Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency on Tuesday gave the CIA a dossier on Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, warning that the newly elected Iranian leader is a “deranged misfit” who is incapable of abiding by any international treaty on nuclear arms, Ynet News reports.
Iran’s state TV reported Tuesday that Iranian government authorities had arrested members of a group connected to Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, the Associated Press reports. The arrests were reported amid protests in Iran over water shortages in Khuzestan province.
Iran may be about to take an even harder stance against the West, as it is expected ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi will replace “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani in the country’s presidential election on June 18, the Times of Israel reports. After three of the seven candidates dropped out of the race on Wednesday, the election is widely viewed as a foregone conclusion in favor of Raisi, and a record low turnout is anticipated.
A well-known Iranian journalist Momahad Ahwaze has said that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has transferred his power to his son Mojtaba Khamenei because of increasing concerns about the state of his health, Newsweek reported on Saturday.
Free Iran news editor M. Hanif Jazayeri has tweeted that security forces sent by Ayatollah Khamenei were attacking civilians protesting against the Islamic regime in Tehran Thursday night.
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine people close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of the judiciary.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei appointed a new commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Sunday (IRGC) to replace Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, who led the military since 2007.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday war was unlikely but called on Iran’s armed forces to boost their defense capacities, according to his official website.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly and reminded the world of Israel’s resourcefulness and courage.
Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened on Tuesday to “set fire” to the nuclear deal sealed with world powers if U.S. presidential candidates reneged on the agreement.
Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, said on Wednesday that any negotiations with the United States were banned because they brought endless disadvantages that could harm the Islamic Republic.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme religious leader, on Saturday called on the Islamic nations to unite in the face of the world’s ‘bullies’ and greatest enemies: the U.S. and Israel.
The fate of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is still undecided but it will not leave the country open to US influence, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is opposed to a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month, a prominent Iranian hard-liner claimed Saturday.
Iran’s supreme religious leader Ayatollah Khamenei tweeted a picture Saturday of President Obama committing suicide.
A senior Iranian cleric delivered Friday prayers in Tehran while standing behind a podium that declared, “We Will Trample Upon America,” according to photos released by Iran’s state-controlled media.
Iran’s supreme leader has apparently rejected key provisions of a framework agreement reached in April between his negotiators and those of six world powers.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stated on Wednesday that the only solution for the region is the destruction of Israel, and that the armed confrontation must expand beyond Gaza, the Daily Caller reported.
With a July 20 deadline rapidly approaching, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei revealed that it ultimately wants 190,000 nuclear centrifuges — nearly 20 times more than world powers want to allow.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has rejected any Western pressure to force Iran into making any concessions to its nuclear program.