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Samanian Nuh Dies... 17/05/954 History
Nuh 1st, the son of Nasr 2nd of Samanian Dynasty died after 12 years of reign. Nuh ascended the throne after a coup against his father Nasr and throwi...View Details»

Treaty of Ghasreshirin... 17/05/1639 History
The Treaty of Ghasreshirin was an accord signed between Safavid Empire and the Ottoman Empire on May 17, 1639. The accord ended the war that had begun...View Details»

Nader Shah Troops Leave Delhi... 17/05/1739 History
In 1738, Nader Shah conquered Kandahar, the last outpost of the Hotaki dynasty. His thoughts now turned to the Mughal Empire of India. This once power...View Details»

Elizabeth Taylor In Iran... 17/05/1976 History
Actress Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran, While the Hollywood superstar played the role o...View Details»

Iran–Iraq War: USS Stark incident ... 17/05/1987 History
The USS Stark incident occurred during the Iran–Iraq War on 17 May 1987, when an Iraqi jet aircraft fired two missiles at the American frigate USS Sta...View Details»

Preserving Persia’s glorious past | The University of Chicago... 17/05/2016 History
By William Harms Photo courtesy of the Oriental Institute Although it has remained for 2,500 years a collection of toppled columns, ornate but broken ...View Details»

NIOC, Sinopec ink oil deal ... 17/05/2016 History
News ID: 3660857 - Tue 17 May 2016 - 10:44 Economy TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – An NIOC official has reported on the signing of a new crude and condensate ...View Details»