Posts Tagged ‘persian’

Cast Iron Evidence Of Ancient Persian Chromium Steel Production

Scientists discover evidence of chromium production in ancient Persia, but historians at Sheffield in England defend the cities claim to having ‘invented’ the super-steel. To many younger readers “Chromium code” is a free and open-source software project from Google, similar to the widely known Chrome browser, that most competing browsers are also based on, including […]

It’s better for U.S. forces to come to Persian Gulf to be within our reach: IRGC deputy chief

Source September 23, 2020 – 19:54 TEHRAN – While the U.S. describes the deployment of its aircraft career to the Persian Gulf region as a show of force aimed at deterring Iran, a senior Iranian military official has welcomed the deployment of American troops to the region, saying they will be within Iran’s reach. “It […]

Mithras, the Persian God Championed by the Roman Army

Mithras the god originated in the east, in Persia (modern day Iran) where he was first worshipped. When soldiers of the Roman Empire came back to the West they brought this cult with them and in time his cult worship spread throughout the Roman Empire, not only with the soldiers but also by the merchants […]

Iran intends build massive railway linking Persian Gulf to Mediterranean: MP

Source By News Desk -2020-07-26 Shiraz railway station, Iran BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – In a statement to the Fars News Agency on Sunday, Minister of Parliament, Mohebati Yousefi, stressed the need to quickly start implementing a project linking Iran, Asia and the Mediterranean Sea via Syria and Iraq, pointing out that this would reduce the duration […]

Courageous Iranians to protect Persian Gulf till death

IRNA – Iran’s courageous people will protect the Persian Gulf to death, Iran Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said in a message. Larijani’s message was issued to the 8th festival to mark Persian Gulf National Day. The boundless borders of Iran are indication of power, Larijani said, adding that safeguarding and preserving borders are among […]

World commemorates Persian poet Sa’di

IRNA – Aficionados of literature across the world and in Persian-speaking countries are preparing to commemorate the world-renowned Persian poet and literary scholar of the medieval period Sheikh Sa’di on April 21. In Iran, Sa’di’s mausoleum in the southern city of Shiraz will host the festivities on April 20 and 21, with dozens of officials […]

Crew of sunken cargo launch rescued in Persian Gulf

IRNA – Deputy Director General of Bushehr province Ports and Maritime Organization Nourollah Asa’di announced on Saturday that seven crewmembers aboard a sunken cargo launch were rescued in the Persian Gulf. The motor boat which was carrying goods from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Kangan Port in Iran, had an engine failure and sank 15 […]

Photos: ‘Nowruz Khani’ ritual heralds advent of Persian New Year

IFP- Every year, a few days before the beginning of the New Persian Year, traditional singers known as Nowruz Khans herald the arrival of spring in the villages of northern Iran by singing and playing their instruments. The Nowruz Khans – singers performing traditional songs heralding the emergence of the new season and Nowruz – […]

Photos: Spoon-banging; Persian ancestor of trick-or-treating

Every year on the eve of the last Tuesday of the Iranian calendar year, Iranian people do some trick or treating, literally called spoon-banging, where youngsters in disguises visit neighbours and receive snacks. By the light of the bonfires they have lit, they run through the streets banging on pots and pans with spoons in […]

Cupping therapy from ancient Traditional Persian Medicine found to improve quality of life

(Natural News) Most healthy individuals hardly ever have to worry about improving their current quality of life. After all, being healthy is reason enough to celebrate, and people typically are only healthy if their lives aren’t causing them a lot of stress. But if one tried, would it be possible to improve […]

£1bn British Warship Breaks Down In Persian Gulf

The Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond air-defense destroyer has been forced to cut short its mission in the Persian Gulf and is on its way back home after breaking down The £1bn vessel had been deployed to provide security in the Gulf region. A Royal Navy spokesman said: “We can confirm HMS Diamond has experienced technical […]

Persian ranks 11th among most popular languages in internet

According to the latest W3Tech report in November 2017, Persian language has ranked 11th among most widely used languages of the Internet, being used by 1.7% of all the websites. This comes as the Persian language now stands one rank higher than Turkish and 5 ranks higher than Arabic, and is the most popular language […]

Iran’s UK envoy meets Cambridge Persian Language students

IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad paid a visit to the Persian Department of Cambridge University on Friday. He wrote on his Twitter page about the visit, ‘A lovely whole day in Cambridge to meet Persian Studies’ professors and scholars as well as visiting libraries collecting rare manuscripts.’ He also showed his happiness […]

Iran, ‘Uzbekistan’s nearest path to Persian Gulf’

MNA– Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with Uzbek President Mirziyoyev in Astana of Kazakhstan saying that no barrier can obstruct the expansion of bilateral ties. “There is no barrier obstructing the path of developing relations between Iran and Uzbekistan,” said President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday during his meeting with […]

Qatar to purchase 7 Italian navy ships in $6bn defense deal amid Persian Gulf crisis

