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May, 24, 521 B.C.:
The Battle of Raxa

After the false king Smerdis was put to death by Dariush, another Persian usurper named Vahyazdata proclaimed himself the real heir of the Achaemenid throne and to be the real Smerdis. He seized the Persian Pasargadae palace and was able to conquer Arachosia. Dariush was busy with other rebels at th... Read Full Article:

May, 24, 766 A.D.:
Al Moghanna uprising

Al Moghanna began an uprising against the Caliph rule in Khorasan. This uprising was one of early attempts by Iranians to regain independence. The murder of Abu Muslim after an Abbasi conspiracy gave him the pretext to rise for revenge. Considering Abu Muslim's popularity, tens of thousands of peopl... Read Full Article:

May, 24, 849 A.D.:
Amir Ismail Samani Is Born

Amir Ismail Samani who founded the Samanian dynasty was born in Ferghana on May, 24, 849. His grandfather was a grandson of Bahram Chubin. After taking the Greater Khorasan under control which included today's Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, north Afghanistan, parts of Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan a... Read Full Article:

May, 24, 1982 A.D.:
Khorramshahr Liberated

On Sep, 22, 1980 Iraq attacked Iran at a time when Iran was least prepared for a war. The Iraqi army supported by western and Arab countries advanced into Iran capturing Khorramshahr and Susangerd and stopped near Ahvaz. Abadan became under siege and was about to collapse when it was suddenly freed ... Read Full Article:

May, 24, 2016 A.D.:
Sykes-Picot: 100 Years Later

By Confluence Investment Management on May 23, 2016 8:34 pm in Politics Sykes-Picot: 100 Years Later Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement, which divided the disintegrating Ottoman Empire territories in the Middle East into British-controlled and French-controlled area... Read Full Article:

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