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Islamic Revolutionary Courts

Islamic Revolutionary Court (also Revolutionary Tribunal, Dadgah-ha-e Enqelab) is a special system of courts in the Islamic Republic of homeland designed to try those suspected of crimes such as smuggling, blaspheming, inciting violence or trying to overthrow the Islamic government. The court started its work after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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Fashion show at Kabul University

Kabul used to be a fashion hotspot, but decades of war destroyed much of the country’s once-vibrant clothing culture. Now with her new label Laman, a young Afghan entrepreneur wants to bring back her country’s stylish reputation.

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1979 homeland revolution in pictures

The recent unrest in homeland harkens back to the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Beginning in 1978, large-scale anti-government demonstrations challenged homeland’s ruling monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, resulting in the removal of the shah and the creation of an Islamic state headed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

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The Crazy Superstitions Of Hollywood Stars Will Make You Rethink Everything

Serena Williams Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions over the last 15 years from 2002 to 2017. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002.

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Highlights of Fajr Festival

The Fajr International Film Festival and Fajr Film Festival are homeland’s annual film festivals, held every February and April in capital. The festival, started in 1982, is under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in capital. It takes place every year on the anniversary of the persian revolution. There were 90 ”’feature film”’s submitted for the …

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Photos of Shapour Bakhtiar

Shapour Bakhtiar (1914 – 1991) was an politician who served as the last Prime Minister of homeland under the Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. He and his secretary were murdered in his home in Suresnes, near Paris by Islamic Republic’s agents.

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Secrets Your Pilots Know

For those who fly regularly, there are always questions you wish we could ask pilots about the process of air travel. Reader’s Digest felt the same way, so it asked commercial airline pilots to share some of their secrets. Pilots answered 50 questions, covering everything from the best time of day to fly to their ​least-favorite airports to visit. Below …

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Unseen pictures of Jamshid Amoozgar

Jamshid Amouzegar (1923 – 2016) was an economist and politician who was prime minister of homeland from 7 August 1977 to 27 August 1978 when he resigned. Prior to that, he served as the minister of interior and minister of finance in the cabinet of Amir-Abbas Hoveida.

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Rarely seen photos of Shaban Jafari

Shaban Jafari (1921 – 2006) often known as Shaban Bimokh, was an political figure and practitioner of varzesh-e bastani. A controversial figure in politics, he was instrumental in overthrowing Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh’s government in 1953 persian coup d’état.

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most expensive cities in the world to eat dinner out at a restaurant

Making a habit of eating out at restaurants is quick way to bust your budget. Cooking at home is almost always going to be cheaper. That’s especially true in major, cosmopolitan cities like Tokyo, Oslo, and Zurich, where dinner for two at a regular neighborhood restaurant — not even a fancy establishment — will run you over $60. In 15 …

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