These are the most read articles in the last six issues of The Iranian.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 6
- Internet in Iran
A complete survey by Payman Arabshahi.
- Figuring you out
An analysis of our readership survey by J. Javid.
- Changing times, changing roles
Bahar Jaberi on Iranian women in Iran vs. in the U.S.
- Being a woman in Iran
Prof. Azar Nafici's interview on the lives of young women in Iran.
- Persian NOT Farsi
Ali Parandeh's piece has caused a small riot.
J. Javid's adventure with a puppy in Tehran.
- Akhar-e Zaman, Akhar-e Donya (Persian)
Hossein Tavakoli's look at the "Gay Pride" parade.
- Speaking of rights
Dr. Abdolkarim Soroush speaks to a British reporter.
- Moa'del-yabi Vazhehay-e Biganeh (Persian)
Finding replacements for alien (European) words.
- Ashpazi Shah Abbasi (Persian)
Safavid Royal chef prays and then reveals a few of his secret recipes.
- For a man of honor
Hooshyar Naraghi on a recognition for Takhti.
- 25 milyoon dolar aslaheh baraye koja?! (Persian)
"Towfiq" editorial in 1947 against arms purchases from the U.S.
- Another look at Rushdie
Ahmad Sadri offers some insightful explanations.
- Andar Qayaya-ye Adamha-ye Khorafati (Persian)
Nader Davoodi on human superstitions.
- Model Prison
Mohammad Tehrani on a successful prison reform project in Mashhad.
- Life saver
To save a victim, New Yorkers look to God and an Iranian doctor.
- Broadcasting Pioneers
All-English radio programming for Iranians airs in Kansas City.
Behrouz Bahmani's story on the horse the Shah could not have.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 5
- Yahoo, Darvish! (Persian)
Hossein Tavakoli visits a Khaneqah in a gay neighborhood of New York.
- "Dole" means what in Persian?
A fake news story makes headlines in the U.S.
- Merci Chelsea!
The Clintons attend an Iranian cultural event.
- Sharhe Hal
An autobiography by Dr. Ehsan Yarshater, editor of Encyclopedia Iranica
- Ghalat Kardi! (Over my dead body)
A lecture by an ex-prince at UCLA draws crowds.
- Googoosh Online!
A couple of tunes for old times' sake.
- Conspiracy Theories and the Persian Mind
Dr. Ahmad Ashraf on the our habit of blaming everything on others.
- The Best Magazine on Earth
There are many good magazines. This one tops the list.
- Identity Crisis: Who Am I? (Part II)
Bahar Jaberi on learning what it means to be Iranian in America.
- Internet to the Rescue!
Vahid Rahbari on how the Internet will revitalize Iranians.
- Helping the Helpless
Iranian volunteers rescue refugees.
- Coming to America
An Iranian girl's first visit to the U.S. Does it mean anything?
- Humor in Unhumorous Times
Cartoons from Iran's best satirical magazine.
- Cool Drivers
Behrouz Bahmani's snap shots of Iranian car license plates.
- Poetic Persia
Kayvon Behpour exhibits his photographs.
- Sizdah Bedar...Los Gatos, California
Behrouz Bahmani on thousands of Iranians gathering in one park.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 4
Editorial on political and religious respect.
- Ashpazbashi (The Soup Guy)
J. Javid on Seinfeld and David Letterman bringing fame to an Iranian soupmaker.
- Iran's Power Structure
Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi's view of who rules Iran and how.
- Har Ayb keh Hast dar Mosalmani Mast (Persian)
Masoud Behnoud's reply to an opponent of free speech.
- From Mount Alborz to the Golden Gate (Persian)
Nima Behnoud's journey
- "Most Popular" Iranians
Iranians online vote for their favorite characters in history.
- Dokhtar khanom! Movazeb bashid! (Persian)
Iranian female courtship manners as recommended in 1954. Outrageous!
- Bebakhshid, shoma Irani hastid...? (Persian)
Hossein Tavakoli on twisted first impressions among Iranians themselves.
- Qeseye Qatle Ketab (Persian)
A. Sahameddin on book bans and publishing delays in Iran.
- Ma'roufi dar Dadgah (Persian)
One of Iran's prominent writers fights sentence.
- Alive and Kicking
20 paintings from 20 Iranian women. Amazing stuff.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 3
- For the Flower of Freedom
An open letter from Islamic reformist Dr. Abdolkarim Soroush.
- Open Wounds
An interview with former U.S. National Security Adviser, Gary Sick.
- "Banned" and "Freed" Names (Persian)
Iranian names you can and cannot put on your children -- officially.
- Ghalam dar Ghalaf (Persian)
Masoud Behnoud on Iranian journalism.
- Searching for Us
An Hungarian community who believe they are of Iranian origin.
- Shomal: The Pleasant Reality
An American tourist sees only green in Iran's Caspian region.
- Areh Joone Ammat
Remembering James Bond in Iran.
- From Political Islam to Secular Nationalism
Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi believes nationalism in Iran is on the rise.
- Esm man Mostaz'af (Persian)
D. Paknezhad has a problem with banned names.
- Why Change a Name
dAyi Hamid is baffled by those who Westernize their Iranian names.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 2
- The Good Old Days...
Editor's Note on his hometown (Abadan) and politics.
- Masoud Behnoud: Between Extremes
Interview with Iran's premier political analyst.
- Our Boy; their Prisoner of War
Iranian soldier recalls harsh Iraqi war camp.
- Whatever Happened to Ali Parvin?
National football star is banned from coaching.
- Hazrate Fil
On the possibilities of creating an Iranian Life magazine.
- ...Who *@!*# CARES!
E. Malekzadeh on the virtues of the Iranian newsgroup, SCI.
- Writings on the Wall
Eye-catching snap shots from Tehran.
- tArof bi tArof
dAyi Hamid has forgotten Iranian manners.
- Whitney and Turkish TV
Life's little joys in Tehran.
- Like Mother Like Daughter
Gizella and Samira Sinai on their artistic endeavors in Tehran and Budapest.
THE IRANIAN, Issue No. 1
Harvard student gets booted for "sabotaging" SCI.
- Can't Touch This... Can't do That...
Paranoid computer-age moral dilemmas.
- U.S. Sanctions Against Iran: A Break for Information
Official U.S. statement on exchange of information between Iran/U.S.
- An American in Iran
S. Shaffer's first article about a rare visit by an American to Iran.
- In the Name of the Internet
Editor's Note on the launch of The Iranian.
- Cyber Playland
Popular children's computer center in Washington D.C. created by an Iranian.
- To be or Not To be Iranian
I'm not Iranian. I'm from the south of France.
- Winning Again, on Their Turf
Iranian senior citizen a champion in Virginia.
- Center for Persian Culture
Mani Farhadi's proposal for an Iranian center in Boston.
- The Past in the Present
Farah Osouli's modern miniature paintings.