An analysis of statements made by top Iranian officials shows that Iran does not take Secretary of State John Kerry’s threat of military force seriously.
(Reuters) – One of the chief beneficiaries of this week’s easing of Iranian sanctions is the country’s ruler – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iranian missile technicians secretly visited North Korea as part of joint development of a new rocket booster for long-range missiles or space launchers at the same time nuclear talks took place in Geneva, according to U.S. officials.
Iranian military forces launched a series of “massive military drills” across nine provinces on Wednesday following an order by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, according to state media reports.
A senior U.S. official in Geneva, Switzerland refused to condemn comments made by Ayatollah Khamenei in which the Iranian supreme leader referred to Israel as a “rabid dog,” Rosie Gray of BuzzFeed reports.
PARIS (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s comments about France are “unacceptable” and complicate nuclear negotiations, a French government spokeswoman said on Wednesday as world powers sought to agree curbs on Iran’s atomic program.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei controls a business empire worth $95 billion through the Setad organization, according to a investigation by Reuters released Tuesday.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Israel an ‘illegitimate and bastard regime’ while criticizing Israel’s alliance with the United States on Sunday, Israel Hayom reports.