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[Newspaper:] Ayandegan

Monday- 9 Bahman 1357 [29 January 1979]

Number 3275

Twelfth year- Page 12



The Egyptian Magazine, Ruz al-Yousef, Reports on Top-Ranking Iranian Military Officers Seeking Asylum in Israel.


Cairo- Associated Press - The Egyptian magazine, Ruz al-Yousef, claimed that a large number of Iranian top-ranking military and police officers, who had taken part in savage actions against Iranian people, have taken refuge in Israel.  Ruz al-Yousef reported that most of the members of Iran’s secret police (Savak) are comprised of members of the Baha’i sect, whose place of pilgrimage is located on Mount Carmel in Israel.  This magazine did not reveal its sources of information.