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Fars

 (färz, färs) or Far·si·stan (fär′sĭ-stăn′, -stän′)
A historical region of southern Iran along the Persian Gulf. It was more or less identical with the ancient province of Pars, which formed the nucleus of the Persian Empire. The Arabs changed the name after they conquered the region in the seventh century.

Fars

(fɑrs)

n.
a province in SW Iran. 3,193,769; 51,466 sq. mi. (133,297 sq. km).
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He also hailed establishing joint committee for following up issues related to agreements between Qatar and Fars province.
The explosion was so powerful that the bus was turned into a twisted pile of metal, a photo published on Fars showed.While Jaish al Adl and other groups like it are not regarded as a major security threat, the attack is a fresh blow to the image of the Guards, the most powerful force in Iran, which reports directly to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
He noted that the nominal capacity of the third phase of Setareh Khalij Fars Refinery is 36 million liters and will come to stream during this Iranian calendar month (started December 22).
Heidar Ali Zahedian, a deputy head of the Fars Department of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts, said the department has participated in all competitions held by the World Crafts Council since 2007 with the aim of promoting Iranian handicrafts and providing Iranian artists with a platform to put on display their handiwork.
This descriptive study was done on 76 (40 native Fars, 36 Turkmen) subjects admitted to the Kowsar MRI Center in Gorgan, northern Iran, from July 2012 to December 2012.
"The total capacity of the power plants will be 70 MW and will be built in Abadeh and Izad-Khast; both located in northern Fars Province," Babak Daei, director general of Economic Affairs and Finance Department of Fars Province was quoted as saying in the report.
(10-12) Northwestern and some southern provinces, including Fars and Bushehr, are the main foci of VL and more than 90% of VL cases in Iran have been reported from these areas.
He said, adding that it will be easier and less time-consuming for those interested to be FARs, "BNM wants to get more people into the industry.
UNESCO has vowed to send experts to Iran to help Shiraz University researchers find a solution for the drought problem in Fars province.
Fars quoted Iranian lawmaker Esmail Kosari announcing the news.
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Fars News has reported that the controversial NSA programmes were a tool for the aliens to hide their presence on Earth and their secret agenda for global domination and President Obama is but a tool of aliens.