Tags » Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

IAEA: Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog what it needs to assess Tehran's past nuclear activities

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog what it needs to assess whether Tehran’s past activities had anything to do with nuclear weapons, the agency said on Thursday, a further step towards implementing a deal between Tehran and world powers. 243 more words

Iran Is Pressed on U.N. Nuclear Probe

Prodded by Western officials, Tehran steps up limited cooperation with IAEA, diplomats say


An image Wednesday from footage on Iranian TV reportedly shows missile launchers underground. 939 more words

Award-Winning Iranian Filmmaker Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence for "Insulting Sanctities" in Iran

The Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An award-winning Iranian filmmaker whose work focuses on both the travails of modern life and political expression in the Islamic Republic has been sentenced to six years in prison over his movies. 91 more words

Khamenei Says Nuclear Deal, if Passed, Won't Help U.S. -- "We won't allow American political, economic or cultural influence in Iran."


DUBAI — Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers will not open the Islamic Republic to political or economic influence from the United States, and could still be blocked by either country, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday. 354 more words


BLOG 265 August 10, 2015

United States television commercials are beginning to heat up. One set of advertisements says, “Run from the Iran Negotiations.” The other side features Israeli generals who support the nuclear deal. 488 more words

Middle East

Iran’s Ahmadinejad seeks political comeback

Few expect a rerun of Ahmadinejad’s surprise victory in the 2005 elections, which kicked off an eight-year presidency marked by confrontation with the West, incendiary rhetoric toward Israel and refusal to compromise on the disputed nuclear program.

384 more words

Iran's conservatives take aim at nuclear deal

Iran’s security hawks have begun sniping at their country’s historic nuclear deal, emboldened a day after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described some of the world powers that signed it as “untrustworthy”. 528 more words

In The News