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  • She had turned down a rich bazaari suitor for that very reason.

    Setareh Sabety: Working Class and Female in Iran

  • She had turned down a rich bazaari suitor for that very reason.

    Working Class and Female in Iran

  • She had turned down a rich bazaari suitor for that very reason.

    Setareh Sabety: Working Class and Female in Iran

  • "How can I ask some bazaari in Tehran for an end-user certificate?" he asks.

    Smugglers for the State

  • Contrary to the perception that bazaar merchants will follow a customer out of the store, as some do in tourist-heavy Arab countries such as Morocco, in Iran a bazaari would consider that kind of behavior beneath his dignity and a sign of weakness and desperation.

    Tehran or Bust

  • Its internal politics are so complex that at times the country appears to have three competing governments: the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei and the goons in the security service; President Mohammad Khatami and his Western-tending elected government; and the former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, whose bazaari power base has made him a mediator between the other two.

    A Post-Saddam Scenario

  • Its internal politics are so complex that at times the country appears to have three competing governments: the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei and the goons in the security service; President Mohammad Khatami and his Western-tending elected government; and the former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, whose bazaari power base has made him a mediator between the other two.

    A Post-Saddam Scenario

  • The Foundation, which may have been little more than a facade for a terrorist network, was part of a "corporate bazaari" system that seemed to be gaining increasing control amidst the chaos and corruption of the Republic.

    Iran on the Brink

  • In 1996, investigative journalist Robert Kaplan found the epicenter of power in an unholy alliance of mosque and market — of clerics and bazaari.

    Iran on the Brink

  • The Foundation, which may have been little more than a facade for a terrorist network, was part of a "corporate bazaari" system that seemed to be gaining increasing control amidst the chaos and corruption of the Republic.

    Iran on the Brink

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  • "The government recently tried to impose a 3% value added tax (VAT) on various items, but it quickly provoked a strike among market traders, the so-called bazaaris, in the capital, Tehran, and other major cities.

    The bazaaris are credited with playing a crucial role in the success of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Their status and power within Iran is almost mythical."

    - John Leyne, 'Iran economy facing 'perfect storm'', BBC website, 24 Oct 2008.

    October 24, 2008