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Aal ol beyt information center, provides informations about Islam and shiit.
Islamic resources, related to the history, law, practice, and society of the Islamic religion and the Muslim peoples with particular emphasis on Twelver Shia Islamic school of thought.
About Islam and Muslims
Australian National University Muslim Association
Muslim Women’s League: A nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society.
Nation of Islam in America, a nation of peace and beauty
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Association of Muslim Researchers (AMR)
Zainab Organization of Greater Seattle: A non-profit, non-political organization, which follows the pure Islam of Prophet Muhammad
Sunnah Organization: includes important exhortations of the Holy Prophet.
AICP - Association of Islamic Charitable Projects - non-profit organization to inform the public about Islam and support Islamic moderation.
Al-Azhar Mosque - offers history, links, and more. “In Arabic and English”


Academic  Business  Sport News 
Government Culture  Art 
Non-Profit Organizations Persian Magazines  Literature 
Resources Persian Newspapers  Women
NGOs  News  Other

Azzahra University, the only Iranian university exclusively established for girls and
women student
Amir Kabir University of Technology
BU-ALI SINA University
Isfahan University of Technology (IUT)
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Shahid Beheshti University
Sharif University of Technology (SUT)
Shiraz University
Tabriz University
Tarbiat Modares University
University of Tehran
University of Yazd
Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS)
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences
International Institute for Caspian Studies (IICS)
The Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics
Institute of
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Iran info & Documentation Center (Irondoc)
Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology, one of the most important governmental research center in Iran
National Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NRCGEB) of IRAN
The Centre for Arab and Iranian Studies
Statistical Centre of Iran (SCI )
Persian Digital Library
Alborz High School Alumni Web Site
The Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences (IRIAMS)
Links to Academic and official Iranian web sites

inistry of Science, Research & Technology
Presidency of The Islamic Republic of Iran
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran
Iran Cultural Heritage organization.
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations: UN Documents on Iran, statements, Security Council–Iran, press releases and more
Interests Section of the I.R. Iran - Washington D.C.: Vital records, visa, fees, passport affairs, student affairs, social affairs and other information
Transcript of Christiane Amanpour interview with Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, January 7, 1998
About President Khatami

Non-Profit Organizations
Association of Iranian Researchers (ACI)
Iranians for International Co-operation (IIC): A not-for-profit, independent network of concerned global citizens, with a focus on social, economic, intellectual, and political developments in Iran, or in relation to Iran.
The Foundation for Iranian Studies

Articles, documents from the Eurasia Research Center
Encyclopedia Iranica, precisely documented and completely reliable reference work on the lands, life, culture and history of all Iranian peoples and their interaction with other societies.
Iran in Britannica
U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Iran: Comprehensive introduction to the country, with sections on history, culture, government, society and geography.
, a world-wide web site dedicated to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Iran and its people
Links about Iran
About Iran and Iranians in German
Gulf/2000 Project: a wealth of information on the eight countries of the Persian Gulf region--Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Saitama University’s Data Bank (Japan)
Iranian Cultural & Information Center - Stanford University’s Data Bank
Iran Online
Net Iran Data Bank
Payvand Data Bank
Persia Net Data Bank, a worldwide web site dedicated to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Iran and its people
Soroush E-board of games and online chat

Mohajer Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental, volunteer organization founded by the Iranian Expatriates of North America in 1996.
The Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) is a non-governmental (NGO), non-profit Organization based in Iran (Tehran) since 1988, in Special Consultative Status to the ECOSOC, active in the field of human rights and humanitarian activities
Iranian Human Rights Working Group (IHRWG)
Iranian Human Rights Working Group
The foundation for Iranian studies 

The Iranian Trade Association Inc. (ITA) is a U.S. based, independent, and non-profit business and networking organization, providing Iranian trade information, conference organization, and Iranian-American grassroots advocacy mobilization to lift the US unilateral trade sanctions on Iran.
About Qeshm Island Free Zone
Iranian Trade Association (ITA): A non-profit California Corporation, which provides its select membership with services in the promotion of Iranian trade and commerce worldwide.
Iran Business Resources
Iran Business Digest
Mojtama Fanni Tehran, Technical Services
On line services
On line services
Ghorfeh is an e-mall developed by Rayaneh Payvand. You can place your products for sale on this site.

Art, music, classifieds &...
The Iran Teachers Association, dedicated to the preservation and development of the cultural heritage, including the democratic aspirations, of the Iranian people.
Publishing division of Iran's state radio TV
Museum of the Presidency: t
he museum of gifts to the Presidents of the Islamic Republic, created in 1983
Ahmad Shamlu: His life and works, along with press reviews and translations
About Iranian Zoroastrians
Satire of Ibrahim Nabavi in Persian
Some Photos of Iran
Some papers about social situation of Iran in Persian 

