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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Iran not hankering after n-weapons: Ayatollah Khamenei (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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Iran to disclose documents on US as ‘terrorism sponsor’


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tehran will release 100 documents to reveal Washington's role in sponsoring terrorist activities in Iran and the entire Middle East region, Supreme Leader of ... Read more...

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Planned rally to support revolts draws Iranians anger


February 10th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb.10 (ANI): Iran's chief prosecutor has called an opposition request to hold a rally in support of the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt "divisive" and "political."His comments suggested that officials ... Read more...

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Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei praises unrest in Egypt, Tunisia


February 5th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has praised the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, stating they resembled his own country's revolution."Today, developments...in Egypt, Tunisia and some other countries ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks reveals Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has terminal cancer


November 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' include remarks of an Iranian informant telling American officials in 2009 that Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei had terminal ... Read more...

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India summons Iranian Envoy over Kashmir remarks of Ayatollah Khamenei


November 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Upset over the comments made by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Kashmir, India on Friday summoned Iranian Charge de Affairs and issued a strong demarche.Expressing ... Read more...

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Obama may offer stricter nuke deal to Iran, but it could be rejected: Officials


October 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Obama administration and its European allies are preparing a new offer for negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, senior administration officials say.The new offer would require ... Read more...

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ a hit for Iran’s resistance movement


July 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Pink Floyd's song 'Another Brick in the Wall' is being used as an anthem for Iran's resistance movement.Two exiled Iranian brothers have reworked the 1979 song, which was ... Read more...

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Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei ‘fond of vulgar jokes’, defector claims


December 31st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A defector from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's private guard has revealed that the Supreme Leader of Iran is fond of vulgar jokes.The account of the defector, believed to be ... Read more...

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Muslims must quit British armed forces, says Khamenei’s envoy


November 14th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14(ANI): Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei's Special Envoy to Britain has called on Muslim servicemen and women in the British armed forces to quit service, saying their involvement in the ... Read more...

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Khamenei: Dead or Alive?


October 15th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The World suddenly seems to be abuzz with rumors of Ayatollah Khamenei's death. There seems to be numerous claims of 'confirmations' from so called 'authentic' ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad sworn in for second presidential term


August 5th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran was sworn in Wednesday for a second presidential term. Ahmadinejad took his oath of office before the Majlis (parliament), Press TV reported.He has two weeks ... Read more...

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Iran waiting for Ayatollah Khamenei’s order to build nuke bomb


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.3 (ANI): Iran is awaiting orders from its Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to produce its first nuclear bomb, Western intelligence sources have told The Times.According to sources, Iran completed its ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad denies rift with “father-figure” Khamenei


August 1st, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 1 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has denied reports of a rift between him and the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, saying that their relationship was "like that of ... Read more...

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Iranian Govt. to prosecute 30 people arrested during post election violence


August 1st, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 1 (ANI): In a bid to distract attention from the internal rift between Iranian President Ahmadinejad and the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's hardliner regime has decided to ... Read more...

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Iran’s Rafsanjani defies clergy criticism


July 27th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 27 (DPA) Iranian ex-president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani Sunday defied criticism from the country's leading clergy, continuing to insist on the release of all political prisoners. "My standpoint is the same as I ... Read more...

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Rafsanjani to discuss Iran crisis with clerics


July 19th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 19 (DPA) Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani will discuss the current political crisis with senior clerics in the religious city of Mashad in northeastern Iran, state media reported Sunday. "I will ... Read more...

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Senior Iranian clerics dismayed over Khamenei’s son being groomed for leadership


July 11th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Senior conservative clerics in Iran are concerned over Ayatollah Khamenei's alleged attempt to groom his son, Mojtaba Khamenei for leadership, who is leading the government's anti-protest militias, according ... Read more...

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US contacted Khamenei before Iran’s ‘disputed’ presidential election


June 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): The Obama Administration sent a letter to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calling for an improvement in relations, prior to the June 12 disputed presidential elections, ... Read more...

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Iran protest update


June 20th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Iranian police have used water cannon, clubs and teargas as part of a massive security operation to disperse protests over last weeks presidential election, witnesses in Tehran have said.At the same ... Read more...

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‘Self-inflicted’ Iranian crisis can only be solved by a re-election: Expert


June 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Iran experts are unsure what compromise can be acceptable to both sides, and any climb down by the Supreme Leader seems hard to digest in Iran's theocratic system. ... Read more...

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Iran’s supreme leader blasts Ahmadinejad for corruption claims


June 5th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, June 5 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blasted the country's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for labeling his critics corrupt during a furious television debate on Wednesday.Ahmadinejad traded charges with ... Read more...

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Iran warns Iraq over prolonged presence of US forces


March 1st, 2009 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (DPA) Iran's supreme leader Saturday warned Iraq over the prolonged presence of US forces in that country, the Iranian media reported. "The occupiers are preparing grounds for a long and ... Read more...

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Khamenei congratulates Iranian scientists on satellite launch


February 4th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has complimented Iranian scientists for their success in sending the first domestically-produced satellite into orbit, IRNA reported.In a ... Read more...

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