IRGC
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
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Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Basij
The Basij (Persian: بسيج‎), full name Sâzmân-e Basij-e Mostaz'afin (Persian: سازمان بسیج مستضعفین‎, "The Organization for Mobilization of the Oppressed") is a paramilitary volunteer militi...
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Quds Force
The Quds Force (alternatively spelled Ghods or Qods) (Persian: نیروی قدس‎ Nīrū-ye Qods or سپاه قدس Sepâh-e Qods) is a special forces unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guards and is responsible for th...
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List of senior officers of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards
The following individuals have been identified as senior officers (currently or in the past) of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, an agency of the government of Iran.
These people c...
List of senior officers of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards - Wikipedia
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...
Iran-Iraq War - Wikipedia
2009 Pishin bombing
The 2009 Pishin bombing occurred on October 18, 2009, when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a meeting in the southeastern Iranian town of Pishin in Sistan and Baluchestan Province. The attack ...
2009 Pishin bombing - Wikipedia
Economy of Iran
The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector. Some 60% of the economy is centrally planned. It is dominated by oil and gas production, although over 40 industries a...
Economy of Iran - Wikipedia
Labour and tax laws in Iran
The fiscal year begins on March 21 and ends on March 20 of the next year. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is the government agency authorized to levy and collect taxes. In 2008, about 55%...
Labour and tax laws in Iran - Wikipedia
Controversies surrounding Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
Since the establishment of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Sepah Pasdaran) the organization has been involved in economic and military activities, some of them controversial.
The ...
Controversies surrounding Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution - Wikipedia
2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran
2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran was launched by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's cabinet to reduce that country's fuel consumption. Although Iran is one of the world's largest producers of petrole...
Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Water supply and sanitation in Iran
This article reflects the situation as of November 2008, with some updates after that date.Water supply and sanitation in Iran has witnessed some important improvements, especially in terms of increas...
Water supply and sanitation in Iran - Wikipedia
Education in Iran
Education in Iran is highly centralized and is divided into K-12 education and higher education. K-12 education is supervised by the Ministry of Education and higher education is under supervision of ...
Education in Iran - Wikipedia
Iranian Space Agency
The Iranian Space Agency (ISA, Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران Sázmán e Fazái e Irán) is Iran's governmental space agency. Iran is an active participant in the Asian space race and became an orbital-launc...
Iranian Space Agency - Wikipedia
United States-Iran relations
Because there are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America instead of exchanging ambassadors, Iran maintains an interests section at the Pak...
United States-Iran relations - Wikipedia
List of trade unions
This is a list of trade unions and union federations by country.
U.S. sanctions against Iran
US sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran, which have been imposed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or by the international commun...
U.S. sanctions against Iran - Wikipedia
Iranian art
Persian art or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and encompasses many disciplines including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and ston...
Iranian art - Wikipedia
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...
Science and technology in Iran - Wikipedia
Telecommunication Company of Iran
Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) (Persian: شرکت مخابرات ایران‎) was established in 1971. Iran Telecommunication Industries (ITI) was also founded in the same year to manufacture the requi...
Persian rugs
The Persian carpet or Persian rug (Middle Persian: bōb, Persian: فرش‎ farsh, meaning "to spread"; sometimes قالی qālī) is an essential part of Persian art and culture. Carpet-weaving is undo...
Persian rugs - Wikipedia
Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
Foreign Direct Investment in Iran
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalize...
Foreign Direct Investment in Iran - Wikipedia
Economic Cooperation Organization
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental organization involving seven Asian and three Eurasian nations, part of the South-central Asian Union...
Economic Cooperation Organization - Wikipedia
Sanctions against Iran
Numerous governments and multinational entities impose sanctions against Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to i...
Sanctions against Iran - Wikipedia
Iran Electronics Industries (IEI)
Iran Electronics Industries (IEI, Persian: صنایع الکترونیک ایران (Sana-ey Electronik-e Iran); also known as صاایران) is a state-owned subsidiary of Iran's Defense Industries Organization. It is a dive...
US raid on Iranian liaison office in Arbil
The US raid on the Iranian Liaison Office in Arbil refers to the events of 11 January 2007 when the US military raided the Iranian Liaison Office (which was in the process of becoming accredited as an...
Corruption in Iran
Corruption remains a serious problem in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
According to Transparency International, which publishes the annual Corruption Perception Index, in 2012, Iran was ranked 2.8 ...
Prostitution in Iran
Prostitution in Iran is illegal, and incurs various punishments ranging from fines and jail terms to execution for repeat offenders.
The exact number of prostitutes working in Iran is unknown. How...
Tehran Metro
The Tehran Metro (Persian: متروی تهران‎) is a rapid transit system serving Tehran, the capital of Iran. The system consists of four operational metro lines (and a fifth regional rail line), with...
Tehran Metro - Wikipedia