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January, 16, 1963 A.D.:
Iranian Jets Bomb Katanga Airport In Congo


After a request by the secretary general of the United Nations, six Iranian jet planes took off for a mission in Congo where a local separatist rebel had seized control of Katanga. Because of rich diamond mines, some foreign states including Germany were supporting rebel groups for their own interes... Read Full Article:


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January, 16, 1979 A.D.:
Shah Flees To Egypt


The last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi left Iran with his wife and family for Aswan in Egypt on Jan, 16, 1979. Public demonstration in almost all Iranian cities could no more be silenced by military force and Shah was afraid of a coup against himself and was hoping that after his departure a C... Read Full Article:

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