Ayatollah Khomeini

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Iranian religious leader of the Shiites

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Supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini hold a demonstration in Iran during the Islamic Revolution of 1979 / Aristotle Saris - AP Photo That is when Khomeini called for demonstrations to mourn for the killed demonstrators, most Iranian embassies abroad were attacked by Iranian students and local communist youth groups, while in Iran, many clerics joined the protests and 87 religious and secular leaders called on the public to go on a strike; protestors only chanted "Death to the Shah
At least thirteen people were killed and several others injured in Wednesday's twin attacks on the Iranian parliament building and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Armed men carried out twin attacks at the Iranian parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital, Tehran, Wednesday morning.
Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said.
Huw Owen added: "In June 1989, the Ayatollah Khomeini died.
The day of anti-Zionist expression was first declared by Late Ayatollah Khomeini, the Leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
As reported by the BBC, the Ayatollah Khomeini, in January 1979, secretly sought Carter's assistance in overcoming opposition from Iran's military, still loyal to the shah.
His 1988 novel triggered protests from Muslims and led to Iran's religious and political leader Ayatollah Khomeini issuing a fatwa against the author and the publishers of the book, whose story begins with the terrorist bombing of a London-bound jet.
In the year 1986, a man by the name of Fereydoon Molkara went to see Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.
BORN JIM Henson, Muppeteer, 1936 AYATOLLAH Khomeini, religious leader, 1902 F Scott Fitzgerald, US author, 1896, above DIED DR Seuss, children's author, 1991, above CLIVE Morton, English actor, 1975 RUDOLF Dellinger, German composer, 1910
1979: The Shah of Iran fled to Egypt from Tehran after being ousted by Ayatollah Khomeini.
Volunteers say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages Students | stage a rally at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus during a week-long strike to protest against Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms Iranian military personnel march as part of an annual parade marking the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, |in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini just outside Tehran
The Islamic revolution led by Ayatollah Khomeini during which monarchy was overthrown and the Islamic Republic was proclaimed, took place in Iran in 1979.
The original organization comprised the civilian volunteers whom the Ayatollah Khomeini urged to fight in the Iran-Iraq war.
A FUNCTION organised on Monday in memory of Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini at the University of Kashmir turned into a battle ground between separatist leaders.