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Perspolis Becomes First Capital... 16/04/465BC History
It took 51 years to build Perspolis following an order by Dariush I. Perspolis became one of the greatest masterpieces of the antiquities at the peak ...View Details»

The Isfahan Treaty Signed With Ottomans... 16/04/1613 History
After 3 consequent years of several battles with Ottomans in which Iranians were victorious, the Ottoman envoy reaches Isfahan to sign a peace treaty ...View Details»

Major earthquake strikes Saravan in south-east Iran ... 16/04/2013 History
The 2013 Saravan earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 7.7 at 15:14 pm IRDT (UTC+4:30) on 16 April. The shock struck a mountainous area betwe...View Details»

EU foreign policy chief arrives in Iran's capital for talks ... 16/04/2016 History
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has arrived in the Iranian capital at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegat...View Details»

President Rouhani arrives in Ankara ... 16/04/2016 History
President Rouhani arrived in Ankara late Friday in order to have meetings with high-ranking Turkish officials following an official invitation by the ...View Details»

FIBA hail "historic moment" after men attend female basketball match i... 16/04/2017 History
By Nick Butler Sunday, 16 April 2017 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary general Patrick Baumann has hailed a "historical momen...View Details»