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Islam

www.al-shia.com/html/far/index.htm
Aal ol beyt information center, provides informations about Islam and shiit.
 

al-islam.org/
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.
 

www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic
About Islam and Muslims

student.anu.edu.au/Clubs/Muslim_Association/
Australian National University Muslim Association
 

www.mwlusa.org
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. 

www.noi.org
Nation of Islam in America, a nation of peace and beauty 

www.alislam.org
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community 

www.amrnet.demon.co.uk
Association of Muslim Researchers (AMR)  

www.zainab.org
Zainab Organization of Greater Seattle: A non-profit, non-political organization, which follows the pure Islam of Prophet Muhammad 

www.islaam.org
Sunnah Organization: includes important exhortations of the Holy Prophet.
 

www.aicp.org
AICP - Association of Islamic Charitable Projects - non-profit organization to inform the public about Islam and support Islamic moderation. 

www.alazhar.org/index3.htm
Al-Azhar Mosque - offers history, links, and more. “In Arabic and English”

Iran

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

Academic

www.azzahra.ac.ir
Azzahra University, the only Iranian university exclusively established for girls and
women student 

www.aku.ac.ir
Amir Kabir University of Technology 

www.basu.ac.ir
BU-ALI SINA University
 

www.iut.ac.ir
Isfahan University of Technology (IUT)
 

www.um.ac.ir
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
 

www.sbu.ac.ir
Shahid Beheshti University

www.sharif.ac.ir
Sharif University of Technology (SUT)
 

www.shirazu.ac.ir
Shiraz University  

www.tabrizu.ac.ir
Tabriz University
 

www.modares.ac.ir
Tarbiat Modares University 

www.ut.ac.ir
University of Tehran 

alf.zfn.uni-bremen.de/~adibniya/uniyazd.html
University of Yazd
 

www.iran-ipis.org
Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS)
 

www.iasbs.ac.ir
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences
 

www.caspianstudies.com
International Institute for Caspian Studies (IICS) 

aria.nic.ir
The Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics
 

www.ibb.ut.ac.ir
Institute of
Biochemistry and Biophysics 

www.irandoc.ac.ir
Iran info & Documentation Center (Irondoc) 

www.irost.com
Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology, one of the most important governmental research center in Iran
 

www.nrcgeb.ac.ir
National Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NRCGEB) of IRAN
 

www.caisuk.com/home.htm
The Centre for Arab and Iranian Studies 

www.sci.iranet.net
Statistical Centre of Iran (SCI ) 
 

digilib.sharif.ac.ir/index.php
Persian Digital Library
 

www.instantweb.com/a/alborz
Alborz High School Alumni Web Site 

www.ams.ac.ir
The Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences (IRIAMS)
 

www.elixiran.com/study/Facts/IJK/Iran/IranianLinks.htm
Links to Academic and official Iranian web sites
www.art-arena.com

www.vatanonline.com

www.tamasha.com

www.zan.org
 

Government

molavi.mche.or.ir
M
inistry of Science, Research & Technology 

www.president.ir
Presidency of The Islamic Republic of Iran 

www.mfa.gov.ir/English/Homepage.htm
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran 

www.iranculturalheritage.org
Iran Cultural Heritage organization. 

www.un.int/iran
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations: UN Documents on Iran, statements, Security Council–Iran, press releases and more

www.daftar.org/default_eng.htm
Interests Section of the I.R. Iran - Washington D.C.: Vital records, visa, fees, passport affairs, student affairs, social affairs and other information

www.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/07/iran/interview.html
Transcript of Christiane Amanpour interview with Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, January 7, 1998

www.persia.org/khatami
About President Khatami

Non-Profit Organizations

aciiran.com
Association of Iranian Researchers (ACI) 

www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Parliament/9012
FORUM IRAN,
Anjoman-e-Sokhan 

www.iic.org
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. 

www.fis-iran.org
The Foundation for Iranian Studies

Resources

eurasianews.com/iran/iranhome.htm
Articles, documents from the Eurasia Research Center
 

www.iranica.com/index1.html
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. 

