Putin in Tehran for first time in eight years

Russian president arrives in Iran to discuss mutual backing of Assad, and expanding business ties in wake of nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2015, 2:42 PM

Iran to attend next round of Syria talks

Khamenei adviser confirms Iran will attend the next round of peace talks on Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 5:13 AM

Khamenei dismisses foreign countries' involvement in Syria

Iran's Supreme Leader says Syria's fate should be decided by elections, not a deal brokered by other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2015, 4:46 AM

Khamenei Bans Negotiations with the United States

Iran's Supreme Leader bans any further negotiations with the United States, explains the Americans harm Iran's national interests.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2015, 5:13 AM

Khamenei Demands Saudi Apology for Hajj Stampede

Iranian Supreme Leader accuses Riyadh of 'passing the buck' in tragedy in latest barb aimed at the rival kingdom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2015, 11:13 AM

Khamenei Says Saudis Caused Hajj Stampede

'Government of Saudi Arabia must take huge responsibility for catastrophe,' says Iranian Supreme Leader, declaring 3 days of mourning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 9:44 PM

Obama and World Mum as Iran Says Israel Will Cease to Exist

World leaders' silence recalls Nazi era, says ZOA.Hillel Fendel, 9/18/2015, 12:31 PM

Khamenei Backs Coulter's Twitter Rant About Jews, GOP

Iran's Supreme Leader accuses presidential candidates of trying to "satisfy Zionists" following Coulter's Twitter criticism.Elad Benari, 9/18/2015, 4:44 AM

Khamenei: We Won't Let America 'Infiltrate' Iran

Iran's Supreme Leader, in inflammatory speech to the Revolutionary Guards, calls for 'vigilance' against US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2015, 3:52 PM

Khamenei: Israel Won't Exist in 25 Years' Time

Iranian Supreme Leader declares negotiations with 'Great Satan' America limited to nuclear program alone, praises 'heroic jihadis'Ari Soffer, 9/9/2015, 11:48 AM

White House: Sanctions Relief - Only if Iran Complies with Deal

White House spokesman says Iran will only see sanctions relief if it complies with the nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 3:14 AM

Khamenei Aide: Fighting the 'Zionist Regime' is Our Policy

Aide to Iran's Supreme Leader denies British Foreign Secretary's comments that Iran has changed its attitude towards Israel.Elad Benari, 8/30/2015, 6:05 AM

Iran Promises to 'Annihilate' Israel in New Book

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vows to introduce 'Israel fatigue' to the world, drive out Israeli Jews through fear in new official publication.Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2015, 8:20 AM

Khamenei's Aide Rejects Iran Deal Arms Limitations

Supreme Leader's foreign affairs adviser says deal's temporary limit on possibly nuclear missiles 'undermines Islamic-Iranian identity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 2:45 PM

US to Lift Sanctions on Khamenei's $100 Billion Empire

Sanctions to be lifted on Iranian Supreme Leader's hidden financial empire as part of nuclear deal; experts warn of the implications.Ari Yashar, 7/28/2015, 10:56 PM

Khamenei's Aide: No Inspections of Iran's Military Sites

Top adviser to Iran Supreme Leader nixes inspections of key nuclear sites; Zarif: Iran may produce nuclear-capable missiles.Ari Yashar, 7/21/2015, 5:14 PM

Iran's Supreme Leader: Policy Toward the US Will Not Change

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasts 'arrogant' US, admits nuclear deal 'served our interests' in speech punctuated with 'Death to America.'Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2015, 10:15 PM

Khamenei: Some of the Members of the P5+1 Are Not Trustworthy

Iran’s Supreme Leader says the text of the nuclear deal should be carefully scrutinized because the other side may breach it.Elad Benari, 7/16/2015, 5:13 AM

Report: Zarif Ignores Supreme Leader, Shouts at Kerry

Iran’s Foreign Minister reportedly got into a shouting match with his American counterpart, thus violating a direct order from Khamenei.Elad Benari, 7/9/2015, 5:12 AM

Kerry Unfazed by Khamenei's Comments on Nuclear Deal

Secretary of State says negotiations with Iran will not be affected by Supreme Leader's comments regarding freezing nuclear activity.Elad Benari, 6/25/2015, 5:16 AM

