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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Dec 2

Irna 02 Dec 2021
*** IRAN DAILY. --Ministry. 14 Iranian provinces report zero or one COVID death ... -- Iran’s annual oil sales significantly higher. Minister ... Istakhr rose to fame when Ardashir I, the founder of the Sasanian Empire, chose it as his residence in 224 CE when the Persian nobleman dethroned a lawful ruler in Persia, Artabanus IV, king of the Parthian Empire.
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Attempted Prophecies: To each their own journey

B & FT Online 17 Nov 2021
Empires rose as steadily as they fell ... came with Ancient Persia tagging along it, the expansion of Islam, and the consequent fall of the empire to Alexander the Great ... Then the famous Byzantine empire rose in A.D ... 1453, merging and incorporating into its system, the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome, the only two empires then left undefeated.
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‎New Persian Translation of ‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ on Bookshelves‎

Kayhan 13 Nov 2021
The ancient period begins with chapters considering the anthropological evidence of ‎the prehistoric era, through to the early settled civilizations of the Iranian plateau, and ‎continuing to the rise of the ancient Persian empires ... His previous books ‎include ‘Sasanian Persia.
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Afghanistan: Between Pipelines and ISIS-K, the Americans Are Still in Play

GlobalResearch 11 Nov 2021
History never stops playing tricks in the graveyard of empires ... Historic ‘Khorasan’ comes from successive Persian empires, a vast area ranging from Persia and the Caspian all the way to northwest Afghanistan – and has nothing whatsoever to do with Salafi-jihadism and the Wahhabi lunatics who make up the terrorist group’s ranks.
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Afghanistan: Between Pipelines and ISIS-K, the Americans Are Still in Play, by Pepe Escobar

The Unz Review 11 Nov 2021
History never stops playing tricks in the graveyard of empires ... Historic ‘Khorasan’ comes from successive Persian empires, a vast area ranging from Persia and the Caspian all the way to northwest Afghanistan – and has nothing whatsoever to do with Salafi-jihadism and the Wahhabi lunatics who make up the terrorist group’s ranks ... Closet Forever Wars.
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New Study Reveals How Legendary Assyrian Siege Ramp Overcame Lachish

Ancient Origins 10 Nov 2021
By the end of the 8th century BC, the Assyrian Empire had made significant inroads into western Asia ... Ironically, the Assyrian Empire began to decline less than 100 years after the Lachish siege, with the rise of the Medes in Persia, and the Babylonians in southern Mesopotamia.
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Israeli, U.S. archaeologists find how Assyrians built world's oldest siege ramp

Sina 09 Nov 2021
JERUSALEM, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- Israeli and U.S. archaeologists found how the Assyrians built and operated the world's oldest-known siege ramp located in southern Israel, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) said Tuesday ... The Neo Assyrian Empire that existed between 911 BC and 609 BC controlled a landmass stretching from Persia to Egypt ... Enditem. .
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The Climate Grouches Need To Get Some Historical Perspective

Principia Scientific 06 Nov 2021
Greta Thunberg rejects all ideas of the enlightenment ... Slavic speaking people), political turmoil, and the collapse of empires (e.g. Sasanian Empire in Persia) ... The weakened population was hit by the Justinian bubonic plague 541-543 AD killing 35-55 percent of the people through the Mediterranean and speeding the collapse of the Roman Empire ... ....
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By shunning COP26, Russia and China could doom us all

The Jerusalem Post 05 Nov 2021
Faced with imperium’s passage from Babylonia to Persia, Isaiah (the second) gloated at the former’s demise ... God’s role in the rise and fall of empires is a matter of faith, but empires’ balancing of power and justice is a matter of fact that raises a tough question.
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North Korea outlives America

Korea Times 23 Oct 2021
Courtesy of Franzisko Hauser. By David A. Tizzard. Governments, nations, borders and cultures flow in and out of existence. They emerge and flourish amid waves of hope and triumph. They perish as bodies age and congregations decline ... Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, Persia, Prussia, the Ottoman Empire, Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union are all gone ... Dr. David A ... .
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Imran vows to turn Pakistan into state of Medina

The Wire 20 Oct 2021
ISLAMABAD ...We can rise as a nation by following the guiding principles of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).” ... The prime minister said in the year 622 A.D., Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) arrived in Medina and in ten years, he changed the map of Arabia, tens of thousands of people converted to Islam and prevailed upon the empires of Byzantine and Persia ... ....
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When the West Was Itchin’ to Go to China, by Pepe Escobar

The Unz Review 16 Oct 2021
Let’s time travel to nearly two millennia ago, when the Roman Empire was fascinated by the business opportunities offered by those “mysterious” lands in the East ... But Bactria was way more than that; the key trade crossroads between China, India, the Parthians and Persia, and the Roman empire.
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When the West was itchin’ to go to China

Asiatimes 15 Oct 2021
Let’s time travel to nearly two millennia ago, when the Roman Empire was fascinated by the business opportunities offered by those “mysterious” lands in the East ... But Bactria was way more than that; the key trade crossroads between China, India, the Parthians and Persia, and the Roman empire.
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The Republic of Venice, The Greatest Jewel of the Mediterranean?

Ancient Origins 14 Oct 2021
These communities grouped together for mutual assistance and protection, and they soon stabilized, coming under the protection of the Byzantine Empire ... And that new power was the Ottoman Empire ... Thanks to his travels, Europe gained the first significant look into the Mongol Empire , China, India, and Persia.
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Tom Parker Bowles & Olly Smith: Eating out

The Daily Mail 10 Oct 2021
Tom is tempted to order the entire menu as he discovers dishes to delight a Mughal emperor ... Hyderabad was the furthest outpost of the great Mughal Empire, a city where lavishly scented, courtly cuisine – with its fragrant echoes of Persia and Turkey – meets the thrilling tang and heat of the Andhran south. This was love at first bite ... We want it all ... .
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