Iran: No Access to Military Sites, Nuke Scientists

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday said he would not permit international inspectors to enter any of the Islamic Republic’s military sites or interview the country’s scientists under any potential nuclear deal with Western countries, according to reports.

Iranian Supreme Leader Lashes out at AIPAC

Ali Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei took to Twitter on Monday to rally against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the nation’s most prominent pro-Israel lobby, and promote conspiracy theories about Zionist control over Western governments.

Iran Facing Leadership Crisis as Supreme Leader’s Health Worsens

Ali Khamenei, Hassan Rouhani

Iran is on the cusp of experiencing a major political crisis as regime insiders jockey for power in what intelligence reports indicate is the coming end to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s 25-year reign as head of the country.

Khamenei, who rose to power as Iran’s second supreme leader in 1989, was in the hospital last week to undergo prostate surgery.

Iran Supreme Leader Mocks Obama’s ISIL Strategy

Ali Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mocked President Barack Obama’s strategy to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) just days after being released from the hospital and claimed that Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as other top U.S. officials, pleaded with Iran to join the collation against the terror group, according to regional reports.