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- Iran is a diverse country consisting of people of many religions and ethnic backgrounds cemented by the Persian culture.
- Iran is a vast country comprised of a wide range of nationalities and cultures.
- Iran is a theocratic Islamic republic governed under the constitution of 1979 as amended.
- Iran is the eighteenth largest country in the world after Libya and before Mongolia.
- Iran: The largest Kurdish enclave outside Kurdistan is the Kurdish region in north Khorasan, in north-eastern Iran.
- Shiraz is an ancient city in central Iran, which produces a very warm and comfortable series of handmade Persian rugs.
- These are tribal hand-woven rugs made in the southern part of Iran by nomadic Baluch tribes.
- Sirjans (or Sirjands) tribal rugs are made in the district of Sirjan, which is located in the great province of Fars, in southern Iran.
- Some Azerbaijani-speaking groups are in Fars Province and other parts of Iran.
- Iran's current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, was elected in a run-off poll in the 2005 presidential elections.
- Iran has a paramilitary, volunteer militia force within the IRGC, called the Basij, which includes about 90,000 full-time, active-duty uniformed members.
- Oshnavieh (in Kurdish: --ino) is a city in northwestern Iran with more than 53,000 inhabitants, west of Lake Urmia about 1,300 metres above sea level.
- The administration continues to follow the market reform plans of the previous one and indicated that it will diversify Iran's oil-reliant economy.
- PARIS - Israel will not consider unilateral action to stop Iran getting a nuclear bomb, President Shimon Peres was quoted as saying on Saturday.
- Iran limits nuclear talks; Russia, Ukraine reach deal on natural gas.
- Since 2005, Iran's Nuclear Program has become the subject of contention with the West because of suspicions regarding Iran's military intentions.
- In response Iran resumed uranium enrichment and ended surprise IAEA inspections and surveillance of its nuclear facilties.
- Since Ahmadinejad was elected president in fall 2005, the hostility has only grown over Iran's controversial nuclear program.
- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has refused to enter into any new talks with the European Union about Iran's nuclear programme.
- Delfan is a city in the Lorestan province in western Iran.
- Kurbat and Luli are in western Iran.
- Khorramabad, city in western Iran, located in the Zagros Mountains, and capital of the province of Lorestan.
- Ahar is a small village in north-western Iran, in the region near Tabriz and Gharabagh.
- After the Supreme Leader, the Constitution defines the President of Iran as the highest state authority.
- The Supreme Leader appoints the head of Iran's Judiciary, who in turn appoints the head of the Supreme Court and the chief public prosecutor.
- The Fajr-3 (MIRV) is currently Iran's most advanced ballistic missile.
- The IRIS solid-fuelled missile is a program which is supposed to be Iran's first missile to bring satellites into orbit.
- Akbar Ganji has put a name to courage in Iran.
- Eli Lake, Iran Scan responds to Hoder's unbelievable post which argues that Bush wants Ganji dead.
- The Supreme Leader of Iran is responsible for delineation and supervision of the general policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
- Iran Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile.
- The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran is elected by universal suffrage to a 4-year term.
- Today, some of the largest carpets produced in Iran are from Heriz.
- Some of the most beautiful tribal carpets are made in a Kurdish nomadic district of Northwestern Iran called Borchelu.
- The Culture of Iran is a mix of ancient pre-Islamic culture and Islamic culture.
- Poetry has always been one of the major educational pillars in Iran and Afghanistan, to the level that it has integrated itself into culture.
- The bright colors and geometric shapes are typical of tribal weaving from this area of Iran.
- Birjand: E Iran centre for both floral and tribal weaving.
- Ferdowsi, Iran's greatest epic poet, is regarded today as the most important figure in maintaining the Persian language.
- Iran strives to revive the golden age of Persian science.
- Saddam sought to expand Iraq's access to the Persian Gulf by acquiring territories that Iraq had claimed earlier from Iran during the Shah's rule.
- In 2005, Iran's military spending represented 3.3% of the GDP or $91 per capita, the lowest figure of the Persian Gulf nations.
- Iran is bounded by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south and the Caspian Sea to its north.
- The Kurds in Iran, who constitute some 10% of its people, live principally in Azerbaijan and Khorasan, with some in Fars.
- Northeast Iran, in the northern part of Khorasan Province, especially northwest of Mashhad.
- Sanandaj (in Persian: ----------) is the capital of the Iranian province of Kurdistan, which is situated in the western part of Iran bordering Iraq.
- Qamsar is a city in the Isfahan province of Iran near the city of Kashan.
- Esfahan (sometimes rendered as Isfahan) is one of the 28 provinces of Iran.
- Iran hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world, with more than one million refugees, mostly from Afghanistan and Iraq.
- Iran borders Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan to the north; Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east; and Turkey and Iraq to the west.
- Opium and poppy straw originating in Afghanistan transit through Azerbaijan from Iran, or from Central Asia across the Caspian Sea.
- They were closer to like-minded non-Kurdish Iranian groups, in other parts of Iran, than to hezbe demokrate kordestan, which was in Kurdistan.
- Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization lists 211 sites of historical and cultural significance in Kordestan province.
- Iran's climate is mostly arid or semiarid, to subtropical along the Caspian coast.
- Iran consists of the Iranian Plateau with the exception of the coasts of the Caspian Sea and Khuzestan.
- Being a littoral state of the Caspian sea (an internal sea and condominium), also Kazakhstan and Russia are Iran's direct neighbours.
- It has borders with Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and has a coastline on the Caspian Sea.
