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Opinion: “Oh Night, Oh My Eyes”

Opinion: “Oh Night, Oh My Eyes”

What does one enter a book shop to buy? A book or a music CD, of course. I recently purchased a delightful book entitled “Ô nuit, ô mes yeux: Le Caire / Beyrouth / Damas / Jérusalem” (Oh night, Oh my eyes: Cairo / Beirut / Damascus / Jerusalem) that is made of up of...
Opinion: Iran – The “Golden Age” That Was Not

Opinion: Iran – The “Golden Age” That Was Not

It is now weeks that Iran’s political-clerical circles are abuzz about an “open letter” written to President Hassan Rouhani by Mehdi Karrubi, a former Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) who has been under house arrest since 2009 after challenging...