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October, 29



October, 29, 539 B.C.:
World Cyrus Day


Oct, 29 is the world Cyrus day celebrated worldwide. Babylon's seizure completed on this day. Supporters of human rights cherish this day to mark the famous Cylinder of Cyrus which is known to be the first chapter of human rights in the world history, now kept in the British museum. Cyrus The Great ... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 1878 A.D.:
Austro-Hungarian military mission in Persia


The Austro-Hungarian military mission in Persia was the development of a military organization in Qajar Persia in 1879 by Austria-Hungary, which is considered as part of efforts to reform the Persian army under Naser al-Din Shah and set up a standing army in Persia. The Association had the strength ... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 1939 A.D.:
PM Daftari Presents His Cabinet


Matin Daftari was appointed as the new prime minister by Reza Shah. He presented his cabinet of ministers to Majlis on October, 29, 1939. The majority of the parliament representatives voted in favor of his cabinet. As a fan of Germany, appointing Daftari was to appease Germans. But after a short wh... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 1950 A.D.:
Educating Doctors In Isfahan


(IUMS) - Isfahan University of Medical Sciences was established in 1946 and was known at the time as Isfahan Senior School of Medical Training. After a 4-year course, students graduated as medical officers. Later, the school was relocated to a larger facility with a well-equipped laboratory. In 19... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
The Veg Heads: Persian Square dining | Daily Bruin


By Regina Napolitano and Shreya Aiyar Persian food comes in many different shapes and sizes, and not all of it is meatless, posing a challenge for vegetarians and vegans who are hesitant to try new Persian dishes. This week, columnists Regina Napolitano and Shreya Aiyar venture south of Wilshire t... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Iran Auto Industry: Samand in Kazakhstan Public Transportation Farsnews


TEHRAN (FNA)- Kazakhstan has started using the Iranian passenger car, Samand, in its transportation system, Iranian automaker Iran-Khodro Company (IKCO) said. "We have studied various cars of different brands for this purpose and came to this conclusion that IKCO Samand has a firm body and is the b... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - Iran celebrating millennium of compilation of Avicenna’s Canon


Iran celebrating millennium of compilation of Avicenna’s Canon TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The 1000th anniversary of the compilation of Iranian physician and philosopher Avicenna’s Kitab al-Qanun fi at-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine) will be commemorated during a one-day meeting, which opens in Tehra... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - Iran cuts saffron export duty to zero


Iran cuts saffron export duty to zero TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The Iranian Customs Administration has removed duty on saffron exports, IRNA reported on Monday. Exports of saffron at any volume and amount will be free from duties, it said in a statement. Iran’s saffron exports will increase by ... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - Former UK foreign secretary: AIPAC is the main barrier to peace


Former UK foreign secretary: AIPAC is the main barrier to peace TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Former British foreign secretary Jack Straw told a gathering in the House of Commons last week that AIPAC’s “unlimited” funding and intimidation of American politicians is one of the main barriers to peac... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Iran Allocates $14 bln for Oil Projects


TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said over $14 billion from the country's National Development Fund has been allocated to oil, gas and petrochemical sectors to partially make up for years of under-investment due to US-led sanctions against Iran. Tweet printPrint Announ... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Persian Eggplant Spread Iranian Eggplant Dish - Kashk-e Bademjan Recipe - Food.com - 266827


This dish is best served with warm pita, sangak or lavash bread, fresh herbs (Sabzi Khordan), and fresh radish. A Persian dinner party would not be a Persian dinner party without a bowl of this silky eggplant spread, the ultimate dip for traditional lavash flatbread. (Feel free to dig in with pita b... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Theory that Adolf Hitler fled to Argentina and lived to the age of 73 | Mail Online


Did Hitler flee bunker with Eva to Argentina, have two daughters and live to 73? The bizarre theory that's landed two British authors in a bitter war By Guy Walters Though it was approaching midnight in Berlin, the streets were far from dark. On every street, fires raged out of control as the inte... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
International day of Cyrus the Great - Founder of Iran


October 29 (7th of Aban) is designated as the international day of Cyrus the Great, who declared the first charter of human rights in the world, also known as the Cyrus Cylinder. In Iran, the Cylinder was translated into Persian, for the first time, by Abdul Majid Arfaei, a professor of Ancient Near... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
Iran gives activist actress 18-month sentence - Yahoo News


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court has sentenced an actress known for her reformist political activism to 18 months in prison on security charges, newspapers reported Tuesday, in another sign of the underlying tensions between Iran's hard-liners and calls for greater openness by new President Ha... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 2013 A.D.:
U.N. urges end of U.S. embargo on Cuba for 22nd time| Reuters


By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS | Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:42pm EDT (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for the 22nd time to condemn the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba, whose foreign minister said the American policy in place since 1959 was barbaric and amounted... Read Full Article:

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