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Iran a nation of varieties

April 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Iran is the nation of varieties, both in nature and in people. While in the north Mazandaran, Gilan and Golestan are usually rainy and full of jungles, Kerman, Sistan and Hormozgan are dry and have vast deserts. In west Iran you see huge chains of mountains with a cold wether. In the people aspect Iran is more various. While Azary Torks are majority in northwest, Persians are mostly in the center and south. Lurs and j Kourds are mainly in the west and Arabs are in Khouzestan.

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Nowruz, an ancient celebration in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Azerbayjan, Iraq …

March 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Nowruz is an international celebration which is held in Iran, Azerbayjam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tajikestan, Turkmanistan … Nowruz is the first day of spring season the (20th of Mars). As the nature gets alive in spring, people celebrate this elegant event and congratulate to each other. They go to see friends and relatives. In Iran Noruz is the longest holiday and lasts for two weeks. Many people go travels. At the end in a special day called Sizdabedar all go to the green nature as an ancient tradition.

Who should decide for Afghanistan?

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Today many countries are involved in Afghanistan. It means the condition is very complicated. In one side neighbors like Pakistan and Iran have direct interests, in the other side western power which with the pretex of international terrorism have occupied it, seek their own benefits in Afghanistan. Taliban having a people base seeks its benefits. In the end stands the majority of Afghan people which should really stand at the center. Its the people and the real goverment that should dicide for Afghanistan.

Three views about Islam and democracy

March 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Two group insist that Islam does not cope with democracy:
1. Radical Islamist group who believe demoracy is against Islamic rules. They say Islam comes from the God but democrcy is made by human wisdom, so they can not match each other
2. Anti Islam group who see Islam as pure superstitions which can not cope with the wisdom of democracy
Aside from these two groups, the moderates believe in compatibiliy between Islam and democracy they present examples for this copatibility in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan …

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Elbaradei will win Egypt presidency

March 14, 2010 Leave a comment

It is a strong wish for me as an Iranian and many other people in the world to see Elbaradei as the president of Egypt. I am sure in a true election he will win. his presidency will free Egypt of the dictatorship of Mobarak and maybe it will have a strong impact on the democracy trend in the Middle East and the Arab and Islam world.
Esfandiar Khodaee from Iran

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Midpress is updated by mobile

March 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Thanks to IT we can update our weblog by mobile connection. Unfortunately In Iran the main mobile server is not connected to internet and we are obliged to use Irancell mobile subserver. I hope this problem wil be removed.

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Iran sanctions will not yield results: Erdogan

March 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that imposing additional sanctions on Iran over its uranium enrichment program will not yield any results. “I don’t believe that any further sanctions will yield results,” Erdogan told journalists in Riyadh on Tuesday, adding that earlier rounds of sanctions “have never yielded results.”    Read more…