I am 61 yrs old. My history of the world included the country Persia. I learned of the richness and gloriousness of this wonderful country. One day I blinked and Persia was gone. Replaced by some country called Iran. Somehow the richness and gloriousness of Persia disppeared in the renaming.
2 Yemeni Red Cross workers killed by gunmen (AP)
from the article: Iran cuts Internet connections ahead of student protests