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August, 02

August, 2, 1743 A.D.:
Nader Attacks Ottomans In Iraq

Nader Shah of Afshar dynasty starts an attack on Ottoman strongholds near Kerkuk. Nader Shah had a great military talent and was trying to regain those territories that were lost during last years of Safavi dynasty. In two days Iranian forces were bombarding last resisting Ottoman forces in Kerkuk. ... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 1900 A.D.:
Terror Plot Against Mozaffaroddin Shah

Assassination attempt against Mozaffaroddin Shah took place in Paris on Aug, 2, 1900 during his tour of Europe. According to Shah's own diary, on his sixth day of his visit, he was invited to the Versailles Palace. After taking some photographs, they were seated in a coach with his Prime Minister ... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 1953 A.D.:
Unseen images of the 1953 Iran coup – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

2 August 1953 The Russian ambassador, Anatoly Lavrentiev, arrived in Tehran on 26 July and met with Iran’s prime minister, Mohammad Mosaddeq, on 28 July and 2 August. Lavrentiev was sent to replace Ivan Sadchikov as ambassador to Iran. Mosaddeq’s last photo before the events of mid-August shows... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Turkish Airlines plans to start Tehran cargo flights soon - AzerNews

By Sara Rajabova Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, will begin its cargo flights to the Iranian capital city of Tehran later this week, Press TV reported. Turkish Airlines announced on Monday that the flights are planned as one per week, and will start as of July 31. ... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Father’s son Khurshid on Tehran mission

By CHARU SUDAN KASTURI New Delhi, July 29: Foreign minister Salman Khurshid will attend the swearing-in of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani next week in an unprecedented step as India tries to assuage a key strategic partner’s concerns after their increasingly cool relationship took fresh hit... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Muslims Prepare to Mark Int\'l Quds Day in 80 Countries Farsnews

International Quds Day rallies are held annually on the last Friday of the month of Ramadan. The day of anti-Zionist expression was first declared by Late Ayatollah Khomeini, the Leader of the 1979 Iranians\' Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Khomeini established the annual event in order to bring in... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: \"Iranian Scientists Find Novel Method to Synthesize Dimethyl Ether\"

In the new method, DME is produced from syngas in an individual reactor on bi-functional catalysts. In addition to reducing the production cost, the direct syngas to DME (STD) method eliminates the equilibrium limitations caused by methanol production process, and therefore, it increases the produc... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Iran orders subway coaches from China in return for sold crude oil money - Trend.Az

Iran has ordered 315 coaches for metro lines from one of the Chinese companies, Tasnimnews reported with reference to the deputy head of Iranian Committee for Transportation and Fuel Management Amir Jafarpour. Jafarpour noted that the coaches will be put in commission in the cities of Isfahan, Shir... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Esteghlal, Sepahan kick off in style

Persianfootball.com – TABRIZ, Defending Persian Gulf League champions Esteghlal Tehran started the new season with a 2-1 win, but had to wait until the final minute of the game before they could celebrate Farhad Majidi’s winning goal. Homeside Gostaresh Foolad had taken a shock lead, but still ... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
Secret Diner Review: A Taste of Persia, 14 Marlborough Crescent, Newcastle - Secret Diner - Journal Live

Some say that the city of Tabriz lies at the gates of the Garden of Eden. Set in the far north west of Iran, in the triangle with Turkey and Azerbaijan, it’s exotic and romantic. So is its food. Buke Dehaty left Iran behind him when the Shah was overthrown. It was actually the luckiest thing t... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
India looks to access Russia, CIS through missing rail link | Russia & India Report

India is keen to persuade Iran to build the 165-kilometre missing rail link between Rasht, Iran, and Astara, Azerbaijan, Mint said on its website. The connection would help facilitate Indian access to the markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia, the paper said. Recently, ... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
For Iranians, Isfahan is the cradle of modern-day polo | Arab News — Saudi Arabia News, Middle East News, Opinion, Economy and more.

It is probably the last thing you would expect to come across in the capital of Iran: A polo club, more commonly associated with the aristocracy. Nestling in the foothills of the Alborz mountains on the southeastern edge of heavily polluted Tehran, the Qasr-e Firouze Chowgan Club is surrounded by gr... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
House in Isfahan / Logical Process in Architectural Design Office | ArchDaily

Architects: Logical Process in Architectural Design Office Location: Isfahan City, Iran Architect In Charge: Ehsan Hosseini, Elham Geramizadeh Design Team: Amirali Poorkian Contractor: Mehdi Hasan Nezhad Area: 640 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: F. Nasrabadi The creation of architectural projects with i... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : McCain Declares War on Russia

Fresh off of his flip-flop on aid to Egypt and his threats to vote for the left (neocon) interventionists in the Democratic Party should anyone remotely non-interventionist succeed in gaining the Republican nomination to be the next president, Senator John McCain is determined to light a new fire un... Read Full Article:

August, 2, 2013 A.D.:
International Quds Day rallies will prove Muslims’ strength: Iran MP | Ramy Abdeljabbar\'s Palestine and World News

In August 1979, the late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as International Quds Day, calling on Muslims across the world to mark the annual occasion by holding street rallies.” An Iranian parliamentarian says a massive... Read Full Article:

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