Iran and the apparent paradox when naming ancient places

In the last speech US President Trump gave concerning the nuclear deal with the Iranian regime, Trump made a linguistic choice that sparked outrage among the Persians of Iran. When referring to the area, Trump used the term “Arabian Gulf” ...

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Kurdistan,The Rugged Road Towards Independence

The geographic, cultural, religious, and linguistic heterogeneity in the Ottoman Empire territories triggered the emergence of nationalist movements in the Levant and their attempts for creation of independent nation states. The Kurdish nationalism emerged in conjunction with the wave of ...

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Al-Mustafa international University: Globalization of Shiism

Shia in Iran and in other parts of the Middle East have some important common factors such as religious identity, sectarian rituals and culture, as well as the family bonds. Historically, the majority of the prominent Shia clerics are from ...

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Shia in Iran and in other parts

The world is witnessing profound transformations related to the nature of international relations. In light of a heightened prevalence of terrorism across the globe, international security has become increasingly threatened. The fluctuating landscape of international relations in light of this ...

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Iranian regime thugs assault, humiliate Ahwazi Arab civilians

Ahwazi Arab activists have released this footage uploaded to social media by Iranian regime troops which shows Iranian security forces physically and verbally assaulting Ahwazi civilians who have been forced to face a wall, punching, slapping and kicking the unarmed ...

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Iraq’s Kurdish referendum inspiring Iranian minorities seeking rights

Ever since the creation of Iran as a nation-state in the aftermath of the First World War, the central government has employed policies to oppress, suppress, marginalise, assimilate, and discriminate against the country’s non-Persian nationalities. These targeted minority groups include ...

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Ahwazi Arab students launched campaign to demand school education offered in their Arabic native language

The Arab region of Ahwaz in southwestern Iran has organised a widespread event entitled “education in Arabic is my fundamental right”. This event coincided with the first day of the 2017 school year. It’s been attended by thousands – with ...

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Environmental catastrophe: Iran destroys millennia-old marshes in Ahwaz region for oil

About 80 percent of Falahiyeh Marshes have been damaged. Sources told Ahwaz Monitor that the damage was so severe as to compel local residents dwelling in nearby villages to migrate. The marshes cover an area of around 527 thousand kilometres ...

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Choking on racism: Ahwazi Arabs get only pollution, disease, and death from regime oil trade

Cancer diseases’ rates among citizens of the south Ahwaz city of Ma’shour have surged due to the deliberate contamination of water by the Iranian regime. Experts have said such diseases are being caused due to leakage of toxic waste from ...

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Iran slowly exterminating indigenous Arabs of Ahwaz

Critical issues faced by Ahwaz (Arabistan) since its annexation to Iran in 1925 are often ignored or forgotten by both international and Arab communities. This is especially tragic, as Ahwaz occupies an exceptionally strategic location and provides access to a ...

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