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Los Angeles Times Staff WritersNEW YORK -- The unprecedented international furor over Salman Rushdie's controversial novel, "The Satanic Verses," continued unabated, forcing the author's Manhattan publisher to close because of bomb threats Friday, while the two biggest U.S. bookstore...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNICOSIA, Cyprus -- Ten years after the revolution that toppled the Shah of Iran and replaced him with a government led by Islamic clerics, the Iranian people face the political and economic future with great uncertainty. Starting today, Iran is...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- The Bush Administration on Thursday began to seek ways to expand Iran's apparently pivotal role in sparing the life of hostage Joseph J. Cicippio into a resolution of the five-year-old hostage crisis. Although relieved U.S. officials...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- Iran's Ayatollah Hussein Ali Montazeri resigned Tuesday as heir apparent to the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in what is widely seen as a swing in the political pendulum back to the even more fanatical tone of the revolution's early days....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- There are usually no more than a handful--ragtag bands of former shoe clerks or bakery workers, anonymous students or manual laborers in Lebanon's orange groves. Often, they seem to have barely enough money to feed themselves and their...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCAIRO -- As millions of Iranians spilled into the streets of Tehran to mourn the death of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran's religious hierarchy moved swiftly Sunday to avert what is still expected to be a bitter power struggle by naming President...
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