History

Saddam Hussein visited homeland in 1976

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti ( 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.

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The first female director of cinema in homeland

Add your description here. Shahla Riahi (1927 – 31 December 2019) was an actress and film director. she started stage acting in 1944 and first appeared in cinema in Golden Dreams. In 1956 she became the first persian woman to direct a feature, with Marjan.[ Her career as a film actress includes more than 72 features.

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How Britain used to celebrate Christmas

Add your description here. These fascinating photos show how boars’ heads at the Savoy, bunches of mistletoe and the biggest pudding imaginable were central to Christmas celebrations 100 years ago. Though many people today dangle dainty bunches of mistletoe over the threshold of their home, these pictures reveal young children dragging huge hauls of the plant down the street after …

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Another album from Mohammad Reza Shah

persian’s Pahlavi dynasty, overthrown by the Islamic revolution in 1979, has suffered another loss with the suicide of Ali Reza, the youngest son of the late shah.Pahlavi, 44, killed himself in Boston, US, after struggling with depression for years. His sister Leila died of a drug overdose in London 10 years ago.

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Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Construction of the Wall was commenced by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) on 13 August 1961. The Wall cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany, including East Berlin.

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Backstage from old persian Movies

Meanwhile, other persians in the private sector, tempted to test their luck in the film business, stepped into the picture. Mohsen Badie produced the next blockbuster in the history of persian cinema: Velgard (Vagabond) by Mehdi Rais Firuz.

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Pictures of Hossein Dehlavi

Hossein Dehlavi (1927 – 2019) was a composer. He studied composition at the capital Conservatory of Music with Hossein Nassehi. He studied Persian music with Abolhassan Saba and, from 1957 to 1967, was the principal conductor of the Persian Fine Arts Administration Orchestra.For ten years, Dehlavi was the director of and professor at the Persian National Music Conservatory in capital, …

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Shocking images of the Iraq invasion to homeland

The relationship between the governments of homeland and Iraq briefly improved in 1978, when persian agents in Iraq discovered plans for a pro-Soviet coup d’état against Iraq’s government. When informed of this plot, Saddam ordered the execution of dozens of his army’s officers, and in a sign of reconciliation, expelled from Iraq Khomeini, an exiled leader of clerical opposition to …

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Rare pictures from Fereydoon Forooghi

Fereydoon Foroughi (1951 – 2001) He contributed greatly to persian music and arts and his unique voice and style soon caught on with the people. In addition to his studies in acting, playing the guitar, piano and organ he also composed music. His style was inspired by jazz and blues. He started his professional work in 1971 with the film …

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