No. 564    |    13 December 2022


Memoirs of Mohammad Ali Pardel

Harassment of captives

On this way, the Red Hats were cursing some people who came near the truck carrying the prisoners. A cyclist was coming next to the car with a distance of one meter. One of the soldiers quickly pulled Glangden and cursed him, forcing him to step away from the truck. When they cursed, they used the word »club« most of all. In the middle of the night, we reached a barracks in the city of Basra.

Book Review:

“The Route of Malek”

Hossein Malek Afzali, one of the greats of Iranian health field, was born in 1939 in Ardakan, Yazd. During his childhood years, he and his family migrated to Tehran and then to Qom. At the end of the 6th grade, despite his fathers opposition, with the support of his mother and relatives, he studied in high school and then entered the medical school of Tehran University.

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A Different Mid-Shaban

Before Ramadhan, Imam issued an order in which he had stated: “Hold ceremonies in the Mid-Shaban and explain disasters of the apparatus and the court for people.” To this end, it had been planned Ayatollah Sayyid Hossein Ayatollahi to have a lecture after the prayer in the night of Mid-Sha’ban. It was in a situation when Mr. Ayatollahi was banned to speak from the pulpit; notwithstanding, it was supposed he have a short lecture after the prayer.

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Da (Mother) 25

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


I turned without saying another word and went back to Jannatabad. As soon as Zeynab saw me looking riled up, she asked, “What happened?”

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