Khamenei Rules Out Lengthy Freezing of Nuclear Work

Iran's Supreme Leader says freezing sensitive nuclear work in the country for 10 years or more is "not acceptable".Ben Ariel, 6/24/2015, 5:14 AM

Khamenei Says US Police Are Like ISIS Terrorists

Iran's supreme leader rejects argument 'US favored Islam,' while accusing 'enemy' Israel of dividing Muslims in Iran.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2015, 1:08 PM

Khamenei: The United States Makes the Region 'Insecure'

Iran’s supreme leader lashes out at the United States, even after his country seized a ship in the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 6:02 AM

Iranian Cleric: Kerry Said he Wishes US Had Leader Like Khamenei

Senior cleric says Kerry told Zarif he 'wished US had leader like Iran's supreme leader,' adding 'US, Israel never were so weak.'Ari Yashar, 5/2/2015, 11:57 PM

Iran Lets Khamenei Call Shots on Iran Deal

Officials say the deadline could be extended at the Ayatollah's whim, days after Khamenei said 'no guarantees' Iran will follow the deal.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 11:26 AM

Watch: AP Reporter Grills Psaki on Treatment of Iran Vs. Israel

Matt Lee asks State Dept. spokeswoman why Washington "lets it slide" when Khamenei accepts "death to America" chants.Elad Benari, 3/26/2015, 6:13 AM

Khamenei Agrees with 'Death to America' Slogan

Iran's Supreme Leader rejects Obama's call to reach a nuclear agreement, says America is bullying Iran.Elad Benari, 3/22/2015, 4:46 AM

Khamenei Says Americans Are 'Backstabbers'

Iran's Supreme Leader says Republican letter to Iran is a sign of the collapse of “political morality” in the United States.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2015, 5:16 AM

Khamenei Alive, Makes Public Appearance to Stop Death Rumors

Iran's Supreme Leader makes public appearance Sunday to stop death rumors - but it is unclear when the footage was taped.Tova Dvorin, 3/8/2015, 3:11 PM

Report: Iran's Supreme Leader Dead

Rumors surface on social media that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has died after undergoing surgery for cancer.Tova Dvorin, 3/8/2015, 7:56 AM

Who Will be Iran's Next Supreme Leader?

Amid reports of Khamenei's hospitalization in critical condition, Iran expert speculates who will take the helm of the Islamic regime.Gedalyah Reback, 3/5/2015, 2:48 PM

Report: Iran's Supreme Leader Hospitalized in Critical Condition

Arab media reports Ayatollah Khamenei brought for urgent care in Tehran after several of his body systems fail.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2015, 7:27 AM

Iran's Foreign Minister Told to Stop Yelling at Kerry

Iran's Supreme Leader reportedly orders Mohammad Javad Zarif to stop shouting at John Kerry during nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 2/20/2015, 6:45 AM

Khamenei Calls 'American Sniper' Film 'Anti-Muslim'

'American Sniper,' according to Iranian despot, 'encourages non-Muslims to harass Muslims,' says Muslims 'aggression-less.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2015, 9:41 PM

Khamenei Would Back a 'Fair' Nuclear Deal

Iran's Supreme Leader says he could accept a compromise with the West, provided it isn't "contrary to Iran's interests".Ben Ariel, 2/10/2015, 3:45 AM

Khamenei: America's Problems Caused by Israel's 'Domination'

Iran's Supreme Leader claims socio-economic problems in the United States are caused by Israel's "domination" of the government.Elad Benari, 12/4/2014, 6:12 AM

Iran's Supreme Leader: Israel Becomes More Insecure Day By Day

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he backs extended nuclear talks with world powers, takes advantage of the opportunity to threaten Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2014, 5:14 AM

Khamenei Pardons Iranian Blogger Who Visited Israel

Hossein Derakhshan, a blogger who was sentenced to 19 years in prison over his writings, pardoned by Iran's Supreme Leader.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2014, 4:44 AM

