Essays Tagged: "Iran"

Iraq: A Country on the Rise

north longitude, 44.24 east latitude. It'sboundaries are 2,222 miles long. With 906 miles bordering Iran, 83 miles borderingJordan, 149 miles bordering Kuwait, 502 miles bordering Saudi Arabia, 376 mi ... n Iraq is mostly broadplains, with reedy marshes in the southeast, mountains along toe borders with Iran andTurkey.The Climate in Iraq is most desert, with mild to cool winters and dry, hotcloudless s ...

(7 pages) 189 0 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about why gas prices change. It includes background information on petroleum as well as the way the gas economy works.

arth." The world's top 5 petroleum-producing countries are Saudi Arabia, the United States, Russia, Iran, and China. After the crude oil is removed from the ground, it is sent to be refined into petro ... in crude oil prices. Some crude oil shortages have been caused by the Arab oil embargo in 1973, the Iranian revolution in 1978, the Iran/Iraq war in 1980, and the Persian Gulf conflict in 1990. In eac ...

(5 pages) 427 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Daughter of Persia" by Sattareh Farman Farmaian.

ia, is an autobiographical account of Farman Farmaian's life and the development of and politics in Iran from the end of the 19th century through the Islamic Revolution in the late 1970's. Sattareh Fa ... 9th century through the Islamic Revolution in the late 1970's. Sattareh Farman Farmaian was born in Iran (formally known as Persia) into an aristocratic and wealthy Iranian family who gave Reza Khan S ...

(9 pages) 56 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

That military action in iraq was justified.

hat whichever way the war went it was win-win situation from the word 'go'Saddam started a war with Iran that led to the death of around a million people and it was here that he unleashed chemical wea ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This text is an argument about death penalty, is it right or wrong?

voeren nog steeds de doodstraf uit, Amerika is hier één van, ook landen als China en Iran voeren nog steeds de doodstraf uit.In Amerika bestaat er tegenwoordig wel een onderlinge discus ... nog veel landen waar de doodstraf wel op grote schaal wordt toegepast, landen als Amerika, China en Iran.De discussie over de herinvoering van de doodstraf in Nederland is inmiddels ook geweken en er ...

(3 pages) 38 0 2.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty


or a young boy or girl. Arranged marriages are practiced all over the world, some countries include Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Canada and India. These types of marriages have many positive and negative ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Global Economic Freedom is an issue that we as conscious business people should be aware of. It is not enough just to know the rules and laws that govern the economic system in one's own country.

examine the national economies of the United Kingdom, which is ranked economically free at #7, and Iran, which is ranked economically repressed at #151. I will examine these countries by comparing an ... comparing and contrasting the two to determine why the United Kingdom is economically free and why Iran is not economically free.Economic Freedom is defined by the Wall Street Journal as "the differe ...

(7 pages) 110 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

University enterance.

Basic education in Iran is free and available for almost all people, so every one is allowed to go to school. But about ... f education is limited. Therefore some student should be chosen by an examination called konkoor in Iran. It is not easy to pass this exam. So every student should have a goal and to reach this goal t ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Persian Gulf War - Desert Storm

During the 1980's, there was a prolonged war between Iraq and Iran. The war was fought for many reasons, but primarily over each country's greed for one another's ... his was a US policy passed by the Reagan Administration to prevent all arms and ammunition sales to Iran or Iraq from the United States. When the US was forced to break its policy in order to save the ... ore engaged in combat, but were now proving their usefulness. During the air war, Hussein prevented Iran from joining alongside the US by restoring the pre-Iran-Iraq war boundaries. This strategy was ...

(3 pages) 124 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Gulf War

nal strife. In the north the Kurds yearned for independence and in the south, the Shiites looked to Iran. The state and the army grew over time. Today, the military alone takes up 35 percent of every ... to gain hegemony over the Persian Gulf Region. In the 1980's he fought a long, bitter struggle with Iran.As a result of the war with Iran and the heavy investment in arms and training, the Iraqi milit ...

