Ayatollah Khomeini

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Noun1.Ayatollah Khomeini - Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi's regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)
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However, when Trump announced the sanctions, he referred to the wrong Iranian leader, naming the late Ayatollah Khomeini who was Iran's Supreme Leader from 1979-1989.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini has reiterated that Iran does not seek war with the United States.
in the Bahamas 1981: Prince Charles announces his engagement to Lady Diana Spencer, right 1989: Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini sentences Salman Rushdie to death for his novel, The Satanic Verses 1998: Elton John is knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace 1999: The report into the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence labels London's police force "institutionally racist"
1979: Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran after 14 years' exile in France.
Ahadian called on Ahmad Khomeini's father, Hassan Khomeini, who is firmly in the Reformist political camp, to denounce his son's behavior or leave Ayatollah Khomeini's legacy in someone else's hands.
HARDLINE Iranian religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini unwittingly played cupid to legendary magician Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee.
With the ascent of the Ayatollah Khomeini's brand of Islam, Foucault gushed, a new "spiritual politics" was being born.
On the other hand, in his first comments since the unrest started, Ayatollah Khomeini, the Iranian supreme leader, blamed "enemies" of Iran for the protests.
In part of the message, the UNESCO chief said she was shocked and deeply grieved to hear the news about the terror attacks in Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini and Parliament building.
ISLAMABAD -- National Assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning terror attacks on the Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini.
TEHRAN, June 8 (KUNA) -- The death toll of dual attacks on Iran's parliament building and the tomb of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran rose to 17, an official said on Thursday.
(TAP) -- Tunisia, on Wednesday, strongly condemned the twin terrorist attacks at the Iranian parliament building and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, which left several dead and wounded.