By John Murphy
Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used to be born right into a kinfolk of strict piety and reasonable poverty. As a serious-minded non secular pupil, he quickly stuck the attention of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Upon Khomeini's loss of life, Khamenei used to be named his successor and have become the Grand Ayatollah of Iran. This biography tells his tale.
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Many Muslims, Arab and non-Arab, Sunni and Shiite, began to chafe under this debased, immoral leadership. Tensions came to a head in 750 when supporters of the Abbasids, a clan claiming direct descent from the Prophet, roundly defeated 12,000 Umayyad troops in what is now Iraq. They were led by Abu Muslim, a former slave who railed against the corruption of the Umayyad caliphs. The fourteenth the ISLAMIC INVASION Umayyad caliph fled to Egypt, where he was found hiding in a Christian church and decapitated.
Muhammad had no son, so attention fell upon two main candidates for succession—Ali, the Prophet’s cousin and son-in-law (he was married to Muhammad’s daughter), and Abu Bakr, Muhammad’s father-in-law and longtime companion and adviser. A majority of the original companions of Muhammad selected Abu Bakr as caliph (or successor to Muhammad), but a significant number were committed to Ali, believing leadership should pass down along the Prophet’s bloodlines. Ali lived in a simple, humble style, much like that of Muhammad himself.
The Umayyad dynasty also continued to insist that Islam was an Arab religion, and they treated non-Arab Muslims as second-class citizens. Iran was made to feel neglected, like it existed on the forgotten margins of the empire, insignificant and beneath the notice of the elites of Mecca and Damascus. Many Muslims, Arab and non-Arab, Sunni and Shiite, began to chafe under this debased, immoral leadership. Tensions came to a head in 750 when supporters of the Abbasids, a clan claiming direct descent from the Prophet, roundly defeated 12,000 Umayyad troops in what is now Iraq.
Ali Khamenei (Modern World Leaders) by John Murphy