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Hooshang Amirahmadi Iranian American Academic/politician

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<i>Iran Historical Sovereignty over the Tunbs and BuMusa Islands</i> book by Seyeed Ali Haghshenas

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Tonb-e Bongeru village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tonb-e Bongeru is a village in Dezhgan Rural District, in the Central District of Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 241, in 50 families.

Tonb-e Jaki village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tonb-e Jaki is a village in Dezhgan Rural District, in the Central District of Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 62, in 12 families.

Tonb-e Siyak village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tonb-e Siyak is a village in Dezhgan Rural District, in the Central District of Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 209, in 48 families.

Tonb Bariku village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tonb Bariku is a village in Shamil Rural District, Takht District, Bandar Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 84, in 20 families.

Tomb-e Sat village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tomb-e Sat is a village in Howmeh Rural District, in the Central District of Minab County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 180, in 32 families.

Tom Baluchan village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tom Baluchan is a village in Band-e Zarak Rural District, in the Central District of Minab County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 195, in 46 families.

Tom-e Khvajeh Bahmani village in Hormozgan, Iran

Tom-e Khvajeh Bahmani is a village in Band-e Zarak Rural District, in the Central District of Minab County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 82, in 14 families.

Persian Gulf Forever song performed by Ebi

The Persian Gulf Forever or the Persian Gulf also shortly known by Ebi's 1990 album's name The Gulf is a Persian language political, protest and nationalistic song performed by plenty of Iranian singers, inside and outside the country. Finally, the song became a hit by Ebi Hamedi's version which produced by Mohammad Shams ا. It is the first single from the singer's first 1990s solo album, Khalij. The song is one of the greatest hits of Hamedi. Persian Gulf Forever was released in 1990 as the album's first single. Its lyrics were written by Adel Hasani to defend the Persian Gulf's historic reality, based on Persian Gulf naming dispute started by some Arab politicians especially supported by the governments of the Persian Gulf Arab States in the late 1960s. This song officially released on the label of Taraneh Records in 1990 in the United States of America and its first live performance was in Paris, France.

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