Search: Year=2003

Quake Destroys BAM... 26/12/2003 History
A strong earthquake of 6.6 Richter magnitude jolts the ancient city of Bam at 5:27 AM killing 26,721 people, 9,000 injured and as many as leaving arou...View Details»

Shirin Ebadi Becomes Nobel Laurette... 10/12/2003 History
Born in Hamedan in 1949, Shirin Ebadi studied law and obtained a doctorate in private law from Tehran University in 1971 but could not practice until ...View Details»

Capture of Saddam Hussein / Operation Red Dawn ... 03/12/2003 History
Operation Red Dawn was an American military operation conducted on 13 December 2003 in the town of ad-Dawr, Iraq, near Tikrit, that led to the capture...View Details»

Tehran Nuclear Declaration 2003 ... 21/10/2003 History
On 14 August 2002, Alireza Jafarzadeh, a spokesman for an Iranian dissident group National Council of Resistance of Iran, publicly revealed the existe...View Details»

King Of Jordan Visits Tehran... 02/09/2003 History
Abdollah 2, the king of Jordan entered Tehran. President Khatami personally welcomed him during an official salutation ceremony at the Mehrabad airpor...View Details»

Iranian Olive Branch To USA... 04/05/2003 History
Through the Swiss Embassy, Iran sent a letter to the US administration on May, 4th 2003. The letter included proposal for negotiations, which suggest...View Details»

MKO Surrenders To US Forces In Iraq... 15/04/2003 History
(Wikipedia) - During the Iran–Iraq War (1980-1988), the MKO terrorist group was given refuge by Saddam Hussein and mounted attacks on Iran from within...View Details»

Iran-Iraq Exchange POWs... 18/03/2003 History
(IRNA) – On the eve of the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran and Iraq finalized the exchange of prisoners of war (POWs), the official IRNA news agency rep...View Details»

More Than 300 Dead In Plane Crash... 19/02/2003 History
(Guardian) - An Iranian military plane carrying more than 300 members of the country's Revolutionary Guards crashed in a southeastern province yesterd...View Details»