Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says nation may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity if the country needed it and would never yield to U.S. pressure over its nuclear activity, state television reported. Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with six powers, which it has been breaching since the United States withdrew in 2018, caps… Read More Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says nation may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei posts Trump-like image with drone, threatens revenge

The website of Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone alongside a threat of revenge over last year’s killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. drone attack. The image first appeared on a Persian-language Twitter feed that carried… Read More Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei posts Trump-like image with drone, threatens revenge

U.S. imposes sanctions on foundations of Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Iranian foundations controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and their subsidies, saying the institutions enabled Iran’s elite to sustain a “corrupt” system of ownership over large parts of the economy. The designations announced by the U.S. Treasury Department target Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and Astan… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on foundations of Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iranian supreme leader promises retaliation for killing of prominent nuclear scientist

Iran’s supreme leader promised on Saturday to retaliate for the killing of the Islamic Republic’s top nuclear scientist, raising the threat of a new confrontation with the West and Israel in the remaining weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to continue the work of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who Western and Israeli governments believe… Read More Iranian supreme leader promises retaliation for killing of prominent nuclear scientist

U.S. imposes fresh sanctions aimed at Iran

The United States on Wednesday imposed sweeping new sanctions targeting Iran, blacklisting a foundation controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and taking aim at what Washington called Iran’s human rights abuses a year after a deadly crackdown on anti-government demonstrators. The sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department, which also targeted Iran’s intelligence minister,… Read More U.S. imposes fresh sanctions aimed at Iran

Iran Supreme Leader says Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, according to his official website. Iran almost got into a full-blown conflict with the United States when a U.S. drone strike killed top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad on January 3, prompting Tehran to retaliate with… Read More Iran Supreme Leader says Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Iran to react strongly to any U.S. wrong move on nuclear deal

​ Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday Iran would react strongly to any wrong move by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear accord with world powers, days after President Donald Trump said Iran violated the agreement’s spirit. “The Iranian nation is standing firm and any wrong move by the domineering regime regarding the… Read More Iran to react strongly to any U.S. wrong move on nuclear deal