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January, 11, 798 A.D.:
Uprising Of Azarak Sons

One of the first recorded uprisings against the Caliphates was that of the Azarak sons in the Sistan Province. After Harunolrashid, the Abbasi Caliph heard of this uprising, he sent an army from Khorasan to suppress it. Ali Bin Isa Bin Mahan, the governor of Khorasan sent his son Isa at the head of ... Read Full Article:

January, 11, 1946 A.D.:
Soviets Flame Separatism In Kurdistan

In March 1945, several Iranian Gendarmerie units were killed near Mahabad and additional troops were deployed from Tehran. Soviet occupation did not let the Iranian army proceed through southern Kurdistan. They suggested that troops be deployed from Tabriz. Their aim was to weaken Iranian military p... Read Full Article:

January, 11, 2007 A.D.:
US Takes Iranian Diplomats Hostage

On Jan, 10, 2007, U.S. President Bush made a statement that signaled a tough stance on Iran, whom he accused of destabilizing Iraq. The following day US troops in Irbil raided a building Iran said was a consulate, arresting five men. Iran demanded the release of the five Iranians and claimed they we... Read Full Article:

January, 11, 2013 A.D.:
Suspicious Death of Aaron Swartz

The Persecution and Death of Aaron Swartz: "Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful o... Read Full Article:

January, 11, 2015 A.D.:
Excavations in Hormozgan unearth early orthography

Excavations in Hormozgan unearth early orthography BANDAR ABBAS, Jan. 11 (MNA) – Director General of Cultural Heritage and Tourism of Hormozgan has announced the discovery of a pottery piece with early orthography on it, and the first discovered ancient stamp in the province. The recent archeologi... Read Full Article:

January, 11, 2016 A.D.:
A look at Lockerbie : Iran Air Flight 655

*** Some victims of IR655: On July 3, 1988, near the end of Iran-Iraq war, the USS Vincennes launched two surface-to-air missiles and downed Iran Air Flight 655 en route to Dubai. All 290 passengers onboard, including 66 children, were killed. The tragic story of the Lockerbie Bombing begins in Ira... Read Full Article:

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