“I am pleased to announce the conclusion of a deal between the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces to buy seven naval units from Italy in the context of the joint military cooperation between the two countries,” Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, Qatar’s foreign minister, said on Wednesday, as quoted by Reuters. The official declined to give further […]

Turkey joins with Qatar to hold joint navel drills in Persian Gulf

     Qatar says it is reportedly set to hold joint naval exercises with Turkey in the Persian Gulf waters as part of joint efforts to fight terrorism in the region. The Qatari Defense Ministry said the Turkish warship TCG Gokova had docked at Hamad Port to take part in the drills, the Doha-based al-Sharq newspaper […]

Erdogan visits Persian Gulf in hope of easing Qatar crisis

AFP – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began on Sunday a key visit to the Persian Gulf region aimed at defusing the standoff around Turkey’s ally Qatar, saying no one had an interest in prolonging the crisis. Erdogan arrived in Jeddah to meet the Saudi leadership before heading to Kuwait, and on Monday to Qatar for his […]

U.S. Navy Ship in Persian Gulf Armed with Laser Weapon

U.S. Navy Ship in Persian Gulf Armed with Laser Weapon July 21st, 2017 Via: CNN: In the sometimes hostile waters of the Persian Gulf looms the US Navy’s first — in fact, the world’s first — active laser weapon. The LaWS, an acronym for […]

QATAR: Trump Steps in to Protect US Assets in the Persian Gulf Mafia Battle

Niraj Srivastava21st Century Wire  The saga of the Saudi-Qatar dispute continues. This week saw some important developments, which might provide pointers to what is likely to happen in the coming weeks and months, and possibly years. As expected, the US stepped in to ensure that the Saudis, UAE, and Bahrain did not escalate their actions […]

Senior UAE official calls for international monitoring to resolve Persian Gulf row

International monitoring is needed to resolve the diplomatic crisis between the Persian Gulf states and Qatar, which emerged a month ago over Doha’s alleged support for terrorism, Gargash said in prepared remarks to be delivered later on Monday. “We need a regional solution and international monitoring…. We need to be certain that Qatar, a state with $300 billion in reserves, is no longer an official […]

Turkey’s top diplomat to push for an end to rift in Persian Gulf tour

Reuters– Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was sending his top diplomat to Qatar on Wednesday in a bid to broker an end to what he has called the inhumane behaviour of neighbouring Persian Gulf States in severing ties with Doha and imposing sanctions. Turkey has backed Qatar in a dispute that has ramifications across the Middle East, […]

Iraq, Qatar grow closer in wake of Persian Gulf crisis

Al-Monitor | Ali Mamouri: Although the official Iraqi position indicates that Iraq has been neutral vis-a-vis the escalating crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the recent rapprochement between Iraq and Qatar as well as the sympathetic attitudes of Iraqi politicians with Qatar tell a different story. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said June 6, commenting […]

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Iranians send protest messages to US diplomat using fake term instead of “Persian Gulf”

FNA- Hundreds of Iranians took to the social media to voice their anger after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made use of “Arabian Gulf” instead of “Persian Gulf” during a press conference in Washington on Friday, creating Hashtag #Persian_Gulf. “There is NO “Arabian Gulf”… It is ONLY one “Persian Gulf”. Do Not Forget!,” a […]

Iran’s coverage: Iran set to export food to Qatar after Persian Gulf states cut ties with Doha

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:   Iran ready to boost food exports to Qatar An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is prepared to increase its food exports to Qatar after the recent rift between Doha and a number of Arab countries, which may influence Qatar’s food market.   Iran opens […]

“Arab States’ man-made islands threatening Persian Gulf environment”

Iranian lawmaker Ali Akbari says construction and selling of man-made islands by a number of Arab nations in the Persian Gulf has negative impacts on the environment of all littoral states around the gulf and will lead to several adverse environmental consequences for the regional countries. Reaction Required According to a Farsi report by ICANA, […]

For Persian Gulf’s Arab states, Israel is emerging as an ally

Wall Street Journal | Yaroslav Trofimov: Sunni monarchies, led by Saudi Arabia, increasingly see the Jewish state as a partner in a common struggle against Shia Iran For decades, rejection of Israel—sometimes mixed with outright anti-Semitism—has been a defining theme of Arab politics, uniting bickering countries against a common foe. Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, […]

Commander: Only regional countries can restore security to Persian Gulf

IRNA — Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Monday that only the regional countries can restore security to the Persian Gulf. Regarding readiness of the Naval units in confronting threats of the arrogant powers, the commander said that not only Navy, but the the entire army are in total defensive readiness and military […]

Marathon: How the Athenians Defeated a Superior Persian Force

The mountains look on Marathon— And Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dream’d that Greece might yet be free For, standing on the Persians’ grave, I could not deem myself a slave. — Lord Byron, “The Isles of Greece” Rekindling the stories of old The stories of old, […]

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

AP– A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries. The incident happened Monday as the vessel attempted to draw closer to the USS Mahan despite the […]

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