Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini

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Synonyms for Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini

Iranian religious leader of the Shiites

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Opposition had become united behind the Muslim traditionalist movement led by Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini.
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.
He has made the robes and turbans of innumerable ulama, from revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini to the present spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to the reformist former President Mohammad Khatami.