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September, 18, 1941 A.D.:
Reza Shah Helps Germans Escape

According to many historians, Anschluss in 1938 was the event that triggered the WWII. However, the world history covering WWII is full of bias and lies mostly for justification of injustice; such as apartheid in occupied Palestinian lands in broad daylight. Germans were playing a very crucial and ... Read Full Article:

September, 18, 1958 A.D.:
Radio City Cinema Opens in Tehran

Radio City was a luxurious and modern cinema that opened on 18 September 1958 in Tehran. Radio City was designed by Heydar Ghiai, a pioneer of modern architecture in Iran. The cinema was shut down after the 1979 Iranian Islamic revolution. This single screen movie theatre, with a balcony, opened in ... Read Full Article:

September, 18, 1968 A.D.:
Phantoms Arrive In Iran

US delivered a fleet of 16 F-4D Phantom jet planes to Iran on Sep, 18, 1968. Mohammad Reza Shah planned ambitiously to become the greatest military power in the Middle East. Besides, the United States saw Iran as a strong ally for Israel and part of a tampon region alongside Turkey and Pakistan agai... Read Full Article:

September, 18, 2006 A.D.:
Anousheh Ansari Becomes First Iranian In Space

45 years after Russian Gagarin became the first person to reach space, Anousheh Ansari, an Iranian-American businesswoman reached space at the age of 40 and became the first Muslim woman and the first Iranian in space. Ansari lifted off on the Soyuz TMA-9 mission on Monday September 18, 2006 from Ba... Read Full Article:

September, 18, 2011 A.D.:
Biggest Embezzlement Scandal In Iranian History

(Wikipedia) - Amir Mansour Aria was arrested on Sep, 18, 2011 on charges of leading the 3000 billion Toman embezzlement in Iran (approximately $2.6 billion USD). This was a record fraud involving the use of forged documents to obtain credit from at least seven Iranian state and private banks to purc... Read Full Article:

September, 18, 2015 A.D.:
Let’s Drink like Persians - War on the Rocks

By Andre Gziryan September 18, 2015 Think of the last time you were at your local saloon and got into a fiery debate about love, politics, sports, or some other abstract concept. Now, ask yourself an important question: Would I have said that if I was sober? Around 430 BCE, the Greek historian Herod... Read Full Article:

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