No. 276    |    14 November 2016


Captain talks about Shahid Safari Operation

Crucial moments when commandos broke the back of oil terminals

Oil and access to international waters were the economic-political lifelines of Iran and Iraq during the eight-year Iraqi imposed war against the Islamic Republic of Iran. On the other hand, the two countries did their best to continue extracting and exporting oil from the sea. Meanwhile, domination over the international waters in southern Iran and the destruction of the Saddam’s navy was of great importance. At the same time, the Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran took the first step took the first step for destroying the enemy’s two giant oil terminals through carrying out Shahid Safari Operation in November 1980.

Introduction to Haj Hossein Yaganeh in “Red Crescent”

Memoirs of Aid Heroes

“Red Crescent” is an oral history book where Haj Hossein Yeganeh recounts his memories in aid management in the battlefield. However, in this book, based on his observations, the audience can feel the dominant spirit of the society in the days following the victory of the Islamic Revolution. It is also possible to note the different life style of the people following the memoirs of the narrator. The objectives pursued by the author and the narrator are what distinguish this book. The author is seeking to highlight identity crisis among the second generation of war immigrants and the narrator is trying to focus on the gallantry of the Hormozgan people during the Holy Defense.

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Seyyed of Quarters 15 (5)

Memories of Iranian Released POW, Seyyed Jamal Setarehdan

Edited and Compiled by: Sassan Nateq

Tehran, Sooreh Mehr Publications Company

‎2016 (Persian Version)‎

Translated by: Zahra Hosseinian


The school bell rang. We walked out of class. It was clear and the sun was in the center of sky.

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