Search: Year=1997

Questioning Supreme Leader Leads To Protests... 25/11/1997 History
Following reports that he had questioned the suitability of the supreme leader, protesters in many cities expressed their allegiance to Ayatollah Kham...View Details»

European Envoys Back In Tehran... 22/11/1997 History
EU members withdrew their envoys in April, 1997 after a German court implicated some Iranian officials in the killing of four Kurdish dissidents at a ...View Details»

Iran Ratifies Chemical Weapons Pact... 10/11/1997 History
Iran ratifies Chemical Weapons Pact, a treaty banning the production and possession of nerve gas weapons. The treaty subjects Iran to mandatory intern...View Details»

The Night Bat Hanged... 14/08/1997 History
Gholamreza Khoshroo, a serial killer who became famous as "The Night Bat" was hanged in a depot at the Azadi stadium in Tehran. Five years before, he ...View Details»

Khatami Elected President... 23/05/1997 History
7th presidential election: From a total of 238 nominees for the presidential race, 234 people including 9 women were disqualified leaving only 4 pres...View Details»

1997 Qayen Earthquake kills 1,567 ... 10/05/1997 History
The Qayen earthquake, also known as the Ardekul or Qaen earthquake, struck Northern Iran's Khorasan Province in the vicinity of Qaen on May 10, 1997 a...View Details»

1997 Qayen earthquake Devastates NE Iran ... 10/05/1997 History
The Qayen earthquake, also known as the Ardekul or Qaen earthquake, was a major earthquake that struck Northern Iran's Khorasan Province on May 10, 19...View Details»

Destructive Ardabil Earthquake... 28/02/1997 History
(Wikipedia) - The 1997 Ardabil earthquake was a destructive earthquake that occurred on 28 February 1997. The epicenter was located near the city of A...View Details»