Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran: ‘Global Demand’ Exists for Regime Change in U.S.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Moussavi claimed Wednesday that the world longs to see change in the “U.S. regime nature,” a response to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging “a change in the nature and the behavior of the Islamic Republic of Iran” as a result of new U.S. sanctions.

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‘We Want Water’: Renewed Water Protests Sweep Iran

Renewed water protests continued in Iran on Sunday ahead of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Sunday, with calls for authorities to address the water issues and chants to replace the current government.

Iran protests in Borazjan, July 2018

Mike Pompeo: Iranians Tired of ‘Mafia’ Regime’s ‘Fake News’

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed some of the most powerful members of Iran’s expatriate community on Sunday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, during which he said, “Iranians should not have to flee their homeland to find a better life” and countered the “fake news” narrative of Iran’s regime.

U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Iran: Prosecutor Says Protesters in Grand Bazaar May Face Execution

On the same day Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded judicial punishment for anyone who “disrupt[s]” Iran’s “economic security” by protesting, Iran’s judiciary head, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, said protesters arrested during these events could be punished “by execution.”

A group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 25, 2018. Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months …

‘Death to Khamenei’ Protests Enter Fourth Day in Iran

Iranians entered the fourth day of protests on Wednesday after the rial hit a record low of 90,000 rials to one U.S. dollar on Sunday. Chants calling for the death of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reportedly filled Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, the center of commerce in the bustling city, throughout the week.

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting with a group of members of the paramilitary Basij force in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. Iran's top leader has warned that renewal of …

Lebanon Considers Free Border Entry for Iranians

Lebanon’s General Security agency is considering allowing Iranians into the country without stamping their passports, which has politicians concerned that this is reflective of Iran’s deepening influence over the nation’s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement.

Assyrian Christians from Syria and Iraq, attend a Christmas mass at Saint Georges church in an eastern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on December 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ANWAR AMRO / AFP / ANWAR AMRO (Photo credit should read ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Plans Massive Anti-U.S. Protests to Take Place After Friday Prayers

Mass anti-America protests are set to take place following Friday prayer this week in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s personal empire, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

Iranians pray after Iran's Guardian Council head Ahmad Jannati delivered his sermon during weekly Friday prayers at Tehran University in the Iranian capital, 09 June 2006.