Vatican dismisses Iranian link to pope shooting

The Vatican is dismissing Mehmet Ali Agca`s latest claim about who ordered him to assassinate Pope John Paul II.

‘Iran behind Pope John Paul II’s attempted murder’

The Turkish gunman who shot Pope John Paul II in his new autobiography has claimed that Iran’s late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini had personally told him to kill the pope.

Khomeini’s ‘pro-democracy’ granddaughter fears being ‘jailed’

Naeimeh Eshraghi, granddaughter of Iranian first Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini expressed concerns over fears of being arrested and jailed.

I`m no Khomeini: Tunisia’s Ghannouchi

The leader of a Tunisian Islamist party says his views are more moderate.

Iran pays homage to Khomeini amid political tensions

Bells chimed across Iran on Monday to mark the return from exile in 1979 of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the trigger for a revolution which spawned an Islamic state now engulfed in a deep political crisis.

Iranians arrested after leaders insulted in protests

Several people have been arrested after Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini were insulted in anti-government protests, the prosecutor general said on Monday.

Khomeini would have nixed result, says Iran`s Karroubi

A leader of Iran`s reformist opposition movement says he believes the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini would have scrapped the results of the June Presidential Elections.