Iranian Official: Some of Obama's Letters Were Answered

A close associate to Iran's Supreme Leader confirms that Obama has written letters to Iran, says some of them have even been replied to.Elad Benari, 11/13/2014, 4:13 AM

Khamenei Tweet-Plomacy: US is the 'Only Nuclear #Criminal'

Latest imaginative infographic compares American view of nuclear energy – a mushroom cloud – with peaceful Islamic view – a tree.Mark Langfan, 11/12/2014, 6:30 PM

U.S. Condemns Khamenei's Twitter Tirade Against Israel

State Department spokeswoman condemns the "hateful remarks" against Israel posted by Iran's Supreme Leader.Elad Benari, 11/11/2014, 6:12 AM

Khamenei: The Only Cure for Israel is its Annihilation

In a Twitter tirade, Iran's Supreme Leader calls for Israel's destruction, says that Palestinian Arabs should be armed.Elad Benari, 11/9/2014, 4:24 AM

Susan Rice: We're Not Engaged with Iran on ISIS

Obama's national security advisor responds to report that he wrote a letter to Iran's Supreme Leader about ISIS.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/7/2014, 9:10 PM

White House Won't Comment on Obama Letter to Khamenei

White House spokesman says policy toward Iran remains unchanged, refuses to address report that Obama wrote to Khamenei.Elad Benari, 11/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Iran’s Red Line: Centrifuges for 38 A-Bombs Per Year

Arutz Sheva analyzes Ayatollah Khamenei's alarming demands in the talks with the P5+1, as outlined in a graphic he tweeted.Mark Langfan, 10/17/2014, 3:23 PM

Khamenei: U.S., Zionism and 'Wicked' British Created ISIS

Iran's Supreme Leader accuses United States, Israel and British government of being behind the Islamic State.Elad Benari, 10/15/2014, 6:14 AM

Khamenei Calls for Muslim Unity for Israel's 'Annihilation'

Iranian supreme leader uses annual Hajj pilgrimage message to insult Israel and call for support for Hamas.Ari Yashar, 10/3/2014, 1:29 PM

Khamenei: U.S. Has 'Dirty Hands'

Iran’s Supreme Leader says his country rejected a U.S. request for cooperation against the “Islamic State”.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2014, 5:12 AM

Iran's Khamenei Undergoes Prostate Surgery

Iran's supreme leader and fierce critic of Israel recovering after prostate surgery in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2014, 3:46 AM

Iranian Supreme Leader Calls to Provide Hamas with Weapons

Iranian spiritual leader calls for increased unity and support of Hamas against 'cancerous enemy' IsraelDalit Halevy, Talia Blatman, 7/29/2014, 10:59 PM

Khamenei Repeats Israel 'Rabid Dog' Insult in Eid al-Fitr Speech

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accuses Israel of 'genocide' in Gaza, in speech calling the Jewish state a 'wild wolf' for self-defense operation.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2014, 9:21 AM

Khamenei to Palestinian Arabs: Keep Fighting Israel

"The only way to deal with this savage regime is to continue resistance," says Iran's supreme leader.Elad Benari and AFP, 7/24/2014, 3:42 AM

Iran 'Needs' 19 Times More Nuclear Centrifuges

Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran 'needs' 19 times more centrifuges than West offering, ten times more than presently held.Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 9:16 AM

Khamenei: U.S., Israel Playing 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' With Us

Iran's Supreme Leader says U.S. and Israel are trying to intimidate his country into making concessions on nuclear dispute.Elad Benari, 7/8/2014, 6:14 AM

Iran Says US Has Renounced Military Action

Ayatollah Khamenei claims US has forfeited military option, standing on stage with sign reading 'America cannot do a damn thing.'Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 9:00 AM

Shifting Alliances? Iran and Kuwait Sign Historic Agreements

In first visit by Kuwaiti emir to Iran since 1979 Islamic revolution, six agreements signed, including one on security.Ari Yashar, 6/2/2014, 2:38 PM

Khamenei Urges 'Resistance Against the Evil Powers'

Iran’s Supreme Leader says the international community should rid itself of "the arrogant front led by the United States."Elad Benari, 5/26/2014, 3:43 AM