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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, 2017 A.D.:
Iraq: 2,400-year-old tomb and skeletons tell history of Achaemenid Empire


The tomb was also reused at a later stage, in the early Islamic Period. Léa Surugue By Léa Surugue January 12, 2017 13:25 GMT *** The tomb was recently found in northern Iraq during road construction worksCourtesy of Michael Danti Archaeologists working in northern Iraq have found a 2,... Read Full Article:

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