No. 595    |    5 August 2023


The 342nd Night of Memory-1

The 342nd Night of Memory was held on Thursday, December 22, 2022, with the presence of a group of commanders, veterans, and engineering officials of the Ground Force and the 40th Sahib al-Zaman (pbuh) engineering group of the IRGC in the Sourah hall of the Arts Center. In this program, which was conducted by Javad Aini, Generals Javad Azimifar, deputy engineer of the IRGC Ground Force, Ali Akbar Puri Rahim, one of the former commanders of ...

Oral History News of June-July 2023

According to Iranian Oral History website, "News of the Month" is the title of a series of reports on this website. These reports review the news related to the topic of the site in written and virtual media. In the following, you will read news from July 2023. The book "Chamran Motorcyclist" was reviewed as a combination of oral history and memoir along with a brief look at the role of martyr Chamran in the ...

No gas for Tehran

On the night of 12th of Bahman 1357 (February 1, 1979), we started driving ]toward Tehran [amid the cold weather of the town of Abadeh by a Paykan automobile that had no heater and had not been serviced during the recent days. We had not distanced so much from Abadeh that we got a flat tire. It was very difficult for us to fix a flat tire. Fortunately, I had a spare tire in the back of the car.

Book Review

Children and Fates

Memoirs of Anis Naqash

Children and Fates is a part of Anis Al-Naqashs autobiographical memoirs, translated into Persian by his wife Batoul Khodabakhsh. Anis Naqash was born in Lebanon in 1951. He joined the student organization of Fatah Movement in his youth, and started fighting against the Zionist regime from that time. He planned and executed many operations against this regime. The book begins with a long preface by the translator. This work is only a part of Anis Naqashs memoirs ...

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Da (Mother)

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


After a good cry, I felt better. I began to stroke the babys head and neck and massage his belly and legs. This seemed to work, as his crying jags became less frequent. He was overtired and couldn’t keep his eyes open.

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