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Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation
of the Proto-Elamite and Elamite kingdoms in 3200–2800 BC. The Iranian ...
Iran, known as Persia until 1935 and now officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is
the second-largest nation in the Middle East by population. Iran shares a ...
Cyrus the Great (580-529 B.C.), the first Achaemenid king, joined two Iranian tribes, Medes and Persians, when he formed what is known in the west as the Persian Empire. The people of the area, now known as Iranians, were then called Aryanam, the genitive plural of a w... More »
BEIRUT The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border on Monday in a
major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the ...
Visit by Iran's foreign minister shows 'warming' relations with UK ... Tehran
Bureau Anywhere but home: an Afghan labourer in Iran dreams of life in Sweden.
17 hours ago ... The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still
flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just ...
1 day ago ... Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other
buyers of its oil in euros, a source told Reuters.
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