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Ayatollah Khamenie's Secret Luxurious Lifestyle

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  1. King Solomon

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    Secrets of Khamenei's life

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf, internationally renowned filmmaker and the Iranian opposition's main spokesman abroad since the disputed presidential election, posted an article, entitled 'The secrets of Khamenei's life,' on his web site on Monday, December 28, 2009. Makhmalbaf has been living in exile in Paris. The original article in Farsi can be read here.

    The entire report was too long to be posted here and can be read at: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

    Here is a summary of the whole report from iReport CNN:

    Irans supreme leader Sayed Ali khamenei's wealth & Bank Account Info in foreign countries:


    Bank Accounts


    Aside from the 22 bilion dollars cash, 10 billion dollars out of the 36 billion is in the following bank accounts:


    1 billion dollars in Russia
    1 bilion dollars in Syria
    1 bilion dollars in China
    1 bilion dollars in Venezuela
    2 billion dollars in South Africa
    2 billion dollars in London
    2 billion dollars in other countries


    Aside from 22 billion dollars cash and 10 billion in foreign accounts, his other assets are:


    4 billion dollars as described below:


    2 billion dollars in stocks in world markets
    1 billion dollars in South Africa
    500 million dollars in Syria
    500 million dollars in Venezuela


    Where did these billions come from?


    30 billion dollars out of commission on sale of oil
    2 billion dollars in land dealings
    6 billion dollars in arms dealings
    10 billion dollars has been directly paid to Khamenei by Ahmadinejad's government



    Mr. Khamenei's and his familie's total wealth: 36 Billion Dollars
    Mr. Khamenei's wealth: 30 Billion Dollars
    His family's wealth: 6 Bilion Dollars


    Cash:
    22 Billion dollars out of the 36 Billion dollars was in Iran as cash but in the aftermath of Iran's presidential election unrest it was decided that this money needed to be sent to Syria through Turkey. This money was exposed en route from Tureky to Syria and was confiscated in Turkey. Khamenei's worry was that in case of the downfall of the regime this money would be trapped in Iran. Iran's government is trying to get this money back from Turkey. There is no doubt that this money has been confiscated in Turkey but the question remains as to why this money was not directly transported to Syria on a plane? Maybe they were scared that the plane would be identified and downed!


    The rest of the cash: 3.5 Billion Dollars out of wihc 1.5 Bilion dollars is in the form of diamonds and one billion dollars is in the form of gold. There is also a billion dollars in dollar bills.


    Khamenei's important business affairs:


    Sugar and rice imports, car imports (BMWs), production of sugar and sugar cubes under the name of Astaan Ghods Razavi, investments in Dubai, Germany, Iraq, South Africa, Venezuela, Lebanon and China.
    But his bigger business dealings are related to oil and gas and purchase of military equipment from China and Russia.


    Khamenei, in order to control his business, keeps people in some positions for a long time. For example Majid Hedayat-zadeh has been the person responsible for sale of Iran's oil for the past 30 years (he was changed last year because Nourizadeh exposed his name).
    Mr. Souri is responsible for the transport of Iran's oil and he has been on the job for 30 years.
    Mr. Khamenei had appointed these two people in 1980. At one point Rafsanjani, Khatami and Ahmadinejad each had tried to change them but Khamenei did not approve of the change. This is how these two people worked with Khamenei's office: Hedaya-zadeh would sell the oil and Souri would transport them and the commission for this transaction would go into Khamenei's account. In the past 30 years Iran has sold about 700 Billion dollars worth of oil and the commission for the sale and transport for this has gone into Khamenei's account. The third person who entered the oil ministry for this affair is his brother Hassan Khamenei who was at previously appointed as the minister of Islamic Guidance (vezarat Ershad) and he was in charge of censorship. He later entered the petroleum ministry to control Khamenei's interests.


