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Pahlevan of Iran

Surprising even for Iranian journalists and locals, and unlike what it first appears, the Iranian “Pahlevan” MMA Championship League is broadcast live on YouTube for promotion. The surprise dissipates gradually with every step an onlooker takes into the fighting hall, if…
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Life on Water

During Saddam Hussein’s governance, the Mesopotamian Marshes and wetlands of southern Iraq were drained vengefully and purposefully. These wetlands are in Iraq’s southeast, bordering Iran. Rich in history and culture with ruins of ancient Sumerian cities at arms…
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Before the Last Breath

Khuzestan is one of Iran’s 31 provinces. Located in the southwest of Iran, sharing a border with Iraq. Providing 83% of Iran’s oil and 16% of gas demand, yet it is among the country’s most impoverished provinces. Khuzestan has been the country’s largest source of water in…
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Mosul after Seven Years

Mosul is the first city in Iraq occupied by ISIS in 2014, as their occupation extended to other Iraqi cities such as Salah al-Din and Anbar.After the liberation operations by the Iraqi security forces and the international coalition aircraft, Mosul remained the last…
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Yazidi Religion

Yazidis celebrating in August 2018 after the mass genocide of ISIS in Iraq which lead to their displacement from their hometowns and fled for their lives through Kurdistan region.Yazidis are indigenous, ethno-religious people of Kurdish regions with most of them…
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Neyshabur Historical Homes

The city of Neyshabour has been one of the most important cultural and scientific centers and birthplace of many scholars and poets and has been presented as a symbol of Iranian history and culture. Some of the old houses in Neyshabour have been destroyed but there are…
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No Friend But The Mountains

In the 1990s, after decades and centuries of oppression, massacres, and genocide, Kurds finally reached a victory. In the heart of the middle east, a state was born which seemed more like a shelter than a home, a land without economic, industrial, and agricultural…
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Water, Wind, and Soil

Hamun Lake is the third largest lake and the largest freshwater lake in Iran. However, it has been more than 20 years that Hamun has completely dried up. Only in some years with a lot of rainfall a small part of the lake is supplied with water temporarily.Hamun has had…
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Tehran’s Taif

Tehran’s Taif softball team which has been established in 2005 initially operated under the names of Tehran B, Alborz and Azarakhsh. However, since 2013, the team has been operating under the name of Tehran’s Taif in the national softball league. Teharn’s Taif women…
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In The Name of Religion

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)  is a Salafi jihadist militant group that follows an Islamic fundamentalist, Wahhabi doctrine of Sunni Islam. Derived from…