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May, 8, 521 B.C.:
Median Rebellion Suppressed By Dariush

When Cyrus the Great overthrew the Median empire in 550 BC, he captured Ecbatana (today's Hamedan). Ecbatana became the summer residence of the Achaemenid kings. 28 years later in December 522, the Median rebel Phraortes who descended from Cyaxares, and gained support in Sagartia, Parthia and Hyrcan... Read Full Article:

May, 8, 634 A.D.:
Battle of Namaraq

Battle of Namaraq (Arabic: معركة النمارق‎) (634 CE) was a conflict between Muslims and the Sasanians that occurred in Namaraq, near modern-day Kufa (Iraq). During the Khilafat of Abu Bakr, Muslims under the command of Musana and Khalid bin Walid conquered Al-Hirah, a part of the Persia... Read Full Article:

May, 8, 1980 A.D.:
Farrokhroo Parsa executed by firing squad

Farrokhroo Parsa (Persian: فرخ‌رو پارسا‎; 24 March 1922 – 8 May 1980) was an Iranian physician, educator and parliamentarian. She served as Minister of Education of Iran under Amir Abbas Hoveida and was the first female cabinet minister of an Iranian government. Parsa was an outspok... Read Full Article:

May, 8, 2001 A.D.:
Red Carpet For Fidel Castro

The iconic Cuban President Fidel Castro was warmly received in Tehran by his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Khatami. Castro was welcomed in grand style with a guard of honor at the former imperial palace, before the two leaders started their first round of talks. The 74 year old Castro flew in from A... Read Full Article:

May, 8, 2018 A.D.:
United States withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

The United States announced its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the "Iran nuclear deal" or the "Iran deal", on May 8, 2018. The JCPOA is an agreement on Iran's nuclear program reached in July 2015 by Iran, the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the Unit... Read Full Article:

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