In the Classical era, part of the present-day city of Tehran was occupied by a Median city, which in the Avesta occurs as Rhaga. It was destroyed by the Mongols in the early 13th century, and remains now as a city in Tehran Province, located towards the southern end of the modern-day city of Tehran.
Sadeghiyeh (also Sadeghieh, Sadeqiyeh) (Persian:صادقیه) is a heavily populated district of Tehran, Iran. Also called by its pre-revolutionary name Aryashahr (also Ariashahr) (Persian: آریاشهر), it is one of Tehran's busiest commercial and residential centers. It is connected via Tehran's Metro and monorail lines to other parts of the city. The Sadighiyeh metro station is one of the busiest stations in Tehran where lines 2 and 5 (Karaj Intercity Train) intersect.
Sadighiyeh has two main squares called Falakeye Aval Sadighiyeh and Falakeye Dovom Sadighiyeh.
Tehran (1941–1966) was a British Thoroughbredracehorse and sire, who raced during World War II and was best known for winning the classicSt Leger in 1944. After showing little ability as a two-year-old he improved in the following spring to win the Culford Stakes on his three-year-old debut. He ran third in the 2000 Guineas and was narrowly beaten into second place in the Derby Stakes. After winning the Whepstead Stakes he recorded his biggest win when defeating a strong field in a substitute St Leger. He won his first three races in 1945 and finished second in the Ascot Gold Cup. He later became a successful breeding stallion, siring several major winners including Tulyar.
Iranian PresidentHassan Rouhani has opened a key motorway that encircles the capital Tehran to ease traffic moving from west to the south and from east to the west of the country ... The highway links the city of Abyek in the northern province of Qazvin to Charmshahr located to the southeast of the capital Tehran.
On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after take off from Iran's capital Tehran killing all 176 people aboard, including 55 Canadians... Iranian air defences were on high alert for a US counter-attack after Tehran fired missiles at a military base in Iraq that was used by US forces.
An Iranian woman who died of a heart attack while waiting to be executed was allegedly still hanged. The woman, named in reports as Zahra Ismaili, was reportedly made to watch as 16 men were hanged in front of her while waiting her turn at Rajai ShahrPrison, west of the capital Tehran... Mr Moradi reportedly wrote ... SIGN UP ... Read our privacy notice ... .
A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran... On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after taking off from Iran's capital Tehran killing all 176 people aboard, including 55 Canadians.
Zahra Ismaili was convicted of killing her husband, an Iranian intelligence official, who had allegedly been abusive to her and her daughter ... Ismaili was hanged in the notoriously brutal Rajai ShahrPrison on Wednesday in the town of Karaj, around 20 miles west of Tehran. The Islamic Republic is second only China in its use of capital punishment ... .
NEW YORK... She said that Iran bears the sole responsibility for investigating the truth surrounding the downing of the plane and for providing accountability. PS752 was a passenger flight departing from Tehran for the Ukrainian capital Kiev, which was shot down shortly after takeoff by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) on Jan ... ....