Iranian peoples
The Iranian peoples or Iranic peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of Iranian languages. Their areas of settlement were on the Iranian plateau (mainly ...
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Saddam Hussein's Very Public Purge
Shortly after assuming the Presidency of Iraq in July 1979, Saddam Hussein convened a gathering of his Ba'ath Party leaders and publicly had 68 of them removed for alleged treason. Twenty-two of them...
Pre-Islamic history of the Middle East
In the 14th century a Muslim historian named Ibn Khaldun wrote about the pattern...
Isis 'fed murdered kidnap victim to his own mother'
Yasir Abdulla, who left his home in Yorkshire to travel to Iraq to fight against the Islamic State says an elderly Kurdish woman was tricked into eating her own son, who had been captured by the group...
40 Maps That Explain The Middle East
Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics. Here are 40 maps crucial for understa...
Who has conquered Middle East over time ?
5,000 years of history in 90 minutes
History of Iraq
Wednesday, 19 March 2008 This video documentary, on the anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, illustrates the west's history of colonialism in Iraq. Charting ...
History of Afghanistan
origin of the real afghans are following pashtons or pathans are originals ppl of afghanistan and they are the real sons and doughthers of that land who alwa...
History of Iran
This is a collage of images of Iran's (Persia) glorious history, art and scenery put to the soundtrack song Persia by Iranian-American artists Shahin & Se...
History of the Balkans
Historical maps of the Balkans (1 A.D. - 2000 A.D.) Map Greece Hellas Greeks Bulgaria Bulgarians Serbia Srbija Serbs Romania Romanians Albania Albanians FYRO...
Arya
"Aryan" (/ˈɛəriən, ˈɛərjən, ˈær-/) is an English language loanword derived from the Sanskrit ārya ('noble'). The term ārya was used as an ethnic self-designation by the Indo-Iranian tribes in the anci...
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Indo-Iranians
Indo-Iranian peoples, also known as Indo-Iranic peoples by scholars, and sometimes as Aryans from their self-designation, are a grouping of ethnic groups consisting of the Indo-Aryan, Iranian and Nuri...
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History of Central Asia
The history of Central Asia has been determined primarily by the area's climate and geography. The aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult, and its distance from the sea cut it off from muc...
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History of the Middle East
Home to the Cradle of Civilization, the Middle East (usually interchangeable with the Near East) has seen many of the world's oldest cultures and civilizations. This history started from the earliest ...
History of South Asia
The term South Asia refers to the contemporary political entities of the Indian subcontinent and associated islands. These are the states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, an...
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History of Iran
The history of Iran, commonly known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia and Egypt in the w...
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History of the Kurds
The Kurds are an ethnic Iranian group who have historically inhabited the mountainous areas to the south of Caucasus (Northern Zagros and Eastern Taurus mountain ranges), a geographical area collectiv...
History of the Kurds - Wikipedia
History of Afghanistan
The written history of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان تاريخ‎ , Da Afġānistān Tārīkh), can be traced back to around 500 BCE when the area was under the Achaemenid Empire, although evidence ...
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History of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. It's bounded by Caspian Sea to the east, Russia's Daghestan region to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Arme...
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History of Tajikistan
The current Tajik Republic harkens to the Samanid Empire (875–999). The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s. The Basmachi revolt that broke out in the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1...
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History of Iraq
Iraq, known in classical antiquity as Mesopotamia, was home to the oldest civilizations in the world, with a cultural history of over 10,000 years, hence its common epithet, the Cradle of Civilization...
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History of Uzbekistan
In the first millennium BC, Iranian nomads established irrigation systems along the rivers of Central Asia and built towns at Bukhoro and Samarqand. These places became extremely wealthy points of tra...
History of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
History of Turkmenistan
While the ancient history of Turkmenistan is largely shrouded in mystery, its past since the arrival of Indo-European Iranian tribes around 2000 BC is often the starting point of the area's discernibl...
History of Turkmenistan - Wikipedia
History of the Balkans
The Balkans is an area of southeastern Europe situated at a major crossroads between mainland Europe and the Near East. The distinct identity and fragmentation of the Balkans owes much to its common a...
History of the Balkans - Wikipedia
History of Turkey
The history of Turkey encompasses the history of the region now known as Turkey (derived from the Medieval Latin Turchia; including the areas known as Anatolia and Eastern Thrace), from the time of pr...
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Turkification
Turkification is the assimilation of individuals, entities, or cultures into the various historical Turkic states and cultures, such as the Ottoman Empire. As the Turkic states developed and grew ther...
Turkification - Wikipedia