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...

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06.11.2009

The Enduring Freedom operation was launched in the night of October 7, 2001. International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF), operating under NATO, have been present in Afghanistan for already 8 years. ISAF are represented by 39 countries, both inside and outside NATO.

8-year war in Afghanistan produced about 1500 killed soldiers of ISAF (the biggest losses were incurred by USA, Great Britain and Canada). There is no official data about the losses among Afghan soldiers, civilians, Talibs. Some data report that over 3.5 thousand people were killed by American bombs.

05.11.2009

The plan we revealed yesterday to convert the eastern city of Van into an international free industry and commercial zone with Iranian energy and Turkish know-how is a good one. The vision of Industry and Trade Ministry Nihat Ergün is one we applaud. But before our applause gets too loud, we would like to share a few concerns.