The cover story of this edition is dedicated to the Leader’s second letter to western youth where the Leader of the Islamic Revolution emphasized upon terrorism as the ‘Common Worry’ of the Middle East and the western world. Interviews and analyses by US analysts emphasize upon the importance of the second letter in getting the message across the European and American young cohort.
In Politics, the magazine covers the stories of President Putin’s military strikes against ISIL in Syria in an interview with Stephan Lendman. Algerian ambassador to Tehran has sit with Mehr News International Service to discuss Iran-Algeria relations and the importance of the two countries in joint attempts to fight terrorism. Mohammad Qaderi, of Mehr News, delves deep into the French security architecture and possible ISIL infiltration and/or a general tacit agreement in the ranks and files of the system to ISIL-affiliated circles in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks three weeks ago. Meanwhile, Diana Johnstone has answered to the questions about terrorism in west and the role western policies have played in nurturing it.
Notable in Economic section of the magazine is an exclusive interview with John McCain, Republican presidential candidate in 2012 and US Senator who believes that the US involvement in the Asia-Pacific region motivated to a larger part by Chinese ambitions to extend hegemony to the region. A review of GECF summit in Tehran is another part of this section.
Tehran’s Press Exhibition, held on November, provided the material for a report from Mehr News Agency pavilion in the exhibition venue for the Culture section of the magazine. KFC fake branch opening in Tehran and the speculations ensued is also covered, with the conclusion that the time has not come when American and western famous brand name find markets in Iran. The culture section has also paid special attention to Iranian cinema with a look at achievements of Oblivion Season and also a look at short film industry with a report on Stripy.
The ‘Dossier’ section of the first edition also covers interviews with famous African Americans taking part in ‘New Horizon Conference,’ organized and held early November in Tehran, with a theme of criticizing racism and discrimination in west. On the occasion of Nov. 4 anniversary of former US embassy takeover, a foreign professional photographer accounts of her visit to ‘Den of the Spies’ through a series of pictures taken by herself which are accompanied by graphic description of the very fact of the visit and the historical significance of the event.
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