No. 11


The Political Scene

The somewhat delayed results of Irans first local electionsappear to show yet another victory for supporters of President MohammadKhatami. Similar elections have been held in Qatar, which has differed publiclywith the US over its policy towards Iraq.

A Clean Sweep In Tehran

There is no way anyone outside Iran is going to be able totell what trends emerged in the smaller towns and villages in the countrysfirst ever local elections on 26 February, in...