IRAN-RELIGION-ISLAM

The country is experimenting with less religion, but it is still led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is pictured here with Qassem Suleimani, the head of the...

A handout picture released on March 27, 2015, by the official website of the Centre for Preserving and Publishing the Works of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, shows him (L) with the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Quds Force, Gen. Qassem Suleimani, attending a religious ceremony in Tehran to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Fatima, the daughter of Prophet Mohammed. AFP PHOTO / HO / KHAMENEI.IR
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Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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