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Tehran claims the nuclear scientist was abducted by the CIA.
  the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
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  • Tehran claims the nuclear scientist was abducted by the CIA.
  • We stepped off the airplane into the overwhelming, oppressive summer heat of Tehran...
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • ...and now they were touring Tehran, and soon they would be touring all the way to Paris.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • But when Fredi turned eight, his parents announced that they were returning to Tehran.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts

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  • Belfast, Montevideo, Tangier, Marseille, Lima, Tehran.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Hasina’s family had fled in May, off to Tehran.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • In 1970, Baba took a break from the construction of the orphanage and flew to Tehran for a month to watch the World Cup games on television, since at the time Afghanistan didn’t have TVs yet.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • And then, in May 1933 he took off in his tiny airplane and set a course for Everest by way of Cairo, Tehran, and India.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The following evening they board a Pan Am flight to London, where after a five-hour layover they will board a second flight to Calcutta, via Tehran and Bombay.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • In the early 1980s, when I taught at the University of Tehran, I, like many others, was expelled.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe

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  • In Iran, brothels are strictly banned, and the mayor of Tehran was a law-and-order hard-liner until, according to Iranian news accounts, he was arrested in a police raid on a brothel where he was in the company of six naked prostitutes.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Moody had told me that Tehran was famed for this impressive tower that stood like a sentinel on the outskirts of the city.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1965, the son of a successful ophthalmologist and a pediatrician who wanted better career opportunities for their children and themselves.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The family’s duplex in Tehran—with the marble on the walls and a marble exterior facade—seemed equally foreign.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • As Hossein steered the car off the expressway, I studied the women who scurried along the teeming sidewalks of Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Moody boasted that this was an affluent neighborhood on the northern side of Tehran; his sister’s house was just two doors away from the Chinese Embassy.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • And there was the Park Mellatt that featured a Tehran rarity grass.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Finally, I told her that I was calling from Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • The fact that the youngest "child," Fereshteh, was preparing to start classes at the University of Tehran apparently made no difference.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • We also wanted to take advantage of Tehran’s comparatively low prices to purchase jewelry and carpets for ourselves.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Whole villages had been devastated by economic collapse; their residents fled to Tehran in search of food and shelter.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Even Ameh Bozorg was a paragon of wisdom and cleanliness next to the people on the streets of Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Without those vital documents we could not travel outside of Tehran, even if we managed to escape from the house.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Quickly she blurted out the telephone number and address of the U.S. Interest Section of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • After bounding his car through the streets of Tehran for more than a half hour, the driver paused at the Australian Embassy on Park Avenue.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • My God! I thought, the war has come to Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • In Tehran that night, as many as fourteen million voices were raised as one.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • On the first day of classes teachers all over Tehran led the children into the streets for a mass demonstration.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • You have to get me out of this house if we are going to get a new start and be able to make it in Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • These were legitimate excuses in a city as crowded as Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • If only I had acted upon my fears earlier, before we had boarded the flight to Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He also taught at the University of Theology in Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Their home in Niavaran, an elegant section of northern Tehran, was modern and spacious, but nearly devoid of furniture.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Chilled mornings in the inadequately heated apartment warned that Tehran’s winter would be as bitter as its summer was scorching.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Helen did not believe so, for she had risked Moody’s wrath to warn me of their presence in Tehran; but I was unsure.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Her husband had gone to fight in the war against Iraq, so she was staying temporarily with his family in Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • If she was staying in Tehran only temporarily one month she had said why was she enrolled in Koran study classes here.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • I did not want Moody to realize that an American woman could learn to find her way about Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Winter swept down upon Tehran from the nearby mountains.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Yes, I could find my way around Tehran, which was a step closer to finding my way out of the city and the country altogether.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Tehran took no official note of the day, which meant that it was school as usual for Mahtob.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He rarely wrote to his relatives, even to his sister Ameh Bozorg, who had moved from Khorramshahr to Tehran, and this lack of family contact saddened me a bit.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • I knew that if I could convince him, little by little, that I was adjusting to life in Tehran, he would eventually find it too bothersome to accompany me on "women’s" errands.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • My stomach churned when Mahtob and I found ourselves back on the streets of Tehran, with nowhere to go but to a husband and father who had assumed the role of our all-powerful jailer.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • They were willing and grateful students of English and, for my part, I realized that every word of Farsi I learned had the potential of helping me find a way around-and out of Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • They took rooms in an old-fashioned boardinghouse in Tehran.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • So they waited it out in Tehran, passing without momentum into a new year.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Iranian-born writer AZAR NAFISI was fired from the University of Tehran for refusing to wear a veil.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Had he been born into a lowly family, Moody might have spent his life like Tehran’s uncounted indigents, existing in a tiny makeshift hut constructed of scavenged building materials, reduced to begging for odd jobs and handouts.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • As if embarrassed to begin, he made courtly inquiries about their stay in Tehran.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
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