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2017 in Iran

2017
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Years in Iran

Events in the year 2017 in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Incumbents

Events

President Hassan Rouhani provides a tribute to the Tehran terrorist attack's victims during the 9 June 2017 funeral.

January

May

June

  • June 7 – Terrorist attacks in Tehran leaves eighteen civilians killed and fifty-two others injured, with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group claiming responsibility.
  • June 9 - Official state funeral for victims of the Tehran attacks is held and attended by multiple Iranian officials.
  • June 10 - ISIL operational commander and mastermind of the terrorist events dies at the hands of security forces.

July

  • July 15 - Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University, dies.
  • July 28 - Successful Launch of Simorgh Satellite and opening Emam Khomeini Space Station

September

October

  • October 2 – Iran nuclear deal cover by Russia official, US ambassador to UN warns, Russia is backing shield prevent passed to an agreement.

November

  • November 12 – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes Iran near the border with Iraq, killing at least 630 people and injuring 8,100 others.

December

  • December 28 - The 2017 Iranian protests begin.
  • December 29 - Protesters take to the streets for a second day against the government in several cities.[1]
  • December 30 - Two protesters are reportedly shot dead by riot police in Dorud, Lorestan Province while protests spread further.[2]
  • December 31 - Access to Telegram and Instagram were banned following the rising protests. President Rouhani however acknowledges the discontent of the Iranians.[3]

Notable deaths

  • January 8 – Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former President of the Islamic Republic of Iran (born 1934)
  • July 15 - Maryam Mirzakhani, was an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. (born 1977)

References

  1. ^ "Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests".
  2. ^ "Protests hit Tehran, two demonstrators reported killed in Iran town". Reuters.
  3. ^ "Rouhani acknowledges Iranian discontent as protests continue". TheGuardian.com.
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