Traditions of the Kyrgyz people were being formed with the help of economic, trade, domestic and other relations with kindred and other tribes that were closely related to the geography of their ha...

After the coup of 19 March 1953 in the socio-political history of Iran there were fundamental changes: the powers of parliament were limited and the absolute power of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was...

In the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran are two countries that claim to leadership in the region. With a powerful resources and political potential these countries are the...



Politics - is an indefatigable choice of two evils.
John Morley


I think if the religious leaders of our Planet met at the roundtable discussion and without saying a word looked in their opponents’ eyes, they would see the same feelings there.

Ali Apsheroni


Mazdak’s doctrine was suppressed by military force using the most severe measures of the impact, but its basic ideas were still kept in the memory of people until the establishment of Islam in Iran.


A great vizier of Sassanids, Zadi, when trying to find a suitable candidate for the throne from a family of Sassanid rulers, was forced to declare Farruhzad Khusrau as a son of Khusrau and to elevate him to the throne. However, after six months of the reign of Farruhzad, other people from the same dynasty declared their intention to take the Shah's throne. In such complex situation, according to the words of Tabari, "the population of Madain opposed Farruhzad.


After the death of Yezdigird II, the struggle for power between his sons Hurmuz and Firuz began and it ended with the victory of Hurmuz, who was proclaimed to be the shah of Hurmuz III. Firuz, having left Iran, took refuge in Ephtalits. With their help, he defeated his brother and was proclaimed to be the shah of Firuz (459-483). By arrangement with Ephtalits, Firuz gave them the province Talikan.


Today, we are quite clearly aware of the role the people of Khurasan and Maverannakhr, their culture and spiritual world played in the development of not only the civilizations of the Middle East, but also of the European civilization. For the Middle East and Europe, this region was a sort of treasure of many cultural values, spiritual revelations that made it a permanent "irritant" that posed new, unknown problems before human thought that forced, because of its relevance, to search for the answers that would meet the spirit of the times and pave the way to the future.


Since the ancient times, religious beliefs of the Iranians were different by its rationality and conviction from the ancient religions of Egypt and Greece, who worshiped the mythical heroes and personalities. Until the time when Sassanid state appeared, different religious beliefs were widespread among the Aryan tribes, every tribe worshiped a force that was capable to exert a positive or adverse effect on people.


"... The struggle for resources dictated the logic of the settlement of human tribe, led explorers miles and miles away, roused people against each other...
... There is a struggle for resources. At different times, different resources became hostile prey of expansionist instincts of mankind. Arable land, gold, plentiful grasslands, woods... The last thing (according to the time, not the availability) that causes a fight to the death is the energy resources - oil, gas… "
V.B. Bogatyrev


Today one of the focuses of the world community’s attention is Iranian-American relations that may be called unstable. Consequently the world community expresses hope that a dialog between the conflicting parties will soon begin.
Thus, according to the REGNUM information agency, on March 30, 2009 at a press conference in Moscow Russian Special UNO Representative Vitaly Churkin declared that the UNO expects Iran and the US to start negotiations.


Today you can hardly see a representative of Western mass media who can easily enumerate the leaders of Switzerland, Denmark or Brazil. But if we ask any of them about Iran, we will most surely get any information we want. So let us ask a question: why is it so? But the answer is obvious. This is because all the mass media around the world continually speak of Akhmadinedjad.