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Greco-Persian Wars: The Battle of Thermopylae ... 20/08/480BC History
The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over...View Details»

Ahmad Shah Urged To Stay In Tehran... 20/08/1916 History
In the middle of the World War I, despite Iran's declaration of neutrality, Russians occupied Kermanshah on Feb, 25, 1916 and reached Ravandooz on May...View Details»

The Day After Operation TP-AJAX... 20/08/1953 History
TP-AJAX Code name for a covert CIA/MI6 backed military coup that toppled the democratic regime of Dr. Mosaddegh on Aug, 19, 1953 and restored Pahlavi ...View Details»

Egypt arrests Brotherhood spiritual leader; Mubarak could be released ... 20/08/2013 News
CAIRO — Security forces arrested the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday night, in an escalating showdown with the influential Islami...View Details»

Musharraf indicted in Bhutto murder case - Central & South Asia - Al J... 20/08/2013 News
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan\'s former military ruler, has been charged with murder of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who died in a gun and bomb ...View Details»

Archaeologists Return to Historical City of Daqyanus | CAIS Archaeolog... 20/08/2013 News
LONDON, (CAIS) -- A team of archaeologists has recently commenced the fourth season of excavations at the historical city of Daqyanus in Kerman Provin...View Details»

Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran - National Geographic Magazine... 20/08/2013 News
By Marguerite Del Giudice Photograph by Newsha Tavakolian What\'s so striking about the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran, an ancient capital of t...View Details»

The Graveyard of Shahri-i Sokhta, Iran - Archaeology Magazine Archive... 20/08/2013 News
The ruins of Shahr-i Sokhta, an ancient Bronze Age town, are situated in the Sistan region of southeast Iran near the Afghan-Iranian border. This sett...View Details»

ISIL sells Izadi women between USD 500 to 43000: Report ... 20/08/2014 Military
Reports coming from the militancy-riddled northern Iraq suggest that the ISIL Takfiri terrorists are selling captured female Izadi* Kurds as sex slave...View Details»

​Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and 'Pipelineistan' ... 20/08/2014 Economy
By Pepe Escobar: the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radi...View Details»