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Premium member Presentation Transcript Iran : Iran By Eric Valdez http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif Location/Demographics : Location/Demographics -Iran is located in Eurasia/ Western Asia. – 66,429,284 people - 51% Persian 24% Azeri, 8% Gilaki -98% Muslim (89% Shia, 9%Sunni) - 58% Persian, 26% Turkish & 9% Kurdish. - Everyone is expected to obtain at least 13 years of education. http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/iran_map.jpg The Religious Diversity of Islam' in Iran : The Religious Diversity of Islam' in Iran -Approximately 98% of Iran believes in one form of Islam or another. -89% of these Muslims consider themselves Shia. -The other 9% consider themselves Sunni. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f6/Panjetan.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1d/Sunni.PNG General Government Info. : General Government Info. -Considers itself a “Theocratic Republic” - Has two main political parties: -( Reformists) -(Conservatives) www.inquisitr.com/tag/iran / Branches of Government : Branches of Government -Branches of government in Iran include : -Executive -Legislative -Judicial http://gdb.rferl.org/47A633E3-F0E6-4B4C-BC12-4612934ACE26_mw800_s.jpg http://en.tehran.ir/Portals/25/Image/1387/BasePic/CityCouncil-01.jpg http://www.worldbulletin.net/images_2/other/iran-court-2.jpg Political Party Differences : Political Party Differences -The two main political parties of Iran have a great number of differences. - Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran (Conservatives) -Iran Reform Movement (Reformists) -The “official” name(s) for Iran’s two largest political parties include: http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c3/Iranian_reform_movement.jpg The Economy of Iran : The Economy of Iran -Iran’s economy currently has a GDP of 2.6% -The inflation rate in Iran is currently 16.8% -Iran currently has an unemployment rate of 11.8% http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Iran_population%26gdp.JPG The Main Economic Factors of Production of Iran : The Main Economic Factors of Production of Iran -An enormous section of Iran’s economy is based off Oil. Some major industries in Iran are : - Petroleum -Petrochemicals -fertilizers http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/images/iran-oil-330.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/2010/01/misguided-sanctions.html&usg=__p78NFjnJ7eu_6IX-TrjU8q4yxwk=&h=264&w=330&sz=21&hl=en&start=1&itbs=1&tbnid=RDQw036XGoER8M:&tbnh=95&tbnw=119&prev=/images%3Fq%3Diran%2Boil%26hl%3Den%26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1 The Key Players : The Key Players http://gdb.rferl.org/47A633E3-F0E6-4B4C-BC12-4612934ACE26_mw800_s.jpg -The two main roles of The Iranian government seem to be: -The Supreme Leader - The President The Supreme Leader : The Supreme Leader -The supreme leader is considered to be the highest position in the Iranian government. -Even though The Supreme Leader has immense power, their role seems more like a guide than an executive. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0b/Grand_Ayatollah_Ali_Khamenei,.jpg The President : The President - The role of the “president” in Iran is considered by many to be the second most powerful in the country. -The role of the president is to the country rather than direct it. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bd/Mahmoud_Ahmadinejad_16-17_October_2007.jpg Relations with Neighboring Nations : Relations with Neighboring Nations - After the “Islamic Revolution”, Iran’s relations with neighboring countries has been somewhat “shaky” and or “unstable”. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Bagh-melli.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Arab_Iran_Locator.png Iran-Israel : Iran-Israel -Iran has extremely hostile relations with Israel. -The tension between these two countries is so high, that Iran doesn't even consider Israel a country; but an “occupied territory.” http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://www.montclair.edu/GlobalEd/photos/flags/israel_flag.gif Iran-Turkey : Iran-Turkey -Iranian-Turkish relations are currently “unstable.” -The Turks consider Iran to be dangerous. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/averroes/cepersietevillas/images/turkey-flag.gif Iran-Afganistan : Iran-Afganistan -Iranian -Afginistinian relations are currently considered by many to be stable. -Iran has really made a major effort to assure an “everlasting” alliance. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Afghanistan.svg Iran-Iraq : Iran-Iraq -In the 1980’s serious tension and conflict existed between Iran and Iraq due to the Iraq-Iran war. -Today however, the countries have been in good/”civilized” terms. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://www.chevroncars.com/learn/flags/img/Iraq-flag.gif Iran-Syria : Iran-Syria -Iranian-Syrian relations are currently stable and considered to be in good terms. -Syria offered an immense amount of support to Iran in the Iraq-Iran war. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/syria-flag.gif Iran-Egypt : Iran-Egypt -After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iranian- Egyptian relations have been tensions and or “strained”. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Egypt.svg Iran-Saudi Arabia : Iran-Saudi Arabia Iranian – Saudi Arabian relations are currently considered to be “shaky” but not unstable. -This is mainly due to the fact that over the years, they have a clash of idealisms and religious beliefs which often led to conflicts. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/graphics/flags/large/sa-lgflag.gif Iran & The Other “Superpowers” : Iran & The Other “Superpowers” -Iranian relations with the United States is not necessarily “stable” at this point. -The U.S. does not at all support Iran’s nuclear program. -Iranian relations with Russia however, are a different story. -Russia and Iran are said to have diplomatic/stable relations. http://unimaps.com/flags-mideast/iran-flag.gif http://russia.adoption.com/uni/cms/Image/international/flag-russia.gif http://drake.marin.k12.ca.us/academics/seadisc/united-states-flag.gif The Future (آینده) : The Future (آینده) -The Future of Iran is currently a mystery. There are however several goals in which the country wishes to accomplish. These include: -Better Relations with other neighboring “Arab” countries. -Total avoidance with Israel. - Improving their current economic state -Advancing nuclear research http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2009/06/16/opinion/16iran.480.jpg Slide 22: پایان Citations : Citations -https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ir.html - http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iran - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/790877.stm - http://www.iraniantrade.org/doinbiz/econ.asp - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Iran - http://www.parstimes.com/gov_iran.html - http://www.eia.doe.gov/cabs/Iran/Oil.html You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.