Feb 27, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120996
0 Persons
castle kheybar visits head expediency the of council expediency of head the -- irna 27, .feb medina, toured rafsanjani hashemi akbar ayatollah iran, of republic islamic the under forces muslim the between war a where castle kheybar the and (sawa) mohammad prophet allah, of messanger of commandship imam first the ,(as) talib ibn ali hadhrat successor, rightful his 14 over kheybar of war the during waged was jews the and (as) .ago centuries situated is mountain a of top a on located site historial this the of seat the medina, of city holy the of north kilometers 170 .time (sawa) prophet's during government islamic the made who (as) talib ibn ali imam by won was war kheybar the .forces muslim the to surrender jews enemical of springs flowing century 15 the visited also rafsanjani palm of oasis an amidst mountain the of slopes two the on (as) ali .plants the to irrigation providing groves mecca of city holy the in arrive to expected is ayatollah the retinue his and chief expediency the .haj umra the begin to tomorrow 21, february on visit official day two a on arabia saudi in arrived umra of performance the for visit extended an has he however .1998 .rituals haj riadh in inked were accords several visit official his during .officials iranian and arabian saudi the between dh/dh end