Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini

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Synonyms for Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini

Iranian religious leader of the Shiites

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The writer believes that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps is staging a domestic coup in Iran with the intention of reviving the ideology of the Iranian revolution, internally and externally, as envisaged by the late Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini.
Opposition had become united behind the Muslim traditionalist movement led by Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini.
Saddam's terror against them enhanced the appeal of the ideas of Iran's Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini, who advocated Islamic theocracy.
A half century ago in Iran, the CIA engineered a coup that fueled lingering resentments of the United States, which ultimately found expression in the rise of Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini and fundamentalist Islam.
A ripped banner hangs above photos taken during the upheaval in Iran when the shah was overthrown and Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini took control.