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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 ready to hold nuclear talks: Minister


September 9th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said his country was ready to hold negotiations with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme, state-run Press TV reported."We have ... Read more...

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Iran, North Korea call for expanded ties


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 1 (IANS) Iran and North Korea Saturday called for expansion of bilateral ties.During a meeting with North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah ... Read more...

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Reinvigorated by Tehran, Manmohan seizes the moment


September 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) He left on Tuesday as an embattled prime minister with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) baying for his blood over the presumptive loss to ... Read more...

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Not hankering after n-weapons, says Iran (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 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 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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Address trade imbalance, Manmohan tells Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Iran should address their trade imbalance, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here as the two countries sought to develop the Chahbahar port ... Read more...

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PM heads for Tehran NAM summit, meeting with Ahmadinejad


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves Tuesday for Tehran to attend the NAM summit Aug 30-31, preceded by a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Manmohan ... Read more...

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Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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Remove sanction, Iran tells West


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.The parties involved in the ... Read more...

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Obama’s secret message: Iran can have civilian n-programme


April 7th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) In a secret message sent through a foreign leader to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, US President Barack Obama hinted that Tehran can have ... Read more...

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Iran wants n-talks in Istanbul


March 30th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 30 (IANS) Iran has said it wanted the negotiations on its nuclear programme to take place in Istanbul.Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday conveyed this to Turkish ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad grilled by Iran parliament


March 14th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday appeared before parliament for an inquiry into his economic and political policies, state news agency IRNA reported.Ahmadinejad is the first president ... Read more...

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US under illusion that sanctions are affecting Iran: Khamenei


March 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 9 (IANS) Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the US and President Barack Obama were under an "illusion" that Tehran was affected by the economic ... Read more...

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Khamenei orders institute to control cyberspace


March 8th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 8 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered the setting up of an institution to control the cyberspace, Xinhua reported.In a decree issued Wednesday, Khamenei gave ... Read more...

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Nothing can convince Iran to halt n-plans: Russian analysts


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian analysts say there are no diplomatic means that would convince Iran to quit its nuclear plans after experts from the UN nuclear watchdog made ... Read more...

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IAEA inspectors barred from Iranian military site (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN's atomic watchdog said Wednesday it could not gain access to a key Iranian military site as the country did not allow it.Iran ... Read more...

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Iran not pursuing n-arms, says Khamenei


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that Tehran is not pursuing nuclear weapons.Khamenei's remarks came after the latest round of talks between Iran and ... Read more...

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Israel ‘plans attack on Tehran within months’


February 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Israel is planning to attack Iran "within months", the Daily Mail reported Saturday.Fears of a global nuclear war breaking out were stoked after Israel said ... Read more...

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Sanctions benefited Iran, says Khamenei


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 3 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during Friday prayers that Western sanctions have helped the country realise its potential.Khamenei's comments in Tehran were broadcast live ... Read more...

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Iran makes arrests in scientist’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has arrested several people in the killing of a nuclear scientist that Tehran blamed on Israel and the US, parliament speaker Ali Larijani told ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iran’s supreme leader unearthed


December 11th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) An alleged plot to kill Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been unearthed, a media report here said.Khamenei recently discussed the matter with Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, ... Read more...

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Occupying Wall Street will topple capitalism: Iranian leader


October 13th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Demonstrations against Wall Street will "topple Western capitalism", Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday."The anti Wall Street protests are very important and their significance ... Read more...

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Iranian supreme leader criticises US support for Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Saturday criticised what he called US President Barack Obama's support for Israel, a media report said.Khamenei made the ... Read more...

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Iranian supreme leader pardons over 1,200 prisoners


August 29th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has pardoned 1,218 prisoners as a goodwill gesture on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, a media report said.The announcement comes ... Read more...

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Khamenei rebuffs Ahmadinejad on official’s dismissal


April 21st, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr. 21 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has reportedly rebuffed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's dismissal of Intelligence Minister, Hedar Moslehi.Moslehi has been asked to remain in his post, the Washington ... Read more...

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Khamenei supercedes Ahmadinejad over minister’s resignation (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 18 (IANS) Iran seemed headed for uncertainty Sunday after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accepted the resignation of Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi but the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ... Read more...

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Iran creates ‘world’s first flying saucer’


March 18th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): An aircraft created by scientists in Iran is, they claim, the world's first flying saucer.The unmanned spaceship, called the Zohal or Saturn in English, is designed for 'aerial ... 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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Planned Tehran march in support of Egypt protests will test Iranian regime: Opposition leader


February 9th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 9 (ANI): Iranian opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, has said that a planned demonstration in favour of the protests in Egypt and Tunisia in Tehran next week would be a test ... 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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Ahmadinejad shows whose boss by sacking Iran’s foreign minister


December 14th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 14(ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki at a key moment in the country's nuclear talks with the West.It comes just days after Iran held ... Read more...

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Celebrities sign open letter urging Iran to release ‘death by stoning’ woman


December 14th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 14 (ANI): International celebrities including Hollywood actors Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, and English musician Sting have signed an open letter urging Iran to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the ... Read more...

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India summons Iran envoy to protest Kashmir remarks (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Rebuffing critical statements by Iran on Kashmir, India Friday summoned its acting chief of mission and conveyed that such "unpalatable" remarks impinged on the country's territorial integrity.Y.K. ... 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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