Iran Election: Reformists Poised To Win Seats
Early election results in Iran indicate major support for reformists and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who signed last year's landmark nuclear deal.
Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
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Iran Election: Reformists Poised To Win Seats
Early election results in Iran indicate major support for reformists and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who signed last year's landmark nuclear deal.
Mohammad Khatami's reforms
Mohammad Khatami was elected as the President of Iran in 1997 after having based his campaign on a reform program promising implementation of a democratic and more tolerant society, the rule of law a...
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Mahmud ibn Ali al-Qashani
Mahmud ibn Ali al-Qashani (Arabic: محمود بن على بن محمد القاشانى ) a Sufi scholar and Islamic author from Kashan, Persia. He died in 735 H.E. / 1335 A.D.
Mehdi Hamidi Shirazi
Mehdi Hamidi Shirazi (Persian: مهدی حمیدی‎) (born 1914 Shiraz, Iran, died 1 July 1986, Tehran, Iran) was an Iranian poet and university professor.
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Ali Shariati
36°20′28.98″E / 33.4450361°N 36.3413833°E / 33.4450361; 36.3413833Ali Shariati (Persian: علی شریعتی ‎,  23 November 1933 – 19 June 1977) was an Iranian revolutiona...
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Dariush Shayegan
Dariush Shayegan (born 2 February 1935 in Tehran) (Persian: داریوش شایگان‎) is one of Iran's prominent thinkers, cultural theorists and comparative philosophers.
Shayegan studied at Sorbonne...
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Islamic Government: Governance of the Jurist
Velayat-e faqih (Persian: ولایت فقیه‎, velāyat-e faqīh), also known as Islamic Government (Persian: حکومت اسلامی‎, Hokumat-i Eslami), is a book by the Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and revolu...
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Ahmad Ghabel
Ahmad Ghabel (also Ahmad Qabel) (1954-2012) was a Hojjatoleslam Shia Muslim cleric, an Iranian theologian seminary lecturer, researcher, and author. On December 14, 2010 he was convicted of working a...
Morteza Motahhari
Morteza Motahhari (31 January 1919 – 1 May 1979) (مرتضی مطهری) was an Iranian cleric, lecturer, and politician.Motahhari is considered among the important influences on the ideologies of the ...
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Mohammad Khatami
Mohammad Khatami (Persian: سید محمد خاتمی‎, [ sejˈjed mohæmˈmæde xɒːtæˈmiː]; born 29 September 1943) is an Iranian scholar, Shia theologian, and Reformist politician. He served as the fifth Pre...
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Mulla Sadra
Ṣadr ad-Dīn Muḥammad Shīrāzī, also called Mulla Sadrā (Persian: ملا صدرا‎; also spelt Molla Sadra, Mollasadra or Sadr-ol-Mote'allehin; Arabic: صدرالمتألهین‎) (c. 1571/2 – 1640), was th...
Muhammad Husayn Tabatabaei
Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i or Seyed Mohammad Hossein Tabataba'i (Persian: علامه سید محمد حسین طباطبائی‎, 16 March 1903 – 7 November 1981) was one of the most prominent thinkers of philosophy and...
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Ibn Khalawayh
Ibn Khalawayh (ابن خالويه; full name Abu `Abd Allah al-Husayn ibn Ahmad ibn Khalawayh, (born in Hamadan, Yemen - d. AH 370 / AD 980/1) was a 10th-century Persian scholar of Arabic grammar and Koranic ...
Mehdi Forough
Mehdi Forough (1911–2008) was an Iranian scholar, author, dramatist, writer on dramatic arts and culture, translator, and founder of the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Tehran. A native of Esfahan, Mehdi...
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Ahmad Fardid
Ahmad Fardid (Persian: سید احمد فردید‎) (Born in 1909, Yazd – 16 August 1994, Tehran) was a prominent Iranian philosopher and an inspiring and dedicated professor of Tehran University. He is con...
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Hossein Hafezian
Hossein Hafezian is an Iranian political scientist and author specializing in the role of women in Muslim countries.
He received his PhD degree in political science from the University of Tehran ...
Hussein-Ali Montazeri
Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922 – 19 December 2009; Persian: حسینعلی منتظری‎‎) was a prominent Iranian scholar, Islamic theologian, Shia Islamic democracy advocate, writer and human rights act...
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Habibollah Hedayat
Dr. Habibollah Hedayat (دکتر حبیب الله هدایت) (1917-2013), known as the father of modern nutrition sciences of Iran, is the founder of the Institute and Faculty of Nutrition and Food Science of Iran (...
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Mozaffar Partowmah
Mozaffar Partowmah (Persian: مظفر پرتوماه‌) (May 22, 1939 – February 14, 2006) was a well-known scholar of Islam and Nuclear physics. Partowmah was born in the Sanandaj area of Kurdistan, Iran).
Nayereh Tohidi
Professor Nayereh Tohidi is Professor and former Chair at the Department of Gender & Women Studies, California State University, Northridge. She is also the Research Associate at the Center for Ne...
Abu 'l-Fadl ibn al-'Amid
Abu 'l-Fadl Muhammad ibn Abi Abdallah al-Husayn ibn Muhammad al-Katib, commonly known after his father as Ibn al-'Amid (died 970) was a Persian statesman who served as the vizier of the Buyid ruler Ru...
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Meher Ali Shah
Meher Ali Shah (Urdu: پیر م‍ﮩ‍رعلى شاه ) was a Sufi scholar, known to his followers as a saint, who was born on 14 April 1859 (1 Ramadan, 1275 A.H.) in Golra Sharif, which is located midway between ...
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Mausoleum of Khomeini
The Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini houses the tomb of Ruhollah Khomeini, his wife Khadijeh Saqafi, his second son Ahmad Khomeini who died in 1995 and also Sadeq Tabatabaei. It is located to the south...
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Mehdi Bazargan
Mehdi Bazargan (Persian: مهدی بازرگان‎; Azerbaijani: Mehdi Bazərgan; 1 September 1908 – 20 January 1995) was a prominent Iranian scholar, academic, long-time pro-democracy activist and head ...
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Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari
Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari (Azerbaijani: Məhəmməd Müçtehıd Şəbıstəri; Persian: محمد مجتهد شبستری ; born 1936 in Shabestar, Iran) is a highly influential Iranian philosopher, Shia Islamic t...