Ali Khamenei

New Iran's Expediency Council head appointed

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei named Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi as the new chief of the arbitration body — known as the Expediency Council — for the next five years, Iranian …

 Khamenei endorses Rouhani as Iran president

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has formally endorsed Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran. During a ceremony, Ayatollah Khamenei gave his official approval for the …

 Presidential inaugural day postponed in Iran

The date of the presidential swearing in ceremony of Hassan Rouhani at Iranian parliament has been delayed, MP Behrouz Nemati said. He added that the ceremony was scheduled to be held on August 6 …

Iran kills 170 ISIS militants

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on ISIS targets in Syria, Revolutionary Guards said, contradicting a previous report that they were authorised by the country's security …

Ali Khamenei: US still Great Satan

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out against US President Donald Trump, speaking at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, marking the 1989 death of the founder of the Islamic Republic. …

Twitter blocks Iranian Khamenei's account

Social network Twitter has suspended Arabic account of spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei which was publishing news about him. Twitter has not provided any response on the reasons behind the act so far. …