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Travels and Maps – Cairo to Kathmandu

It’s almost impossible to imagine travelling through countries like Iran, the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan, parts of Eastern Turkey, Syria and even parts of Egypt today. However, the mid 90s saw a brief hiatus in political unrest and hostilities … Continue reading

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Human rights, ancient and modern

Just saw this on the BBC website. The British Museum have been promising Iran the loan of an ancient Babylonian text, written on a clay cylinder. Apparently the BM went back on its promise, and Tehran was up in arms … Continue reading

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