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# supreme leader

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Iran arrests niece of leader Ayatollah Khamenei after condemning regime, brother claims
Farideh Moradkhani’s brother has said she was arrested for criticising her uncle’s regime
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Picture this: Iran's supreme leader has joined Instagram
The supreme leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has thrown caution to the wind and joined the photo-sharing site.
Iran's president accused of defying supreme leader
Some lawmakers are calling for the impeachment of Iran’s flamboyant president – claiming that he openly defied the wished of the country’s Ayatollah.
North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader
Kim Jong Un, only in his 20s, takes on the role of his father as he was formally declared Supreme Leader at a memorial service for Kim Jong Il on Pyongyang earlier today.
Watch: North Koreans mourn their leader on snowy Pyongyang streets
The son and successor of Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un led the extravagant funeral procession through the snowy streets of the capital.
What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?
The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.