Khomeini's revolution of 1979 overthrew the Shah and led to the
creation of an Islamic republic.
Find out more about the cleric who charmed Iranians.
February 1, 1979, a tall, bearded mullah stepped off an Air France plane in Tehran,
returning to finish a task he had begun years earlier.
Keep up to date with what's happening in Iran with these Iranian news resources.
Islam: A Short
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