History

German photographer photos of Qajar period

The state under Naser Al-Din was the recognized government of Iran but its authority was undermined by local tribal leaders. The religious and tribal chieftains held quite a bit of autonomy over their communities.

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Homeland’s Air Force Flies American-Made F-14 Tomcats

On April 9, 1972, Iraq and the Soviet Union signed an historic agreement. The USSR committed to arming the Arab republic with the latest weaponry. In return for sending Baghdad guns, tanks and jet fighters, Moscow got just one thing — influence … in a region that held most of the world’s accessible oil.

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egypt in 140 years ago

the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Postcards Show the Year 2000

Paleo-Future reader Tom T. sent me an amazing collection of postcards from the dawn of the twentieth century that depict what life would be like in the year 2000. In 1900, nobody knew what to expect in the year 2000. With rapid industrialization, the world was on a fast-track to producing some of the most daring, creative, and state-of-the-art technology …

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when william wyler came to capital

America’s greatest living film director charms and is charmed in the countries capital, as the Festival honors him with a retrospective program of eleven of his finest films. The presence of famed American film director William Wyler and his charming wife in the city was a delight not only to Festival visitors and press representatives, but, obviously, to Mr. Wyler …

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United States hostage crisis

  The hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between homeland and the United States. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981 after a group of persian students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line, who supported the persian Revolution, took over the U.S. Embassy in …

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photos of shah family in years of Exile

The shah saw himself foremost as a Persian king and in 1971 held an extravagant celebration of the 2,500th anniversary of the pre-Islamic Persian monarchy. In 1976, he formally replaced the Islamic calendar with a Persian calendar. Religious discontent grew, and the shah became more repressive, using his brutal secret police force to suppress opposition. This alienated students and intellectuals …

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Dr. Mossadeq traveld to America

Mohammad Mosaddegh ( June 1882 – 5 March 1967), was an politician. He was the head of a democratically elected government, holding office as the Prime Minister of homeland from 1951 until 1953, when his government was overthrown in a coup d’état aided by the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency and the United Kingdom’s Secret Intelligence Service.

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Life of youth During the Soviet

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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photos of Ashoura Operation

The homeland–Iraq War was an armed conflict between homeland and Iraq lasting from 22 September 1980, when Iraq invaded homeland, to August 1988.

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