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Khomeini

Ruholla , known as Ayatollah Khomeini. 1900--89, Iranian Shiite Muslim religious and political leader. Following the overthrow of the shah of Iran (1979) he returned from exile and instituted an Islamic republic. His rule saw deteriorating relations with the West and war (1980--88) with Iraq
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The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini has publicly thrown his weight behind President Hassan Rouhani's re-election bid, writes Rohollah Faghini.
The opening ceremony of the 'Sacred Defense Week' started on Sunday at the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
They present 13 chapters that explore how such scripts (or interpretive frameworks) have cognitively influenced British and American foreign policy perceptions and approaches towards Middle Eastern leaders, including Gamal Nasser, Anwar Sadat, and Hosni Mubarak of Egypt; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran; Yasser Arafat of the Palestinian Liberation Organization; Saddam Hussein of Iraq; al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden; Bashar al-Assad of Syria; and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.
Hurriyet leaders made these assertions, today, at a seminar, which was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian in connection with the death anniversary of the Iranian revolutionary leader, Aayatullah Imam Ruhollah Khomeini.
Rushdie's novel 'The Satanic Verses', which was banned by India, had sparked outrage in the Muslim world, including a fatwa against him by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, on February 14, 1989.
Iranians gathered at the mausoleum of the revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of his death, where Khamenei gave his speech.
Ahmed Vahidi told the official Fars News Agency: "We have recently test-fired Shahin and Shalamcheh air defense missiles successfully and these missiles are now stationed in our air defense units." He said the Zafar, also tested, is "the fastest cruise missile in the world." At a parade past Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's tomb, the military displayed a new generation of Zolfaqar tanks, a new cannon that fires 6,000 bullets a minute and new artillery, the news agency said.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke before tens of thousands gathered on Friday at the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini for a ceremony marking the 21st anniversary of his death.
Leading the revolution is Ruhollah Khomeini [right], an ayatollah [major Islamic authority] who soon declares Iran an Islamic republic.
Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
An Iranian opposition website said security forces detained the granddaughter of late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and her husband on Thursday.
Summary: Bells chimed across Iran Monday to mark the return from exile in 1979 of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the trigger for a revolution which spawned an Islamic state now engulfed in a deep political