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Adel Shaik Alaudeen
12 Nov 2017
Islamic militants take Islamic militants take
Start of Iran-Iraq war which lasts for eight years.
The American hostages are released ending 444 days in captivity.
A major earthquake strikes Iran, killing approximately 40,000 people.
Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani is sworn in as the new president
Iran accepts a ceasefire agreement
Iran and Iraq resume diplomatic ties.
Iran deploys thousands of troops
President Khatami re-elected.
US President George Bush describes Iraq, Iran and North Korea as an "axis of evil
Thousands attend student-led protests in Tehran against clerical establishment.
President Ahmadinejad says Iran can produce nuclear fuel on an industrial scale.
Reformist-backed cleric Hassan Rouhani wins the presidential election, gaining just over 50% of the vote.
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