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Iran judiciary chief to take charge of powerful council

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Sadegh Amoli Larijani, the head of the judiciary, as chairman of the powerful Expediency Council on Sunday, according to his website. The Expediency Council is a key behind-the-scenes institution that settles disputes between various branches of government. It was led for many years by one of the Islamic […]