A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Iran Remembers February 1-11, 1979

February 11 marks the culmination of what Iran calls "the ten days of Fajr (Dawn)," marking the period between Ruhollah Khomeini's return to Iran on February 1 to the collapse of military resistance and the triumph of the revolutionaries on February 11, 1979. A clip of Khomeini's return;

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