Tag Archives | Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Structural issues cloud Khamenei’s Economic Vision

By Bijan Khajehpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. It is now an established tradition that Iran’s supreme leader travels to Mashhad on the first day of the Iranian New Year, which fell on March 21 this year, to deliver his most important […]

Khamenei: Europeans’ Visits “must Yield Tangible Results”

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with Mr. Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, on Tuesday, referred to good relations between the two countries in the past and welcomed further enhancement of bilateral cooperation. Ayatollah Khamenei added that the main problem and the most important weakness with the […]

Ayatollah: US using Sex and Money to Infiltrate Iran

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (pictured), has said that the United States is using sex, money and Western lifestyles to infiltrate Iran’s decision-making elite. Reuters quotes him as telling a gathering of the commanders of the Basij, IRGC’s voluntary militia arm: “Two main things are used for this infiltration: money and sexual attractions. They […]

Supreme Leader bans Negotiations with US

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has banned any further negotiations between Iran and the United States, putting the brakes on moderates hoping to end Iran’s isolation after reaching a nuclear deal with world powers in July. According to a report from Reuters, his statements directly contradict those of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who […]