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February, 24



February, 24, 1739 A.D.:
Persians Win the Battle of Karnal


The Battle of Karnal (February 24, 1739), was a decisive victory for Nader Shah, the emperor of the Iranian Afsharid dynasty during his invasion of India. The Shah's forces defeated the army of Muhammad Shah which was roughly six times the size of his own in what is regarded as the crowning achievem... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 1926 A.D.:
First IIAF Pilot Flies From Paris To Tehran


The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) was established by Reza Shah in 1920. IIAF became operational with its first fully trained pilots on February 25, 1925. But it was difficult for Iran to acquire airplanes. One of these trained pilots was Ahmad Nakhjevan who was sent to France. His mission was to... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 1930 A.D.:
British Flags On Iranian Islands


On Feb, 24 1930 Iran protested against British flags on Iranian Islands in the Persian Gulf. The official note was delivered to British Minister Plenipotentiary to Tehran. Iranians were aware that British conspiracies are the main source of some unfounded disputes in the Persian Gulf. Historically,... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Egyptian prosecutor accuses Morsi of giving state secrets to Iran


MAGGIE HYDE CAIRO — The Associated Press Published Sunday, Feb. 23 2014 An Egyptian prosecutor on Sunday accused the ousted Islamist president of passing state secrets to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the first such explicit detail in an ongoing espionage trial. If convicted, Mohammed Morsi coul... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Persian Food Fest: Persian Terrace at the Sheraton, Banglore Sheetal and Sudeesh enjoy the food at Sheraton's Persian Food Fest - The Times of India


TNN | Feb 24, 2014 Food lovers in the city with a hankering for Middle Eastern food made their way to a star hotel in the city that was hosting a Persian Food Festival. Persian Terrace at the Sheraton Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway was packed with foodies who spent the evening sampling some of t... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Healthy Persian Recipes: Rockmelon with prosciutto and Persian feta Cheese Rockmelon recipes | Executive Living |The Australian


February 24, 2014 WE are almost at the end of rockmelon season. Here are some handy uses while they are still fresh and sweet. Rockmelons seems so Australian, but in fact they originated on the banks of the Nile. Want to know more about this robust fruit? See our Chopping Board column here. Rockme... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Russian General: “We Are At War”


In an interview published Feb. 5 by km.ru, Gen. Leonid Ivashov, the former foreign relations head of the Russian Ministry of Defense and current president of the Academy of Geopolitical Studies, issued a sharp warning about the nature of the strategic crisis unfolding in Ukraine: “Apparently ... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Neocons and the Ukraine Coup


By Robert Parry Global Research, February 24, 2014 Consortiumnews Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland. American neocons helped destabilize Ukraine and engineer the overthrow of its elected government, a “regime change” on Russia’s western border. But the coup ... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
A Hopeful IAEA Report on Iran


by Peter Jenkins Ten years ago Western diplomats used to scour IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) reports on Iran’s “implementation of its NPT Safeguards Agreement” for evidence of safeguards failures that could be used to pressurise Iran into abandoning its fledgling uranium enrichmen... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Iran shuts reformist paper over comments on law| Reuters


(Reuters) - Iranian authorities shut a reformist newspaper on Thursday, less than a week after its launch, because it published comments critical of Islamic criminal law. "Aseman" (Sky) newspaper, a weekly magazine turned newspaper aligned with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, had quoted a politic... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Iran Khodro: Hybrid Runna Project Triggered


Iran Khodro Powertrain Co. (IPCO) has finished design and development of parts and components for hybrid Runna and the car will be presented in near future, Iran and the Middle-East’s largest carmaker, IKCO, said. “The National hybrid car project” is sponsored by IDRO (Industrial Development ... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2014 A.D.:
Some 4 mln foreign tourists visited Iran in 2013 - Trend.Az


Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.21 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Some four million foreign tourists traveled to Iran in 2013, IRIB quoted Darvish Amiri, an official at Iran's cultural heritage and tourism organization, as saying on Feb. 21. He added that the figure was very small compared to a total 1.15 billion ... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2015 A.D.:
​Russia offers Iran latest anti-ballistic missile system, Tehran considering deal – Rostec CEO — RT News


*** Antey-2500 anti-ballistic missile system (Photo from wikipedia.org) Russia's state-owned high-tech corporation Rostec has offered Iran the chance to buy its latest Antey-2500 anti- aircraft and ballistic missile system, instead of the older S-300 system, the company's CEO said, adding that Tehra... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2015 A.D.:
'Do-it-yourself sanctions threaten science dialogue with Iran' | World news | The Guardian


Despite one US university backing down, others continue to ban Iranian students from courses *** An Iranian woman walks down a street in Tehran, Iran. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA Kaveh Madani and Khashayar Nikazmrad for Tehran Bureau Monday 23 February 2015 14.07 GMT ... Read Full Article:


February, 24, 2015 A.D.:
Iran eyes Russia run


The governor general of Iran’s Mazandaran province is proposing a new sea link to Russia in the Caspian Sea. Rabi Fallah Jelodar said agreements should be signed to expand shipping lines between Mazandaran and Astrakhan, according to Iran’s Mehr news agency. Mazandaran is ready to export chicken... Read Full Article:

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