Islamic Republic of Iran

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Noun1.Islamic Republic of Iran - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western AsiaIslamic Republic of Iran - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
MEK, MKO, Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization, People's Mujahidin of Iran - a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
Usuli - a religious movement by Persian Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iran that is opposed to the Akhbari; "Usuli Shiism produced the politically active caste of priests that is a distinctive feature of Iranian Shiism"
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
capital of Iran, Iranian capital, Teheran, Tehran - the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
Abadan - a port city in southwestern Iran
Bam - an ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003
Mashhad, Meshed - the holy city of Shiite Muslims; located in northeastern Iran
Aspadana, Esfahan, Isfahan - city in central Iran; former capital of Persia
Rasht, Resht - city in northwestern Iran near the Caspian Sea
Shiraz - a city in central southwestern Iran; ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby
Tabriz - an ancient city in northwestern Iran; known for hot springs
Orumiyeh, Urmia - a city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran
Qum - a city in northwestern Iran; a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims
Persepolis - an ancient city that was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire; now in ruins
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
Dasht-e-Kavir, Great Salt Desert, Kavir Desert - a salt desert in north central Iran
Dasht-e-Lut, Lut Desert - a desert in eastern Iran
Demavend - an active volcano in northern Iran
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Caspian, Caspian Sea - a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
Daryacheh-ye Orumiyeh, Lake Urmia, Urmia - a shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey
Irani, Iranian, Persian - a native or inhabitant of Iran; "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
ayatollah - a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well
Islamische Republik Iran
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We have full confidence that the Islamic Republic of Iran will triumph over all attempts to destabilize it.
He stated this while addressing as chief guest on a conference on Allama Iqbal 140th birthday named 'Allama Iqbal and Molana Rumi's poetic thoughts on Contemporary Mysticism' jointly organized by the Persian department of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and Center of Islamic Republic of Iran Rawalpindi here at NUML on Tuesday.
The audience reviewed aspects of the existing cooperation between the Sultanate and the Islamic Republic of Iran in various spheres to serve the joint interests of the Omani and Iranian friendly peoples, in addition to discussing a number of matters in light of the current developments at the regional and international arenas.
Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoost, also called on chairman Senate and handed over the invitation from the Iranian speaker to attend the swearing in ceremony of President Rouhani that is scheduled for August 5, 2017 in Tehran.
The Islamic Republic of Iran assisted the Kurdistan Region at difficult times and will now try in every way to help settle the problems between Erbil and Baghdad through dialogue.
The bill of reciprocal promotion and protection of investments between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Japan was presented to Iran's parliament in November 2016 and it was approved by the parliament.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will never allow terrorists to turn the sensitive and strategic Middle East region the scene of murder and massacre.

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