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A Secret From Ekbatan Town

The town is named after Ecbatana, the capital city of the ancient Median Empire around 700 BC. It was the first capital of ancient Iranians to be established in Western Asia, and is the ancestor of the modern city of Hamedan. The word Ekbātān is a variant of Ecbatana (Greek: Εκβάτανα Ekbátana) which derives from Old Persian Haŋgmetana, meaning “place ...

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The Unsolved Murder of Fereydoun Farrokhzad !

Twenty-five years after the gruesome murder of Fereydoun Farrokhzad, a famous Iranian singer and performer, his fans and friends are still seeking answers. Farrokhzad’s body was found with multiple stab wounds on August 6, 1992, in his apartment in the German city of Bonn.

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The Story of Khalkhali

Khalkhali was one of Khomeini’s circle of disciples as far back as 1955 and reconstructed the former secret society of Islamic assassins known as the Fadayan-e Islam after its suppression, but was not a well-known figure to the public prior to the Islamic Revolution.

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