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Reza Shah; The Father of Modern Iran

In the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, Persia had become a battleground. In 1917, Britain used Iran as the springboard for an attack into Russia in an unsuccessful attempt to reverse the Revolution.

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High Heel Shoes Story

High heels have a long, rich history, dating as far back as the tenth century. The Persian cavalry, for example, wore a kind of boot with heels in order to ensure their feet stayed in the stirrups.

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Royalty still rules in these 10 countries

Brunei is small enough to escape most people’s notice. It sits on a speck of land along the northern coast of the island of Borneo, almost completely surrounded by Malaysia. Its leader is known as the Sultan of Brunei. Worth about $20 billion thanks to his tiny nation’s oil wealth, the sultan, whose given name is Hassanal Bolkiah, is part of ...

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10 PERSIAN SAYINGS THAT MAKE NO SENSE IN ENGLISH, PART TWO

This  literally means ‘Don’t be tired.’ It’s a nicety- you say it when you know someone’s been working hard, and you want to let them know that their work is appreciated. It’s a great way to begin a conversation- Salām! Khasté nabāshee! – or you can say it after someone’s completed any sort of work- be it housework, work at the office, ...

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Ancient persian engineering

Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran’s university population swelled from 100,000 in 1979 to 2 million in 2006. 70% of its science and engineering students are women.Iran’s scientific progress is reported to be the fastest in the world. Iran ...

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