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Lebanon marks anniversary of Imam’s demise

n00160469-bThe mourning ceremony to mark hte 25th anniversary of the passing of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Seyyed Rouhollah Khomeini was held in Lebanon with Head of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki in attendance, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).

Rouhollah Moussavi Khomeini, better known as Imam Khomeini, spearheaded Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, which led to the overthrow of the US-backed Shah of Iran.

The late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini passed away on June 4, 1989 at the age of 87.

Touching the sad story, grief reigns supreme across Iran as the nation commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passing of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Seyyed Rouhollah Khomeini.

Every year, large crowds of Iranians from across the country travel to Tehran to attend a commemoration ceremony at Imam Khomeini’s shrine to pay tribute to the late founder of the Islamic Republic.

The event is not only marked in Iran, but also other counties hold commemorating to commemorate the sad even, paying tribute to the late founder of the Islamic Republic.

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