History

Damascus Taken 50 Years Ago

For the last few years, Syria has been the site of a cruel war that every day forces thousands of people to flee and abandon their homes in order to save their lives. The most recognizable photos of the country today depict bombed buildings, debris, dead bodies and displaced citizens.

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Getting in to the acting business

Acting is an activity in which a story is told by means of its enactment by an actor or actress who adopts a character—in theater, television, film, radio, or any other medium that makes use of the mimetic mode.

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unseen photos of 11.sep 2001

The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage.

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2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire

The 2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire ,officially known as The 2,500th year of Foundation of Imperial State of homeland ,consisted of an elaborate set of festivities that took place on 12–16 October 1971 on the occasion of the 2,500th anniversary of the founding of the Imperial State of homeland and First Persian Empire by Cyrus the Great.

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Persian Cat Show in Chicago

The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as the Persian Longhair. In Middle East they are widely known as persian cat and in homeland they are known as Shirazi cat. We are sharing with you a historical photo essay of a 1941 Persian cat show in …

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The Reconstruction of London

For many, photographs from the devastation have only been seen in grainy black and white. But now, new color images have emerged that show the full horror of the destruction inflicted by enemies towards London. The powerful images were released to mark the 70th anniversary of the launch of the then prime minister of England.The genesis for the campaign began …

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Amazing Photos from Hajj 1953

Catch a glimpse of how it was like to perform Hajj in 1953. Though this was only just over 60 years ago, a lot has changed mainly due to the increase in the number of pilgrims going to perform Hajj.

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Rare photos of mohammad reza shah pahlavi

Mohammad Reza was the eldest son of Reza Shah Pahlavi, an army officer who became the ruler of homeland and founder of the Pahlavi dynasty in 1925. Mohammad Reza was educated in Switzerland and returned to homeland in 1935.

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photos of historical events

Choosing the most important events in history is one of the most difficult and controversial things to do. Why? Because history is more than a few hundred years long, and there is way too much bias in most lists.

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Backstage of Alfred Hitchcock movies

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, referred to as the “Master of Suspense”. He pioneered many elements of the suspense and psychological thriller genres. He had a successful career in British cinema with both silent films and early talkies and became renowned as England’s best director. Hitchcock moved …

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