Ruhollah Khomeini
Ruhollah Moosavi Khomeini (Persian: روح‌الله خمینی‎, [ruːholˈlɑːhe χomeiˈniː], 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989) was an Iranian religious leader, revolutionary, politician, and leader of the...
Ruhollah Khomeini - Wikipedia
Documentary: I knew Khomeini
Grand Ayatollah Khomeini. The architect, and the face of the Iranian revolution. Rarely in history has a man who did not seek power come to wield so much of ...
Documentary about the life of Ruhollah Khomeini
Part ONE out of the TEN Part documentary on the life of Imam Khomeini, the Father of the Islamic Revolution in Iran English Subtitles produced by AIMISLAM ht...
Documentary: The man who changed the world
http://www.alisanaei.com Militant Islam enjoyed its first modern triumph with the arrival in power of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran in 1979. In this series of t...
Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution; Persian: انقلاب اسلامی, Enghelābe Eslāmi or انقلاب بیست و دو بهمن) refers to events involving the overthrow of the ...
Iranian Revolution - Wikipedia
Iran hostage crisis
The Iran hostage crisis, referred to within Iran in Persian as تسخیر لانه جاسوسی امریکا (literally "Conquest of the American Spy Den,"), was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fif...
Iran hostage crisis - Wikipedia
Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
Iran-Iraq War - Wikipedia
Persecution of Bahá'ís
The persecution of Bahá'ís is the religious persecution of Bahá'ís in various countries, especially in Iran, where the Bahá'í Faith originated and the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations...
Persecution of Bahá'ís - Wikipedia
Mausoleum of Khomeini
The Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini houses the tomb of Ruhollah Khomeini, his wife Khadijeh Saqafi, his second son Ahmad Khomeini who died in 1995 and also Sadeq Tabatabaei. It is located to the south...
Mausoleum of Khomeini - Wikipedia
Political thought and legacy of Khomeini
The Political thought and legacy of Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Mustafavi Khomeini refers to the impact of the religious and political ideas of that leader of the Iranian Revolution, one of the ma...
Political thought and legacy of Khomeini - Wikipedia
History of political Islam in Iran
The history of Islamic Principlism in Iran covers the history of Islamic revivalism and the rise of political Islam in modern Iran. Today, there are basically three types of Islam in Iran: traditional...
History of political Islam in Iran - Wikipedia
Operation Eagle Claw
Operation Eagle Claw (or Operation Evening Light or Operation Rice Bowl) was a United States Armed Forces operation ordered by US President Jimmy Carter to attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis by re...
Operation Eagle Claw - Wikipedia
Movement of 15 Khordad
The demonstrations of June 5 and 6, 1963, in Iran (also called the uprising, or the events of June 1963, and known in Iran by the Iranian calendar as 15 Khordad (Persian: نهضت پانزده خرداد‎)) we...
Operation Ajax
The 1953 Iranian coup d'état, known in Iran as the 28 Mordad coup, was the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh on 19 August 1953, masterminded by the Unit...
Operation Ajax - Wikipedia
Khadijeh Saqafi
Khadijeh Saqafi (a. k. a. Ghods Iran Saqafi) (1913 – 21 March 2009) was the wife of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Saqafi was known as the "mother of the Islam...
Islamic Government: Governance of the Jurist
Velayat-e faqih (Persian: ولایت فقیه‎, velāyat-e faqīh), also known as Islamic Government (Persian: حکومت اسلامی‎, Hokumat-i Eslami), is a book by the Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and revolu...
Islamic Government: Governance of the Jurist - Wikipedia
Islam and Revolution
Islam and Revolution is a two volume set of writings by Ayatollah/Imam Ruhollah Khomeini, which contain a collection of his speeches and writings.
The first volume covers the years 1941 to 1980, a...
Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution
The consolidation of the Iranian Revolution refers to a turbulent process of Islamic Republic stabilization, following the completion of the revolution. After the Shah of Iran and his regime were over...
Council of the Islamic Revolution
The Council of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: شورای انقلاب اسلامی, Showra-ye Enghelāb Eslāmi) was a group formed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to manage the Iranian Revolution on 12 January 1979, s...
Council of the Islamic Revolution - Wikipedia
June 5, 1963 demonstrations in Iran
The demonstrations of June 5 and 6, 1963, in Iran (also called the uprising, or the events of June 1963, and known in Iran by the Iranian calendar as 15 Khordad (Persian: نهضت پانزده خرداد‎)) we...
June 5, 1963 demonstrations in Iran - Wikipedia
Assembly of Experts for Constitution
The First Assembly of Experts (also known as Assembly of Experts for Constitution) in Iran was elected in the summer of 1979 to write a new constitution for the Islamic Republic. It convened on August...
Canadian Caper
The "Canadian Caper" was the popular name given to the joint covert rescue by the Canadian government and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of six American diplomats who had evaded capture during ...
Canadian Caper - Wikipedia
Casualties of the Iranian Revolution
Observers differ on how many people died during the Iranian Revolution. The number of casualties suffered by protesters and revolutionaries at the hands of the Shah's regime during the revolution is e...
Casualties of the Iranian Revolution - Wikipedia
Hokumat-e Islami : Velayat-e faqih (book by Khomeini)
Velayat-e faqih (Persian: ولایت فقیه‎, velāyat-e faqīh), also known as Islamic Government (Persian: حکومت اسلامی‎, Hokumat-i Eslami), is a book by the Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and revolu...
Hokumat-e Islami : Velayat-e faqih (book by Khomeini) - Wikipedia
Shia Islam
The Shia (/ˈʃiːə/; Arabic: شيعة‎ Shīʿah), or the Shiites (/ˈʃiːaɪts/), represent the second largest denomination of Islam.Adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collectiv...
Shia Islam - Wikipedia
Women's rights in Iran
Women's rights for Iranian women and their legal status has changed during different political and historical eras. This includes Marriage law, divorce law, education rights, clothing and Hijab, healt...
Women's rights in Iran - Wikipedia
Egyptian identification card controversy
The Egyptian identification card controversy is a series of events, beginning in the 1990s, that created a de facto state of disenfranchisement for Egyptian Bahá'ís, atheists, agnostics, and other Egy...
Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education
The Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education (BIHE), popularly known as the Bahá'í Open University, is a university in Iran designed and managed by the Bahá'í community for Iranian Bahá'ís as a Bahá'í sc...
Statements about the persecution of Bahá'ís
The persecution of Bahá'ís refers to the religious persecution of Bahá'ís in various countries, especially in Iran, the location of one of the largest Bahá'í populations in the world. The Bahá'í Faith...