No. 596    |    12 August 2023


The 342nd Night of Memory-2

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 ...

An Excerpt of the Book Strange Acquaintances

Women in Captivity

Regarding the role of women in Iraqi prisons, Hojjat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen Abu Torabi, a released prisoner cleric and representative of Vali-e Faghih (Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist) in the headquarters for affairs of the liberated prisoners says: “During the captivity, we found out that the four sisters were captives and they were living with the utmost courage and bravery, but we had not seen them. After a year and a half and maybe almost two years, ...

In cover of family trip

The [Arak] Machine Sazi Factory went on strike in the winter of 1357 (1979), and because of this strike, the workers were not paid. Ayatollah Jannati, who had come to Arak to give a speech at this time, suggested that we issue bills to provide financial resources for the strikers, and he also said: "I will prepare the bills and you come to Qom, take them from me and distribute them to the people."

Book Review

Naneh Ali

Naneh Ali is the narrative of Zahra Homayounis life, who is the mother of martyrs Amir and Ali Shahabadi, written by Morteza Asadi. In addition to the eloquent and readable content, the difference between the memoirs and other biographies of martyrs mothers, as well as using the method of retrospect, has added to the appeal of work. This book has 15 chapters which are: Goodbye Spring, Those Two Blue Eyes, The Sword of Zulfaghar, The Birth of a Butterfly, ...

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Da (Mother) 57

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 was depressed. I went to the back of the prayer room to think. If he is not a traitor and really cares about the people, why does not he join the crowd? Why go to the municipality and not the mosque? Why didn’t they let anybody see him? Father must have seen something to make him say Banisadr was a traitor.

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