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Zero Degree Parallel
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
“Zero Degree Parallel” is the name of a television series which was aired on the Iranian television in 2007. Screenwriter and director of the series was Hassan Fathi and it is among television works which were produced based on humanitarian reasons to depict how Iranians helped Jews to escape Nazi extermination camps during the World War II. The screenwriter and director of the series has tried to tell the world that Iranians have always been kind to religious minorities throughout history and have paid due attention to their rights in line with their ideological viewpoints.
Conceptual Constructs of Instability in Iran – Britain Relations
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
From the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 up to the present time, relations between Iran and Britain have suffered from political instability and diplomatic differences and have went through many ups and downs. No real détente has taken place between the two countries. At the same time, relations between Iran and the United States have been hostile since the Islamic Revolution, which was also predictable, but observers expected Tehran and London to move toward stable diplomatic relations after the early waves of the revolution abated.
Chemical Victims of Iraqi Imposed War against Iran: Living Documents
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Two decades after the use of chemical weapons against Iran, the country is still grappling with human and environmental consequences of those weapons. There are serious threats to lives of victims as well as the environment and tens of thousands of the victims in our country are still suffering the consequences of chemical and poisonous weapons. Use of chemical weapons against Iran has been undoubtedly a crime against humanity, a blatant case of violating international law, and a war crime.
Obligations of the Islamic Government
Sunday, December 30, 2007
The concept of government in Quranic teachings is much more extensive than what has been suggested by conventional political science. Although government means the process of enforcing policies and making decisions by officialdom, but in Quran, special tasks have been assigned to it which changes its nature.
Review of Iran – UAE Dispute Over Three Iranian Islands in Persian Gulf
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
The Islamic Republic of Iran maintains that the difference between Iran and the United Arab Emirates over the three islands has been finished after Iran and Sharjah signed the 1971 agreement. Therefore, the two sides can only talk about Abu Mousa and the issue will be followed according to the agreement which was signed in 1971.
"Islam? Perfectly compatible with Women Rights"
Saturday, December 15, 2007
It’s just appalling that nations want to ban wearing of traditional Islamic dress”. Religion, and in particular Islam is compatible not only with democracy but also with women rights.
Persian Gulf Is More than a Name
Sunday, December 9, 2007
For millions of Iranians, the Persian Gulf is not simply a name. It is part of the identity of an ancient land, which has played a great role in scientific and civilizational progress of the human society. Regardless of their political views, Iranians are so unanimous about the national identity that they forget differences to defend it and are even ready to lay down their lives.
A Review of Combat Power of the Iranian Army
Thursday, November 1, 2007
The international system in the 21st century and even before that, in the middle of the 20th century, has been established on the basis of force and combat power of various countries. Under these conditions, it is only defensive as well as offensive capacities of a country which would prevent foreign invasions. Iran is no exception to that rule. A country like Iran enjoying special political, geographical, and economic situation, is more in the focus of attention of  international powers, especially the United States and has to boost its defensive power in parallel to developing an active diplomacy to head off invasion.
Status of Women and Family in Imam Ali’s (AS) Opinion
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family.