The Leaders of Iran

The leaders of Iran are believers in the 12th Imam or the Mahdi. They believe that the Mahdi will return when there is sufficient chaos in the world and he will bring peace and prosperity to the world. The 12th Imam is said to be the son of the 11th Imam, Hasan Al-Askari and is a direct descendant of the prophet Muhammad. He went into hiding as a child around the age of 5 and is also called the Hidden…