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IRAN: Vanished photo shows angry Khamenei amid tensions following speech
LA Times ^ | June 7, 2010

Posted on 06/07/2010 6:17:44 PM PDT by nuconvert

What could have made Iran's supreme leader so visibly angry?

The extraordinary photo above -- posted to the website of Iran's hard-line Fars news agency but then quickly taken down -- shows supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at center with his hand raised, extremely angry after the conclusion of the June 4 ceremony commemorating the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

During that event, hard-line supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began angrily shouting down Khomeini's grandson, Hassan -- who appears in a black turban at the top right corner of the picture -- as he delivered a speech in honor of his grandfather.

Hassan is considered a supporter of moderate opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hassankhomeini; iran; khamenei; regime
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To: nuconvert

These turbin-clad goat faced ba$tards will reap the whirlwind with the power hungry young terrorists.


21 posted on 06/07/2010 9:02:42 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
All of this in A.D. 2010. The Time Warp Gang at its best!
22 posted on 06/07/2010 9:09:13 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: nuconvert

An angry Muslim? That’s news?


23 posted on 06/07/2010 9:15:39 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: RightOnline

“And, I hate more than the anger of the flea encrusted goat’s breath!


24 posted on 06/07/2010 9:19:06 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Wow, a moderate mullah... means it will take Iran 2-3x as long to get the bomb and they’ll brag about wanting to nuke Israel only every other day...


25 posted on 06/07/2010 10:46:33 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic--Shall be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure Society!)
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To: nuconvert
Angry? He doesn't look very angry to me.

26 posted on 06/08/2010 10:48:21 AM PDT by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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