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Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Scotland, Dec. 21, 1988 - POLITICO... 21/12/1988 History
By Andrew Glass 12/21/15 12:01 AM EST On this day in 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747 en route to New York from London, exploded over Lockerbie,...View Details»

Dr. Sami Murdered ... 23/11/1988 History
Dr. Sami, Iran's minister of health in the transitional government of Mehdi Bazargan was murdered in his private medical clinic in 1988, under suspic...View Details»

Martyrdom of Mahmoud Saremi: Reporter's Day in Iran ... 08/08/1988 History
Mahmoud Saremi (محمود صارمی) (b. 1968 - d. August 8, 1998) was an Iranian reporter, working for IRNA, as the news agency's head of office in Mazari Sh...View Details»

1998 murder of Iranian diplomats in Afghanistan ... 08/08/1988 History
The 1998 Iranian murder of diplomats in Afghanistan refers to the siege of the Iranian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan during the capture of ...View Details»

Executions Of 1988... 28/07/1988 History
MKO was a leftist Islamic group that staged armed uprising against the Shah's regime. However, they fell at odds with the central government after 197...View Details»

The Mersad Operation... 28/07/1988 History
After Iran accepted the UN resolution #598 and declared a ceasefire with Iraq, Saddam Hussein used the terrorist MKO group encamped in Iraq to gain as...View Details»

Operation Mersad Begins ... 26/07/1988 History
Operation Mersad was the name given by the Iranian government, taken from the Persian word meaning 'ambush' was the last major military operation of t...View Details»

End Of 8 Year Iran-Iraq War... 18/07/1988 History
Iran decided to call off the war with Iraq because there was growing opposition to it among Iranians. Khomeini described his decision to end the war a...View Details»

IR655: U.S. Shoots Down Iranian Civilian Airplane... 03/07/1988 History
Iran Air Flight 655 "IR655" was a commercial flight, that flew on a Tehran-Bandar Abbas-Dubai route. On this day, the flight was shot down by USS Vinc...View Details»

Saudi-Iran Tensions Rise... 29/04/1988 History
The Saudi king threatened Iran with using its newly acquired Chinese missiles. Two days after announcing that Saudi Arabia was breaking diplomatic rel...View Details»