Ali Khamenei

Vladimir Sazhin: Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting

Vladimir Sazhin: "Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting"

The senior research fellow of the Department of Near and Middle East at the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences about the significance and prospects of this visit.

 Is Iran planning to terminate nuclear deal?

Is Iran planning to terminate nuclear deal?

Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that Tehran is ready to restore its nuclear activities to the level it was before the 2015 nuclear deal with the P5+1 states, should Washington fail to honor its side …

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

A new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money

Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned and commuted jail terms of a large number of eligible inmates on the eve of Norouz holidays.  The decree was issued at the request of …

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

New records from the Iranian Customs Administration has shown that despite much controversy, some Iranians have in fact imported cars from the US over the past year. During the 11 months of the current Iranian fiscal year (which started …

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons hundreds of inmates

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons hundreds of inmates

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, pardoned or commuted prison terms of 631 convicts on the occasion of the upcoming anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. …

 Tehran to respond Trump#039s threats on anniversary of Iranian revolution

Tehran to respond Trump's threats on anniversary of Iranian revolution

Iran will respond to the US "threats" on Friday's anniversary of the 1979 revolution, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. "No enemy can paralyze the Iranian nation. (Trump) …

The coming clash with Iran

The coming clash with Iran

By declaring that "we are officially putting Iran on notice,” Michael Flynn drew a red line for President Trump

Ali Khamenei urges Muslim students in Europe to promote Islam

Ali Khamenei urges Muslim students in Europe to promote Islam

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Muslim students in Europe to make an impact on their surroundings and promote Islam. “You have no excuses. What is expected from you, dear …

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

An Iranian delegation will visit Saudi Arabia on February 23 to discuss the issue of Hajj with Saudi officials. The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative on Hajj Affairs Ali Qazi …

Tehran pays last respects to ex-president Rafsanjani

Tehran pays last respects to ex-president Rafsanjani

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have turned out in Tehran for the funeral of the former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 82. Supreme Leader Ayatollah …

Rafsanjani#039s death is heavy loss for Iran

Rafsanjani's death is heavy loss for Iran

Iran has declared three days of national mourning due to the death of the former president of Iran Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, making Tuesday a public holiday for his burial. Rafsanjani has …

Syria Talks, Excluding U.S.

Syria Talks, Excluding U.S.

Insofar as diplomacy on Syria can accomplish anything, it will be between Russian and Turkey, with input from Iran

Iran starts nuclear program after US ‘violation’ of deal

Iran starts nuclear program after US ‘violation’ of deal

Rouhani ordered scientists to start developing systems for nuclear-powered boats

 New commander of Iran’s Basij Force appointed

New commander of Iran’s Basij Force appointed

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar as the new commander of Iran’s Basij Force, instead of Brigadier General Mohammad …

China warns US over breaking Iran nuclear deal

China warns US over breaking Iran nuclear deal

The warning comes amid uncertainty about the incoming administration's Iran policy

Will Donald Trump scrap Iran deal?

Will Donald Trump scrap Iran deal?

Ayatollah warns US as Iran deal hangs by a thread

 Iran warns of retaliation if US extends sanctions

Iran warns of retaliation if US extends sanctions

Extending US sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved. "The …

Iran starts construction of three naval bases in Makran

Iran starts construction of three naval bases in Makran

The construction of three naval bases and two naval zones has been launched in Makran, the Iranian Navy Commander Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari said at a press conference. The authorities started to pay special attention …

Ali Khamenei makes changes in high command of Iranian army

Ali Khamenei makes changes in high command of Iranian army

The head of Iran's Armed Forces Chief of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has made changes in the high command of the Iranian army. By the presidential decree …

Iran#039s supreme leader accuses Washington of lying

Iran's supreme leader accuses Washington of lying

Khamenei’s regular philippics sounded on the eve of the US presidential election

Tehran believes the Mosul operation in Iraq is being used as a ploy in the election

Tehran believes the Mosul operation in Iraq is being used as a ploy in the election

Rouhani slams Clinton, Trump debate performances

Ilham Aliyev among most influential Muslims of the world

Ilham Aliyev among most influential Muslims of the world

Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center of Amman published The Muslim 500 rating of this year. Just like last year, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev was among 500 most influential Muslims of the world in the category …

Ayatollah Khamenei: Don#039t be fooled by American smiles

Ayatollah Khamenei: "Don't be fooled by American smiles"

US efforts to deceive Iran and Russia over Bashar Assad failed, Tehran says

 Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised the former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stay out of next year’s presidential elections, saying his participation would “polarize” …

 Rouhani at UN calls on rival Saudi to cease #039divisive policies#039

Rouhani at UN calls on rival Saudi to cease 'divisive policies'

Rouhani called on Saudi Arabia to "cease and desist" from "divisive policies" if it was serious about regional peace and security

Saudi Arabia and Iran continue information war

Saudi Arabia and Iran continue information war

The tensions intensified after accusations in Riyadh's involvement in the death of pilgrims in a stampede at the Hajj last year

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

Who's blocking the path to God?

Iranian FM Highlights Mistrust of US

Iranian FM Highlights Mistrust of US

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he has never been optimistic about the US genuine desire to honor its commitments, Tasnim informs.  In an interview with IRAN …

Putin: free trade zone between EEU and Iran to give impetus to its relations with Russia

Putin: free trade zone between EEU and Iran to give impetus to its relations with Russia

Establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran can give a strong impetus to expanding bilateral trade and investment, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Azerbaijani State News …