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Armenian genocidethe killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915–1915
AtaturkName taken by Mustafa Kemal, the founder of modern Turkey, meaning "Father of the Turks"
autonomyself-rule
Ayatollahtitle for high-ranking Shia Muslim leaders in Iran
clericreligious leader
diversitycultural variety
ethnic groupa group of individuals that identify with similar customs, religions, origins, or background
exportgood or service produced within a country and sold outside the country's borders
Islama monotheistic religion that follows the teachings of Muhammad
Kurdistantraditional homeland of the Kurdish people southwest of the Caspian Sea
MajlisIranian legislature
military coupsudden violent overthrow of a government, often by the military
milletself-governing religious community in the Ottoman empire
minoritygroup making up less than half of a population
peshmergaKurdish fighter
qanattunnels that provide water to Persian villages by bringing water from an aquifer
satrapPersian governor
shahPersian word for king
Southwest Asiaa region in Asia that includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Gaza Strip, West Bank, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Iran, Turkey, and Cyprus
Zoroastrianisman Iranian religion that dates back to ancient times



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