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February, 20

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February, 20, 641 A.D.:
The Battle Of Nahavand

Following the decisive defeat at the Battle of Qadesiya, the Sassanid Empire began disintegrating. Yazdgerd 3 somehow succeeded in gathering an army. The king however preferred to stay in Isfahan while Iranians, leaded by General Firouzan gave another battle to invading Caliph forces. There are inco... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2004 A.D.:
Seventh Parliament Elections

The seventh parliament elections took place in an atmosphere of mistrust caused by many reformist candidates' disqualification from entering the elections. Thus, the outcome of these elections were prejudiced when on February 23, the ministry of Interior affairs announced the results. Allegations of... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2007 A.D.:
Shahram Jazayeri Escapes The Prison

Shahram Jazayeri, a high profile prisoner whose name was associated with financial corruption and bribing of top officials escaped while being taken for investigation about a property. Accompanied by two guards, he suddenly vanished near his apartment in Ecbatan district of Tehran. The escape sent a... Read Full Article:


February, 20, 2011 A.D.:
Ashtiani Stoning: German Journalists Freed

(AFP) - Two journalists who were detained by Iran last year have arrived back in Germany after being freed.Marcus Hellwig and Jens Koch, from Germany's Bild Newspaper, were held while interviewing the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.Germany's f... Read Full Article:

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