Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 12:21 GMT

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a gathering of air force commanders on Saturday, dismissing the U.S. sanctions on the country as “criminal act”.

Iran's supreme leader says missile strike a 'slap on the face' for U.S.

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 - 10:03 GMT

Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran’s missile attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq were “a slap on the face” for the United States.

Iran's supreme guide rules out possibility of Iran-US talks at any level

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 - 08:50 GMT

Making the remarks during his teachings in a class of advanced Islamic Jurisprudence (kharej–e Fiqh) on Tuesday, Ayatollah Khamanei touched upon US ‘maximum pressure’ policy against Iran.

Iran's Supreme Leader says U.S. offer for negotiations is a 'deception'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 10:58 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he is willing to hold talks with the Islamic Republic.

Could hardline cleric Raisi be Iran's next Supreme Leader?

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 11:50 GMT

Controversial Iranian hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi may become the incoming Iran’s Supreme Leader as a successor to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people.

Which protests shall Iran oppress first: hijab or anti-gov't?

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 02:29 GMT

While dozens of Iranian women took off their head scarves, a second wave of protests sparked under the motto of “Death to Dictator,” in reference to Khamenei.

Iran marks 1979 U.S. embassy takeover, displays missile

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 09:13 GMT

Thousands of Iranians gathered to celebrate the 38th anniversary of the U.S. embassy takeover, on Saturday, at the site of the former embassy in Tehran.

Iran would support those who want to strike US: CIA documents

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 07:43 GMT

Iran is willing to support and fund anyone who would strike America in a way that wouldn’t clearly incriminate Iran.

Khamenei says Moscow, Tehran cooperation can isolate U.S.

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 05:19 GMT

Iran's Khamenei told Putin that Tehran and Moscow needed to step up cooperation to isolate the United States and restore peace in the Middle East.

Long queues as Iranians start voting in presidential election

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 06:32 GMT

Iranians began voting on Friday in a closely-fought presidential contest between pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani and hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi.