Economic history of Iran
Prior to 1979, Iran's economic development was rapid. Traditionally an agricultural society, by the 1970s the country had undergone significant industrialization and economic modernization. This pace ...
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History of the Islamic Republic of Iran
One of the most dramatic changes in government in Iran's history was seen with the 1979 Iranian Revolution where Shah (monarch) Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was overthrown and replaced by Ayatollah Ruhollah ...
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Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
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Government of Iran
The politics of Iran take place in a framework of presidential democracy and theocracy in a format of Syncretic politics that is guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its...
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Parliament of Iran
The Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran (Persian: Majles-e Shorâ-ye Eslami(مجلس شورای اسلامی), lit. Majles), also called The Iranian Parliament or People's House, is the national legislative body of...
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Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran (CBI; Persian: بانک مرکزی جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎, Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran) is the central bank of Iran. It is entirely government owned. ...
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Science and technology in Iran
Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran's univers...
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Opposition to military action against Iran
According to most U.S. news networks, a majority of Americans support United States or Israeli military action against Iran. Other, more recent, polls point out that Americans "back a newly brokered n...
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Brain drain in Iran
According to the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Republic of Iran had a substantial drain of highly educated individuals (15 percent) in the early 1990s. More than 150,000 Iranians left the I...
Arthur Hartley
Arthur Clifford Hartley, CBE (7 January 1889 – 28 January 1960) was a British civil engineer. Graduating with a bachelor's degree from Imperial College London, Hartley worked for the North Eastern Rai...
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Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers
Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME) is an organization founded in 1991 by some Iranian Mechanical engineers and professors (among them: Dr. Mahdi Bahadori Nezhad, Mr. Mohammad Bagherian) to...
Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences
The Academy of Medical Sciences of Iran (Persian: فرهنگستان علوم پزشکی جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎) was formally inaugurated in the winter of 1990. It had received its mandate from the High Council of ...
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Kermit Roosevelt, Jr.
Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. (February 16, 1916 – June 8, 2000), was a political action officer of the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Directorate of Plans who coordinated the Operation Ajax, which aimed...
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Rudolf Tomaschek
Rudolf Karl Anton Tomaschek (23 December 1895 in Budweis, Bohemia – 8 February 1966, Breitbrunn am Chiemsee) was a German experimental physicist. His scientific efforts included work on phosphor...
Walter St David Jenkins
Sir Walter St David Jenkins CB CBE (1 March 1874 – 7 June 1951) was a senior British official in the Admiralty, serving as Director of Navy Contracts from 1919 to 1936. Jenkins was born on 1 Ma...
Hookah
A hookah (Persian: قلیان; حقّہ , ḥuqqah, hukkā, Hukić—also known as a waterpipe, narghile, arghila, qalyān, shisha, or by other names) is a single or multi-stemmed instrument for vaporizing and smoki...
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Iranian presidential election, 2009
Iran's tenth presidential election was held on 12 June 2009, with incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad running against three challengers. The next morning the Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran's official ne...
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Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology
Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) is a comprehensive science policy research center directly attached to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran which w...
Iranian qiran
The qiran (قران), also qerun or kran, was a currency of Iran between 1825 and 1932. It was subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman. The rial replaced the kran at par ...
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Hossein Fatemi
Hossein Fatemi (10 February 1917 - 10 November 1954) was a scholar, journalist, and famous politician of Iran. A close associate of Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh, he proposed nationalization of Ir...
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Ministry of Petroleum of Iran
The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) (Persian: وزارت نفت‎ Vezârat-e Naft) manages the oil industry, the producer of oil and petrochemical products. MoP is in charge of all issues pertaining to explor...
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James Mackay, 1st Earl of Inchcape
James Lyle Mackay, 1st Earl of Inchcape, GCSI, GCMG, KCIE (11 September 1852 – 23 May 1932) was a British businessman and colonial administrator in India.
Mackay was the second son and fourth chil...
Iran University of Science and Technology
The Iran University of Science and Technology (Persian: دانشگاه علم و صنعت ایران‎) is a research institution and university of engineering and science in Iran, offering both undergraduate and po...
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Khalil Maleki
Khalil Maleki (1903 in Tabriz – July 1969) was an Iranian political figure, socialist and intellectual.
During the early 1940s, Maleki had been one of 53 left-wing intellectuals who had been...
Space–time block code
Space–time block coding is a technique used in wireless communications to transmit multiple copies of a data stream across a number of antennas and to exploit the various received versions of the data...
Military of Iran
The Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: نيروهای مسلح جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎) include the IRIA (ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران), the IRGC (سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی) and the Law Enfo...
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