Following the threat of invasion by the United States of America, the Islamic Republic of Iran underwent a series of
drastic changes. Ayatollah Khomeini and his theocratic regime finally agreed to cease their nuclear power programmes, but
the extra money was poured into the Iranian military forces.
Domestic problems internally led to a number of small uprisings, mainly amongst the Sunni Muslims of Iran, and the tiny
Zoroastrian population. However, as these rebllions were brutally put down, the rebels won more and more support from the
Soon, Iran was in a state of total civil war. Rioters and rebels clashed with loyalist soldiers in Tehran, oil facilities
were attacked or seized and Iranian industry came almost to a standstill.
In the aftermath of this struggle, a new President emerged from the ruins. After just three months in power, Ibrahim
Al Hajij assumed the mantle of the long exiled Shah's, moving the capital city back south, to the ancient capital of Esfahan.
Next, the name of the nation was changed back once more, by Royal Decree, to Persia, and the old Persian flag reinstated in
place of the Iranian Republic one.
Oil exports resumed presently, with a contract being signed with The Phillipines to export over 400 millions barrels
of oil to them over a 6 month period.
Relations with Persia's fellow Middle Eastern nations are averagely good, with free trade treaties being signed with
Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and a Non Agression Pact also being reached with the House of Saud.