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Tehran | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Speaking at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during annual celebrations of the 1979 revolution, Rouhani, a moderate conservative, praised the political heritage of the Islamic republic’s founder.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 10:36 AM IST
The novelist’s life changed forever on February 14, 1989, when Iran’s spiritual leader ordered Rushdie’s execution after branding his novel “The Satanic Verses” blasphemous.
Agence France-Presse, Tehran | By Patrick Meney
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 11:38 AM IST
Forty years ago Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Shiite spiritual cleric who led Iran’s unfolding Islamic revolution, was welcomed back to Tehran by a jubilant throng after more than 14 years in exile.
Reuters, Dubai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 03:09 PM IST
18 people were killed in suicide attacks at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum last year, in the first deadly operation by Islamic State in the country.