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Khamenei Comments: Nuclear Plan, Yemen

In a speech on April 9, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he was “neither for nor against” the nuclear framework announced by Iran and the world’s six major powers on

Khamenei on Nowruz: Nuke Deal Must Lift Sanctions

On March 20, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released a statement on the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, encouraging “close cooperation between the people and the administr

Khamenei vs. Rouhani on Non-Muslims

Garrett Nada

Khamenei Comments: The West Created ISIS

            In his speeches, interviews, and tweets from September and October, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei commented on the Is

Iran Nuke Program 3: ABCs from Khamenei

            Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has voiced his opposition to nuclear weapons on several occasions during the last decade.

Khamenei's Tweets on Ferguson

            Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has condemned the treatment of African Americans by police offers in Tags: Khamenei, Offbeat

Khamenei Undergoes Prostate Surgery

             With unusual candor, the office of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has released a stream of pictures of the cleric aft

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Khamenei at 25 Years - Defies US in Speech

            On June 4, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei marked the 25th anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s death with

Khamenei at 25 Years - What is his legacy?

      June 3 marks the 25th anniversary of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruholla

Khamenei at 25 Years - Thoughts and Edicts

     For 25 years, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has

Iran Nuke Program 3: ABCs from Khamenei

            Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has voiced his opposition to nuclear weapons on several occasions during the last decade.

Khamenei’s Red Lines on Nuclear Talks

            On April 9, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei outlined six red lines on nuclear talks in an address to the Atomic Energy Or

Report: How Khamenei Makes Decisions

      Ayatollah Ali Khamene

Khamenei Urges Action on Environment

      On March 5, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei urged g

Khamenei on Revolution’s Achievements

            Iran’s supreme leader celebrated the 1979 revolution on his Facebook

Iran’s Leaders Alarmed by Sunni-Shiite Tension

            Iran’s top religious and political leaders are alarmed by growing Sunni-Shiite tension in the Middle East.

Iran's Christmas Greetings

Geneva Deal III: Iranian Reaction

            Iran’s leaders have hailed the interim agreement as a victory and start of a new era for Tehran and its relations with t

Geneva Deal VII: Nuclear Diplomacy in Iranian Tweets

            The chain of events that ultimately produced Iran’s nuclear deal with the world’s six major powers played out in a

Nasser Hadian on Why Iran is Ready

Nasser Hadian

Iran Officials Warn Against Syria Strike

      Iran’s po

Khamenei Google+ : On Iran’s Lazy Youth

            On August 29, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s office announced the launch of his English language

What Iran’s Election Means for the Future

Fatemeh Haghighatjoo

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