Saddam Hussein purges the government
We don't know exactly how many hundreds of party members were killed in this purge in the whole of Iraq, but of the 68 taken out of this room on July 22, 1979, at least 22 were executed (by their fellow party members). Sadly, the bloodbath for Iraqis and the region was only just beginning.
Christopher Hitchens talks about Iraq's 1979 Fascist Coup
Christopher Hitchens Axis of Evil series
IRAN - THE GREATEST THREAT TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION
IRANIUM FULL LENGTH MOVIE
ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRAN DIVORCE IRANIAN STYLE POLYGAMY IN IRAN NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER