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In 1979 Iran, a dentist-turned-manufacturer-turned-ex-patriot rebels with an arsenal of activities to save family and friends from incarceration and death at the hands of the extremist regime headed by the Ayatollah Khomeini—and to hamper one of their greatest coups, the American Hostage Crisis. He used money. He used politics. He used manipulation. He used his own underground railroad. ...
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RFERL: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned a U.S. Supreme Court decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries.
"It's regrettable that the citizens of the countries on the list have never participated in any act of terrorism against the U.S. and yet they are being punished for acts of ...
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Democracynow.org- The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it will allow for the partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries while the court examines the constitutionality of the order. Trump’s executive order called for a 90-day ban on travelers from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and a 120-day ban on ...
Secrets to a Long Life | Short Docs | CBC
Ashraf and Mohammed have been married to each other for 80 years. No, that is not a typo.
Ashraf is 100 and Mohammed is about to turn 110.
This video is two years old and it is still relevant, even in light of the emerging presence of Saudi Arabia as a force, subsequent to the Trump regime.
UA Judaic Studies
Asher Susser discusses how a major shift in Middle Eastern politics has taken place in the last generation. As the Arab states have continued in steady decline, in some cases poised on the verge of disintegration, Iran has ...
Directed by Gurinder Chadha, VICEROY’S HOUSE tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India.
Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end. For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten (played by Hugh Bonneville), great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with...