Head of Iran's top clerical body dies

Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani attends a session of the Assembly of Experts -- the body that selects the supreme leader and supervises his activities -- in Tehran, on September 3, 2013Tehran (AFP) – The chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts, the clerics who appoint and can dismiss the country’s supreme leader, has died, four months after suffering a heart attack, state media reported Tuesday.

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