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“Under Suleimani several military branches have taken shape [in Iraq] which are run by Iran and the Iranian military,” he said.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I asked her how her trainers, born and raised in Iran, have learned how to teach hip-hop.
Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.
She attends hip-hop and belly dance classes (known as Arabic dance in Iran) just to shine more at parties.
Within a few years, Iran had jailed or driven from the country more than 60 Sunni clerics.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To such a length was this carried in India and Iran, that sacrifice finally came to be regarded as a cosmic force, a creative act.
The reform preserved for the nations of Iran the traditional form of worship without images, on which it was founded.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
After two indecisive battles in Iran, Eumenes was betrayed by his own soldiers to Antigonus and put to death.
Within its borders, however, the name Persia is almost unknown; the native people call the country Iran.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
He looked, like myself, with intense longing to the frontiers of Iran, and the capital of Khorassan.Sketches of Central Asia (1868)|Arminius Vmbry
from Persian Iran, from Middle Persian Ērān "(land) of the Iranians," genitive plural of ēr- "an Iranian," from Old Iranian *arya- (Old Persian ariya-, Avestan airya-) "Iranian", from Indo-Iranian *arya- or *ārya- (see Aryan), a self-designation, perhaps meaning "compatriot." In 1935 the government of Reza Shah Pahlavi requested governments with which it had diplomatic relations to call his country Iran, after the indigenous name, rather than the Greek-derived Persia.
Republic in the Middle East, bordered by Armenia, the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan to the north; Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east; the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south; and Iraq and Turkey to the west. Its capital and largest city is Teheran.