www.britannica.com/search?query=Iran&ct
Iran in Britannica 

lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/irtoc.html
U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Iran: Comprehensive introduction to the country, with sections on history, culture, government, society and geography. 

userwww.service.emory.edu/~sebrahi/PersiaNet.html
PersiaNet
, a world-wide web site dedicated to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Iran and its people 

www.zarreh.net
Links about Iran
 

www.iranian.de
About Iran and Iranians in German 

gulf2000.columbia.edu/
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.
 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/farsi.html
Saitama University’s Data Bank (Japan) 

tehran.stanford.edu
Iranian Cultural & Information Center - Stanford University’s Data Bank 

www.iranonline.com
Iran Online 

www.netiran.com
Net Iran Data Bank 

www.payvand.com
Payvand Data Bank 

Userwww.service.emory.edu/~sebrahi/PersiaNet.html
Persia Net Data Bank, a worldwide web site dedicated to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Iran and its people 

www.soroush.com
Soroush E-board of games and online chat

NGOs

www.mohajer.org
Mohajer Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental, volunteer organization founded by the Iranian Expatriates of North America in 1996.

www.odvv.org
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
 

www.ihrwg.org
Iranian Human Rights Working Group (IHRWG) 

gpg.com/MERC/org/ihrwg/ihrwg.html
Iranian Human Rights Working Group 

www.fis-iran.org
The foundation for Iranian studies 

Business

www.iraniantrade.org/index.htm
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. 

www.qeshm.org
About Qeshm Island Free Zone 

www.sfcg.org/iran/Events%20&%20Organizations/Organizations/ita2.htm
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.
 

www.neda.net/ibr
Iran Business Resources

www.neda.net/ibd
Iran Business Digest
 

www.mftsite.com
Mojtama Fanni Tehran, Technical Services 

www.iranian.com
On line services

www.ouriran.com
On line services
 

www.ghorfeh.com
Ghorfeh is an e-mall developed by Rayaneh Payvand. You can place your products for sale on this site.

Culture

www.tamasha.com
Art, music, classifieds &... 

www.ig-dc.com/mehregan
The Iran Teachers Association, dedicated to the preservation and development of the cultural heritage, including the democratic aspirations, of the Iranian people. 

www.soroush.co.uk
Publishing division of Iran's state radio TV

www.president.ir/gallery/museum/index-e.htm
Museum of the Presidency: t
he museum of gifts to the Presidents of the Islamic Republic, created in 1983

shamlu.ouriran.com
Ahmad Shamlu: His life and works, along with press reviews and translations 

www.shiraz.freeservers.com
About Iranian Zoroastrians

www.angelfire.com/ok/gooya
Satire of Ibrahim Nabavi in Persian 

www.newsweek.com/nw-srv/gallery/showcase/iran/photo/front.htm
Some Photos of Iran 

www.angelfire.com/ok/gooya
Some papers about social situation of Iran in Persian 

Persian Magazines

www.neda.net/iran-wpd
Iran Weekly Press Digest: The Independent Weekly Bulletin of Political, Social, and Economic Affairs 

www.apadana.com/alef
Alef, Literary/social magazine in Persian, published in Iran 

www.neda.net/iranexports
Business magazine published in Iran in Persian 

www.farsinet.com/ici/mojwnt96.html
Iranian Christians newsletter. Colorado Springs, Colorado 

www.iranonline.com
Iran on Line, E-Zine 

www.atiehbahar.com/ifoc.html
Newsletter, an independent monthly on political, social and economic developments in Iran. 

