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  Presidential Papers, Doc#537 To Fazlollah Zahedi, 11 November 1953. In The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower
Presidential Papers, Doc#537 To Fazlollah Zahedi, 11 November 1953.
In his reply Zahedi would express deep appreciation for Eisenhower's personal greetings and Nixon's visit (Zahedi to Eisenhower, Dec. 11, 1953, AWF/I).
The Vice-President, Zahedi wrote, "was able to obtain a thorough understanding of the difficulties which during recent years have retarded the development and progress of the Iranian people" and to strengthen the belief of Iran "in the sincere and disinterested friendliness of the United States."
www.eisenhowermemorial.org /presidential-papers/first-term/documents/537.cfm   (356 words)

  
  Fazlollah Zahedi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Shiraz, Iran, he was the son of Abol Hassan "Bassir Diwan" Zahedi, a wealthy land owner at the city of Hamedan, Fazlollah Zahedi was appointed general of the Iranian army at the age of 25.
Zahedi proclaimed himself Prime Minister and the shah returned triumphantly to Iran, from his brief exile in Rome, on the 21st of August.
Zahedi's family descends from the Sufi mystics Sheikh Zahed Gilani (1216 - 1301) and Sheikh Safi Al-Din Ardebili, the eponym of the Safavid Dynasty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fazlollah_Zahedi   (873 words)

  
 Fazlollah Zahedi - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Son of Abol Hassan "Bassir Diwan" Zahedi, a wealthy land owner at the city of Hamedan, Fazlollah Zahedi was appointed general of the Iranian army at the age of 25.
Supported by the politics of Great Britain and the USA, and with the participation of intelligence agents Kermit Roosevelt and Donald N. Wilber, retired General Fazlollah Zahedi staged a counter coup, drawing public and military support, which succeeded on the 19 August 1953.
Ardeshir Zahedi, a later politician and diplomat, was to marry Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi, daughter of Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi from his first marriage to Princess Fawzia of Egypt, daughter to King Fuad I.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /fazlollah_zahedi.htm   (849 words)

  
 Fazlollah Zahedi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Muhammad Fazlollah Zahedi (1897-1963) was an Iranian (A general officer of the highest rank) general and (A person active in party politics) politician.
Son of Abol Hassan "Bassir Diwan" (additional info and facts about Zahedi) Zahedi, a wealthy land owner at the city of (additional info and facts about Hamedan) Hamedan, Fazlollah (additional info and facts about Zahedi) Zahedi was appointed general of the Iranian army at the age of 25.
The (An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty) alliance, forged between the two men, was to endure a lifetime and continued to bind their sons, personally as well as politically.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/F/Fa/Fazlollah_Zahedi.htm   (803 words)

  
 Fazlollah Zahedi - TheBestLinks.com - British, Communist, Coup, Exile, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Son of Bassir Diwan Zahedi, a wealthy land owner at the city of Hamadan, Fazlollah Zahedi was appointed general of the Iranian army at the age of 25.
The alliance, forged between the two men, was to endure a lifetime and continued to bond their sons, personally as well as politically.
In light of the fact, however, that (e.g.) the CIA later claimed to have lost all documentation relating to the coup events of 1953, the circulating narrations (often selfcongratulatory) of alleged participating agents and other "insiders" need be regarded with due caution.
www.thebestlinks.com /Fazlollah_Zahedi.html   (834 words)

  
 Iran : the CIA plot that failed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
CIA officers looked at who should be chosen to replace Mossadeq and soon settled on Fazlollah Zahedi, a retired Iranian army general who had plotted with the British to overthrow Mossadeq in autumn 1952.
Fazlollah Zahedi organiserait ensuite un réseau constitué d’officiers capables de mener le coup d’État.
Zahedi and other participants in the plot were then hidden in CIA safehouses.
www.mshs.univ-poitiers.fr /Forell/cabal/artMD00/PF_MDo00.htm   (3632 words)

  
 Part One
Zahedi, a retired general and member of the Senate who also headed the Retired Officers' Association, had been arrested by the British in 1941 for planning "a concentrated move against allied troops in Persia"(26).
Zahedi met with a British embassy official and expressed his opposition to the growth of U.S. influence in Iran.
Zahedi met with Middleton and asked for assurances that the British would not oppose him, would obtain U.S. acquiescence in the plot, and would agree to an oil settlement on terms similar to those reached with Qavam.
www.arizonapersian.com /iranopinion/_disc8/00000027.htm   (4499 words)

  
 Zahedi - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zahedi (other transliteration: Zahidi) is a name attributed to descendants of Sheikh Zahed Gilani.
In the same fashion as Safavi is attributed to descendants of Sheikh Safi Al-Din Ardebili.
However, many modern day beares of the name Zahedi descend from an unrelated eponym.
open-encyclopedia.com /Zahedi   (51 words)

  
 Aryamehr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Hamedan in 1896, he was the son of Abol Hassan "Bassir Diwan" Zahedi, a wealthy land owner at the city of Hamedan, Fazlollah Zahedi was appointed general of the Iranian army at the age of 25.
While Zahedi actively backed Mossadeghs nationalisation of Iran's oil industry, a move that antagonised the United Kingdom and the Western Powers, he was at odds with him over Mossadeghs increasing tolerance for the outlawed communist party Tudeh, which had seized the opportunity and boldly demonstrated for Iranian rights to its national resources.
Zahedi's family descends from the Sufi mystics Sheikh Zahed Gilani (1216 - 1301) and Sheikh Safi Al-Din Ardebili, the eponym of the Safavid Dynasty.
www.aryamehr11.blogspot.com   (6139 words)

  
 Sobaka :: Iran Contra: Iranian Beginnings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Even though Zahedi was a known murderer, kidnapper, and all-around unscrupulous opportunist, his willingness to work with foreign powers in overthrowing his own government made him a key CIA asset.
General Zahedi adopted a courageous "wait and see" approach to the situation and valiantly remained ensconced in the CIA safe house until the crowds had taken Radio Tehran and various army officers had declared for the Shah.
Kermit Roosevelt went on to enjoy the rest of his career in the CIA, repeating his success in Iran against the Arbenz government in Guatemala in 1954, setting a pattern of toppling governments the CIA was to employ on future occasions, both successfully and otherwise, for years to come.
www.diacritica.com /sobaka/2003/iciran.html   (3111 words)

  
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In seguito, Fazlollah Zahedi avrebbe costituito una rete di ufficiali in grado di compiere il colpo di stato.
La Cia prende contatto con Fazlollah Zahedi in aprile, versandogli 60.000 dollari (e forse anche di più) affinché «trovi nuovi alleati e influenzi personalità di primo piano» (pagina B15).
Zahedi e altri responsabili del complotto si rifugiano allora in diversi nascondigli predisposti dalla Cia.
www.ilmanifesto.it /MondeDiplo/LeMonde-archivio/Ottobre-2000/0010lm07.01.html   (2130 words)

  
 The Memoirs of Ardeshir Zahedi [1-58814-038-5] - $35.00 : Ibex Publishers, English & Persian Books about Iran since ...
Ardeshir Zahedi is a descendant of two families that have shaped the history of modern Iran.
His father, Fazlollah Zahedi (1897—1963), served as prime minister and was an important political and military figure of the Pahlavi period.
During the tumultuous events of the summer of 1953, he was at his father’s side and during General Zahedi’s premiership (1953-1955) he was the liason between the prime minister and the Shah Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi.
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 Wikipedia: BP
However the governments of Britain and the US were concerned about the encroachment of Soviet influence in the area and acted to install a friendlier government in Iran.
On August 19, 1953, the incumbent Prime Minister, Mohammed Mossadeq, was forced from office and replaced by Zahedi and the Shah was recalled.
The AIOC became The British Petroleum Company in 1954, and briefly resumed operations in Iran with a forty percent share in an new international consortium.
factbook.org /wikipedia/en/b/bp/bp.html   (717 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: BP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However the governments of Britain and the US were concerned about the encroachment of Soviet influence in the area and assisted in a plot against the Iranian administration.
Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, or officially s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital.
On August 19, 1953, the incumbent democratic Prime Minister, Mohammed Mossadeq, was forced from office and replaced by Zahedi and the Shah was recalled.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/BP   (4144 words)

  
 BP - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
However the governments of Britain and the US were concerned about the encroachment of Soviet influence in the area and assissted in a plot against the Iranian administration.
They installed pro-Western General Fazlollah Zahedi as prime minister of Iran.
The AIOC became The British Petroleum Company in 1954, and briefly resumed operations in Iran with a forty percent share in an new international consortium.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/BP   (1275 words)

  
 CIA in Iran, Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh in trial by the Shah in 1953
The decision was made in June 1953 to replace Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh with General Fazlollah Zahedi; one of those arrested in February 1953 on charges of plotting to overthrow the nationalist government.
Kermit Roosevelt, the CIA Mideast Agent, traveled secretly to Iran to coordinate the Operation AJAX with the Shah and the Iranian military, which was led by General Fazlollah Zahedi.
In accordance with the plan, on August 16, 1953, the Shah violated the Iran's Monarchy Constitution and dismissed Dr. Mossadegh and his nationalist cabinet without the parliament's approval and appointed General Fazlollah Zahedi as the new Prime Minister.
www.angelfire.com /home/iran/1953coup.html   (831 words)

  
 Mohammed Mossadegh Summary
Fazlollah Zahedi was to prove that they had betted on the right horse, afterall he had fallen out with Mossadeq and resigned from his post as minister of the iInterior, as well as having been briefly detained already on suspicions of planning a coup of his own, by Mossadeq's orders in February of 1953.
Zahedi and the Shah were inclined, however, to spare the ailing man's life (the death penalty would have applied according to the laws of the day).
Zahedi's new government soon reached an agreement with foreign oil companies to "restore the flow of Iranian oil to world markets in substantial quantities." [3].
www.bookrags.com /Mohammed_Mossadegh   (3587 words)

  
 Our side of the Zahedi Clan is descended from a Mirza Ahmad Hakim Tonekaboni
Mohsen Zahedi, son of Mirza Hasan Motamed-ol-Atteba, son of Mirza Abolhasan Hakim, descended from Bibi Khanom, daughter of Mirza Ahmad Hakim Tonekaboni.
He became prime minister and his son, Ardeshir Zahedi,  married the Shah’s daughter and served as ambassador to the United States and the Court of Saint James.
Mostafa Zahedi with his wife Zohd-Afagh had two sons named Farhad and Mehdi and their daughters were Parvaneh, Pooran, Tooran, and Mahin.
www.instantweb.com /j/jjjsz/geneology.html   (994 words)

  
 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the end of World War II, political unrest dogged Iran and in 1953 the nation's nationalist Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh forced the Shah to flee the country.
He was quickly escorted back to power and fired Mossadegh through a counter coup, led by General Fazlollah Zahedi, which was supported by the American CIA and Britain's SIS (MI6).
With Iran's great oil wealth, Mohammad Reza Shah became the pre-eminent leader of the Middle East, and Guardian of the Gulf.
open-encyclopedia.com /Mohammad_Reza_Pahlavi   (706 words)

  
 The 1953 Coup D'etat in Iran
Zahedi, a retired general and member of the Senate who also headed the Retired Officers' Association, had been arrested by the British in 1941 for planning "a concentrated move against allied troops in Persia"(26).
Zahedi met with Middleton and asked for assurances that the British would not oppose him, would obtain U.S. acquiescence in the plot, and would agree to an oil settlement on terms similar to those reached with Qavam.
Zahedi, Baqai, and several of their associates (including Kashani's son) were implicated in the killing, and warrants were issued for their arrest.
iran.sa.utoronto.ca /coup/web_files/markcoup.html   (13667 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Hearing-Impaired Activist and Spy Rocky Stone Dies
In a 1979 Wall Street Journal profile, he recalled buttoning the uniform of Gen. Fazlollah Zahedi, the CIA's man in the Iranian military and the shah's newly designated prime minister.
Stone also recalled his own young wife: at their home in Iran, sitting in a rocking chair, a pistol hidden under her knitting as she guarded Ardeshir Zahedi, the general's 25-year-old son and a friend of the CIA.
The younger Zahedi, in later years, would serve as the shah's ambassador to the United States.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A27378-2004Aug23?language=printer   (907 words)

  
 LEXIS®-NEXIS® Academic Universe - Document
The agency sought to "produce such pressure on the shah that it would be easier for him to sign the papers required of him than it would be to refuse," the secret history states.
Lulled by the shah's departure and the arrests of some officers involved in the coup, the government recalled most troops it had stationed around the city, believing that the danger had passed.
That night the C.I.A. arranged for General Zahedi and other key Iranian agents and army officers to be smuggled into the embassy compound "in the bottom of cars and in closed jeeps" for a "council of war."
www.stanford.edu /class/history18n/html/PlotConvulsedIran.htm   (4967 words)

  
 Crude - Chapter Fifteen
The CIA had assessed that Zahedi was the most respected officer in Iran's military.
Roosevelt...: "Kim" "Ardeshir has told me that you are a great friend of Iran." Ardeshir had agreed to serve as a conduit between his father and the Americans.
Zahedi knew that the "problem" Roosevelt referred to was Mossadeq.
www.edwardjayepstein.com /crude/chap15_print.htm   (1404 words)

  
 British Petroleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However the governments of Britain and the US were concerned about the encroachment of Soviet influence in thearea and acted to install a friendlier government in Iran.
They chose General Fazlollah Zahedi as a moresuitable prime minister of Iran.
On August 19, 1953, the incumbent Prime Minister, MohammedMossadeq, was forced from office and replaced by Zahedi and the Shah was recalled.
www.therfcc.org /british-petroleum-26599.html   (684 words)

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