Culture - History & Ethnic Groups
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|Other Iranian History Links
Iran Maps - a great source for various maps; political, relief, historical.
Iran Map - current map in Persian and English.
The Story of the Revolution - in Persian-language audio or English transcript form. From the BBC World Service.
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) - history of the conflict. Provides analysis of the ancient Persian-Arab conflict and the unresolved issues. From the Federation of American Scientists.
Confronting the Dark Past - interview with Seyed Mohammed Mousavi Khoeiniha, the man behind the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979, who is now one of the leaders of the Iranian reform movement. From Time Europe, July 10, 2000.
American-Iranian Council - nonprofit independent research and educational institute that has produced a series of studies examining the relationship between the two countries.
Crisis in Iran - examines the implications of the protests which shook Iran in July 1999, the most serious unrest in the country since the Islamic revolution of 1979. From the BBC.
Terror and Tehran - overview of the history and relationship between the U.S. and Iran. From PBS' Frontline, May 2002.
The Iran Project - examines changes in modern Iran. Features a one-hour radio documentary on the country, produced to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of the American hostages from Iran. From The Stanley Foundation and KQED radio.
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs - is a 140-page magazine published 10 times per year in Washington, DC, that focuses on news and analysis from and about the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region. The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs does not take partisan domestic political positions.
MERIP - Middle East Research and Information Project - is independent organization, it has no links to any religious, educational or political organizations in the US or elsewhere. The original conception of MERIP was to provide information and analysis on the Middle East that would be picked up by the existing media.
The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - (CAIS) is an independent not-for-profit educational programme, with no affiliation to any political or religious group dedicated to the research, protection, preservation of the pre-Islamic Iranian civilisation.