(1 pages) 31 1 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison between American and Iranian educational system

In some counties, like Iran, one of the problems is that most of the immigrants prefer to live in the USA because of the ed ... lems is that most of the immigrants prefer to live in the USA because of the educational system. In Iran, principals of the schools do not pay much attention to the way lessons are thought to the stud ... gaining their goals. By knowing the differences between the educational system between the USA and Iran, principals can develop the educational system better than before. Consequently, by having a be ...

(3 pages) 94 6 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Compare and contrast two things

IRANIAN AND JAPANESE FAMILYFamilies have different customs in different countries and these differen ... eral reasons such as the history of the country, the culture and the people's beliefs and religions.Iranian families are similar to Japanese families in many aspects. Family members in Iran try to get ... like to spend all of their time with each other. In the past decade or so, privacy made no sense to Iranians at all. In a Japanese family as mentioned on page 189 "most striking feature of the Japanes ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Comparison of Christianity, Mithraism, and the Cult of Isis

ll having many differences that set it apart from Christianity. Mithraism is an ancient religion of Iran. The cult of Isis originates in Egypt. In ancient times before the Roman Empire, there was stro ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A tour of Esfahan

Esfahan. The most beautiful city in Iran, perhaps even the most beautiful city in the world. We were here for three days and we still ha ... s mosque is like a museum of Islamic Architecture over a thousand years.From the coming of Islam to Iran, every dynasty has added new constructions to the mosque, without destroying the older things. ... oroastrian fire temple.Some people say the Friday Mosque is the most interesting building in all of Iran. Yes, the Imam Mosque is more beautiful, but this combination of different styles of architectu ...

(4 pages) 27 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Erötere die kontroversen Blickpunkte der Todesstrafe unter Einbezugnahme der historischen Aspekte

allein ist für 3500 Hinrichtungen verantwortlich, dicht gefolgt von der Ukraine, Russland, dem Iran und USA· 63 Länder: ganz abgeschafft· nur bei schweren Verbr ... irnverletzungen tritt außerdem oft der Tod durch Ersticken ein.· 1997 wurde im Iran die Hinrichtung an einer 20jährigen Frau vollzogen, weil sie außerehelichen sexuelle ...

(18 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Searching for Hope

I was born in Iran which is in the Middle East. I was raised in a Jewish family. My family consists of my parents, ... ly consists of my parents, two sisters and myself. I am the middle child in my family. Prior to the Iranian revolution of 1979, my father used to teach in one of the best universities in Iran. However ... they emigrated from other countries as well. This horrendous behavior came into existence after the Iranian Revolution. As a result of the revolution, people were not allowed to listen to music or edu ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Second Presidential Debate

uring the second presidential debate, a citizen named Randee Jacobs asked a question. Jacobs said, "Iran sponsors terrorism and has missiles capable of hitting Israel and southern Europe. Iran will ha ... be 10 times the number of forces in Iraq that we have in Afghanistan. He also mentioned that while Iran creating more nuclear weapons, North Korea had also creating more bombs. He said that the presi ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The History of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. This essay represents the notes of a History course about the countries of the Middle East.

Iran, Turkey, and IraqI. IranIran or PersiaIran is the ancient name for the country and its people. ... rsiaIran is the ancient name for the country and its people. Persia is an ancient province in which Iranian people were 1st known to have lived. In 1935, the Iranian government asked all foreign gover ... t known to have lived. In 1935, the Iranian government asked all foreign government to use the name Iran rather than Persia.The Shah's LegacyIn January 1963, the Shah announced the "white revolution", ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

My visit to Pakistan

. We traveled all over Pakistan, from Karachi to Peshawar, along the South of Pakistan, and even to Iran! I visited places I usually saw on the television screen. I even climbed 827 steps on the world ...

(3 pages) 89 4 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Capital Punishment

e commonly applied in other nations. China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United States and Iran are the most prolific executioners in the world. Indeed, the United States is one of six countr ... olific executioners in the world. Indeed, the United States is one of six countries (including also Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen), which executes people who were under 18 years old ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty