The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for days from November 4, , to January 20, , after a group of Iranian college students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line , who supported the Iranian Revolution , took over the U. Embassy in Tehran. Western media described the crisis as an "entanglement" of "vengeance and mutual incomprehension. After Shah Pahlavi was overthrown, he was admitted to the U. Iran demanded his return in order to stand trial for crimes that he was accused of committing during his reign. Specifically, he was accused of committing crimes against Iranian citizens with the help of his secret police. Iran's demands were rejected by the United States, and Iran saw the decision to grant him asylum as American complicity in those atrocities. The Americans saw the hostage-taking as an egregious violation of the principles of international law, such as the Vienna Convention , which granted diplomats immunity from arrest and made diplomatic compounds inviolable. The Shah left the United States in December and was ultimately granted asylum in Egypt , where he died from complications of cancer at age 60 on July 27,
In AD, Alamut Castle was seized as a mountain fortress under the leadership of Hassan-i Sabbah ,  and until it was the site of intense activity for the Assassins a Shi'a Nizari Isma'ili group , functioning as the headquarters of the Nizari Isma'ili state , which included of a series of strategic strongholds scattered throughout Persia and Syria, with each stronghold being surrounded by huge swathes of hostile territory. Alamut, which is the most famous of these strongholds, was thought impregnable to any military attack, and was fabled for its heavenly gardens, library, and laboratories where philosophers, scientists, and theologians could debate in intellectual freedom. Sources on the history and thought of the Ismailis in this period are therefore lacking and the majority extant are written by their detractors. After the Mongol destruction, the castle was of only regional significance, passing through the hands of various local powers. Today, it lies in ruins, but because of its historical significance, it is being developed by the Iranian government as a tourist destination. The Alamut castle was built by the Justanid ruler Wahsudan b.
Folk interpretations of the Faravahar
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