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Trudeau, Zelensky Among World Leaders Extending Purim Holiday Wishes

The Algemeiner 25 Feb 2021
The entrance to Israeli President’s official residence is decorated with a huge monster to mark the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, which is a celebration of the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, in Jerusalem February 24, 2021 ... in ancient Persia.
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A Purim Guide for the Perplexed

The Algemeiner 24 Feb 2021
The 586 BCE destruction of the first Jewish Temple and the expulsion of Jews from Judea and Samaria — by the Babylonian Emperor, Nebuchadnezzar — triggered a wave of Jewish emigration to Babylon and Persia ... However, Persia was resoundingly defeated, and Ahasuerus’ authority in Persia was gravely eroded.
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Top 5 LEGENDARY Russian diplomats

Beijing News 23 Feb 2021
He took part in the key meetings and agreements that saw the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty of Turkmanchay, which ended the Fifth Russo-Persian War in 1828 and was beneficial for the Russian Empire (Russia and Persia fought over disputed governance of territories in the Caucasus.).
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Wonder Lost: Iraq’s Arch Of Ctesiphon Could Go Extinct After Authorities Neglect It

The Tennessee Tribune 22 Feb 2021
The Taq Kasra’s grand arch is running against time from going extinct ... The site has served as the royal capital of the Parthian and Sasanian Empire for over 800 years until the Muslim conquest of Persia in 651 AD ... The site has served as the royal capital of the Parthian and Sasanian Empire for over 800 years. (Aliph/Newsflash) ... ....
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This Day in History (February 23)

Kayhan 22 Feb 2021
From the date its construction finished in 537 until 1453, this majestic building served as seat of the Greek Orthodox Church, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral under the usurper Latin Empire of the Crusaders.
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A love story for the ages: Looking back at the Middle East’s legendary romances

Arab News 14 Feb 2021
DUBAI. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we look at some of the most iconic Middle Eastern love stories from literature. Aja and Salma ... Antara and Abla ... Both lovers were born to the royal family of the Muslim Khawarizmian dynasty in Persia. However, with the rise of the Mongol danger, their empire was ransacked and the two were captured and sold as slaves.
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Did Jesus Have a Twin?

The Daily Beast 07 Feb 2021
... completed his twenty-fourth year, the Twin came to him saying, ‘The Time is fulfilled for thee to come forth and to give the summons to they cause.’” And, at this point, Mani became a prophet and founded a religion that spread throughout the Roman empire into Persia and China.
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The dangerous, disappearing Persians

Asiatimes 31 Jan 2021
I do not agree with much of Harvard Prof ... On Jan ... 23 ... Persia never has been a nation-state and always an empire. Present-day Iran, where ethnic Persians comprise just half the population, is a pocket empire trying to break out into a “Shi’ite Crescent” that will make inroads into Saudi Arabia’s Shia-majority Eastern Province and oil-rich Azerbaijan.
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Kareena Kapoor Khan reflects on Taimur's name controversy: It scarred me deeply as mother

India TV 19 Dec 2020
Reportedly Taimur was also the name of the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia and had invaded India in 1398 ... ....
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Kareena reflects on Taimur's name controversy: It scarred me deeply as mother

Mid Day 19 Dec 2020
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan on Friday said the controversy surrounding the name of her child Taimur was "ghastly". In 2016, Kareena and actor-husband Saif Ali Khan became parents to a baby boy, who they named Taimur ... Reportedly Taimur was also the name of the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia and had invaded India in 1398.
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I knew Chanukah celebrated defeating the Greeks. Then I moved to Athens and the story ...

The American Israelite 17 Dec 2020
The regime that ruled over the Land of Israel and terrorized the Jewish people until the Maccabean revolt was the Seleucid Empire. Their territory stretched from the Mediterranean region (including Greece) and well eastward into Persia. Most of the empire’s soldiers were mercenaries or slaves from the countries they occupied.
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Autumn view of Taq-e Bostan

Irna 14 Dec 2020
... name, dates back to Sassanid Empire of Persia around the 4th century CE.
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Seeing Jesus as the King of Kings, Lord of Lords

Daily Advance 12 Dec 2020
11, 16. His country was small yet the kings of other countries came to court his favor. His throne was gold and ivory and each of the 500 men in his royal guard carried a shield of solid gold ... Yet, a greater than Solomon is here ... Once an empire stretched from the Rock of Gibraltar to the Gulf of Persia, from the British Isles to the deserts of Africa ... .
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