• Iran bids farewell to Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani

A huge crowd of Iranians attended the funeral of prominent cleric, former president, and chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Tehran on Tuesday.

The funeral service began in the University of Tehran, where Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei performed the ritual ‘prayer for the deceased’ (Salat al-Mayyit) for the late Ayatollah.

Courtesy: Mehr News Agency

Jan 10, 2017 08:27 UTC