When world powers agreed in 2015 to lift sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear program, the deal’s supporters in the United States, Europe, and Tehran hoped renewed trade and investment could boost Iran’s private sector and weaken the state’s hold on the economy.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened on Tuesday to “set fire” to the nuclear deal sealed with world powers if U.S. presidential candidates reneged on the agreement.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei lashed out at President Barack Obama on Wednesday for not apologizing to the Japanese people for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Monday warned the United States against keeping a military presence in the Persian Gulf and vowed that the Islamic Republic will continue to carry out a range of war drills in the area, despite warnings, according to recent comments.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei awarded medals to five commanders of the Iranian navy for capturing 10 American sailors and their two naval craft last month.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, in an appeal Sunday “to the youth in western countries,” accused the United States of arming and nurturing terror groups such as al Qaeda and lashed out at Israel for sponsoring “the worst kind of terrorism” against the Palestinians, according to an English translation of the Iranian leader’s open letter.
A video reportedly produced by the office of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and posted to social media Tuesday blames the United States and its allies for the Paris terror attacks.
Iran is hosting a three-day conference this week focusing on “police brutality against blacks in America,” according to the event announcement.
Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei warned on Wednesday that any new sanctions by the United States would effectively terminate the recently announced Iranian nuclear deal, which Khamenei officially endorsed Wednesday in a letter, according to regional reports.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called the U.S the “great Satan” and surmised that Israel will “not be around” in 25 years time.