Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: 'Negotiations with US useless'

By AFP<p>TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday that negotiations with the United States are "useless" because it does not …

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Iran leader backs suggestion to block Gulf oil exports if own sales stopped

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its own exports are stopped and said negotiations with the United States would be an "obvious mistake".<p>Rouhani's apparent threat earlier …

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Iran supreme leader says 'obvious mistake' to negotiate with U.S.: website

(Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday it would be an “obvious mistake” to negotiate with the United States as Washington was unreliable.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential …

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Iran's Top Leader Endorses Warning over Oil Supplies

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top leader has endorsed a warning made earlier by the country's president over Mideast oil supplies.<p>State TV reported …

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Iran's top leader rejects talks with US to solve problems

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday said any negotiation with the United States to solve the existing mutual problem is an …

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Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of July 16

Due to an editing error, a July 19 Jurisprudence originally said that Judge Brett Kavanaugh seems to think centralizing executive powers is …

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Iran's Leader Calls For Support For Rohani In Face Of Fresh US Sanctions

Iran's supreme leader has called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rohani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, …

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Iran will leave Syria, Iraq only if Baghdad, Damascus want it, aide to Khamenei says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A top aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran would immediately withdraw its "military advisers" from Syria and Iraq only if their governments wanted it to.<p>"Iran and Russia's presence in Syria will continue to protect the country against …

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Iran says ties with Russia "strategic"

TEHRAN, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Tehran and Moscow need to bolster their "strategic" cooperation in the face of U.S. hegemony, a senior adviser to Iran …

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Iran's judiciary must confront those who disrupt economic security: Supreme Leader

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential …

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Iran leader criticizes separation of immigrant parents and children in U.S.

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's leader criticized the U.S. administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border in comments published on his official website Wednesday.<p>"Seeing the images of the crime of separating thousands of children from their mothers in America …

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Iran leader criticizes separation of immigrant parents and children in U.S

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s leader criticized the U.S. administration’s separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border in comments published on his official website Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran …

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Israel sends 'Mean Girls' gif to troll Iran's Supreme Leader

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Khamenei says Iran to continue backing resistance forces in the region

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran had no intention of curbing its influence in the Middle East and urged Arab youth to stand up to U.S. pressure.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in …

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Iran top leader says Europe follows U.S. in sensitive issues: website

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader said it seeks peace with Europe to save the nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal, but experience had shown France, Germany and Britain followed Washington on sensitive issues.<p>FILE PHOTO: A woman carries a picture of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

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‘We cannot continue like this,’ threatens Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after US quits nuclear deal with Iran

"If you want to conclude an agreement, obtain real guarantees, otherwise tomorrow they will do the same as the US."<p>He was speaking a day after …

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Iran Denounces Trump’s Decision on Nuclear Deal

Iran supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei chastised President Trump over his decision to pull America out of the 2015 nuclear deal, while lawmakers …

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Trump speech "silly and superficial", Iran's Supreme Leader says

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was “silly and superficial”, Iran’s Supreme Leader said on Wednesday, according to his official website.<p>FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech …

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Iran’s top leader: US pushing Saudis toward war with Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s top leader said Monday the United States is pushing Saudi Arabia into a war against Iran.<p>Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on his website that the “Americans are trying to put Saudis and some other regional countries before Iran. If they are wise, they should not be …

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Iran will not accept any amendment to nuclear deal: senior official

Updated: April 26, 2018 18:05 IST<p>Former Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in …

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Iran's Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against U.S.: state TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s supreme leader called on Muslim nations to unite against the United States, saying Tehran would never yield to “bullying,” state television reported on Thursday.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian …

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Khamenei affirms continued Iranian resistance in face of US ‘bullying’

Iran’s supreme leader called on Muslim nations to unite against the United States, saying Tehran would never yield to “bullying”, state television …

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Iran's Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against U.S.

"The Iranian nation has successfully resisted bullying attempts by America and other arrogant powers and we will continue to resist."<p>><br>• ><p>Iran's …

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Iran's top leader urges Muslims to rise against U.S. "bullying" policies

TEHRAN, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday called on the world Muslims to withstand what he called the …

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Iran's Khamenei Urges Muslim Nations to Unite Against U.S.: State TV | World News | US News

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June …

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Iran's supreme leader says Western attack on Syria a crime: TV stations

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said an attack on Syria by the United States, France and Britain on Saturday was a crime and would not achieve any gains.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he delivers a speech in Mashad, Iran, March 21, 2018. …

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Iran says Syria gas attack reports 'excuse' for military action

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday reports of a gas attack in Syria were not based on facts and were an “an excuse” by the United States and Western countries to take military action against Damascus, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported.<p>“Such claims and allegations …

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Here’s What the Trump Administration Is Really Plotting in Syria

The president is creating a lot of confusion about the U.S. in Syria, maybe to squeeze cash out of the Saudis. But he’s complicating the already …

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Saudi Crown Prince: Israelis Have the Right to Their Own Land

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said he recognizes the right of Israelis to have their own nation-state.<p>"I believe the Palestinians …

Middle East

Saudi Crown Prince’s U.S. Visit Comes at Critical Moment for Riyadh

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump on Tuesday, as part of a global trip to shore up …

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