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Khomeini Family vs. Khamenei

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In an article yesterday, the Tehran based Parsine news reported that in protest to the disturbances in Iran, especially the attack against Ayatollah Khatami's Ashura sermon, the family of Ayatollah Khomeini may be moving to the city of Najaf in Iraq.

The question is: how much power does the Khomeini family have and can they pose a real challenge to the Supreme Leader and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

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