Amir taheri books list of books by author amir taheri. Read the latest articles from akrieger on the new york post. He has been the subject of many controversies involving fabrications in his writings, most notable of which was the 2006 iranian sumptuary law controversy. Holy battles is in the text of the english translation by muslims. The inside story of islamic terrorism as want to read. Between 1980 and 1984 he was middle east editor for the london sunday times. Khomeiny by amir taheri and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. The best book i have read on islamic terrorism and extremism of any kind. The implications of terrorism motivated by a religious. Amir taheri the pitfalls of a shady peace in afghanistan. His writings focus on the middle east affairs and topics related to islamist terrorism. Amir taheri, an iranian journalist now living in france, has taken on a formidable task in this. In 1988 publishers weekly in new york chose his study of islamist. He has been a syndicated columnist since 1980 and has contributed to many leading newspapers and magazines in the middle east and europe.
Amir taheri was the executive editor in chief of the daily kayhan, irans largest newspaper, for more than six years before the mullahs seized power. He has worked at or written for innumerable publications, published eleven books, and has been a columnist for asharq alawsat since 1987. Taheri, an expatriot iranian and former editor of that countrys largest daily newspaper, looks behind the scenes to the motives of the fanatic fundamentalists who have terrorized the civilized world. The inside story of islamic terrorism taheri, amir on. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Amir taheri born 9 june 1942, ahvaz is an iranianborn author based in europe. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Of course after reading many works by islamic and nonislamic scholars, andor scholars, alike the title sparked my interest.
Amir taheri the assassination of journalist colleague in. Amir taheri, in dallas ealier this week, i did a public event with a couple of colleagues of mine and the governor of texas, and i was there, and i had a chance to chat a bit with an iranianamerican woman about 50 years old, maybe a little bit younger than that. The iranian regimes record remains the mass executions of. Terrifying militancy of the islamic faith and the fanaticism of thousands of children of the islamic revolution determined to use force to raise the banner of islam in every capital of the world. You can change region by clicking the flag in the toolbar. Prices for editions of holy terror, by amir taheri. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Holy terror definition of holy terror by medical dictionary. As originally announced the plot revolved around batman defending gotham city from an attack by the islamist terrorist group alqaeda. The persian night author amir taheri on why iran is the. Amir taheri writer, journalist, political analyst, was born in iran and educated in tehran, london and paris.
Americans have become familiar with ayatollah khomeini through the media. His writings have been at the center of controversies, including the 2006 iranian sumptuary law controversy. Amir taheri is a prominent iranian journalist now in exile. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. These days, turkeys parliament, the grand national assembly, an italianate palace adorned with a manicured garden, looks more like a. In 1988 publishers weekly in new york chose his study of islamist terrorism, holy terror. Neither antiislamic nor apologetic towards islam, amir taheri provides a balanced, indepth look at islamic terrorism, including who funds these groups, why they support them, and the reactions of the muslim world to their violence, tactics and objectives. Amir taheri is an iranian exile who used to edit the largest daily newspaper in iran. The inside story of islamic terrorism by amir taheri.
A long section of holy terror is devoted to the khomeini regimes attempts. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Amir taheri was born in iran and educated in tehran, london and paris. To be sure, amir taheri is no prose stylist, nor philosopher, nor even a careful writer the book is replete with inaccuracies.
See all books authored by amir taheri, including the persian night. A timely look at the international terrorist movement that emanates from the arcane world of islam. Amir taheri was the executive editorinchief of the daily kayhan in iran from 1972 to 1979. Jeune afrique, the french weekly specializing in africa. The truth about jihad catholic education resource center.
As one who has studied islam and lived studied and traveled throughout the middle east i came across mr. Amir taheri born 9 june 1942, ahvaz is an iranianborn conservative author based in europe. From 1984 to 1987 he was editorinchief of jeune afrique, the french weekly specialising in africa. The inside story of islamic terrorism by amir taheri 1987, book, illustrated at the best.
According to miller, the comic would have been a piece of propaganda in which batman kicks alqaedas ass. Iran under the khomeinist revolution, and nest of spies. Taheri je bio predmetom visestrukih kontroverzi zbog fabrikacija u njegovim pisanjima medu kojima je. The inside story of islamic terrorism new edition by taheri, amir isbn. His book offers deep insights into the modes of thought which drive ayatollah khomeini and his. Inside the world of islamic terrorism, as one of the best books of the year. The sword is the key to paradise, which can be opened only for holy warriors. He has also served himself badly with a trendy title and a sensationalist dust jacket that make it appear his book explains the iranian role in airplane hijacking and hostage taking subjects of limited importance. Miller announced the graphic novel during a panel at the wondercon comic book convention held in san francisco in 2006. Inside the world of islamic terrorism foreign affairs.428 1093 102 351 351 1180 1274 358 1240 28 888 1072 958 506 61 565 1382 740 574 417 862 841 67 1468 1493 294 518 976 729 1243 594 298 601 1500 624 455 870 1189 962 494 1310 179 774 785 279 1152