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  • Orly Airport near Paris, France
    Monday Jan 13, 1975
    Carlos the Jackal

    Attacks on El Al airplanes at Orly Airport

    Orly Airport near Paris, France
    Monday Jan 13, 1975

    He later participated in two failed rocket propelled grenade attacks on El Al airplanes at Orly Airport near Paris on 13 and 17 January 1975.




  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 9, 1975
    1973 oil crisis

    $25 billion agreement

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 9, 1975

    Twenty-four OECD members sign an agreement to establish a $25 billion lending facility to provide assistance to industrial nations hurt by high oil prices.




  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jul 26, 1975
    Carlos the Jackal

    A Parisian house party

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jul 26, 1975

    On 26 June 1975, Carlos's PFLP contact, Lebanon-born Michel Moukharbal, was captured and interrogated by the French domestic intelligence agency, the DST. When two unarmed agents of the DST interrogated Carlos at a Parisian house party, Moukharbal revealed Carlos's identity. Carlos then shot and killed the two agents and Moukharbal, fled the scene, and managed to escape via Brussels to Beirut.




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