Persian Magazines
Iran Weekly Press Digest: The Independent Weekly Bulletin of Political, Social, and Economic Affairs
Alef, Literary/social magazine in Persian, published in Iran
Business magazine published in Iran in Persian
Iranian Christians newsletter. Colorado Springs, Colorado
Iran on Line, E-Zine
Newsletter, an independent monthly on political, social and economic developments in Iran.
Persian journals and popular press at University of Chicago Library
Weekly magazine in Persian published in Canada
Iran Tribune, Forum for the exchange of ideas, In Persian
Youth magazine in Iran in Persian (PDF format)
Iran International is an economic and cultural quarterly distributed in Iran and Internationally
A Monthly Political, Economic and Cultural Bulletin Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Iranian: English/ Farsi periodical (New York)
General information on Iran, its government, culture and people. Also features news, updated daily
Iran Focus, Politically Independent Monthly News and Analysis of Economic, Political and Financial Developments in Iran
Historical bi-monthly from Iran
Scientific, Economic, and Social Monthly
Online magazine from Iran, In Persian
English quarterly from Iran
Ad for printed magazine from Berkeley, California
Iraj Gorgin's magazine, including audio and video clips
A magazine of Iranian Art and History
Iran Nature and Wildlife magazine, Persian & English
The Independent Weekly Bulletin of Political, Social, and Economic Affairs,in English
Iranian magazine, English-Persian
Monthly published in Canada in Persian
Newsletter of Iranian Cultural Center of Orange County
Iranian Journal of Medical Science by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (in English)
Persian magazine in Los Angeles
Persian news clippings and more
An official monthly political, economic and cultural bulletin (seems discontinued since mid-1998).
A magazine of Iranian Art and History
Progressive Islamic magazine in Iran; in Persian
From wire services and...
Computer industry newsletter from Iran, in English
Persian literary quarterly from Los Angeles
Selections from Iran's press
Weekly magazine from Canada

Persian Newspapers
Ham mihan Daily, in Persian
Political & Economic
Newspaper, in Persian
Mosharekat Newspaper, in Persian
Iran daily, in Persian
Azad Newspaper, in Persian
Hamshahri: Newspaper (Tehran)
Tehran Times Newspaper
Online edition of Tehran's daily paper. Local, national and international news
Eghtesad Daily in Persian
Ettelaat Daily, In English
Neshat Daily, in Persian
Daily, In Persian
Arabic daily paper, published by IRNA
Persian daily paper in Iran published by IRNA
English daily paper in Iran, published by IRNA
Iran daily paper, in Persian
Azad, Mosharekat, Emrooz, newspapers in Iran, in Persian
Daily Newspaper, in english
Ettelaat Daily Newspaper, in English & Persian.
Iran Daily Newspaper, new Iranian English language paper on the Web.
Daily Newspaper with a page on Dialogue Among Civilizations at: 

Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), In English & Persian
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) -- Homepage
Daily news from wire services and other sources
Persian/English Radio 

Middle East news from CNN. 

Associated Press
Read recent Associated Press stories about Iran. 

Washington Post
Read recent stories about Iran.

* News in Persian (RealAudio)
* Jam-e Jahan Nama (RealAudio)
* Persian Service web site
* Middle East news site
Head Lines, the official news agency of Iran. A good source for official statements and other news, updated minute-by-minute.
The Weekly Press Digest, An independent, English language news service, published in Tehran. Full access for subscribers only, but several articles and back issues are available free of charge.
Selection of Iranian news.
Press Releases of Iran's UN Mission in New York. 

The New York Times on the Middle East
Recent feature stories, updated news every ten minutes.

Washington Post Middle East
Breaking news, recent feature stories, maps, country profiles.
Persian Gulf States Newsletter
Selection of Iranian news.
Iran Press Service is fully independent and private news gathering and disseminating service. 

Iran-related news from leading news agencies.

News in French
Dépêches en français.  

News in German
Deutschsprachige Nachrichten.  

Defence Systems Daily
Start for Intelligence Center, Middle East and Africa ; check also Hotspot Iran (July/August 1999). 

Iran features.
News about Iran
Selected Persian News 

Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Radio live broadcast
* Radio news: 2:00 pm - 8:00pm - 12:00 am

* Radio comedy show: Sobh-e Jom'eh baa shomaa
* Radio for youth: Radio Javan
* Radio for business (?): Radio Payam
* Live TV: Channel One * Jam-e Jam * Channel 4
* TV evening news: - 10:30 pm - 11:00pm (in English)
* Audio: Latest speech by the leader, Ayatollah Khamenei
* Audio: Latest speech by the president, Mohammad Khatami
* Audio: Latest Friday Prayers sermon
IRAN Report, a review of developments in Iran prepared by the staff of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Links to Iranian medias
Foundation for Democracy in Iran (FDI) Weekly Newswire from Washington, bringing the flavor of Iran and the words of Iranian officials, in their own words. 

Sport News
Daily News
Iranian soccer news with regular updates
Football News
Iran Sport, Published in Persian
Iranian sports newsletter

Isfahan: A wide range of Islamic Architectural styles
The Persian Art of Visual Poetry (Miniature)

Persian Books
The Epic of Shahnameh Ferdowsi: Translated
by Helen Zimmern
Treasures of Persian Literature
The Golestan of Sa’di: Translated by Edward Rehatsek
Masnavi e Ma’navi: Translated and Abridged by E.H. Whinfield
Robaiyyate Hakim Omar Khayyam: Translated by Edward Fitzgerald
Gazal of Khajeh Hafez Shirazi
Couplets of Parvin E’tesami “Persian Version” 

Internet Base for Iranian Women Organization

Interactive Directory / Anthology of the arts and ideas of Iranian Women, free from any political or religious affiliations
Network of East-West Women

Supporting dialogue, information and activism among those concerned about women's situation in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
The Institute for Women and Technology
Mission: To increase the impact of women on technology, in education, design, development, deployment and policy.

Voice Chat
Data Base of Iranian Sites
A group of Iranian parents who share their concerns about raising bi-cultural children
Computer Society of Iran
Persian Greeting Cards
This site was started for korean people who looks for information on Iran. Now a new English version is available
Informations about Iran in German and a list of Iranian sites

Articles on the crash of Iran Airbus 655