Analysis

Iran is more than Persia

Brenda Shaffer In the late 1980s and early 1990s in Istanbul, which then had an Iranian expatriate population in the hundreds of thousands, one could meet Iranian Azerbaijanis, often referred to in Persian as Azeris, everywhere. As a case officer in the Central Intelligence Agency then serving in the American …

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The First Documented Resettlement of Kurds

The First Documented Resettlement of Kurds into Western and Southwestern Anatolia circa 181 BC Dr. Mehrdad Izady – July 1998 During the Seleucid/Macedonian period that followed the conquest of the Persian Achaemenian Empire by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, at least one major episode of resettlement of Kurds into …

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The Sassanids were Kurds not Persians

Written by: Dr Mahdi Kakei Translated from Arabic by: Shwan Koshnaw , from Kurdistanpost.nu The vast majority of eastern and western historians, regard the Sassanids as Persians, while reliable historical sources unequivocally confirm that the Sassanids belong to the Kurdish people. The ancient Kurdish people must be brought to justice …

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The Yazidies and the lie of Satan worship

Dr. Mahdi Kakei Since the creation, the human beings have created the “devil” with different names. They were afraid of the natural phenomena that threatened their lives, such as darkness, earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, lightning, thunder, winter cruelty, predatory wild animals, sickness, hunger, death, etc. Therefore they made gods for these …

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Lost in Iranian Ballyhoo: Is it Muslim Ban?

The community of Iranians shape one of the largest share of immigrants in the US out of seven countries in the executive order. During recent visa ban on Iranian visa holders, the widespread hype has been orchestrated with tacit Persian influence over academia, officials, and professionals in the country. According …

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Abraham and Nena

By Hamíit Qliji Bérai Social sciences false information facilities dominate the world. The international mind is filled with falsehoods. Wrong information = wrong understanding, which leads to wrong ideas. Now, during four centuries of the academic work of related disciplines; the archaeologists, historians, linguists, anthropologists, philosophers and biblicalists are stacking …

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Attack in Iran raises specter of a potentially far larger conflagration

By James M. Dorsey A podcast version of this article is available at https://soundcloud.com/user-153425019/attack-in-iran-raises-spectre-of-a-potentially-far-larger-conflagration An attack on a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz is likely to prompt Iranian retaliation against opposition groups at home and abroad. It also deepens Iranian fears that the United States. Saudi …

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