www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/mideast/Persian_Journals.html
Persian journals and popular press at University of Chicago Library 

www.iranstar.com
Weekly magazine in Persian published in Canada 

www.irantribune.org
Iran Tribune, Forum for the exchange of ideas, In Persian 

www.iran-javan.com
Youth magazine in Iran in Persian (PDF format) 

www.iraninternational.com
Iran International is an economic and cultural quarterly distributed in Iran and Internationally
 

www.mfa.gov.ir/English/Html-Files/Bulletin-Iran-Review/December-1999-No-37.htm
A Monthly Political, Economic and Cultural Bulletin Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran

www.iranian.com
Iranian: English/ Farsi periodical (New York) 

www.netiran.com
General information on Iran, its government, culture and people. Also features news, updated daily 

www.menas.co.uk/IranFocus.html
Iran Focus, Politically Independent Monthly News and Analysis of Economic, Political and Financial Developments in Iran 

www.neda.net/baharestan/78-01/index.html
Historical bi-monthly from Iran  

www.neda.net/gozaresh
Scientific, Economic, and Social Monthly 

www.neda.net/cinema
Online magazine from Iran, In Persian 

www.neda.net/film
English quarterly from Iran 

www.noghteh.org/index.html
Ad for printed magazine from Berkeley, California 

www.omid.com
Iraj Gorgin's magazine, including audio and video clips 

www.persian-heritage.com
A magazine of Iranian Art and History 

www.neda.net/inwm
Iran Nature and Wildlife magazine, Persian & English 

www.neda.net/iran-wpd/index.htm
The Independent Weekly Bulletin of Political, Social, and Economic Affairs,in English 

www.iranian.com/Register/RegisterFirst.html
Iranian magazine, English-Persian 

www.iranianpaper.com
Monthly published in Canada in Persian 

www.iranonline.com/ICCOC
Newsletter of Iranian Cultural Center of Orange County 

www.gpg.com/sums/IJMS
Iranian Journal of Medical Science by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (in English) 

www.ketab.net/iranshahr/iranshahr.htm
Persian magazine in Los Angeles

iranshahr.com/
Persian news clippings and more 

www.un.int/iran/review.html
An official monthly political, economic and cultural bulletin (seems discontinued since mid-1998). 

www.persian-heritage.com
A magazine of Iranian Art and History

www.apadana.com/nashr/kian/45/index.htm
Progressive Islamic magazine in Iran; in Persian 

www.payvand.com/news
From wire services and... 

gpg.com/homePages/peik/index.html
Computer industry newsletter from Iran, in English 

www.rahavard.com
Persian literary quarterly from Los Angeles 

www.neda.net/avval
Selections from Iran's press 

www.shahrvand.com
Weekly magazine from Canada

Persian Newspapers

www.neda.net/hammihan/790130/index.shtml
Ham mihan Daily, in Persian 

194.217.65.51/Gha/Siasi/index.htm
Political & Economic
Newspaper 

www.neda.net/hamshahri/790128/index.htm
Hamshahri
Newspaper, in Persian 

64.23.26.154/
Mosharekat Newspaper, in Persian 

www.neda.net/kayhan
Iran daily, in Persian 

nasim.net/azad/
Azad Newspaper, in Persian 

www.hamshahri.org
Hamshahri: Newspaper (Tehran) 

www.tehrantimes.com/today/index.htm
Tehran Times Newspaper
Online edition of Tehran's daily paper. Local, national and international news 

www.neshat.com/1379/eghtesad/farvardin/0111/790111fr.htm
Eghtesad Daily in Persian

www.ettelaat.com
Ettelaat Daily, In English  

www.neshat.com
Neshat Daily, in Persian 

www.emrouz.com
Daily, In Persian 

www.al-vefagh.com
Arabic daily paper, published by IRNA 

www.iran-newspaper.com
Persian daily paper in Iran published by IRNA

www.iran-daily.com
English daily paper in Iran, published by IRNA 

www.neda.net/j-eslami
Iran daily paper, in Persian 

www.nasim.net/azad
Azad, Mosharekat, Emrooz, newspapers in Iran, in Persian 

www.tehrantimes.com
Daily Newspaper, in english 

www.ettelaat.com
Ettelaat Daily Newspaper, in English & Persian.  

www.iran-daily.com/daily.htm
Iran Daily Newspaper, new Iranian English language paper on the Web.  

www.iran-central.net/iran-news
Daily Newspaper with a page on Dialogue Among Civilizations at: www.iran-central.net/iran-news/archive/78-11-03/todayac.htm#ac1 

News

www.irna.com
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), In English & Persian  

www.irib.com
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) -- Homepage 

www.iranmania.com/news
Daily news from wire services and other sources 

www.inbc-news.com/radio/default.asp
Persian/English Radio 

CNN
Middle East news from CNN. 

