The Battle Fields of Khuzestan

  • November 13, 2016
The Battle Fields of Khuzestan

Khuzestan is famous for the richness of it’s resources, namely oil, gas and the resulting petrochemical products. However, if you scratch the surface of this wealthy province you will discover stories that span over a thousand years of history.

The tides of history have swept across these lands bring with them religious invasions, uprisings and wars. Fourteen centuries ago this land was invaded by Arab hordes under the flag of Islam which slowly but surely turned it into a country populated by Muslims. In recent memory that history repeated itself when the secular Arab Baathist regime of Saddam Hussein invaded the newly born Islamic Republic of Iran.

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