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Khamenei lashes out at Western governments and their Arab 'puppets' for supporting the Jewish state, in his first ever address marking Jerusalem Day
Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says foreign media spread 'negative propaganda'
Voters form long queues at polling stations in south Tehran, where conservatives have a solid support base, but far fewer are seen waiting to vote in upmarket northern neighborhoods
Fars News Agency says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered that the outcome of investigations 'be made known to the people explicitly and honestly'
There has been a genuine outpouring of emotion and anti-American sentiment among Iranians
Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says 'the response for sure will be military and against military sites'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly accuses Iran supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of stopping the public from mourning the killed protesters
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that families whose loved ones 'lost their lives in any way during the demonstrations' will be 'paid their blood money as restitution'
40 'disruptors' are arrested in the central city of Yazd after clashing with police
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that 'those who see negotiations with the US as the solution to every problem are certainly mistaken'
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks follow a failed European push to arrange a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly
(UPDATED) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US has adopted a policy of 'maximum pressure' on Iran because it believes it cannot bring the Islamic republic to its knees through other means
(UPDATED) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi says that the new sanctions meant 'permanent closure of the path to diplomacy with Trump's desperate government'
(UPDATED) 'We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran,' Donald Trump says as he signs the order in the Oval Office. 'Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon.'
(UPDATED) Iran 'has no trust in America and will not in any way repeat the bitter experience of the previous negotiations with America,' says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Lebanese national Nizar Zakka is accused of having 'deep ties to military and intelligence services of the United States'
Washington is gearing up to roll out economic aspects of its long-awaited plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians at a conference in Bahrain
'Wherever they (US troops) have had an enduring presence, forcing them out has become problematic,' Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tells Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi
With 20 of Iran's 31 provinces experiencing floods or facing an imminent threat, the country's National Crisis Management Committee is activated at the cabinet level
'I believe your resignation is against the country's interests and do not approve it,' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani writes in a letter to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
'Some US officials pretend that they are mad. Of course, I don't agree with that, but they are first-class idiots,' says Iran's supreme leader
(UPDATED) A defiant Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismisses the renewed US sanctions – including an oil embargo – that will take effect on Monday, November 5
The arrests come after Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved a request from the head of the judiciary to set up special revolutionary courts to try people for economic crimes
(UPDATED) The estimated death toll is now 21 since protests began in second city Mashhad and quickly spread to become the biggest challenge to the Islamic regime since mass demonstrations in 2009
The 6 attackers struck at Iran s most potent symbols: its parliament complex in central Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who led the 1979 Islamic revolution
Tehran city officials estimate that at least 2 1 2 million people took to the streets to bid farewell which would make it the largest funeral attendance since the death of the Islamic revolution s founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1989
Tributes poured in for the moderate cleric including from President Hassan Rouhani who was reportedly at Rafsanjani s bedside before he died of a heart attack aged 82
As repeatedly stated by high ranking Iranian officials the recent bill passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate to renew sanctions against Iran is against the nuclear deal foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi says
Among its concerns Riyadh said Tehran had demanded the right to organize demonstrations
Iranian and Saudi officials are in an increasingly bitter war of words over Iran s exclusion from this year s hajj pilgrimage
Iran s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accuses Saudi Arabia s ruling family who are the custodians of Islam s holiest sites in Mecca and Medina of politicizing the annual hajj pilgrimage
Iran s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged strong turnout and has said that the voting on Friday April 29 is no less important than the first round
But this month Iran s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused Washington of failing to respect the terms of the agreement
Elections in Iran have led to a reshaping of political forces in the Islamic republic and benefited President Hassan Rouhani following a nuclear deal with world powers last summer
Final results show the vote being split 3 ways between Rouhani s reformist and moderate allies conservatives and independents a result that gives the president more leverage to bring about domestic change
UPDATED In his first comments since the agreement was implemented Khamenei stresses in a letter to President Hassan Rouhani the need to guard against deceit and violations of arrogant states particularly the United States
France launches the first air strikes from its aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean as global efforts to combat the Islamic State ISIS group gathered pace and world leaders met for talks on the Syrian conflict
Iranian leaders are fiercely critical of Saudi authorities handling of safety at the hajj and question whether Riyadh is fit to continue organizing the annual pilgrimage
I welcome all scrutiny I fear no questions As Commander in Chief I make no apology for keeping this country safe and secure – US President Barack Obama
Both sides say on the eve of a deadline that yet more time might be needed to strike a deal
Iran s deputy negotiator Abbas Araghchi suggested parts of a framework deal reached in April in Lausanne could no longer be applied because other countries had changed their positions
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who will have the last word for Iran in its talks with the West steps in hours after Iran s parliament passes a bill on the country s nuclear program
The 6 powers negotiating with Iran want the IAEA to be able to visit them in order to investigate claims of any suspicious activity – past and future – that could indicate attempts to build a bomb
The accord if completed and implemented would draw to a close a crisis that has been steadily and dangerously escalating since Iran s nuclear program was first revealed some 12 years ago
UPDATED And President Hassan Rouhani adds that Iran will not sign any final agreement unless all economic sanctions are totally lifted on the same day
Iranian President Rouhani If the other side honors its promises we will honour our promises
This set of solutions will be the basis for writing a final document Zarif said in the airport
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei s comments come after US Secretary of State John Kerry met Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Germany to ratchet up efforts for a lasting nuclear accord
The Islamic republic s top diplomats have been negotiating with Washington for around two years first in secret and openly since autumn 2013 to end a dispute over its controversial nuclear program
The extension of the talks is debated in parliament where the judgment of Rouhani is also scrutinized