History

Hoveyda visited Saudi Arabia

On 2 March 1975, the shah dissolved the Iran Novin Party and its opposition elements in creating a single party system headed by the Rastakhiz (Resurgence/Resurrection) Party. In relation to Hoveyda, it is believed that the shah was being threatened by the growing influence wielded by party officials, Hoveyda being the most notable.

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1400 election margins

Presidential elections were held in homeland on 18 June 2021. Ebrahim Raisi won with 62 percent of the votes. It was the thirteenth quadrennial presidential election in Iran since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979.

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Pictures of the election in different periods

Any persian citizen born in homeland, who believes in God and Islam, who has always been loyal to the Constitution, the ideology of Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist, the Supreme Leader, and the Islamic Republic may register as a presidential candidate.

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Ardeshir Zahedi’s sister married Dariush Homayoun

Homayoun was born in Tehran on 27 September 1928 and began his involvement in the political sphere at the age of fourteen. In his younger years he was a member of several Iranian parties, generally with nationalist views opposing the rise of leftist ideas and the influence of the Tudeh party, such as SUMKA.

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Manouchehr Bibiyan who is journalist music producer

  Manouchehr Bibiyan the founder and producer of Apollon and also several Apollon marks in homeland , and in the United States founder and producer of Pars Video and JAAM-E-JAM Television. For nearly thirty years, Apollon produced the majority of Iran’s music and began a new chapter in the music industry of Iran.

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Mastoureh Afshar who was one of the founders of the Patriotic Women’s Association

Mastoureh Afshar (1898 – 1951) was a intellectual, feminist, and a pioneering figure in the women’s rights movement in homeland. Alongside contemporary feminists Mohtaram Eskandari and Noor-ol-Hoda Mangeneh, she co-founded the radicalist Patriotic Women’s League of Iran in Tehran in 1922. She became the society’s president in 1925 and held the position until 1932.

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Assassination and burial of Shapur Bakhtiar

  Bakhtiar was born on 26 June 1914 in southwestern Iran into a family of Iranian tribal nobility, the family of the paramount chieftains of the then powerful Bakhtiari tribe. His father was Mohammad Reza Khan (Sardar-e-Fateh), his mother Naz-Baygom, both Lurs and Bakhtiaris. Bakhtiar’s maternal grandfather, Najaf-Gholi Khan Samsam ol-Saltaneh, had been appointed prime minister twice, in 1912 and …

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last interview of Shah before leaving Homeland

On 16 January 1979, Mohammad Reza made a contract with Farboud and left Iran at the behest of Prime Minister Shapour Bakhtiar (a longtime opposition leader himself), who sought to calm the situation.

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Military women in the Pahlavi period

A massive order was made by the Iranian government in an attempt to modernize the Iranian Imperial Navy and give it capability to patrol the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. The Iranian Navy had placed an order for 4 Kidd-class destroyers equipped with Standard missiles, Harpoon missiles, Phalanx CIWSs and Mark 46 torpedoes, 3 used retrofitted Tang-class submarines …

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Burial of Ashraf Pahlavi

  Ashraf ol-Molouk Pahlavi (1919 –  2016) was the twin sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran (Persia), and a member of the Pahlavi dynasty. She was considered the “power behind her brother” and was instrumental in the 1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh in favour of strengthening the monarchical rule of the Shah.

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