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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei hits back at US claim of sham presidential vote in Iran

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... voted to choose a new president yesterday, urged by Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to turn out in force to discredit suggestions by arch foe the US that the election would be a sham. ... of clerical rule. Our dear nation should come [to vote] with excitement and liveliness AYATOLLAH ALI KHAMENEI No nationwide turnout figures were available, but the interior ministry reported ...

  2. News - World

    Iran back flip on population likely as Ayatollah Khamenei calls for change

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... an effective birth-control programme, including subsidised male sterilisation surgeries and free condom distribution, the country is to change course. Last year the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, criticised existing policy on contraception, describing it as an imitation of western lifestyle. He has urged the government to tackle what he believes to be an ageing population ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s supreme leader rejects direct talks with US

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 09:29am by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... one-on-one dialogue on the nuclear standoff and potentially other issues. The statement posted on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s website echoes previous remarks opposing bilateral talks with Washington in parallel with stop-and-start nuclear negotiations with world powers, including the US, which are scheduled to resume later this month. But the latest comments marked Khamenei’s first reaction since ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran supreme leader rejects US offer of talks

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 07:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rejected on Thursday a US offer to negotiate one-on-one on Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme so long as Washington continues to impose sanctions on Iran. “You (Americans) want to negotiate when you are pointing the gun at Iran. The Iranian nation will not be intimidated by such actions,” Khamenei told ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s Khamenei urges flexibility in nuclear talks

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 02:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that flexibility was sometimes necessary in diplomacy as his negotiators prepared for new talks on his government’s controversial nuclear drive. Khamenei’s comments, reported by state television, came after Iran’s moderate new President Hassan Rowhani, who took office last month, said he ...

  6. News - World

    Briefs, February 8, 2013

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Ayatollah rejects offer of talks from Biden DUBAI- Iran's highest authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, yesterday rejected an offer of direct talks made by US Vice-President Joe Biden. "Talks will not solve any problems," Khamenei said in a statement after a meeting with air force commanders. "You are holding a gun against Iran saying, 'Talks or you'll ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Iran ayatollah is poster boy for influence in Iraq

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 02:58pm by Associated Press in Baghdad

    ... population can remain from its eastern neighbour, the region’s Shiite heavyweight, now that US troops have left the country. The posters of Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei first appeared in at least six ... here. Sheik Ali al-Zaidi, a senior official in the militia, said they distributed some 20,000 posters of Khamenei across Iraq. He said Khamenei “enjoys public support all over the world” ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by THE AGE, WASHINGTON POST

    ... supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei chose to accept his victory. That decision surprised us but in retrospect there was good reason. Had the Islamic regime falsified the results and blocked ... revived the prospect of change in Iran. It had been expected supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would ensure a highly controlled election that delivered a conservative president. Instead, ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran's supreme leader says Israel a 'illegitimate and bastard' regime

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:06am by AFP

    ... yesterday, as he hit out at its alliance with the United States. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was speaking to a group of students at his residence, a day before the anniversary of the takeover of the US ... Ahmadinejad. Khamenei also commented on the new round of nuclear talks with the so-called P5+1 group of world powers in Geneva on November 7 and 8. He said he was not optimistic but supported ...




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