Ayatollah Khomeini

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A picture taken on January 31, 2013 at Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran... News PhotoAnniversary,Ayatollah Khomeini,Effigy,Founder,Horizontal,Human Sciences,Iran,Mausoleum,Middle East,Politics,Science and Technology,Showing,Shrine,Tehran,TombPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture taken on January 31, 2013 at Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran shows the shrine of the founder of Iran's Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during the 34th anniversary of his return from exile. Bells chimed across Iran to mark his return from exile in 1979, the trigger for a revolution which spawned an Islamic state now engulfed in a deep political crisis. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)