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November, 19

November, 19, 1256 A.D.:
Alamout Surrenders To Hulagu

The last Grand Master of Alamout was Roknoddin who allegedly plotted his father Alaaddin's murder on December 1,1255. Meanwhile Hulagu was continuing his expedition of Persia. He captured some of the most important strongholds of Assassins and the inhabitants were put to death in March 1956. Roknodd... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 1699 A.D.:
The Return Of Mir Weis Khan To Ghandahar

Mir Weis Khan, the leader of one of the Ghilzai clans returned home after visiting the Persian court in Isfahan. The Sunni Pashtun tribes were under constant pressure by the Safavids to convert to Shiite. Mir Weis incited a rebellion against Safavid dynasty to be suppressed by Gurgin Khan; a Georgi... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 1952 A.D.:
Refining The Iranian Judicial System

Prime minister Dr. Mosaddegh believed that in order to have social justice and freedom, it's necessary to have a functioning judicial system and therefore ordered Mr. Lotfi, the minister of justice to clean up the corrupted judicial system. Mosaddegh was himself a graduate from the faculty of law of... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Persian music coming to USM Portland on Nov. 23 | Sun Journal

Encore | Monday, November 18, 2013 Portland Ovations to bring Master of Persian Music: Kayhan Kalhor to Hannaford Hall PORTLAND -- Portland Ovations will present four-time Grammy nominee Kayhan Kalhor at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Hannaford Hall, USM Portland. An internationally acclaimed virt... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
France makes historical mistake blocking Iranian nuclear deal — RT Op-Edge

France is blocking a ‘peaceful deal’ by referring to false Israeli claims, and this is a historical mistake it is making, an Iranian policymaker and scholar, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, told RT. RT: The French Foreign minister has said that the last round of Israel’s concerns must be considered ... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Iran Arrests Terrorists Behind Assassination of Zabol Prosecutor Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force announced on Monday that it has arrested the terrorists who assassinated the prosecutor of Zabol city in Sistan and Balouchestan province less than two weeks ago. "The members of the terrorist team who assassinated the Zabol p... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Official: Iran Air Ready to Resume Direct Flights to US Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s national carrier, Iran Air, has informed officials of President Rouhani's administration that it is ready to resume direct flights between Iran and the US, Iran Air President Farhad Parvaresh said, while government officials said the offer has remained at domestic levels and t... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
FM Zarif off to Italy

Tehran, Nov 19, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, heading a delegation, left Tehran for Rome on Tuesday to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues with senior Italian officials. Zarif is accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanch... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Archaeologists discover traces of BMAC in Iran

Traces of an international culture that is similar to the BMAC – the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex – have been discovered during an archaeological excavation in the prehistoric site of Chalo near the town of Sankhast in North Khorasan Province, Iran. The excavation has been carried o... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
No. 4 saltman CT Scanned again

The No. 4 Saltman, discovered in Chehrabad Mine of Zanjan, has undergone a CT scan for the second time. Abolfazl Ali of the Chehrabad Excavation Team added that information related to the sex and age of the Saltman was deciphered in the first CT Scan. “The second CT scan can reveal new informa... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Palestine casts first vote at UN - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

Palestine's delegation to the United Nations has cast a ballot for the first time in a routine General Assembly vote, an act the envoy said brought his nation a step closer to full UN membership. The chief Palestinian UN observer, Riyad Mansour, participated in the 193-nation assembly's election of... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Iranian Nuclear Energy Program History - Iranian Nuclear Energy Program

Iran’s nuclear energy program was launched back in the 1950s, when Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi – an ally of the West - was in power. Western states jumpstarted Iran’s atomic ambitions, agreeing to build over a dozen nuclear power reactors among other initiatives. This cooperation continued unti... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Ovum Zoroastræum: ‘Zoroaster’s egg’ - Asian and African studies blog

Ovum Zoroastræum: ‘Zoroaster’s egg’ This may seem a rather esoteric title for an Asian Studies blog, but it is hardly surprising in the context of the post-renaissance scholar Athanasius Kircher (1601/2–1680). Kircher, based in Rome from 1635, where he officially taught mathematics at t... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Suicide bombings and clashes near Iran embassy in Lebanon Beirut Blasts Kill 23 - WSJ.com

By Nour Malas and Rima Abushakra Updated Nov. 19, 2013 8:51 a.m. ET BEIRUT—Two blasts that struck near the Iranian Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday killed 23 people, among them an Iranian diplomat, in what Iranian and Lebanese officials described as a direct assault on the embassy. The attack... Read Full Article:

November, 19, 2013 A.D.:
Checking in with 'Royal Concierge': GCHQ ran hotel surveillance ring to spy on diplomats and delegations - Europe - World - The Independent

By Tony Paterson Berlin Britain’s secret listening service, GCHQ, uses a spying system codenamed “Royal Concierge” to carry out detailed surveillance on foreign diplomats and government delegations at more than 350 hotels across the world, Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday. ... Read Full Article:

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