Category Archives: Iran

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The Rig Veda, Iranian History, and Zarathustra

[Editor’s note: The article by Dr. Koenraad Elst below was first published by the Indian Journal of History and Culture, Chennai, Autumn 2015.] Abstract: The discipline of Iranian Studies is…

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Henry Corbin’s Iranian Islam published in Italian language

Iran Book News Agency has reported that the first volume of Henry Corbin’s “Iranian Islam collection” has just been released in an Italian language edition. Although lesser known than many more…

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French spiritual author Rene Guenon translated into Farsi

In recent decades the writings of French metaphysician Rene Guenon (1886-1951) have been quietly gaining more adherents in the Middle East, Asia and the Balkans. Guenon is one of the…

Iran tries to extract confessions from imprisoned bloggers

Iran continues to attempt to extract public confessions from thee imprisoned bloggers. The Iranian authorities have reinstated the death sentence for Saeed Malekpour, one of the three men. According to…

Pre-election, Iran arrests journalists, bloggers

Last week Human Rights Watch reported that ten journalists and bloggers had been arrested in Iran since the beginning of the year. Now the regime in Tehran has arrested another…