No. 598    |    26 August 2023


A Rule to Regulate the Relationship between the Islamic Revolution and Al Fateh

At the end of September 1978, the head of the Iraqi Security Organization and a minister came to the Imam [Khomeini] and asked him to refrain from expressing political opinions and sending messages and declarations and any political activities. And he threatened that otherwise he would not tolerate their presence in Iraq. Imam said that he committed to political activity and would emigrate from Iraq. He also sent their passports to the Najaf Security Organization to get an exit visa.

The 343rd Night of Memoir-1

The 343rd Night of Memoir was held on Thursday 26th of January 2022 in the Surah Hall of the Art Center with the presence of a group of soldiers and families of the Malik Ashtar Battalion of the Muhammad Rasoolullah (PBUH) Army and honoring the memory of the martyrs of this battalion, especially the martyr Mohammad Reza Karur. In this program, which was hosted by Davoud Salehi, the veteran and captures Mohammad Rostamifar, Saeed Tahuna and Nusratullah Akbari shared their memories.

Coup in Mashhad

A cut from memoirs of Jalaleddin Farsi

On 28th of Mordad 1332 (August 19, 1953) in Mashhad, two light tanks with a group of mobs and non-commissioned officers raided the streets of the city. Some of them looted some shops and theatres that had refused to play the Shahshahi or imperial anthem in the last two nights upon the order of the coup plotters. A bookshop, and a stylish shoemaker, belonging to Akhlaqi, were among them. Akhlaqi was a member of Tudeh Party.

Book Review

Pahlavi Political Prisons Encyclopedia

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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


Chapter Eleven: More Bodies—More Martyrs

On the ninth day I awoke early in the morning to the sound of a man giving the call to prayer in the yard. The explosions and shelling, which had been going on all night, had intensified.

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