Ali Khamenei

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities imm...
9:19 3 February 2022

Iran’s top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, dismissing ...
14:10 17 January 2022

‘Days of God’: A look at Iran’s mounting crises

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through “days of God.”
12:50 17 January 2022

Iranian leader’s tears a sign of respect for slain general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — In a rare display of emotion from the typically reserved and measured supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cri...
17:11 6 January 2022

Iran general steps out of Soleimani’s shadow to lead proxies

TEHRAN, Iran — A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country's expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran's ...
14:07 4 January 2022

Iran can call on powerful friends if conflict engulfs region

JERUSALEM — If Iran decides to follow through on its vow of harsh retaliation for the killing of its top general, it can call upon heavily armed allie...
8:22 3 January 2022

Iran leader calls for ‘Islamic mercy’ after bloody crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s supreme leader called Wednesday for those detained in recent gasoline price protests to be treated with “Islamic ...
15:15 4 December 2021

Iran says protesters attacked hundreds of banks, blaming US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Protesters angry over government-set gasoline prices spiking in Iran attacked hundreds of banks, police outposts and gas...
17:57 27 November 2021