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The unrest and the protests of 1979, led US to the conclusion that the only way to overcome the crisis, was for Shah to leave the country.
News ID: 107    Publish Date : 2020/01/28

The Paper Tiger
With Shah's escape on 16 January 1979, the crisis increased to the top. Shah and his associates knew that there was no coming back. And US totally knew that Pahlavi regime was done. But the military situation was interesting. The dependent military with no authority, always taking orders from foreign advisors, was feeling a huge vacancy.
News ID: 106    Publish Date : 2020/01/28

Irdc: Following the offensive article published by Etelaat newspaper January 7 1979, with the title "Iran and Red and Black Colonization", protests started all over the country and the leading point was the January 9 1979 uprising in Qom.
News ID: 97    Publish Date : 2020/01/26

Ruhollah Hosseinian:
Mr Ruhollah Hosseinian, Islamic revolution document centre chief tells us about the executions in early years of the revolution: "The enemies always have spread rumors aiming to harm the Islam republic, rumors with no proof."
News ID: 96    Publish Date : 2020/01/25

January 4-7 1979, with the victory of Islamic revolution approaching, the leaders of 4 western countries including France, US, England and Germany gathered in an island called Guadelope to discuss their policies about some important crisis, including Islamic revolution of Iran. They were willing to prevent the fall of Pahlavi dynasty, but Iranian nation's will overcame them. However, history has recorded evidence showing US and Europe's alliance against Iranian nation.
News ID: 98    Publish Date : 2020/01/25

As the leader of the Islamic movement of the Iranian nation, Imam Khomeini (RA) had a strategy. Many leaders lack any strategy in their campaigns. As a result, their decisions become tiresome gradually. It creates ambiguity and undermines the people’s confidence. After the 15th of Khordad Uprising, Imam Khomeini (RA) defined the strategy of his movement as toppling the Shah’s regime and establishing the Islamic state. He formulated his stance and his campaign approaches based on this strategy, too. Imam Khomeini (RA) believed that the leadership of the movement should have a strategy. He argued that the leadership of the movement should adopt mottos and missions that are totally reflecting popular demands.
News ID: 94    Publish Date : 2020/01/18

Hosseinian, who has known Haj Qasem since 1985, expresses his characteristics: "one of his characteristics was modesty and also great bravery. He was so intimate, kind and friendly with the army. He slept beside them and they ate all together. The entire army loved him so much".
News ID: 93    Publish Date : 2020/01/07

News ID: 92    Publish Date : 2020/01/04

Many political analysts and experts believe that islamic revolution resulted in US power failure in international politics. One of the main plans of the US government to bring Islamic republic of Iran on its knees, was to impose sanctions on it. But this was a dead end! Besides, following substantial increase in sanctions in 2018, Atlantic Council Think Tank published an analysis claiming that pursuing the sanctions will lead to nowhere and US isn't being supported internationally like it was back in 2013. This is how the history proves that in forty years all US plans and collisions against Iran has been failed and ended up in nothing but humiliation and discredit for US.
News ID: 80    Publish Date : 2019/12/25

Many political analysts and experts believe that islamic revolution resulted in US power failure in international politics. US defense minister, director of CIA and US national security advisor mention in their diaries that after US failure in Tabas, they were told to consider plans to seek revenge. So in the headquarters of the coup in Paris, Shapour Bakhtiar took the lead to contribute any support to stage the coup. But this ended up as a failed coup too. Nojeh coup was failed, so they went on with this option: Iraq's ba'ath regime invading Iran! But That way, another failure was noted in the list of US failures in Iran. Iran overcame the issue and during the war reached out to self-sufficiency in many fields. Iran's victories despite the arms embargo, was another stroke to US political prestige.
News ID: 79    Publish Date : 2019/12/23

Imam Khomeini used to swiftly reject the idea of any sort of reform and would resolutely fight any sort of advantage given by the Pahlavi regime. He dismissed as unacceptable Mohammad Reza Shah’s repentance, saying it was like Pharaoh’s repentance. We also rejected the idea of any transition government. He ridiculed the Shah’s initiative of free election and called it meaningless with the Shah on hand. He said the arrest of state leaders by Mohammad Reza was an amusing game. He said Sharif Emami’s national reconciliation government as well as the national government of Bakhtiar were tricks to stop the revolution. He would directly and strongly attack those who talked of accepting the constitution and would call it treason to Islam.
News ID: 2    Publish Date : 2016/12/22

The US has special plans to fight the Islamic hegemony in West Asia. The book “Neo-conservatism and America’s Unilateral Policy” published by the Islamic Revolution Documents Center discusses the point: One of the major topics introduced as part of the United States new project following the Bush administration’s policy on the Middle East was to bring in tune Middle East countries with the US plans and thus tighten the noose on Iran.
News ID: 3    Publish Date : 2016/12/19

Starting late August 1978, Imam Khomeini’s house in Iraq was under siege by Iraqi security forces. The Iraqi Ba’ath party forces would prevent people from visiting him. The situation led Imam Khomeini to decide to leave, which he did in the very October. The book “Imam Khomeini’s Journey to Paris until Return to Iran” published by the Islamic Revolution Documents Center, Imam Khomeini’s son Ahmad related the journey.
News ID: 4    Publish Date : 2016/12/12

Records show that the United States of America acted as incendiary to inflame the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. These records clearly indicate how the US incited Iraq into a war with Iran. The book “Iran and US Challenges after the Islamic Revolution” published by the Islamic Revolution Documents Center reveals parts of the US attempts to make Iraq enter war with Iran.
News ID: 8    Publish Date : 2016/12/05

Contrary to what Mohammad Mosaddeq, Iranian prime minister from 21 July 1952 to 19 August 1953, believed, although Harriman had been dispatched to Iran by Washington as intermediary, the American guy’s real business was to politically pressurize Iran
News ID: 9    Publish Date : 2016/12/04

Mohammad Reza Sheibani, currently Iran’s deputy foreign minister for the Middle East, used to work as ambassador to Lebanon during the 33 day war. He is the author of “An Oral History of the Foreign Policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran” published by the Islamic Revolution Documents Center. Writing on the 33 day war in his book, Shiebani says:
News ID: 10    Publish Date : 2016/12/03

The diplomacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran since the very first days after the revolution has had a characteristic power to influence the world opinion. Since the revolution was founded on a new thought, it laid its influence on the world public mind. Therefore, the issue of public diplomacy is related to the Islamic revolution phenomenon and Imam Khomeini is the real teacher of it. Of course in different eras the way this characteristic has been tapped and the way the world’s public mind has been influenced varies.
News ID: 16    Publish Date : 2016/11/23

General Robert E. Huyser in his memoires has written: I went covertly to Tehran to investigate the matter how a coup is possible and whether it is expedient. After much investigation, order came from Washington to form a powerful government led by Shapour Bakhtyar. If that failed, a military coup would be conducted.
News ID: 19    Publish Date : 2016/11/14

The military cooperation between the Pahlavi regime and the United States can go down history as a big treason, one that had targeted world peace and security. The weapons that Mohammad Reza Pahlavi used to buy were granted by giving the petrodollars of the Iranian nation to the US. They would finally turn into a fireball and descend upon the Iranian people, killing them in the streets.
News ID: 21    Publish Date : 2016/11/13

Islamic Revolution Documents Center - In his memoirs, Jimmy Carter confesses that the movement of the Student Followers of the Line of Imam triggered the movement of Muslims.
News ID: 28    Publish Date : 2016/11/01