Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared Thursday in a speech welcoming Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi to in Tehran, “Iran’s motto is nuclear energy for all, nuclear weapons for none.” Morsi’s visit was the first by an Egyptian leader to Iran since 1979.
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon met Iran’s president and supreme leader in Tehran on Wednesday to urge them to take concrete steps to prove the country’s nuclear program is peaceful and to use their influence to help end Syria’s 17-month conflict. Ban’s spokesman Martin Nesirky said that in Ban’s separate meetings with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and […]
A group of Syria’s opposition “Free Army” has released a video showing what it was said were seven Iranians, including five members of the Revolutionary Guards, captured in the city of Homs.
The dispute between Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Khamenei ignites concern that the infighting weakens Iran’s ability to project power internationally amid historic instability in ME
Close allies of Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have been accused of using supernatural powers to further his policies amid an increasingly bitter power struggle between him and the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad received a public rebuff Wednesday when Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, confirmed that the intelligence minister, whom Ahmadinejad had dismissed Sunday, is to keep his job.
A close ally of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who favours cultural openness and opposes greater clerical involvement in politics, is being groomed as a possible successor to the Iranian president when he steps down in two years time.
Iran’s intelligence minister was caught in an apparent high-level political dispute Sunday after offering his resignation from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s government but later being ordered to remain by Iran’s top leader, news reports said.