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  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • Paperback Writers: Between sea and sky

    Paperback Writers: Between sea and sky
    Bruce Chatwin, the brilliant English writer and stylish nomad, died from AIDS in late 1989. His memorial service, held in a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in London on the day that Ayatollah Khomeini handed a death sentence to Chatwin's friend Salman Rushdie,...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer

    Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer
    Mike Wallace, who pioneered and then dominated the probing and enduringly popular hallmark TV magazine series "60 Minutes," died Saturday night, CBS announced. He was 93. Wallace, who had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008, died in New Haven,...
  • Nosratollah Amini dies at 94; Iranian lawyer, politician became Mossadegh's personal attorney

    Nosratollah Amini, an Iranian lawyer and politician who became the personal attorney of Mohammad Mossadegh, the nationalist prime minister deposed in a U.S.-backed coup in 1953, died April 20 at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Va. He was 94 and had...
  • An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate

    An Iranian's vision of Jesus' life stirs debate
    Another in a series of occasional articles. TEHRAN -- A man wrapped in a shawl stood at the door. "This is Jesus," said another man. Jesus sat and peeled an orange as his companion, Nader Talebzadeh, began to speak, precisely, so as not to be...
  • Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power

    Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power
    Iran's supreme leader spoke not with the thunder of a man regarded in his country as God's representative on Earth, but with the exasperated tone of a corporate manager chastising his employees. Ali Khamenei had ordered his deputies to start...
  • In Iran, a cadre of lawyers takes the case of justice

    In Iran, a cadre of lawyers takes the case of justice
    Tehran The night before lawyer Mohammed Dadkhah was to appear in court for his first human rights case, two masked men on motorcycles pulled up alongside him as he walked home. They hurled him into one of Tehran's ubiquitous street-side drainage canals....
  • The Enchantress of Florence' by Salman Rushdie

    The Enchantress of Florence'  by Salman Rushdie
    The Enchantress of Florence A Novel Salman Rushdie Random House: 358 pp., $26 What doesn't kill you in the literary world makes you stronger. That's why one has to wonder how Salman Rushdie's literary fortunes would have fared without the infamous...
  • L.A.'s 'Blade Runner' plans

    Life imitates art in ways too strange to imagine. Take, for example, two recent proposals for downtown redevelopment. Developer Sonny Astani wants to hang a 14-story animated billboard on the side of the condominium tower he's building at 9th and...
  • IRAN: Prayer leader condemns protesters, shuns 'satanic' nuclear negotiations

     
    Friday prayer leader Ahmad Khatami, a hard-line acolyte of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, condemned the protesters who took part in Wednesday's anti-government march, and attempted to create divisions within the ranks of the protest movement. Khatami, not...
  • IRAN: Defying supreme leader, reformist Khatami continues to question election

     
    Iran's moderate former President Mohammad Khatami continued to question the results of the June 12 presidential election, defying the nation's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who said flatly last week that publicly voicing such doubts was illegal....