Iran leader’s brother-in-law and critic dies

Friday, Oct 21, 2022

TEHRAN: Iranian dissident and cleric Ali Tehrani, brother-in-law of supreme leader Ali Khamenei, has died in Tehran aged 96, news agency ISNA said on Thursday.

Born Ali Moradkhani, Sheikh Tehrani married Khamenei´s sister Badri in 1962. He lived in exile in Baghdad in neighbouring Iraq from 1984 to 1995, where he strongly criticised the Islamic republic in radio broadcasts.