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iranian Definitions

adj

of, from, or pertaining to iran, the iranian people or the iranian languages.

noun

a person from iran or of iranian descent.

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  • aguilera and radetzki’s explanatory alternative centers on what they call “an inadequate development of the capacity to produce,” a supply constraint traced back to two historical developments: the widespread oil-industry nationalizations that took place in the 1960s and 1970s, and a number of domestic and interstate conflicts bred by the politically destabilizing effects of high oil rents (an aspect of the so-called resource curse). although the nationalizations, which affected many oil-exporting countries in the developing world, put industry control in the hands of inefficient state-owned firms with little experience and a heavy fiscal burden, violent conflicts, such as the iranian revolution of 1979 and the iran–iraq war of 1980–88, disrupted the normal operation of major oil economies. together, these developments arrested the expansion and efficient use of existing production capacity, severely curtailing global supply and exerting strong upward pressure on oil prices in international markets. bls.gov

  • while ali akbar hashemi rafsanjani, then president of iran, was delivering a message “of reconciliation to the diaspora” (185) on 17 september 1992, two men entered the mykonos restaurant in berlin, shot dead four members of the iranian opposition, and wounded a fifth. the german police reacted swiftly and arrested five suspects—one iranian and four lebanese—not associated with the iranian émigrés. they were not the killers, and the german authorities knew it. the arrests, however, pleased the iranian government and protected german-iranian economic relations. in assassins of the turquoise palace, a book only recently brought to our attention, iranian émigré roya hakakian reveals who ordered the assassinations and how the real killers were identified and the accused exonerated. cia.gov

  • studies like this led iranian researchers to conclude, in a review published online in march 2014 in advanced biomedical research, that pomegranate “is a potent antioxidant,” and that the various compounds found in the fruit have antihypertensive and anti-inflammatory properties, among other benefits. some people have even begun to call it a superfood. everydayhealth.com

  • iran, which holds tremendous influence over the shiite-led government of iraq, has advised iraq as the country battled isis, the radical militant group that has sought to implement an islamic state in northern iraq and syria. qassim suleimani, head of the quds force of the iranian revolutionary guards, traveled to baghdad to help maliki and military leaders plan a response to the isis advance. iran has regularly sent military supplies to iraq and launched airstrikes targeted at isis militants in western iraq. in march 2015, iranian-backed militias and iranian troops led the fight in tikrit, iraq, against isis. iranian military leaders also provided guidance to the fighters. factmonster.com

  • iran, which holds tremendous influence over the shiite-led government of iraq, has advised iraq as the country battled isis, the radical militant group that has sought to implement an islamic state in northern iraq and syria. qassim suleimani, head of the quds force of the iranian revolutionary guards, traveled to baghdad to help maliki and military leaders plan a response to the isis advance. iran has regularly sent military supplies to iraq and launched airstrikes targeted at isis militants in western iraq. in march 2015, iranian-backed militias and iranian troops led the fight in tikrit, iraq, against isis. iranian military leaders also provided guidance to the fighters. infoplease.com

  • in the new study, researchers analyzed the genes of a french canadian family and an iranian family affected by mirror movements and compared them with the genes of 538 individuals without the disorder. the investigators pinpointed a gene mutation called dcc (or deleted in colorectal carcinoma) as the cause of the disorder. medicinenet.com

  • corticosterone methyloxidase deficiency is a rare disorder; its prevalence is unknown. researchers have described two types of the condition: type i is more common in the amish population of lancaster, pennsylvania, while type ii is more common in people of iranian jewish ancestry. the two types have similar signs and symptoms but can be distinguished by laboratory testing. medlineplus.gov

  • he was expelled from medical school and was considered a "dissident" by the new iranian regime that was routinely jailing people from the university. so, bozorgzadeh obtained a fake passport, hired a guide to help him cross the iranian border into turkey and told his parents he was going to leave the country to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor. he was 21 years old. medpagetoday.com