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Grandson of Ayatollah Khomeini Loses Election Appeal

By John Lee. The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, has lost an appeal to be allowed to stand in this month’s election in Iran. Hassan Khomeini (43), a reformist and an ally of President Hassan Rouhani, had hoped to stand as a candidate for the Assembly of Experts, but was banned […]