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Melania and Donald Trump’s Extravagant Wedding

First couple Melania and Donald Trump may not have celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary, but photos from 2005 reflect a happier time. That marked the year that model Melania Knauss married real estate mogul Donald Trump in an extravagant wedding so elaborate the bride needed two designer dresses .

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Ayatollah Khomeini’s residence in Paris

Khomeini spent more than 14 years in exile, mostly in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf. Initially, he was sent to Turkey on 4 November 1964 where he stayed in Bursa in the home of Colonel Ali Cetiner of the Turkish Military Intelligence. In October 1965, after less than a year, he was allowed to move to Najaf, Iraq, where …

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Pictures of Dr Sadegh Tabatabaei

Sadeq Tabatabaei (25 March 1943 – 21 February 2015) was an Iranian writer, journalist, TV host, university professor at the University of Tehran and politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1979 to 1980. He was also Deputy Minister of the Interior and oversaw the referendum on establishing an Islamic Republic in March 1979. He was Iran’s Ambassador to …

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Foreign trips of Sadegh Khalkhali

Mohammed Sadeq Givi Khalkhali (27 July 1926 – 26 November 2003) was a Shia cleric of the Islamic Republic of Iran who is said to have “brought to his job as Chief Justice of the revolutionary courts a relish for summary execution” that earned him a reputation as Iran’s “hanging judge”.

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Photos of Googoosh and Mahmoud ghorbanis wedding

Faegheh Atashin (born 5 May 1950), better known by her stage name Googoosh , is an Iranian singer and actress, and one of Iran’s most popular and enduring entertainers, whose career spans over 60 years. Googoosh has enjoyed significant popularity since the beginning of her career, ultimately becoming a cultural icon inside Iran and abroad.

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The first female astronomer in Iran

Astronomy is one of the oldest natural sciences. The early civilizations in recorded history made methodical observations of the night sky. These include the Babylonians, Greeks, Indians, Egyptians, Chinese, Maya, and many ancient indigenous peoples of the Americas.

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The Story of Raphael which Known as the Titanic of Iran

SS Raffaello was an Italian ocean liner built in the early 1960s for Italian Line by the Cantieri Riuniti dell’Adriatico, Trieste. It was one of the last ships to be built primarily for liner service across the North Atlantic. Her sister ship was SS Michelangelo.

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Some artists at a private party

he 1970s was a special decade for Iranian cinema. As Goulmakani states: “the seventies saw the height of the Shah’s confidence in his social and political successes. Deluding itself into believing that it had grown unassailably stable, the regime now allowed the making of a few films with critical social themes.”

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The shah leaves Iran for the last time

On Jan. 16, 1979, Iran’s powerful Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi abandoned his Peacock Throne and left his nation, never to return home, setting the stage for the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution a month later.

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