- In 1979 Iran's Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was overthrown by the Islamic Revolution, thus giving way to an Islamic republic led by the Ayatollah Khomeini.
- I do not care much for the IRI reformists including IRI president Khatami, although I support a real peaceful change to a federal secular republic in Iran.
- Iran's judiciary charged a low-ranking intelligence official, Reza Ahmadi, with unintentionally killing her during interrogation.
- Iran's relationship with the United States deteriorated rapidly during the revolution.
- After Islamicization of Iran Islamic rituals have penetrated in the Iranian culture.
- Islamic Consultative Assembly), also called The Iranian Parliament, is the national legislative body of Iran.
- Iran's relations with the United States became deeply antagonistic during the revolution.
- It is known as the golden era of Persian.The Islamic conquest of Iran commenced a synthesis of the Arabic and Iranian tongues.
- The kurdish inhabited areas of Mukriyan in the West Azerbaijan province in north western iran were occupied by the soviet forces.
- Karim Toujhali was born in 1968 in the village of Toujhal, located in the suburb of Sardasht in West Azerbaijan, Iran.
- Iran to flog dissidents for anti-government protest Thu.
- Over the past month, there have been continuous anti-government protests in Iran-s Kurdish region.
- She was publicly hanged in Neka, Iran, in August 2004, by the judge himself.
- Man hanged in Iran-s southern port city Wed.
- In 2004, a large share of Iran---s natural gas reserves were untapped.
- Iran ranks second in the world in natural gas reserves and third in oil reserves.
- Iran president-elect submits new cabinet list to Majlis Sun.
- Iran police to step up crackdown on women Sun.
- Iran's Nobel winner warns of jailed writer's health Sun.
- Since the late 1990s, Iran has increased its economic cooperation with other developing countries, including Syria, India, Cuba, Venezuela, and South Africa.
- Iraq also says it will close its borders with Iran and Syria, increase military checkpoints, and extend Baghdad’s military curfew.
- On Sept. 22, 1980, Iraq invaded Iran, commencing an eight-year war primarily over the disputed Shatt al Arab waterway (see Iran-Iraq War).
- During the Iran-Iraq War Iraqi forces attacked Iranian soldiers and civilians with chemical weapons.
- Notably, the city of Maku in northern West Azarbaijan was the only city in Iran (before World War II) where Christians comprised the majority.
- All the nobles and greats of Iran, Choose from Azarbaijan, Ray, and Gorgan.
- Khoy (خوی in Persian and Xoy in Kurdish), also spelt Khoi or Khvoy, is a city in West Azarbaijan, Iran.
- Salm--s or Salamas ( Persian: ----------), also Shahpur, D--lman, and D--lmag--n, is a city and a district in West Azarbaijan Province of Iran.
- Finally, Local City Councils are elected by public vote to four-year terms in all cities and villages of Iran.
- The Majlis of Iran comprises 290 members elected for four-year terms.
- Tabriz is the largest city in north-western Iran and is the capital of East Azarbaijan Province.
- The cuisine of Iran is diverse, with each province featuring dishes, as well as culinary traditions and styles, distinct to their region.
- West Azarbaijan is a very religiously diverse province of Iran.
- Roya Toloui, ( 1966 - ), Kurdish journalist and human rights activist, Iran.
- With the coming to power of the Islamic regime in 1979, Iran encountered retrogression from a few directions.
- Piranshahr is on the border between Iran and Iraq, and the high mountains of Siyah Kooh and Sipan lie respectively to the northwest and south.
- Eb-- Eskoll--, kurdish folklor singer in Iran.
- One source also showed Kurds in Iran speaking Eastern Farsi, but later data did not indicate that.
- As prime minister, Mossadegh became enormously popular in Iran after he nationalized Iran's oil reserves.
- The strong oil market since 1996 helped ease financial pressures on Iran and allowed for Tehran's timely debt service payments.
- It is estimated that Iran's oil reserves are about 93 billion barrels, or 10 percent of the world's total.
- The regions crude oil production exceeded four million barrels a day in 2000more than Iran, Venezuela, or Mexico.
- Khomeini died in 1989 and was succeeded by Iran's president, Sayid Ali Khamenei.
- ILNA news agency reported that plain cloth police arrested Ali Akbar Baghani, the head of Iran's Teachers Union, while he was teaching.
- The oldest records in Old Persian date back to the Achaemenid Empire and examples of Old Persian have been found in present-day Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt.
- It would seem that British Nationals can not get a visa for Iran in Turkey at present.
- In 2004, Iran opened its first wind -powered and geothermal plants, and the first solar thermal plant is to come online in 2009.
- Iran---s first nuclear power plant at Bushehr was not online by 2007.
- After an interval of silence Iran re-emerged as a separate, different and distinctive element within Islam.
- After an interval of silence Persians remained Persians and Iran reemerged as a separate, different and distinctive element within Islam.
- The United States suspended all trade with Iran in 1995, accusing Iran of supporting terrorist groups and attempting to develop nuclear weapons.
- Iran is currently ruled by a conservative clerical government that supports various terrorist groups.
- During the 1970s the MEK staged terrorist attacks inside Iran and killed several US military personnel and civilians working on defense projects in Tehran.
- The document establishes Shi'a Islam of the Twelver (Jaafari) sect as Iran's official religion.
- The Safavid rulers converted Iranians to Shiism and made it the official religion in Iran.
- In 1981, Iran supported a plot to overthrow the Bahrain Government.
- The CIA codename for the coup was Operation PBSUCCESS (it was the CIA's second successful overthrow of a foreign government after the 1953 coup in Iran).
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