Proximity in a Strange Land-3

On March/April 2019, a precipitation system in two waves from 25 to 29 March and also from 31 March to 2 April, caused floods and damage in the cities of Lorestan. In these rainfalls, tolls such as landslide and submerging parts of Dorud, Khorramabad, Mamolan, and Pol-e Dokhtar cities were reported. Following the flood in these areas, in addition to the Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Iranian Army (Artesh), and IRGC, ...

Proximity in a Strange Land-2

On March/April 2019, a precipitation system in two waves from 25 to 29 March and also from 31 March to 2 April, caused floods and damage in cities of Lorestan. In these rainfalls, tolls such as landslide and submerging parts of Dorud, Khorramabad, Mamolan and Poldokhtar cities were reported. Following flood in these areas, in addition to Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Iranian Army (Artesh) and IRGC, some people also in ...

Proximity in a Strange Land - 1

On March/April 2019, a precipitation system in two waves from 25 to 29 March and also from 31 March to 2 April, caused floods and damage in cities of Lorestan. In these rainfalls, tolls such as landslide and submerging parts of Dorud, Khorramabad, Mamolan and Poldokhtar cities were reported. Following flood in these areas, in addition to Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Iranian Army (Artesh) and IRGC, some people also in the ...

Women Nurses Narratives of the Sacred Defense

Soheila Farjamfar Memoirs from the first days of the Sacred Defense

Looking at the book, The Wandering Shoes

Soheila Farjamfar is one of the nurses who served on the front lines of a city during the sacred defense. Her autobiographical memoirs, in eloquent style and with detailed descriptions, make The Wandering Shoes more like a readable story. The narrators account of the first days of the Baath partys invasion of Iran is interesting: "... Even though we saw people fleeing the city in groups every day, we still said ...

A narrative from a pilgrim:

The Role of Women in Managing the Arbaeen Walk

"Simple but peaceable houses"

After all, it was the promised day. We left the city of Najaf to attend the Arbaeen walk on 25 October of 2016 at 11:00 am. Besides us, other people were leaving the city. After an hour of walking, we arrived at the exit of the city and Pillar-1. The road was divided into three parts. There were two roads for walking and one road for cars. There was a commotion.

A narrative from a pilgrim:

Houses dedicated to Imam Hussein

After saying goodbye to the shrine of Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), we set out for the exit of Najaf to attend the Arbaeen walk on Friday of 25 October of 2018, at 8:30 am. After a little walking, we reached a square where we passed it every year but we were hesitant to move to the right or the left. A companion who was an Arabic-speaking of Khorramshahr asked the policeman ...

Operation Samen al-Aemmeh in the Memoirs of Zohreh Farhadi

It was the month of October of the year 1360 (1981). Unwillingly, I felt the atmosphere of the first days of school again, and I was worried. If the war had not started, Fatemeh Farhanian, Masoumeh Ramhormozi, few other high school girls, and I would have been worked. Before the war, the most important hours of my life were spent at school. Until last year, I used to start the autumn with ...

He Was Actually a Prominent Commander

In the early morning hours of the first day of October, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the beginning of sacred defense, a 5-minute video clip entitled "An Honored General" was broadcast on channel two, in which the Supreme Leader recalled the martyrdom of Ahmad Kazemi twice. In addition to the photos of this memoir, there were some photos of his presence with Martyr Kazemi on the fronts, and speeches ...

Excerpts from the memoirs of Valiollah Chehpour

Explosion in the Prime Minister Office

The day the Prime Minister Office exploded in Pasteur Square and Mr. Mohammad Ali Rajaei, the President, and Mr. Bahonar, the Prime Minister, were martyred, I and Mr. Ashraf Eslami, who was then the Deputy and Legal Representative of Prime Minister, were having lunch on the restaurant at ground floor of the building, when suddenly there was a terrible explosion from the upper floor of the building where the meeting room of ...

Muharram in Qom

Hajj Hossein Soleimani, one of the businessmen and fighters before the revolution, exiled with the supreme leader in Jiroft and one of the current servants of Astan Quds Razavi , narrates the days of Muharram mourning in Qom in the 1970s as follows: In the first decade of Muharram, led by Hajj Yadollah Alishahi, we worked with schoolchildren and their families to set up tents for the mourning of Yazd people in ...
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The Levant Morning

The tradition of writing memoirs, diaries, notes, or travelogues is a valuable and important tradition among politicians, and especially among ambassadors and diplomats throughout the world. Iran is no exception, and we have been involved with it during the previous hundred years, although it has been accompanied by ups and downs. The Levant Morning, which is some memoirs of Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdullahian, a senior diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...
Book Review: “The Role of Saeed”

Dr. Saeed Keshanfallah in the Words of others

“Written memories and oral memories”
During the funeral of martyr Kamran Nejat-Ullahi on December 27, 1978, the Pahlavi regime military forces fired at the mourners and killed several people near the current Enqelab (Revolution) Square. Hossein Qashqai was one of the martyrs of that event, who graduated from the University of Tehran Faculty of Dramatic Arts in 1973 with a degree in theater and had written and staged several plays.

Arbaeen in Pakistan, 2020

Arbaeen had a different spirit in our country this year, because it coincided with a sharp difference between Shiites and some Salafis. Pakistani clerics insisted that all Shiites attend the gathering, because a few weeks ago, a number of Wahhabis and Salafis marched for three days to honor some of the Companions of the Prophet, as well as Yazid, and insulted the infallible and pure Ahl al-Bayt. They also threw stones ...
Presenting the book In the Color of Patience, Memoirs of Fatemeh Sadr

The Nature of Saddam and the Baath Party in Iraq

The sixth volume of the Oral History Anthology, Imam Musa Sadr Cultural Research Institute
The book In the Color of Patience is the memoirs of Fatemeh Sadr, the wife of Shahid Seyyed Mohammad Baghir Sadr and the sister of Imam Musa Sadr, was published by the Imam Musa Sadr Cultural Research Institute in September 2020. On the back cover of the book can be read: "This book is the narration of Fatemeh Sadr about the joyousness of her fathers house and the delights of Najaf along