Iranian Revolution (Feb 1979) - YouTube
Sep 18, 2006 ... This is a clip from a documentary titled "Crisis in Iran" by the History Channel with Mike Wallace.
Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution; Persian: انقلاب اسلامی, Enghelābe Eslāmi or انقلاب بیست و دو بهمن) refers to events involving the overthrow of the ...
Iranian Revolution - Wikipedia
Soviet war in Afghanistan
The Soviet war in Afghanistan lasted over nine years from December 1979 to February 1989. Part of the Cold War, it was fought between Soviet-led Afghan forces against multi-national insurgen...
Soviet war in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Opération Lamantin
Opération Lamatin was a December 1977 – July 1978 military intervention by France on the behalf of the Mauritanian government, in its war against Sahrawi guerrilla fighters of the Polisario Front, see...
Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
Iran-Iraq War - Wikipedia
Abulhassan Banisadr
Seyyad Abolhassan Banisadr ( pronunciation  ; Persian: سیِّدابوالحسن بنی‌صدر‎; born 22 March 1933) is an Iranian politician, economist and human rights activist. He was the first...
Abulhassan Banisadr - Wikipedia
CIA–al-Qaeda controversy
It has been claimed that the CIA had ties with Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda and its "Afghan Arab" fighters when it armed Mujahideen groups against the Soviet Union during the Soviet war in Afghanistan.<...
CIA–al-Qaeda controversy - Wikipedia
Armed Forces Revolutionary Council, Ghana
The Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) was the government of Ghana from June 4, 1979 to September 24, 1979. It came to power in a bloody coup that removed the Supreme Military Council, another ...
Council of the Islamic Revolution
The Council of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: شورای انقلاب اسلامی, Showra-ye Enghelāb Eslāmi) was a group formed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to manage the Iranian Revolution on 12 January 1979, s...
Council of the Islamic Revolution - Wikipedia
Operation Eagle Claw
Operation Eagle Claw (or Operation Evening Light or Operation Rice Bowl) was a United States Armed Forces operation ordered by US President Jimmy Carter to attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis by re...
Operation Eagle Claw - Wikipedia
Ebrahim Asgharzadeh
Ebrahim Asgharzadeh (Persian: ابراهیم اصغرزاده‎) is an Iranian political activist and politician. He served as a member of the 3rd Majlis (Iran's legislature) from 1989–1993 and as a member of t...
Ebrahim Asgharzadeh - Wikipedia
Case Concerning United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran
United States v Iran [1980] ICJ 1 (also called the Case Concerning United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran) is a public international law case (issued in two decisions) brought to the In...
Operation Rekstok
Operation Rekstok was a series of South African raids into southern Angola on 7 March 1979 during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War. The operation lasted six days. Operating from Ovam...
Western Sahara War
The Western Sahara War was an armed struggle between the Sahrawi indigenous Polisario Front and Morocco between 1975 and 1991, being the most significant phase of the Western Sahara conflict. The conf...
1979 Herat uprising
The 1979 Herat uprising was an insurrection that took place in and around the town of Herat, Afghanistan in March 1979. It included both a popular uprising and a mutiny of Afghan army troops against t...
1979 Herat uprising - Wikipedia
Abbas Abdi
Abbas Abdi  pronunction  ah-BAHSS-ahb-DEE (born 1956) is one of Iran's most influential reformists, journalist, self-taught sociologist and social activist.
Abdi was born in 1956. He stu...
Algiers Accords
The Algiers Accords were a set of agreements between the United States and Iran to resolve the Iran hostage crisis, brokered by the Algerian government and signed in Algiers on January 19, 1981. The c...
PUK insurgency
The PUK insurgency was a low-level 1975-9 rebellion of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) against Baathist Iraq, following the defeat of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the Second Kurdish–...
PUK insurgency - Wikipedia