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Footprints of Prehistoric Industry around Persian Gulf

PayvandNews – Objects unearthed in the historical site of Tom Maroon, in Hormuzgan Province on the Persian Gulf, indicate that the communities inhabiting the region during the Bronze Age were involved in industrial activities such as metalwork, glass-work and pottery. Persian Empire about 500 B.C. From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923. (source: University of Texas Libraries) Research …

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Earthquake Kills Afghan Laborers In Iran

RFL/RE – Iranian media has reported that a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit a village in the country’s south, killing four people, according to state television. State TV said the earthquake struck in the early hours of January 6 in the village of Saifabad near the town of Khonj, about 1,000 kilometers south of the capital, Tehran. State TV said the …

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Iran’s First Female Judge and Nobel Laureate Calls for Resignation of Judiciary Chief

Shirin Ebadi: Interrogators Make Decisions for the Judges Amid the ongoing wave of life-threatening hunger strikes by political prisoners in Iran, Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi has called on the chief of the country’s Judiciary, Sadegh Larijani, to resign. “The system is broken and the final responsibility rests with its head,” Ebadi, who was Iran’s first female judge before …

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Should Iran worry about Putin throwing it under the bus?

Al-monitor – US President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach remains a big question mark. With his nomination of a secretary of state, many were hoping that wild speculation would subside, but it is still difficult to form a clear picture of what US diplomacy will look like in the Trump era. Many in the Middle East are especially curious about what lies …

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Iran hard-liners ask judiciary to detain president’s brother

Al-monitor – A group of Iranian members of parliament has asked for the younger brother of moderate President Hassan Rouhani to be put on trial, a move interpreted by Reformists as politically motivated. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi On Jan. 4, 46 lawmakers demanded “punishment” and an “investigation” into charges of economic corruption against Hossein Fereydoun. (The surname of the president at birth was …

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