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May, 13

May, 13, 1033 A.D.:
Masood Ghaznavi Appoints New Vezir

Mahmoud Ghaznavi had appointed Mohammad as the Crown Prince before passing away in March, 1030. But his other son; influential Masood staged a conspiracy by help of high ranking army officers and imprisoned his brother Mohammad and took his eyes out. Masood ascended the Ghaznavi throne in June 103... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2010 A.D.:
Iran-Iraq Border Clash

(Wikipedia) - The 2010 Iran–Iraq border clash occurred on May 13, 2010, when Iraqi and Iranian border guards exchanged fire. 2010 Iran–Iraq border clash: It was the first major incident between the two since December 2009, when Iran took control of a disputed oil well. The gunfight lasted 90 ... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Why are some women taking hijab-free photos in Iran?

Producer Shirin Jaafari May 12, 2014 One user sent this picture to the Facebook page "Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women" set up by Alinejad. It comes with this caption: "After a few years of being away from my nation, I stepped on its vast plains again; not stealthily though. Hoping for the day w... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Iran begins training camp in Austria ahead of World Cup

TEHRAN, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Iran's national soccer team arrived in Austria on Monday for a three-week camp ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. During the camp, Iran will play three friendlies with Belarus, Montenegro and Angola, local Tasnim news agency reported. Carlos Queiroz's men will play Bela... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
LIPI, Iran Electronics to develop radar systems

Fadli, The Jakarta Post, Batam | Archipelago | Tue, May 13 2014, 9:47 AM The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and Iran Electronics Industries (IEI) will join forces to develop and produce active- and passive-radar systems for civilian and military interests. The joint venture is the first of... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Iran FIFA 2014 World Cup Team Guide

By Sam Tighe , World Football Tactics Lead Writer May 12, 2014 Iran have landed in Group F for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and their reward for coming through a truly gruelling qualifying regime in Asia is a shot at glory against three incredibly strong sides. So before we settle down to watch Carlo... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Let’s do things in reverse: my dinner at Noon O Kabab (Iranian/Persian)

By Matt Mosconi, So I like starting things off with the country name, and the country I’m profiling next is Iran. However this time I’m going to start with the end, so to speak. I called Noon O Kabab earlier today to see if I could come in for dinner and chat with the manager, and I was told t... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Iran to supply 400,000 oil bpd to China: Official

Sun May 11, 2014 2:14PM Iran has renewed its oil export contracts with its Asian buyers, agreeing to deliver 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) to China, a senior Iranian oil official says. “Iran has reached an agreement with China for the export of more than 400,000 bpd,” Mohsen Qamsari, director ... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
APADANA Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

Parisian menswear label Apadana has unveiled the lookbook for the brand’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection, featuring a tightly curated selection of goods created in limited numbers and manufactured locally in Paris. The collection is made up of a lightweight jacket, woven shirts, assorted graphic te... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2014 A.D.:
Iranians commemorate national Father’s Day

Iranians are celebrating the national Father’s Day on the birth anniversary of the first Imam of Shia Muslims, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him). Every year, people in Iran commemorate the national Father’s Day and Men’s Day on the 13th day of the lunar Islamic month of Rajab, which ... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2015 A.D.:
Here's why Iran and Iraq should worry OPEC - Yahoo Finance

The only languages that really count at this summer's OPEC meeting will be Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish and money. Caveat emptor! The big Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) summer pow-wow is only 24 days away now and ceteris paribus we should see a continuation of the status quo. Right t... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2015 A.D.:
Why an open Iran offers major upsides - FT.com

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May, 13, 2015 A.D.:
Iranian bank sues UK govt for £2.3bn damages incurred under nuclear sanctions — RT UK

An Iranian bank is suing the British government for £2.3 billion ($4 billion) in damages after the Treasury imposed sanctions against the private business for alleged links to Iran’s nuclear program. The High Court ruled that Bank Mellat’s damages trial against the Treasury should go ahead, aft... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2015 A.D.:
US Navy pilots rescued after aircraft crashes in Persian Gulf | Al Bawaba

Two US Navy pilots were rescued after their F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed into the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, officials say. The aviators, members of Strike Fighter Squadron 211, ejected after taking off from the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was sent to the Arabian Sea last month amid tens... Read Full Article:

May, 13, 2015 A.D.:
Pres. Rouhani officially welcomes Iraq's Fuad Masum

TEHRAN, May 13 (MNA) – Iran’s President officially welcomed Fouad Massoum in Saadabad Cultural Complex this morning. Iraqi President Fouad Massoum, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Tehran Tuesday evening for a two-day visit. Bilateral discussions with Iranian officials started short... Read Full Article:

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties