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The life of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

This is how Ayatollah Ali Khamenei became the single most powerful person in Iran.

Who is really Ali Khamenei, the supreme guide of Iran?

He is one of the most powerful religious leaders in the world, but his private life remains very secret. This is the story of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is one of the most feared religious leaders in the world. At 80, the supreme leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran keeps his private life secret. Here is what is known about one of the oldest serving religious leaders in the world.

Very young, they follow religious studies

Ali Khamenei was born in 1939 in Mashhad, the holiest city in Iran. He is the second child in a family of eight and grew up in a poor family. At 11, he followed in his father's footsteps and became a religious scholar. He then went to Qom, a holy Shiite city, to study Sharia law. At the time, Iran was a secular monarchy ruled by shah. He was only about 20 years old when he came under the tutelage of Ruhollah Khomeyni, a charismatic clerk who preaches religious conservatism and opposes shah. Ruhollah Khomeyni and his disciples criticize the head of state for his pro-American policy aimed at imposing Islamic law.

Opposition claimed to shah

In 1963, the shah exiled Ruhollah Khomeyni, and Ali Khamenei continued to spread his teachings. Ali Khamenei is repeatedly arrested, tortured and placed in solitary confinement. During the 1960s and 1970s, the opposition movement grew, leading to a popular uprising that overthrew the shah. In 1979, Ruhollah Khomeyni returned and became Supreme Guide to a new Islamic republic. Ruhollah Khomeyni invites Ali Khamenei to integrate his new government and names him imam of the big Friday prayer in Tehran. At 42, he gives a speech in a mosque when a bomb explodes next to him, paralyzing his right hand for the rest of his life.

President, then Supreme Guide

In 1981, he became president of Iran, a position which gave him little real power. In 1989, when Ruhollah Khomeyni died, Ali Khamenei was considered to be his successor. At 49, he was therefore elected Supreme Leader, which gave him direct control over the army, the justice system and the public media. It also has partial control over parliament, elections and public enterprises. He spreads his influence by strengthening the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, whose scarf he wears. It also develops the country's nuclear program by encouraging distrust of Western countries. He describes in particular the United States of Britain as evil, as a cursed regime and as cancer represented by the Zionist regime.

A dictator?

But in 2009, reformist politician Mir Hossein Moussavi, who claimed victory in the presidential election, called on his supporters to take to the streets. This uprising is known as the “green movement”. However, the authorities refused Moussavi's victory, and the police brutally ended the protests. Today, at more than 80 years old, he partially controls the country's politics. His detractors call him a dictator, unlike the shah he overthrew. Despite his fame, to this day, American officials continue to confuse him with his predecessor.

Brut.

01/13/2020 6:57 PM

694 comments

  • Aldov G.
    02/13/2021 15:45

    Religion is a Scam,,,

  • Justindhas
    02/02/2021 16:00

    God bless all of you

  • Alfred D.
    02/01/2021 14:05

    Why is poster of this video not suspended indefinitely?

  • Mohammed K.
    01/20/2021 21:26

    Terrorist one,

  • Ishrat K.
    01/20/2021 16:27

    Hhhhh good drama

  • Justindhas
    01/20/2021 15:27

    God bless all of you thank you you Jesus name amen

  • دلوار ح.
    01/19/2021 07:49

    So US was fully supportive of one dictator - The Shah. But this new dictator doesnt fit well with its geopolitical ambitions, so this one must be overthrown. Hyporcarcy of the highest order in the name of democracy

  • Abdul H.
    01/08/2021 08:28

    Tyre head speaking empty

  • MD S.
    01/07/2021 09:52

    Okay 🆗

  • Taimoor A.
    01/06/2021 18:33

    Anyone know background music name?

  • Riaz B.
    01/05/2021 20:24

    Imported from the West, made in France, KHOMENI, the munaafiq

  • چھانگا م.
    01/05/2021 06:45

    AK Should we hate him for what he did to our country?

  • Alaedin F.
    01/01/2021 19:47

    We love and support emam khamenei. He is patriot and anti amprialism and Zionismus. He is very good and peaceful

  • Alaedin F.
    01/01/2021 19:45

    We love emam khamenei

  • Méhdî S.
    01/01/2021 17:04

    Salute you SIR...!!!!

  • Qammar N.
    12/29/2020 11:47

    love for suprem leader

  • Mir F.
    12/27/2020 19:58

    May Allah SWT protect him from evil eyes Long live the Islamic Republic of Iran 🇮🇷👍

  • Daniyal A.
    12/27/2020 16:06

    Coward of 21st century

  • Habib B.
    12/23/2020 03:21

  • Md J.
    12/22/2020 02:39

    Nature ar Malik allaha imam sab ar hayat barea dik ...Amin

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