The year 2011 A.D.

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January, 9, 2011 A.D.:
Iran Air Crash Kills 77

Iran Air Flight 277 was a passenger flight which crashed near Urmia Airport, West Azarbaijan province, Iran, on January 9, 2011. 77 of the 105 aboard died. The aircraft involved, a Boeing 727-286 Advanced, was operating Iran Air's scheduled domestic service from Mehrabad International Airport, Tehra... Read Full Article:


January, 30, 2011 A.D.:
Iran Builds Space Labs

(FNA) - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced on Sunday that Iran has constructed 10 space test laboratories to strengthen the infrastructures of the country's space industry and help improve the abilities of human resources. The labs were inaugurated by Iranian President... Read Full Article:


February, 6, 2011 A.D.:
Iran, Turkey Sign Trade Pact

(CNN) - Iran and Turkey signed a trade pact Sunday Feb, 6, 2011, one which Tehran said could be worth $30 billion over five years and signaled even stronger ties between the two nations.Both nations' leaders touted the agreement as something that could provide huge mutual economic benefit, according... Read Full Article:


February, 7, 2011 A.D.:
Iran-Oman Stage Naval Exercise

(FNA) - Iran and Oman staged their second joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Oman as the two countries' senior military officials started their meeting in the Omani capital city of Masqat.Iranian navy fleet was dispatched to the Gulf of Oman to take part in the relief operations drills with Oman.Th... Read Full Article:


February, 9, 2011 A.D.:
Mamloo Dam Inaugurated Near Tehran

(FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attended an official ceremony on Wednesday morning to inaugurate the Mamloo Dam in Eastern Tehran, which has cost the country nearly $1.6mln with a crest length of 807m and height of 89m on the Jajrood River.The ceremony was also attended by the Iranian E... Read Full Article:


February, 13, 2011 A.D.:
Iran Names New Nuclear Agency Chief

(CNN) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday appointed Fereydoun Abbasi -- who survived an assassination attempt late last year -- as the new head of the country's Atomic Energy Organization, the state-run Press TV reported.Abbasi, a professor at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, rep... 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:


February, 22, 2011 A.D.:
Iran warships sail via Suez Canal

(BBC) - Iran warships sail via Suez Canal amid Israeli concern. The Iranian supply vessel and Iranian frigate are the first to go through the Suez Canal since 1979Two Iranian warships have sailed through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean Sea, canal officials say.Iranian officials have said the war... Read Full Article:


April, 27, 2011 A.D.:
Amnesty International Condemns Iran Executions

(Wikipedia) - In 2011, Iran is on course for a record year in executions. In 2010, according to Amnesty International, 253 people were executed, though an additional 300 people are also believed to have been killed. In the first six months of 2011, according to Amnesty, Iran has acknowledged the exe... Read Full Article:


September, 11, 2011 A.D.:
Iran Ships Iran-Kashan

(Wikipedia) - On Sept 11, 2011 Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex launched a third ship named "Iran-Kashan" after successfully delivering previous two orders to Iran Shipping Lines, namely: Iran-Shahr-e Kord which was identical to Iran-Arak.Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Comple... Read Full Article:


September, 12, 2011 A.D.:
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Operational

(Wikipedia) - Iran's first nuclear power plant, Bushehr I reactor was complete and officially opened on September, 12 2011.The nuclear program of Iran was launched in the 1950s with the help of the United States as part of the Atoms for Peace program. The participation of the United States and Weste... Read Full Article:


September, 18, 2011 A.D.:
Biggest Embezzlement Scandal In Iranian History

(Wikipedia) - Amir Mansour Aria was arrested on Sep, 18, 2011 on charges of leading the 3000 billion Toman embezzlement in Iran (approximately $2.6 billion USD). This was a record fraud involving the use of forged documents to obtain credit from at least seven Iranian state and private banks to purc... Read Full Article:


October, 11, 2011 A.D.:
Operation Red Coalition Conspiracy

(Wikipedia) - On October,11 2011, United States officials alleged there was a plot tied to the Iranian government to assassinate Saudi ambassador Adel Al Jubeir in the United States. The plot was referred to as the "Iran assassination plot" or the "Iran terror plot" in the media, while the Federal ... Read Full Article:


November, 29, 2011 A.D.:
Attack On British Embassy In Tehran

(Wikipedia) - The British Embassy in Iran and another British diplomatic compound in Tehran were attacked on November, 29 2011 by a crowd of Iranian protesters who stormed the embassy establishments, ransacking offices and stealing documents. One small building was set on fire during the incident an... Read Full Article:


December, 4, 2011 A.D.:
Iran Captures U.S. Spy Drone

(Wikipedia) - On 4 December 2011, an American Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was captured by Iranian forces near the city of Kashmar in northeastern Iran. The Iranian government announced that the UAV was brought down by its cyber warfare unit which commandeered the ai... Read Full Article:

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