Description: The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran.Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981, after a group of Iranian college students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line, who supported the Iranian Revolution, took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
Description: The Iran hostage crisis had its origins in a series of events that took place nearly a half-century before it began. The source of tension between Iran and the U.S. stemmed from an increasingly ...
Description: Iran hostage crisis, international crisis (1979–81) in which militants seized 66 Americans at the U.S. embassy in Tehran and held 52 of them hostage for more than a year. It took place after Iran’s Islamic revolution in 1978–79 and poisoned U.S.-Iranian relations for decades.
Description: The Iran Hostage Crisis was a paralyzing standoff between the U.S. and Iran. Iranian students seized the U.S. Embassy and held its personnel hostage for 444 days.
Description: Operation Eagle Claw, known as Operation Tabas (Persian: عملیات طبس ) in Iran, was a United States Armed Forces operation ordered by U.S. President Jimmy Carter to attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis by rescuing 52 embassy staff held captive at the Embassy of the United States, Tehran on 24 April 1980. Its failure, and the humiliating public debacle that ensued, damaged U.S ...
Description: The Iranian Hostage Crisis . ... the Iran hostage crisis undermined Carter’s conduct of foreign policy. The crisis dominated the headlines and news broadcasts and made the Administration look weak and ineffectual. Although patient diplomacy conducted by Deputy Secretary Warren Christopher eventually resolved the crisis, Carter’s foreign ...
Description: The Iran hostage crisis (November 4, 1979 – January 20, 1981) was a tense diplomatic standoff between the governments of the United States and Iran in which Iranian militants held 52 American citizens hostage in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran for 444 days.
Description: The Iran Hostage Crisis lasted 444 days from November 1979 to January 1981. Iranians were upset with the tight relationship their leader, the Shah, had forged with the United States, ...
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