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CLANDESTINE SERVICE HISTORY, OVERTHROW OF PREMIER MOSSADEQ OF IRAN, (November 1952 – August 1953) , Secret CIA Report
Representatives of British Intelligence met with Near East and Africa (NEA) Division representatives in Washington during November and December 1952 for the purpose of discussing joint war and stay behind plans in Iran. In attendance for British Intelligence were Mr. Christopher Montague Woodhouse, recently Chief of Station for British Intelligence in Tehran; …..
A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN’S MOVEMENT IN IRAN (1850-2000) , by Massoumeh Price
Any analysis of the women’s movement in Iran is a very complicated task and requires time and space. This very brief article is meant to provide much needed basic information for the general public and to provide a coherent picture of what has been happening over the last two centuries…….
WOMEN’S LIVES IN ANCIENT PERSIA , by Massoumeh Price
Any analysis of women’s lives and status in ancient times is a very complicated task and needs time and space. This very brief article intends to provide much needed basic information based on archaeological evidence and will primarily deal with women in Achaemenid times. The material is based on Fortification and Treasury texts discovered at Persepolis (509-438 BC) and documents recovered…
TRANSLATION MOVEMENT IN IRAN; Sassanian Era, to Year 2000, Expansion, Preservation and Modernization , by Massoumeh Price
Translation in the Middle & Near East has existed ever since the second millennium BC. Administrative documents plus literary and religious texts were translated back and forth from Sumerian, Akkadian, Elamite and Babylonian throughout the area. Achaemenian had their documents and texts translated in all the languages of the Empire including Aramaic that was used parallel to ancient Persian as the language of the court …..
A BRIEF HISTORY OF IRANIAN JEWS , by Massoumeh Price
Iranian Jews are amongst the oldest inhabitants of the country. The origin of Jewish Diaspora in Persia is closely connected with various events in Israel’s ancient history. At the time of the Assyrian king, Tiglath-pileser III (727 BC) thousands of Jews were deported from Israel and forced to settle in Media….