Maragha

Maragha,

Iran: see MaraghehMaragheh
, city (1991 pop. 117,388), East Azerbaijan prov., NW Iran, on the southern slopes of Mt. Sahand. It is the trade and transportation center of a fertile fruit-growing region; dried fruits are shipped from there. After the Arab conquest in the 7th cent.
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The fourth of these, written in 1197 and named "Haft Peykar" (The Seven Beauties), was written in praise of the ruler of Maragha, Ala-al-Din Korpe Arslan.
Ateret Cohanim, an organization aiming to create a Jewish majority in East Jerusalem at the expense of Palestinian people, handed members of the Maraga family, also written as Maragha, demanding the ownership of the plot of land on which their residential building is constructed.
Israeli occupation authorities on Tuesday issued a court order against the Maragha family, demanding the land on which they built their residential building, located in Batn Al Hawa neighborhood in Silwan town, south of Al Aqsa Mosque.
They got acquainted with the monument "Maragha-150", which was erected in honor of the 150th anniversary of the migration of Armenians from Iran's Maragha city to Karabakh, he added.
This work has been supported financially by Research Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics of Maragha (RIAAM) under research project no.
According to the Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television, the Syrian army troops retook Tal Maragha area in the Southern countryside of Aleppo after heavy clashes with the Takfiri militants.
TheArmy's Air Force targeted ISIS' gatherings in Tabara al-Sakhana and the area surrounding Tal Maragha in Aleppo countryside.
A succession of rather footloose dynasties hailing from different parts of the country made of Iran a land of many successive sultanic centers scattered around the country--from Maragha to Soltaniya to Tabriz to Qazvin and Isfahan, to Shiraz and Mashhad and, finally, Tehran.
such as the cold-blooded massacre of villagers in Maragha. I was there hours afterwards and saw corpses whose heads had been sawn off
Nasir al-Din Tusi allocated wages and pension for those who were working with him in Maragha Observatory.
Four tenders for the rehabilitation/ replacement of potable water networks at subordinated four areas including Al Menshat, Ekhmim, Saqalta & El Maragha. Ref.
In astronomy, Khawajah (Master or Teacher) Tusi, as he was known during his lifetime (after his death, Tusi was often referred to as Ustaz Al-Bashariyyah -- teacher of mankind -- as well as Al MuaACAyallim Al Thalith, the third teacher after Aristotle and Al Farabi), built an observatory at Maragha in northwestern Iran, where renowned scientists, including astronomers from China, participated in research and scientific observations to help the Mongol ruler Hulegu in his conquests.