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October, 31

October, 31, 1083 A.D.:
Turanshah Becomes King Of Kerman

Great Seljuk's authority extended over other lines which included rulers of Hamedan, Kerman, Syria and Anatolia. Turanshah from the Seljuk dynasty, son of Qavurd proclaimed king of Kerman which covered a vast area stretching down to the Persian Gulf and included Oman. After Alparslan's death, Maleks... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 1812 A.D.:
The Battle Of Aslandooz

The Battle of Aslandooz took place between the invading Russian and the Iranian army in Aslandooz, north of the Aras River on Oct, 31, 1812. Russians wanted British mediation to make peace with Iran while keeping Caucasian territories taken from Iran. Some agents in the corrupt Qajar Royal Court ha... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 1943 A.D.:
Vote Of Confidence For Soheili

More than eight months after Soheili presented his cabinet of ministers and started serving as Prime Minister, Majlis approved his cabinet. Iran was under occupation of Allied Powers; U.K., U.S., and U.S.S.R. and Mohammad Reza Shah was just an appointed puppet after his father was overthrown and sen... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Iran likely to drop Pakistan gas pipeline project: oil minister - DAWN.COM

DUBAI/KARACHI: Iran will probably give up on a multi-billion-dollar pipeline project to supply gas to Pakistan, Iran’s oil minister was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency on Wednesday. “The contract for supplying gas to Pakistan is likely to be annulled,” Iranian Oil Min... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Inside Iran: A Big First For Iranian Women - ABC News

by MUHAMMAD LILA and MOLLY HUNTER Correspondent, ABC News ABC News correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Iran this week, digging into a changing country few Americans understand. Politically savvy and fluent in several languages including English, Marzieh Afkham has become the recognizable face... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Shahnameh: Persian epic brought to life thanks to £1.2 million gift | Varsity Online

A 50,000 verse Persian poem has been given a huge cash injection, allowing Cambridge to continue its work collating the manuscripts by Olivia Murphy Wednesday 30th October 2013, 12:41 GMT The tyrant Zahhak chained to Mount Damavand: Baysonghor Shahnama A Cambridge University project collating the... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Layla's Persian Food opens in lower level of the Madison Hostel - Isthmus | The Daily Page

Layla's Persian Food opens in lower level of the Madison Hostel Linda Falkenstein on Wednesday 10/30/2013 2:40 pm The small lower-level eatery space below the Madison Hostel at 141 S. Butler St. has a new tenant -- Layla's Persian Food has been open for a few weeks and has already done some shiftin... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Persian poetry, Moroccan melodies intertwine - Appeal-Democrat: Spotlight

Sufi cultural tradition takes center stage at Lee Burrows Center By Leticia Gutierrez / lgutierrez@appealdemocrat Poetry and music celebrating 13th century Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi and the Sufi tradition are featured in “A Night to Remember” at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Lee Burrows Arts Cente... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Frequent Faces: SGA president enjoys Persian culture - College Heights Herald: Diversions

Mackenzie Mathews Her office is located on the bottom floor of Cravens Library, filled with couches, tables and a desk where she works. Occasionally, one may see students napping on the couches, studying at the tables or grabbing SafeRide bottle openers or Dum-Dums out of the cups on her desk. ... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Iran-US Direct Flights May Soon Be Taxied to Runway

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Direct flights between Iran and United States may be launched in the near future, preferably from Iran’s Kish Island, an economic activist said. The first direct Iran-US plane flight after the victory of the Iranian Islamic Revolution may takeoff in near future, a member of Ir... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Customs Data: Iran’s Foreign Trade Exchanges Exceed $45bln in 7 Months Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- The value of Iran’s foreign trade exchanges surpassed $45 billion during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2013), Iranian Customs Data said. The value of non-oil goods, including gas condensates, exported from Iran in the past seven months hit $21... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Iran, G5+1 Start Experts Talks in Vienna Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- Teams of experts from Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) started a meeting in the Austrian capital on Wednesday. The talks are being held at the UN offices in Vienna and will last for two days. The US delegation present in the meeting incl... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - Apple Won't Let You Use iTunes To Build A Nuclear Weapon

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Tech companies put all kinds of strange things into their user agreements, the thing they make you sign when you download software or sign up for a service. But Apple has to have one of the weirdest terms we've ever seen, sent to us by the folks at Skyhigh Networks. Apple ... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - British police gross misconduct bears death to an Iranian

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – British police in Bristol has admitted to their misconduct on dealing with an Iranian national Bijan Ebrahimi, who was killed subsequently. Mehr News quoted BBC report that Mr. Ebrahimi had been summoned on suspicion of breaching the peace last July, but later released wit... Read Full Article:

October, 31, 2013 A.D.:
Mehr News Agency - ‘Mohammad’ now the most popular name worldwide

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – A new report has said the name of the Prophet of Islam has been the most popular worldwide. Mehr News quoted Spanish daily ABC reporting that 150 million people were called ‘Mohammad,’ and that the name was popular even in non-Muslim countries, such as France, where in... Read Full Article:

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