the Founder of the Islamic Republic, late Imam Khomeini.
Khatami, a former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, was impeached in 1992 by the Majles for "liberalism" and "negligence".
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 Mohammad Khatami — Infoplease.com
Khatami subsequently served as director of the National Library and a presidential adviser.
Mohammad Khatami, 2001 People in the News - Mohammad Khatami, Iranian politician, was reelected president in June, winning an overwhelming 77%...
Khatami's victory - an upsurge of modernism in Iran.
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 Khatami caught between worlds - The Boston Globe
Khatami's visit underscores a larger debate about whether better relations between the United States and Iran are possible or whether the two countries are headed for a confrontation over Iran's nuclear program.
Khatami was born into a prominent religious family and wears the fl turban signifying that he is a direct descendant of the Prophet Mohammed.
Khatami denounced the killings and ordered a top-level investigation that led to the arrest of members of Iran's intelligence agency, an unprecedented move.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2006/09/10/khatami_caught_between_worlds   (1350 words)

  
 An NRO Symposium on Mohammad Khatami's Visa on National Review Online
The issuance of a United States visa to Mohammad Khatami, the former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, is an insult to the American people, a slap in the face of Iran’s pro-democracy movement, a mockery of the immigration and antiterrorism laws, and a continuation of the schizophrenic non-policy of the State Department.
During the Khatami era, freedom of press and assembly was relaxed by the Iranian intelligence and security apparatus to lull the reformists and true democrats into a false sense of security; thousands and thousands of students, journalists, women, clerics, and women started to express their opinions freely.
Mohammed Khatami is one of the chief propagandists of the Islamic Fascist regime.
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 AllRefer.com - Mohammad Khatami, Iran History (Iranian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
From a prominent clerical family, Khatami opposed the regime of Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlevi in the 1960s and 70s, and in 1978 he headed the Islamic Center in Hamburg, Germany.
Khatami subsequently served as director of the National Library and a presidential adviser.
Khatami is the author of Fear of the Wave (1993), an essay collection, and From the World of the City to the City of the World (1994), a study of Western philosophical and political thought.
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 frontline: terror and tehran: inside iran: by popular demand - iranian elections, 1997-2001 | PBS
Four men were left, among them Nateq-Nouri and Mohammad Khatami, a moderate cleric who held the relatively obscure post of director of the National Library and was hardly seen as a threat to Nateq-Nouri's candidacy.
President Rafsanjani allowed Khatami to submit his resignation, a political gesture meant to appease the clerical establishment, and Khatami was transferred to the National Library.
Khatami's political support in the 1997 election came from a coalition of strange bedfellows, including traditional leftists, some of whom had participated in the U.S. Embassy takeover in 1979, and business leaders who wanted the state to open up the economy and allow more foreign investment.
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 Khatami: U.S. policies trigger terrorism - Boston.com
Speaking through a translator, Khatami told tens of thousands of Muslims at the meeting that there is a chronic misunderstanding between the West and the East that goes back to the Crusades and continues today.
Khatami called the United States "a great nation" and said that as president of Iran he was among the first world leaders to condemn the Sept. 11 attacks as a barbaric act.
Khatami will make stops at universities, speak at the United Nations and attend two Islamic conferences during his trip, an official close to him said Friday.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2006/09/03/khatami_us_policies_trigger_terrorism   (516 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - U.S., Iran share interests in Iraq, Khatami says   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite the change in the leadership, Khatami said that Iran is not the enemy of the United States and that the two countries share strategic interests in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Khatami said he hoped Bush's use of the term "Islamic fascism" to describe countries such as Iran "is a misquote.
Khatami spent the weekend in Chicago, where he told a conference of U.S. Muslims that the U.S.-led war on terrorism is increasing violence and Muslim hatred for the West.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-09-04-khatami-us-iran_x.htm   (681 words)

  
 Mohammad Khatami. Islamic Republic of Iran. Personalia. IranAtom.Ru.
Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Khatami, the fifth President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was born in Ardakan, in the central Province of Yazd in 1943 to a religious family.
President Khatami was involved in political activities and anti-Shah campaign by preparing, duplicating and distributing political statements, especially those issued by the Founder of the Islamic Republic, late Imam Khomeini.
President Khatami was elected as the fifth President of the Islamic Republic in May 1997 elections by gaining 20,078,178 votes, almost 70 percent of the votes cast.
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 At Cathedral, Iran's Khatami Urges Dialogue - washingtonpost.com
Khatami said Iran is prepared to discuss the suspension -- both the timing and the scope -- of its uranium enrichment in negotiations.
Khatami, who is a mid-level Shiite cleric and wears the fl turban of a descendant of the prophet Muhammad, focused heavily on religious themes and the need for the three Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism, Islam and Christianity -- to work together.
Khatami said he was not concerned about the vitriolic criticism that his five-city speaking tour of the United States has prompted in Iran.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/07/AR2006090700850.html   (715 words)

  
 Mohammad Khatami: OnFaith on washingtonpost.com
His Excellency Mohammad Khatami served two terms as Iran’s president from 1997 to 2005.
Khatami was elected fifth President of the Islamic Republic in 1997, gaining almost 70 percent of the votes cast.
Khatami presently participates in the High-Level Group of the United Nations’ Alliance of Civilizations.
newsweek.washingtonpost.com /onfaith/mohammad_khatami/2007/01/in_view_of_escalating_public.html   (1008 words)

  
 Historic Personalities of Iran: Seyed Mohammad Khatami
eyed Mohammad Khatami, the fifth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was born in Ardakan, in the central Province of Yazd in 1943.
Following his resignation in 1992, Khatami was appointed as cultural advisor to President Rafsanjani and head of Iran's National Library.
President Khatami was elected as the fifth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran in May 1997 elections by gaining almost 70 percent of the votes cast.
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