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August, 16, 1227 A.D.:
Farakhtay Turks Capture Kerman

During the savage conquest of Chengiz Khan in Persia and on top of the miseries suffered by Bukhara, Samarkand, Toos, Neishabour, Herat and all other small and big cities burning in smoke, while the soil was soaking with blood of civilians, Jalaladdin Kharazmshah had to deal with the faithlessness a... Read Full Article:


August, 16, 1976 A.D.:
Reports Of Torture In Iran

Amnesty International, the widely respected human rights organization headquartered in London, estimates that in the last decade torture has been officially practiced in 60 countries; last year alone there were more than 40 violating states. From Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to Gui... Read Full Article:


August, 16, 1985 A.D.:
Ayatollah Khamenei Re-Elected President

4th presidential election: Of 50 nominees for the presidential race, only 47 were disqualified. Of 25,993,802 Iranians eligible to vote 14,089,468 people participated in the election marking a comparatively low %54.2 participation rate. Mr. Khamenei leaded the election with %85.66 of the votes. He d... Read Full Article:

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