Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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>"The word and even the signature of the Americans cannot be relied upon, so negotiations with America are of no avail," …

South Asia

Iran's Supreme Leader Warns of Closing Strait of Hormuz

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 …

Asia

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 …

South Asia

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 …

Middle East

Western business schools push into Iran | Financial Times

As the daughter of a company founder, Solmaz Mohammadlou had long harboured ambitions to establish her own business. Shortly after joining her …

South Asia

Iran feels sting of US sanctions once more | Financial Times

One of Iran’s most popular football television shows had grand plans to lure viewers ahead of the World Cup that began last week — offer a Peugeot …

South Asia

Rouhani Conveys to Qatari Emir his Fear over Houthis’ Decline

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani voiced his concern over the decline of the Houthi militias in Yemen, during a telephone call on Monday with Qatari …

Middle East

The Top 10 Everything of 2009

Neda Agha-Soltan was an unintentional hero. On June 20, the 26-year-old Iranian had just stepped out of her car on a quiet side street near a clash …

Top 10

China, Russia Solidify Growing Eastern Bloc as Trump Rattles G-7

As U.S. President Donald Trump left the Group of Seven nations in turmoil this weekend, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin were putting …

China

Heads of state arrive in E.China’s Qingdao for SCO

China's PLA honor guards march at Qingdao Liuting International Airport on June 8. (Photo: Li Hao/GT)<p>President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev …

China

Xi, Putin meet as US tensions brings them closer

BEIJING- Chinese President Xi Jinping treated Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to a state visit on Friday as the neighboring giants forge closer …

China

Joy Reid Blog Post Attacked Wolf Blitzer for Being Too Soft on Jews

In a post on her now-defunct blog, MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid attacked CNN’s Wolf Blitzer for treating Jewish guests with too much …

Conservative View

Today in the Death of the American Empire: Trump Hands South Korea to China

by Charles MudedeThe aftermath of MAGA... ParkerDeen/gettyimages.comToday, South Korea, a close ally of the United States, learned, along with the …

North Korea

Macron warns Trump of Mid-East turmoil after Iran deal pull-out

French President Emmanuel Macron told Donald Trump that he is seriously worried about stability on the Middle East in a phone call on Saturday, …

Middle East

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Turkish president tells OIC leaders that Israel must be held accountable for the killing of Palestinians in Gaza Strip.<p><b>Istanbul, Turkey -</b> Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslim leaders to unite and confront Israel, days after scores of Palestinians were killed by Israeli …

Middle East

The Power of an Iranian President

Looking toward Iran’s June 14 presidential election, Western leaders wonder whether it will have much impact on the current impasse over the Islamic …

South Asia

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>FILE PHOTO - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures before delivering a speech in Mashad, Iran, …

South Asia

Oliver Stone Reportedly in Iran for Movie Festival

This is the Hollywood director's first visit.<p>Iranian media say American movie director Oliver Stone is in Tehran to attend an international film …

Film Festivals

Director Oliver Stone in Iran for movie festival

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — American movie director Oliver Stone was Iran on Monday attending an international film festival.Stone hosted a workshop for …

Film Festivals

Iran detains ex-prosecutor convicted in 2009 torture case

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police have arrested a former prosecutor known as the "torturer of Tehran," who faces a two-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners following 2009 protests, Iranian media reported on Sunday.<p>The official website of the judiciary, Mizanonline.com, said former …

South Asia

Whom to Watch at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Five leaders jostling for attention at the annual gabfest<p>As the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off Tuesday in the snowbound Swiss town of Davos, …

World Economic Forum

Ahmadinejad mired in clash with judiciary, IRGC

Pressure is piling up on former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as two of his key aides are detained.

South Asia

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. …

Middle East

Loulou d’Aki – Down by the Water

S. on the abandoned movie set and the last rays of sun.Loulou d’AkiDown by the Water[ EPF 2017 – SHORT LIST ]The first times I went to Iran I did so …

Arabian Sea

Iranian Deputy Calls for Fighting Corruption in Khamenei Office

A member of the Planning and Budget Committee of the Iranian Parliament, Gholam Ali Jafarzadeh Emenabadi, called for fighting corruption in the …

Middle East

Iran’s political oppression will end in chaos, warns Ahmadinejad

LONDON: Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned the Iranian regime that “oppressing people and clamping down on protesters and critics …

South Asia

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

Iran's Ahmadinejad says ally on hunger strike since 'unjust' arrest

TEHRAN (AFP) -<p>Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that his ally Hamid Baghaie was on hunger strike and in deteriorating health after being imprisoned on what he said were politically motivated charges.<p>Ahmadinejad, who served as president from 2005 to 2013, made the claims in …

South Asia

Defiant Khamenei In Denial of Shortcomings And Widespread Dissent

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has tried to defend Iran's military presence in regional countries such as Syria, Iraq and Yemen in a …

South Asia

Ahmadinejad Criticizes IRGC Intervention in the Economy

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad published two letters he had sent to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, demanding the cessation of …

Middle East