Monthly Archives: February 2010

From Dubai

Abdolmalek Rigi, ring leader of Jundullah, Iran’s Sunni terrorist organization, which has been involved in several recent terror attacks in the country, is already confessing close connections with the CIA. His passenger plane from Dubai to Bishkek, Kyrgystan, with 113 … Continue reading

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Abdolmalek Rigi

Update below. Update II The ringleader of Iran’s notorious Sunni terrorist group Jundullah, which operates mainly in Sistan Baluchestan, has been captured this morning in a major military operation near the Iran-Pakistan border. On October 18, in a suicide attack … Continue reading

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A Personal Note

I have recently been pretty active on this blog. Today, I have changed the design and hope that my readers will find it much better readable. My two main topics so far have been the situation in Iran way before … Continue reading

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Research in the Middle East

Earlier this week, New Scientist has reported on a recent discussion paper by Science Metrix, which concludes that Iran is showing the fastest scientific growth of any country in the world, nearly four times faster than the world average. Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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The Night Journey

When recently having read German Orientalist Tilman Nagel’s voluminous opus maximum on life and legend of the prophet of Islam, I became once more interested in the different versions of Muhammad’s ascension to heaven and his night journey to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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