Ali Khamenei
Iranian hardliners have burned French flags outside the French embassy in Tehran, protesting against cartoons published by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that lampoon Iran’s ruling clerics.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A hard-line newspaper close to Iran’s ruling clerics on Wednesday suggested authorities close the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial waterway for global energy supplies, in response to alleged foreign support for the nationwide protests gripping the country.
Soccer fans in Iran’s Kurdish majority region have cheered the U.S. win over Iran in a politically charged World Cup, amid ongoing anti-government protests.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a televised address has praised paramilitary volunteers tasked with quashing dissent.
The aging brick campus of the Sharif University of Technology, Iran’s elite technical school, has long been a magnet for the nation’s brightest minds, with a record of elevating its students to the highest reaches of society.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ali Tehrani, a dissident cleric and brother-in-law of Iran’s supreme leader, has died at age 96, local media reported.
Iran’s president has accused the U.S. of conducting a “failed policy of destabilization.” Ebrahim Raisi’s statement Thursday came as Iranians in cities nationwide held protests that have snowballed into calls for the downfall of Iran’s rulers.
Anti-government demonstrations have erupted in several areas across Iran as the most sustained protests in years against a deeply entrenched theocracy entered their fourth week.
Iranian president has appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country’s rulers, even as the anti-government protests engulfing the country continued to spread to universities and high schools.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded publicly to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn the “rioting” and accuse the United States and Israel of planning the protests.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke to students in person Saturday after being out of the public eye for nearly two weeks.
Iran has sent a written response in negotiations over a final draft of a roadmap for parties to return to its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin won staunch support from Iran for his country’s military campaign in Ukraine, with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei saying the West opposes an “independent and strong” Russia.
After Iran beat Serbia in the Volleyball Nations League to move into the finals, the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei congratulated the team on social media with a post titled “Happy success with an Iranian coach.”
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has acknowledged that Iran took two Greek oil tankers last month in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf.
Protesters angry over a building collapse in southwestern Iran that killed at least 33 people have shouted down an emissary sent by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iranian media says Syrian President Bashar Assad was in Tehran for a rare visit to meet Iranian leaders.
Iran’s supreme leader is insisting negotiations over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal “are going ahead properly.”
Iran’s top diplomat says that the country’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has accepted the idea of continuing to be sanctioned by the U.S. if it meant the restoration of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Monday signaled support for Tehran’s nuclear negotiations to secure sanctions relief, a rare reference to the still-halted talks as world powers near a diplomatic turning point.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian authorities have released on bail an activist who was jailed for criticizing proposed legislation to further police Iran’s already-censored Internet, his family said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian activist went missing after criticizing a proposed bill by hard-liners to implement highly restrictive internet policies, his family said Saturday.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has returned 820,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines donated by Poland because they were manufactured in the United States, state TV reported Monday.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader vowed on Thursday that his country would ramp up development of its civilian nuclear program, as major world powers continued delicate talks in Vienna to revive Tehran’s landmark nuclear deal.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday signaled a willingness to engage directly with the United States in ongoing discussions over the nuclear deal with world powers if it is necessary to reach a good agreement, the state-run IRNA news agency reported.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s judicial authorities reportedly banned a newspaper Monday for publishing a front-page graphic that appeared to show Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s hand drawing the poverty line in the Islamic Republic, amid widespread anger over the cratering econom
A cyberattack has crippled gas stations across Iran, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s top leader has appointed a new hard-line ally to head the state broadcasting company.
Iran’s new president slammed U.S. sanctions imposed on his nation as a mechanism of war. President Ebrahim Raisi addressed the United Nations leaders’ meeting remotely from Iran, and he packed a full slate of direct criticism of the United States into his first U.N. address as a head of state.
State television says that Iran’s top leader has appointed a pilot of Russian fighter jets to command the nation’s air force.