No. 578    |    3 April 2023



Another Page and Mood of Life

Spring, calmly and soulfully, arrived on the bed of Nowruz (New Year) and with the month of Ramadan. In fact, the earth and the sky have sung a happy song with a common voice; they have opened a new book and brought a new look. Its new spring in that try to be cheerful! People of the word have defined cheerfulness as joy, happiness, sincerity, purity of intention. It is a manifestation of consent, ...

Memories of Women

Narrated by Seyyed Bibi Mousavi

I had a small child, my husband was also at the front. I heard that women go to Shahid Kalantari Hospital and wash the clothes of the wounded. I was so sad that I could not go. One day, a loudspeaker announced in the street that they need blankets and bedding for the hospital. I folded five or six clean sheets and put them on two blankets. I opened the tent and put it under my armpit.

The 337th Session of Night of Memories - 2

“Closed Door Period”

The prisoners of war know that if the late Abutorabi had not been by our side during these ten years of captivity, it was not clear what fate we would have faced. Because there was no unity and consensus to know what to do. Some prisoners resisted the Iraqis, and because of this, we lost many of them. Some also compromised. If it was up to us or others, we would have made a wrong decision.

A cut from memoirs of Masoumeh Ramhormozi

The last Thursday of the year 1359 in cemetery of martyrs

At the end of Esfand 1359 (March 1981), with the help of the hospital medics, we decided to plant a large number of greens in a large number of containers on the third floor of the hospital, which was practically abandoned and could not be used due to the bombings of the enemy, and we also prepared sweets and nuts and delivered our own gifts along with photos of the Imam for the combatants in Khorramshahr and Fayazieh fronts before the start of the new year.

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Da (Mother) 39

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 put my arm around her waist and we walked away together, but her tears would not let up. I realized she was putting on a touching show of modesty for the onlookers, but if they hadn’t been there, her hysterics would have been much worse.

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