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Khomeini's legacy looms over Iran 30 years after death

Tehran - Thirty years ago millions of mourners crowded the streets of Tehran for the funeral of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, and today the founder of the Islamic republic remains a guiding figure in Iran.

Iran ex-president slams Khomeini grandson vote exclusion

Tehran - Former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani lashed out Monday at Iran's vote vetting panel over its exclusion of a grandson of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic republic."Who gave you the right to judge?

Grandson of Iran's Khomeini excluded from elections: Family

Tehran - The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has been excluded from contesting elections next month, his son said Tuesday.

Interview: Arsham Parsi of Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees Special

Arsham Parsi, a gay Iranian activist, fled Iran for his life in 2005. He settled in Canada in 2006 and founded IRQR, an NGO that helps LGBTs flee Iran or fight their deportation back to certain death.

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