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February, 20, 641 A.D.:
The Battle Of Nahavand


Following the decisive defeat at the Battle of Qadesiya, the Sassanid Empire began disintegrating. Yazdgerd 3 somehow succeeded in gathering an army. The king however preferred to stay in Isfahan while Iranians, leaded by General Firouzan gave another battle to invading Caliph forces. There are inco... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 1944 A.D.:
Pezeshk Ahmadi Murderer of Sardar Asad & Farroki Yazdi Executed


Ahmad Ahmadi was found guilty for numerous murders by the court and was sentenced to death. He was executed in public in 1944 in Tehran's Toopkhāneh Square on Feb, 20 1944. Ahmad Ahmadi (Persian: احمد احمدی‎‎; 1885–1944), known as Pezeshk Ahmadi meaning Doctor Ahmadi, was born in Mas... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2004 A.D.:
Seventh Parliament Elections


The seventh parliament elections took place in an atmosphere of mistrust caused by many reformist candidates' disqualification from entering the elections. Thus, the outcome of these elections were prejudiced when on February 23, the ministry of Interior affairs announced the results. Allegations of... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2007 A.D.:
Shahram Jazayeri Escapes The Prison


Shahram Jazayeri, a high profile prisoner whose name was associated with financial corruption and bribing of top officials escaped while being taken for investigation about a property. Accompanied by two guards, he suddenly vanished near his apartment in Ecbatan district of Tehran. The escape sent a... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2011 A.D.:
Ashtiani Stoning: German Journalists Freed


(AFP) - Two journalists who were detained by Iran last year have arrived back in Germany after being freed. Marcus Hellwig and Jens Koch, from Germany's Bild Newspaper, were held while interviewing the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery. Germany... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2016 A.D.:
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran


2,500 years after his death, Cyrus the Great’s tomb in Iran remains a site of mystery and wonder. By Akhilesh Pillalamarri February 19, 2016 The Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery of Asian Art in Washington D.C. has just launched a new exhibit on the discovery and excavation of the ancient Achaeme... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2017 A.D.:
A Brief History of America’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Immigration


The Evolution of U.S. Immigration Policy Donald Trump’s restrictive plan is reminiscent of legislation from 100 years ago. *** Immigrants at Ellis Island pictured sometime between 1907 and 1921 Bain News Service / Library of Congress Priscilla Alvarez Feb 19, 2017 Donald Trump’s executive... Read Full Article:

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