Associated Press
Read recent Associated Press stories about Iran. 

Washington Post
Read recent stories about Iran.

BBC
* News in Persian (RealAudio)
* Jam-e Jahan Nama (RealAudio)
* Persian Service web site
* Middle East news site  

www.irna.com/headlines/ehead.html
Head Lines, the official news agency of Iran. A good source for official statements and other news, updated minute-by-minute.

www.neda.net/iran-wpd
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. 

www.farsinet.com/news
Selection of Iranian news. 

www.un.int/iran/press.html
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.
 

www.gulfstates.co.uk
Persian Gulf States Newsletter 

www.iran-emrooz.de
Selection of Iranian news. 

www.iran-press-service.com
Iran Press Service is fully independent and private news gathering and disseminating service. 

Yahoo
Iran-related news from leading news agencies.
 

News in French
Dépêches en français.  

News in German
Deutschsprachige Nachrichten.  

Defence Systems Daily
Analysis 

www.stratfor.com/MEAF/default.htm
Start for Intelligence Center, Middle East and Africa ; check also Hotspot Iran (July/August 1999). 

TIME
Iran features.  

www.netiran.com/dailynews.html
News about Iran 

www.geocities.com/jong_khabar/index.html
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
 

www.rferl.org/iran-report
IRAN Report, a review of developments in Iran prepared by the staff of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 

www.chekhabar.com
Links to Iranian medias 

www.iran.org/news
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

www.iransportspress.com
Daily News 

www.irankicks.com
Iranian soccer news with regular updates 

www.iranfootball.com
Football News 

194.217.65.51/GHA/HOMEEDITION/VA/SPORT.HTM
Donyay-e-varzesh 

www.neda.net/iransports
Iran Sport, Published in Persian 

www.sportestan.com
Iranian sports newsletter

Art

isfahan.anglia.ac.uk:8200/isfahan.html
Isfahan: A wide range of Islamic Architectural styles
 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/miniature/miniature.html
The Persian Art of Visual Poetry (Miniature)
 

Literature 

www.sokhan.com
Persian Books
 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/Shahnameh/shahnameh_ch03.html
The Epic of Shahnameh Ferdowsi: Translated
by Helen Zimmern 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran
Treasures of Persian Literature 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/Golestan/index.html
The Golestan of Sa’di: Translated by Edward Rehatsek 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/masnavi/index.html
Masnavi e Ma’navi: Translated and Abridged by E.H. Whinfield 

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/khayyam.html
Robaiyyate Hakim Omar Khayyam: Translated by Edward Fitzgerald  

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/hafez.html
Gazal of Khajeh Hafez Shirazi  

www.cit.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/hobbies/iran/parvin/index.html
Couplets of Parvin E’tesami “Persian Version” 

Women 

www.zan.org
Internet Base for Iranian Women Organization

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

www.neww.org
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.
 

www.iwt.org
The Institute for Women and Technology
Mission: To increase the impact of women on technology, in education, design, development, deployment and policy.
 

Other

go.to/bahs-e-azad
Forum

gooya.com/voicechat/
Voice Chat 

www.angelfire.com/ok/gooya
Data Base of Iranian Sites 

www-path.eecs.berkeley.edu/~soheila/madar-pedar.html
A group of Iranian parents who share their concerns about raising bi-cultural children 

sina.sharif.ac.ir/~ghodsi/csi/
Computer Society of Iran 

greetings.irna.com/hybrid/
Persian Greeting Cards 

iraninfo.x-y.net/
This site was started for korean people who looks for information on Iran. Now a new English version is available
 

www.iran-now.de
Informations about Iran in German and a list of Iranian sites

Catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/7.19.html
Catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/7.16.html

Articles on the crash of Iran Airbus 655