Inside Iran: The wealth and power of the ‘Millionaire Mullahs’

“Inside Iran: ‘Millionaire Mullahs” gives an in-depth look at Iran’s post-revolution elites

Shounaz Meky
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The second report of a new series by Al Arabiya News Channel takes a look at Iran’s “Millionaire Mullahs” – a phrase coined by the U.S.-based Forbes magazine – referring to a class of Iranian leaders who made large fortunes from the new government formed after the shah was overthrown in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Entitled “Inside Iran: ‘Millionaire Mullahs” the report gives an in-depth look at Iran’s post-revolution elites, as part of a special series tackling political, social and economic issues in the country.