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Iran’s Supreme Leader Undergoes Prostate Surgery in Tehran Hospital

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: via Wikimedia Commons.

The Guardian – Iran’s supreme leader has undergone prostate surgery at a government hospital in Tehran, state media said in a rare report on the state of health of 75-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The official IRNA news agency said the operation, which was described as routine, was successful. There were no immediate details on what had prompted the surgery or the underlying medical condition.

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