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February, 14

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February, 14, 102 A.D.:
Defeat of Chinese Forces In Transoxiana


The Chinese Khaghan Vadi sent 40,000 units to Transoxiana knowing that Iranians were busy fighting the Romans. The invasion was encountered by local forces of Parthia, Ariana and Kohestan and the Chinese army was crushed with many taken captive. The Chinese leaders sent their apologies and said that... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 1903 A.D.:
Commercial Convention : A Russian Victory


During Mozaffaroddin Shah's visit to England in August 1902, he asked for The Order of Garter which had been given to Naseroddin Shah by Queen Victoria in 1873. King Edward VII primarily refused to grant it to a Muslim fearing that it will arouse the jealousy of Constantinople. After the Shah left E... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 1961 A.D.:
Inauguration Of Melli University


The inauguration of Melli University of Iran on the heights of Tehran took place with just 174 students. Primarily, this university had only two faculties of economy and architecture. In 1982 it was renamed as Shahid Beheshti university. In 1990 first courses offering doctorate degree in economy wer... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 1979 A.D.:
CFK Occupation Of US Embassy


Only three days after the Iranian Revolution, on Feb, 14, 1979 a group of CFK armed militants took control of the US embassy in Tehran facing little resistance. After a brief clash with the US Marines guarding the embassy, the compound was under control of the CFK. The United States was seen as Iran... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 1989 A.D.:
Death Decree For Rushdie


Ayatollah Khomeini issues a fatwa calling for death of Salman Rushdie after he published a book called The Satanic Verses in which he allegedly mocks Quran. Khomeini's decree backfires, bringing much fame and fortune to the Bombay born English writer who met with president Clinton at the white house... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 2007 A.D.:
Bomb Kills 11 People


(BBC) - Eleven people have been killed in a bomb blast near a bus in city of Zahedan in south-eastern Iran, the official IRNA news agency has reported.The bomb, hidden in a car, targeted members of IRGC, Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the agency said, although it is unclear if all the dead belonged to ... Read Full Article:


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February, 14, 2009 A.D.:
Blast Kills Four Iranian Police Near Pakistan


(FNA) - Four members of Iran's security forces were killed by an explosion set off in a booby-trap attack by rebels near the Pakistani border.The state-run radio reported late on Friday that the four policemen were buried the same day in the city of Zahedan in southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan provinc... Read Full Article:

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