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January, 12



January, 12, 521 B.C.:
Hydarnes Wins A Victory At Maru


Dariush the Great became king of the Achaemenid Empire in great turmoil. Nearly all Satrapies revolted. It was strategically crucial to prevent Median rebel Phraortes from contacting Vahyazdata another rebel who controlled Persia. It was winter and a group of Achaemenid soldiers headed by Hydarnes... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 1733 A.D.:
Baghdad Under Nader Siege


One of Nader's interesting tactics was to take the war outside Iran by threatening Ottomans inside their own field territory. Nader commanded restless cavalry units that could pass deserts and mountains at an incredible speed of 100 kilometers per day. This way he could secure strongholds while his ... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 1953 A.D.:
"IRAN SEEN U.S. ASSET" - January 12, 1953 (AP)


IRAN SEEN U.S. ASSET WASHINGTON – (AP) U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas said Sunday night that if Premier Mossadegh of Iran gets his land reform program going the U.S. should "tie on to it" with all the help we can give. Douglas, interviewed on CBS' "Man of the Week" television pr... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 1979 A.D.:
Council Of The Islamic Revolution Founded


(Wikipedia) - The Council of the Islamic Revolution was a group formed by Ayatollah Khomeini on 12 January 1979, shortly before he returned to Iran. Over the next few months the council issued hundreds of rulings and laws, dealing with everything from nationalization to salaries. Its existence was k... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 1979 A.D.:
Declassified: Washington’s hesitant plans for a military coup in pre-revolution Iran | World news | The Guardian


Iran Tehran Bureau Declassified diplomacy: Washington’s hesitant plans for a military coup in pre-revolution Iran New documents about General Huyser’s secret mission to Iran reveal US plans after the shah’s departure http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-620/h--/q-95/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/20... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2010 A.D.:
MOSSAD Targets Iranian Nuclear Scientists


- Masood Alimohammadi, an Iranian nuclear physics professor, is killed in a bomb attack in the capital Tehran; Iran state media accused Israel and the United States of involvement. According to news media, authorities on condition of anonymity have confirmed his involvement with Iranian nuclear prog... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Khomeini legacy key to understanding Iran - RTÉ News


As an Irish Foreign Affairs delegation meets with senior Iranian leaders, European Correspondent Paul Cunningham reports from Tehran on some initial impressions in Tehran. Day one of my first visit to Iran and we start big - the Mausoleum of the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of the 197... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Iran nuclear bill would have consequences, nuclear chief says| Reuters


(Reuters) - Iran will have no choice but to step up its uranium enrichment if a bill now moving through parliament is approved, even though it has no current need for such highly-enriched uranium, its nuclear chief said on Saturday. The bill has received expressions of support from at least 218 of ... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
US, Iran find common ground in chaos of Middle East - Yahoo News


By Jo Biddle, Nicolas Revise Washington (AFP) - To Iran, the United States was the "Great Satan," while Washington slammed Tehran as a "rogue state" that was part of an "axis of evil." But as chaos engulfs the Middle East, the two are cautiously eyeing ways to work together. An ideological chasm s... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Iran's cement, clinker exports rises 36.2 pct in 9 months - Xinhua | English.news.cn


TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Iran exported 14.43 million tons of cement and clinker in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, beginning on March 21, which shows a 36.2 percent rise year on year, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday. Exports of cement and clinker amounted to 11.... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Ryan Holladay: To hear this music you have to be there. Literally | Video on TED.com


The music industry has sometimes struggled to find its feet in the digital world. In this lovely talk, TED Fellow Ryan Holladay tells us why he is experimenting with what he describes as "location-aware music." This programming and musical feat involves hundreds of geotagged segments of sounds that... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Iran’s Red Crescent Sends 150 Tons of Aids to Syrian Refugees Farsnews


TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Red Crescent Society has dispatched 3 cargoes of humanitarian aids to the Syrian refugee camps in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, IRCS officials announced on Sunday. “To help the Syrians, three humanitarian aid cargos of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Red Crescent Society have be... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 [2014 Detroit Auto Show]


We know Chevrolet is planning to debut the 2015 Corvette Z06 at the Detroit auto show this week, and it comes as almost no surprise at all that with a reveal this big, something’s going to slip out early. Sure enough, the other day the Z06′s powertrain details leaked out, and now alleged photos ... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2014 A.D.:
Iran nuclear deal to take effect Jan. 20 | MSNBC


By Traci G. Lee Iran will begin implementing the terms of a nuclear deal with major world powers later this month, according to a spokeswoman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry. “Capitals have confirmed the result of the talks in Geneva [which] will be implemented from January 20,” spokesoman Mar... Read Full Article:


January, 12, 2015 A.D.:
Asian Cup: Iran good, but their raucous fans even better


Jesse Hogan http://www.smh.com.au/content/dam/images/2/a/s/y/p/image.imgtype.thumbnail.90x90.png/1413181817103.jpg Sports writer for The Age Iran start Asian Cup with win over Bahrain Iran kicked off their Asian Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Bahrain in Melbourne on Sunday. If the relentless cheer... Read Full Article:

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties