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Iran - The Overthrow of Mossadeq

1953

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By Mohamad Ali Ziaei, from: 'Wide Asleep in America', Vienna, Austria

1953_B

By Kaveh Adel, Iranian-American Cartoonist, from 'Graphic Novel'.

  1. Mossadeq kicks the British out of Abadan
  2. Mossadeq is overthrown by the American CIA and the British MI6
  3. The Shah returns to claim his thrown
1953C

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', March 3, 1953

Egypt

1953A

By Tenniel, 'Punch', December 11, 1875 By Illingworth, 'Punch', Febuary 25, 1953
"O, whither hast thou led me, Egypt?"
Disraeli holds the key to Suez Canal and to India. Neguib hand out to Eden, who holds Suez Canal key.

1953B

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', February 17, 1953

Neguib amiable greets Eden while asking Britain to evacuate the canal zone forthwith without conditions.

1953D

By Giles, 'The Sunday Express', March 15, 1953

The last queen of Egypt, Nariman, asked King Farouk for a divorce. (Mother's Day in the U.K. are honored the 4th Sunday in Lent).

1953E

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', March 17, 1953

Open or shut - Egypt demands the British to leave!

1953F

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', May 15, 1953

Churchill is implying that the withdrawel of 80,000 British troops from the Suez Canal Zone will remove
a critical buffer zone between Egypt and Israel that will lead to war.

1953_C

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', July, 1953

1953G

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', November 18, 1953

Depicted: Churchill and Eden

1953H

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', December 30, 1953