    Khamenei's Palaces:


    The attached google pictures show Khamenei's palaces. These include:


    1. Lavasanat castles that belong to Khamenei, Mojtaba and Mohammadi-Golpaygani
    2. Jamshidieh Palace: (formerly belonging to Ardeshir Zahedi) is his place of mountain trotting.
    3. Fish-Ghola Palace in the north of Iran
    4. Niavaran Palace
    5. Latian dam palaces (formerly belonging to the Shah)


    Khamenei's wealth:


    Khamenei became the president in 1980. In 1981 Mr. Hedayat and Mr. Souri were appointed to head the sale of Iran's oil and they remained in that position until 2007. In 1982 Mohsen Rafighdoust was appointed to purchase arms.
    In 1989 Khamenei discovered the value of land and through the operations units of "Emam's Orders" organization and Mostazafan Foundation he eyed Iran's lands. Starting from 1982, in the oil ministry Hasan Khamenei was appointed to oversee Mr. Hedayat and Souri.
    Mr. Mohammadi-Golpaygani in Defense Ministry was appointed to control Rafighdoust and Heidari.
    Mr. Lolachian was appointed in land affairs and he later married into Khamenei's family.
    In 1999 he gave permission to his children to enter business.
    Since 2005 he quit his business dealings and was paid directly by the government. This is the same money that would be "lost" when the country's budget was published. This is the same money that during presidential debates Mr. Karroubi asked Ahmadinejad about!
     
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    I guess it's non of outsiders business, if Iranians are okay with it let them be so, it's their money afterall.
     
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    Khomeini is too rich man! I didnt know that! But still he cant beat Zardari! :P
     
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    Politicians (direct or indirect) are not in power for charity. It's a career path for success. The best thing is establish yourself as religious leader, after that even if you rape people will not believe you did it. This majority who blindly believes people are the reason for all such problems.
     
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    There is not a lot of transparency in Iran, so you can't be sure one way or the other. But from most reports I have read Khamenei lives a very modest lifestyle. The timing of these reports are suspicious as well, coming out right during the green movement protests.

    There are definitely a lot of corrupt people in the Islamic Republic, probably even in Khamenei's family, however I doubt he is one of them.
     
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    another article from western poppets, if you prove this BS, Iranian would bring Khamenei down, but guess what, you can't.
    in Iran, one of necessary conditions for being supreme leader is having simple and inexpensive life, this and the rest of conditions are observed by a parliament called "khobregan", members of this parliament are elected directly by people vote. our leader and his family lives in a small house like regular people and eats very cheap foods which are eaten by poor people. it's not a political condition but a religious one, our religious leaders have to have simple life, else wont have the authority to advise and people wont listen to them, among these leaders one with highest reputation and skills is chosen as supreme leader.

    but why western regimes and their poppets try to ruin his reputation? it's clear. having leadership is one of the key elements for success of Iranian revolution, one of the key reasons west couldn't misdirect our revolution, couldn't divide us and couldn't break our resistance.
     
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    Khamenei has indeed billions of dollars on various accounts in foreign countries. This is nothing new. The same counts for his worthless son Mojtaba, who has such amount of money as well. From all leaders/officials in Iran, only Ahmadinejad is not corrupt or wealthy.
     
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    I won't be suprised if Top leaders of Iran turn out to be superficial people.
     
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    It is easy to understand, I can put any body's name including yours or mine in those statistics and it will be the same.
    Just recently, one attempt at 2 billion dollars financial fraud in Iran made the world headlines, and everyone involved in it was brought publicly to justice.
    You are talking about an opposition person living in a land that just past a law allowing same sex marriage... what do you expect from him.
    Do not forget that the sanctions on Iran have been based on laughable documents (according to the IAEA's chief) as proof by the west to sanction Iran, it is a stupid game and any rational mind can see it.
    There are many documentaries on the life of khamenie, you should have a look at them and compare with the article, but if you are biased, please do not bother.
     
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    Can anyone here name me a president or country leader living in dirt poor??
     
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    Ireport CNN (blog)is the source? and other blogs?

    @mod are blogs allowed??
     
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    You must be Iranian to know this creepy creature ! people call him "Mohmalbaf" ! means Delusional !
     
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