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February, 25



February, 25, 1916 A.D.:
Russians Occupy Kermanshah


Russian troops completed occupation of Kermanshah after defeating Iran's gendarmerie forces. Russians had started intrusion into the city on Feb, 23 and Iranians were defending the city with no artillery units. After Kermanshah fell, groups of people from Tehran, Qom and Isfahan went there to organi... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 1925 A.D.:
First Fully Trained Iranian Pilots


(Wikipedia) - The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) was a branch of the Imperial Iranian Armed Forces and was established by Reza Shah, the Shah of Iran, in 1920. It became operational with its first fully trained pilots on February 25, 1925. Iran's first attempt to procure aircraft from the United... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 1971 A.D.:
Iran Leads Oil Price Rise


Jamshid Amouzegar, finance minister of Mohammad Reza Shah received a a first class Taj medal as a reward for leading the six oil-producing nations of the Persian Gulf: Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Qatar in wresting an increase in payments from 23 international oil companies, 20 of... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran


(Reuters) - Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million, according to documents seen by Reuters - a move that would break a U.N. embargo on weapons sales by Tehran. The agreement was reached at the end of November, the documents showed, just weeks after Iraq's Prime M... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Iran Plans Higher Fees for Riskier Oil Fields in New Accords Iran Plans Higher Fees for Riskier Oil Fields in New Accords - Bloomberg


By Golnar Motevalli and Anthony DiPaola Feb 24, 2014 Iran will offer foreign partners incentives to find and pump more crude and natural gas and will pay some fees in barrels as it seeks to boost income once international sanctions are lifted. New contracts Iran is developing will offer higher fees... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
US Lawmakers Warn Michelin Over Iran


French companies could risk Pentagon contracts if they take further steps towards doing business with Iran. International firms racing to do business with post-sanctions Iran could jeopardize their contracts with the the United States military. Three Republican lawmakers who serve on the House Ar... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Iran denies arms deal with Iraq


Iran denies arms deal with Iraq TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s ambassador in Iraq has said no arms trade deal has been signed between Iran and Iraq. Hassan Danaifar told Mehr News that Iran would address any proposal by Iraqi government to purchase weapons. He was reacting to the concerns voice... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Iranian researchers develop new method for high-resolution lens production


Iranian researchers develop new method for high-resolution lens production TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (MNA) – Researchers in the Sharif University of Technology have developed a method to reduce analysis time for graphene-based multilayer periodic structures. The method would help researchers to build high-... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
The Persian lion, Panthera leo persica, belongs to Persia


By Jamshid Parchizadeh The Persian lion, Panthera leo persica, belongs to Persia TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – A recent BBC documentary “The Last Lions of India” has expropriated Persian Lion and introduced it an Indian lion. I recently watched a documentary named “The Last Lions of India” made... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
UNESCO honors Iran film producer


Iranian film The Painting Pool’s producer Manuchehr Mohammadi has been honored by UNESCO during a ceremony held in the capital city of Tehran. According to Press TV, UNESCO lauded the film following its winning at the 7th Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Australia in December 2013... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
10,000 physicians reached out to needy in Iran


10,000 physicians, in cooperation with the Red Crescent, voluntarily provided medical services to the locals in the deprived and remote regions of Iran during the 10-day dawn (February 1-11), Red Crescent volunteers chief Farahnaz Rafe said on Saturday. According to Tehran Times daily, the 10-... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Iran marks Intl. Tour Guides Day


Many Iranian tour guides and representatives have flocked to Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman to celebrate the seventh International Tour Guides festival. According to Press TV, nearly a thousand Iranian tour guides along with some foreign guests took part in the gala held on February ... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
Pentagon Contractors Exploring Business with Iran


BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 February 25, 2014 12:00 pm Multiple companies currently exploring new business ventures in Iran are also cashing in on highly lucrative contracts with the U.S. Defense Department, raising questions about whether their dealings with Iran could run afoul of U.S. law. At... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2014 A.D.:
PIA launches direct flights to Iran


ISLAMABAD - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started twice a week flight operations to Mashad, Iran, by launching direct flights from Pakistan every Tuesday and Saturday. According to a statement issued here, the first flight PK-253 for the sector Lahore-Quetta-Mashad took off from Allama I... Read Full Article:


February, 25, 2015 A.D.:
JPMorgan discloses $9 in Iran fees ... yes, $9


*** The JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S. Federal law requires JPMorgan Chase & Co to disclose Iran-related transactions, which the bank did Tuesday ... all $9 of them. Yes, $9. In its annual report, the bank noted that it processed a pa... Read Full Article:

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