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28 photos show what Iran looked like before the 1979 revolution turned the country into an Islamic republic

From 1941 to 1979, Iran was ruled by King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah. On February 11, 1979, the Islamic Revolution swept the country. The government was replaced by an Islamic republic, which continues to this day. In the decades before the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran was ruled by the Shah, whose dictatorship suppressed dissent… Read More »

Government bonds and oil stabilize as Iran emphasizes easing: markets align

(Bloomberg) — Global markets showed signs of stability as traders awaited further developments in the Middle East following Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel this weekend. Most read from Bloomberg The dollar was little changed against its Group of 10 peers, while government bonds headed lower after yields fell in the previous session. Oil prices fell… Read More »

Asian stocks fall, gold rises as conflict in the Middle East sparks a security storm

By Rae Wee SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares fell and gold prices rose on Monday as risk sentiment took a hit after Iran’s retaliatory attack on Israel stoked fears of a wider regional conflict and kept traders on edge. The dollar rose to a new 34-year high against the yen on growing expectations that persistent… Read More »