What was the Iranian Embassy Siege (1980)?

Introduction The Iranian Embassy siege took place from 30 April to 05 May 1980, after a group of six armed men stormed the Iranian embassy on Prince’s Gate in South Kensington, London. The gunmen, Iranian Arabs campaigning for sovereignty of Khuzestan Province, took 26 people hostage, including embassy staff, several visitors, and a police officer… Read More

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