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Iranian official who took part in 1979
Iran hostage crisis dies of coronavirus

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 3/8/2020 3:20:16 PM

Another high-ranking official in Iran has died from the coronavirus, according to state media. Hossein Sheikholeslam, 68, the former Iranian ambassador to Syria, studied at the University of California at Berkely before becoming a leader of the radical Iranian students who stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 52 American diplomats captive during the 444-day Iran hostage crisis. He reportedly died late Thursday, two days after testing positive for the virus and shortly after it was announced he was recovering, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency, which called him a "veteran and revolutionary diplomat." Sheikholeslam, the sixth politician

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Don't expect too many Hallmark sympathy cards to be send his way.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Saryden 3/8/2020 3:32:35 PM (No. 340527)
Studied at Berkley... well, Surprise! Surprise! We need to get rid of these treasonous :educational" establishments.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 3/8/2020 3:36:08 PM (No. 340531)
My sympathy meter didn't budget, but my schadenfreude meter is at mid-scale, beeping.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 3/8/2020 3:50:08 PM (No. 340543)
I am a bit curious as to why these Iranian leaders have been hanging out with Chinese nationals. I am not sad to hear about the demise of this guy who harmed our people, and probably received my tax dollars from obama.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: seamusm 3/8/2020 4:13:59 PM (No. 340558)
It's a start.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MFM 3/8/2020 4:27:15 PM (No. 340564)
Hope he suffered..big time.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: voxpopuli 3/8/2020 4:35:02 PM (No. 340567)
killed by a hoax.. and not even from Marin County or NYC.. i'm impressed..
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hazymac 3/8/2020 4:41:47 PM (No. 340570)
The reason for this untimely Shiite demise falls somewhere between condignity and karma. Damn shame.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 3/8/2020 4:48:32 PM (No. 340573)
Quite frankly this is a CIA operation. I can't connect the dots yet, but, ah we are all safe.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 3/8/2020 5:44:03 PM (No. 340586)
Well, if the Corona virus is gonna wipe out most of the Iranian leadership (and the US military is doing a decent job at the rest), well, let's call that the silver lining.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Luandir 3/8/2020 6:41:43 PM (No. 340625)
Must be the will of Allah.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: TOAzer 3/8/2020 6:47:22 PM (No. 340630)
It sometimes takes a half century for The Wheel to bring justice. But, when it does, let's not forget it is Justice.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: padiva 3/8/2020 8:13:06 PM (No. 340675)
Ya gotta love this guy's last name.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: lisa belanger 3/8/2020 8:27:13 PM (No. 340683)
karma
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Right Time 3/8/2020 8:57:16 PM (No. 340700)
Cheaper than droning him.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Omen55 3/8/2020 9:35:12 PM (No. 340742)
Guess he was one of those who licked it.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 3/9/2020 5:17:37 AM (No. 340926)
I don't think he will be missed. Maybe the virus is doing people a favor.
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