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    Iran

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    Iran is one of the World’s oldest countries. There is evidence of settlements in Iran that go almost 5,000 years ago. Land of green valleys and barren deserts in the Middle East of Asia. Tehran is the capital and country largest city. Know first as the Persian Empire not only Iran but in a vast territory of southwestern Asia and parts of Europe and Africa. Foreign powers have occupied Iran from time to time since the early years. The most important invasion is the one of the mid 600’s when Muslim

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    iran

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    all countries that had relations with Iran were to refer to Persia as Iran. From the “ashes” of Persia arose Iran and the Iran culture (Iran Chamber Society: When). With a population of 79,853,900 people, it is evident that Iran and the people have made distinct culture for themselves. Language: Fifty-three percent of the Iranian people speak the Persian Language. The Persian Language is otherwise known as Farsi. Even though Farsi is the official language of Iran, many other languages are spoken. Some

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    Introduction Over the course of many years, the nation of Iran has seen radical shifts in governmental structure. The overthrow of the Pahlavi Dynasty by the Islamic Revolution in 1979 drastically changed the entire structure of the Iranian judicial system from its previous form. Currently, Iran is one of few theocratic countries with its laws rooted in Islam. Part of what makes Iran’s system especially interesting is its ability to establish a constitution that is a hybrid of theocratic and democratic

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    The salat-the five obligatory daily prayers-is also known as the namez in Iran, India, and Turkey. These prayers are only performed after ritual bathing and take place before sunrise, at noon, in the mid-afternoon, immediately after sunset, and before midnight. Mainstream Shiites combine the noon and afternoon prayers and also the sunset and midnight prayers so that they need only pray three times a day. Praying in Islam is also associated with a specified set of postures, such as standing, bowing

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    unstoppable rise of colonial power called for the modernization of Middle Eastern countries, particularly in Iran and Egypt. In their respective pursuits of building a modern nation-state, Reza Shah of Iran and Ataturk of Egypt, similarly implemented policies of political centralization, economic development, and secularization. Ultimately, modernization proved more viable in Turkey than in Reza Shah’s Iran due to the precedents characteristic of the Ottoman Empire inherited by Ataturk. Specifically, the endurance

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    Gays in Iran

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    The purpose of this paper is to answer the question, “How individuals are perceived for being gay in a foreign society?” Specifically this paper look at the value and price society put’s over your head for being gay in the Iranian culture. The main anthropological concepts that will be used are diseases, culture-specific syndrome, structural suffering, authority, political organization, social justice, sectarian conflict, and religion. According to Miller disease refers to a biological health problem

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    Nuclear Iran

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    Nuclear Iran Should United States confront Iran for its behaviors for enriching uranium? For decades the extremist Islamic regime of Iran has been the number one enemy of U.S and its allies particularly, Israel. Also, Iran has been supporting the terrorist groups such as Taliban and Al Qaeda in Iraq and Afghanistan to kill American troops. Moreover, during the past ten years Iran has been working to become nuclear which can allow them to make nuclear bombs and weapons to wipe Israel off the map

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    Havens - Iran

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    downfall and creation, and government that comprises the peoples will. Modern day Iran can be considered the most formidable power in the southwest Asia region. Iran can be described as “a land where lyrical Persian poetry vies with strict interpretations of Islam for the soul of a people”. The Republic of Iran, formerly known as Persia to outsiders is a focal point of ancient civilization. The word Iran evolved from the word Aryanam which translates to land of the Aryans. Iran’s location between

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    Essay On Iran

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    Iran, which was also formerly known as Persia, has an interesting history that affects the modern day culture of the region. Iran is known for one of the world’s oldest major civilizations which has roots dating back to 4000 BC. First, the Medes occupied the region; they unified Iran as a nation and major empire. Iran was ruled by a series of empires and dynasties, starting with The Achaemenid Empire which ruled from 550-330 bce all the way to Iran’s last dynasty, The Pahlavi Dynasty, which was in

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    Problems with Iran

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    Problems with Iran Iran is a country located in the Middle East. The main source of income for the country is oil, the one object that had greatly influenced its history. Iran's present government is run as an Islamic Republic. A president, cabinet, judicial branch, and Majilesor or legislative branch, makes up the governmental positions. A revolution that overthrew the monarch, which was set in 1930, lasted over 15 years. Crane Brinton's book, An Anatomy of a Revolution, explains set of

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