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August, 03



August, 3, 1979 A.D.:
Iranian Constitutional Convention election, 1979


Constitutional Convention elections were held in Iran on 3 August 1979. The result was a victory for the Islamic Republican Party, which won 55 of the 73 seats. Voter turnout was 90.5%. The new constitution drawn up by the body was approved by 99.5% of voters in a referendum in December. *** State e... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Iran asserts might over China in FIBA-Asia | Inquirer Sports


MANILA, Philippines — Iran asserted its might on reigning titlist China, 70-51, on Saturday in the 27th FIBA-Asia men’s championship at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Iranians, who are undefeated at 3-0 in group C, were in control all throughout and doused any resistance put up by the Chinese in th... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
China objects to tougher US sanctions on Iran - JamNews


China, a major buyer of Iran\'s oil, has reiterated its opposition to the US House of Representatives’ go-ahead for the imposition of tougher sanctions against Iran’s economy. \"China has long advocated resolution [of Iran\'s nuclear issue] through dialog and negotiations and opposes unilate... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Hassan Rowhani to officially take over as Iran’s 7th president - JamNews


Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani meets the country’s supreme leader on Saturday to be endorsed as the country’s seventh president. The 64-year-old seen as a moderate assumes Iran’s highest elected office at a 1230 GMT ceremony presided over by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. After his endors... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Millions mark Quds Day around globe - JamNews


Millions of people in different countries held massive rallies on Friday in solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian nation, voicing their anger at the policies of the Israeli regime and its allies and calling for the liberation of Palestine. Quds Day is held annually on the last Friday of the Mus... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
‘Russia is not a colony, US has no legal basis to claim Snowden’ – lawyer — RT News


The US government stance on Edward Snowden causes more harm than good to the USA, lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said, calling the US officials’ claims of filing “lawfully” grounded requests for his extradition “cynical”. According to Kucherena, Russia is “fulfilling its humanitarian mission,... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Why Did Washington Hate Hugo Chavez? | Global Research


Eva Golinger, winner of the International Award for Journalism in Mexico (2009), named “La Novia de Venezuela” by President Hugo Chávez, is an Attorney and Writer from New York, living in Caracas, Venezuela since 2005 and author of the best-selling books, “The Chávez Code: Cracking US Interv... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Groundbreaking Investigation Reveals Monsanto Teaming Up With US Military to Target GMO Activists | Global Research


A hard-hitting investigative report recently published by a prominent German newspaper has uncovered some shocking details about the tactics being used by chemical giant Monsanto in assuming control of global agriculture. According to this thorough analysis, Monsanto appears to be aggressively targe... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
This American Life on Guatemalan Genocide | Global Research


By Keane Bhatt On the evening of December 4, 1982, President Ronald Reagan informed reporters assembled at an Air Force base in Honduras that he had just engaged in a “useful exchange of ideas” with Efraín Rios Montt. The Guatemalan military general was the most recent in a succession of U.S.... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Vicious Beyond Imagination: U.S. Endless Wars, Debt, Lies | Global Research


vi·cious [vish-uhs] adjective. 1. addicted to or characterized by vice; grossly immoral; depraved; profligate. 2. given or readily disposed to evil. 3. reprehensible; blameworthy; wrong: a vicious deception. 4. spiteful; malicious: a vicious attack. 1% “leaders” in government, economics,... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Inside the 9/11 Hearings: Uncovering Deception, Demanding the Truth | Global Research


From September 8 to September 11, 2011, a gathering of researchers, experts and activists converged on the campus of Ryerson University in Toronto to review what was then the most up to date information with regard to the ten year old tragedy. Throughout the four day event, speakers challenged the ... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Official: US sanctions do not apply to Pakistan’s gas deal with Iran - Trend.Az


Pakistani Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ezzaz Ahmad Chaudhury said that the US-led sanction imposed against Iran\'s energy sector is in no way related to the plan for transfer of Iran\'s gas to Pakistan, IRNA reported. \"Pakistan informed its positive stance about supporting the project on transfer of ... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Iran Joins International Union of Spelunking(Caving) Farsnews


TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has become an official member of the International Union of Spelunking, an Iranian official said. Head of the Spelunking Society of Iran Javad Nezamdoust said Iran has won 39 votes out of 41 during the 16th International Congress of Spelunking held in Brno, Czech Republic, from Ju... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Ancient Persia Tour - 14 Days


Come, indulge on an impressive historical journey with us to witness the greatness of the Persian empire, its post Islamic architecture and Iran’s modern urban life. Whether this is your first trip to Iran or you’ve already fallen in love with Iran in your previous trips, this tour has a lot to ... Read Full Article:


August, 3, 2013 A.D.:
Iran asserts might over China in FIBA-Asia | Inquirer Sports


By Celest R. Flores MANILA, Philippines — Iran asserted its might on reigning titlist China, 70-51, on Saturday in the 27th FIBA-Asia men’s championship at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Iranians, who are undefeated at 3-0 in group C, were in control all throughout and doused any resistance put up... Read Full Article:

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties