Ayatollah Khamenei: ‘Americans and Zionists’ Behind Iran Protests

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the “Americans and Zionists” and the “‘murderous’ Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization” compose the triangle that was behind the anti-regime protests Iran that have entered their 13th day in the Islamic Republic.

A man holds a poster of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during a pro-government march in Tehran on January 5, 2018

Iran Army Chief Vows to Raze Tel Aviv, Haifa

Iran’s newly-appointed army chief on Monday warned the Islamic Republic would raze the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if the “Zionist regime” makes “any wrong move.”


Ayatollah Urges Big Turnout for Iran Election After Disqualifying All Moderates

Iran is holding important parliamentary elections, with turnout reportedly high enough to merit extended deadlines for voting. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei crowed that high turnout would be a show of Iranian strength that would frustrate its enemies, by underscoring Iran’s determination to back its hardline Islamist rulers.

An Iranian girl holds a banner bearing a portrait of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a campaign meeting of the head of the conservatives' grand coalition of principalists for the upcoming parliamentary elections, Gholam Ali Haddad Adel on February 21, 2016 at Baqiyatallah mosque in the capital Tehran. Voters …

Iranian State-Run Newspaper Runs Unprecedented Anti-Censorship Editorial

In an unprecedented move, an Iranian government-run newspaper wrote a front page editorial in the form of a letter addressed to President Hassan Rouhani last week, condemning the Iranian government’s censorship of the media and subsequent prohibition of images and mention of former reformist president, Mohammad Khatami.