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Processes against the supporters of the Shah started, and hundreds were executed.

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Western media are ignoring a revolution in Iran

[T]his “puzzle” of the Iranian Revolution was somewhat closed to the eyes of Western observers.
Protesters in Iran chant "Reza Shah, Bless Your Soul" - referring to Reza Shah the Great, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty, the nemesis of the clerics, the moderniser of

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On November 4: Iranian Islamic Students stormed the US embassy, taking 66 people, the majority Americans, as hostages.


Khamenei was one of the founders of the Islamic Republican Party, which dominated the Majlis (the national legislature) after the 1979 revolution.

 

« Color revolution » fails in Iran , by Thierry Meyssan

By summer of 1982, Iraq's initial territorial gains had been recaptured by Iranian troops that were stiffened with Revolutionary Guards.
He was appointed to the Council of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, and between 1979 and 1981 he was a member of the Majlis, serving as deputy minister of defense, commander of the Revolutionary Guard, and representative on the Supreme Council of Defense.

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Opposed, like his mentor, to the rule of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Rafsanjani became the exiled Khomeini's chief agent in Iran, was arrested on several occasions, and spent three years in prison (1975-1977) for his activities.


Iranians to Respond to Islamic Revolution’s Enemies: …

Protesters in Iran chant "Reza Shah, Bless Your Soul" - referring to Reza Shah the Great, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty, the nemesis of the clerics, the moderniser of