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a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well

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Addressing a large and fervent congregation of the people in Tehran on Friday, Ayatollah Emami Kashani said, "We saw few days ago that Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the Muslim leaders not to remain silent towards the suppression of the nations in their countries, specially Palestine and Yemen.
com/iranian-ayatollah-american-leaders-dishonest-unreliable-deceptive-backstabbers-2441130) Ayatollah Khamenei responded to Trump's claims in a Twitter account Wednesday, saying that responding to Trump is futile.
People in Bahrain are stepping in the peaceful path of Ayatollah Sheikh Qassim and they are calling for removal of restrictions on their religious leader in their peaceful protests, Qasemi added.
Unlike Iran's other ruling clerics, Ayatollah Boroujerdi, 58, strongly believes in the separation of religion from the state.
U Thant's singer had been inspired by footage of attendants at the funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini, which was broadcast live on British TV, doing the movement to express their grief at his death.
Ayatollah Ebrahim Amini and Ayatollah Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroodi were the two other candidates for taking this position who coming up respectively with 21 and 13 votes lost the election.
Jannati was elected by a 51-vote majority, while his competitors Ayatollah Ebrahim Amini and Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi gained 21 and 13 votes respectively.
The ayatollah supposedly barred Iranian officials from negotiating with the U.
We call for the provision of immediate medical treatment to Ayatollah Boroujerdi and his subsequent release from prison.
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini spoke similar conciliatory words until his intolerant supporters gained control of Iran.
TEHRAN, December 11, 2011 (Frontier Star): An Arab TV has disclosed a covert plot to kill Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and its petroleum minister, major general Rostam Qasemi.
Summary: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader ordered Monday a probe into claims of election fraud, one day after he stated the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was following a "fair" process.
Baghdad, Jun 1, (VOI) a" Shiite cleric Ayatollah Muhammad Reda al-Shirazi died of a heart attack in the Iranian city of Qom at the age of 46, an official from a Shiite foundation in Karbala said on Sunday.
Although he is the elected president of Iran, he serves at the pleasure of Ayatollah All Khamenei, who has been the official "Supreme Leader" since 1990, when he assumed that title upon the death of Ayatollah Khomeini.
If you do start anything against Iran, then the energy supply from this region will be seriously endangered," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said at a ceremony commemorating the 17th anniversary of the death of Iran's spiritual leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.