Ebrahim Raisi is set to become chief of Iran’s powerful judiciary this week, giving him immense influence over the Islamic Republic’s brutal system of oppression.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wished death upon President Donald Trump and senior cabinet officials in a series of Twitter messages Friday justifying his country’s routine chants of, “Death to America.”
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is calling on America to “make guns illegal” in light of deadly shootings that have taken place across the United States, according to comments made by the Iranian leader over the week.
LONDON (Reuters) – Instead of blaming others Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei should take responsibility for Iran’s economic and political shortcomings, an opposition leader under house arrest said in a letter published on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down an eruption of anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead.
Iran has taken steps in recent days to file what it claims are 18 instances in which America violated the landmark nuclear agreement, a move that could set the stage for Tehran to abandon the deal and lay blame on the Trump administration, according to regional reports and sources familiar with the matter.
Iran’s presidential race is important but far less significant than the looming succession for supreme leader.
Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday delivered some of his harshest remarks to date against Israel, describing the Jewish state as a “fake nation” in a “dirty chapter” of history.
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.