Articles about Ayatollah Khomeini

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

08 Jan 2020

World
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

11 Feb 2019

World
Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian entities

11 May 2018

World
US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian entities

Just days after backing out from the Iran nuclear deal, and amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the US has now imposed fresh sanctions on six people and three companies with ties to Iran's elite military force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Iran blames Saudis for Tehran attacks that killed 12

08 Jun 2017

World
Iran blames Saudis for Tehran attacks that killed 12

At least 12 people were killed and 43 wounded in simultaneous attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the mausoleum of the republic's founder Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.

Iran's Parliament & Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum attacked, 7 killed

07 Jun 2017

World
Iran's Parliament & Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum attacked, 7 killed

Gunmen have opened fire at the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran.