Category: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Jan
2021

Twitter Hides Iran Supreme Leader’s COVID-19 Vaccine Conspiracy Theory TweetTwitter Hides Iran Supreme Leader’s COVID-19 Vaccine Conspiracy Theory Tweet

Twitter has reportedly hidden a post Friday by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for promoting conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines produced in the West. The tweet from Khamanei’s official handle asserted that COVID-19 vaccines imported from the United States and Great Britain were “completely untrustworthy,” according to the Associated Press. (RELATED: Iranian Foreign Minister Warns Trump […]

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Dec
2020

Journalist Executed For Allegedly Inspiring Nationwide Economic Protests In IranJournalist Executed For Allegedly Inspiring Nationwide Economic Protests In Iran

December 12, 2020 1:21 PM ET Iran executed an exiled journalist Saturday whose work allegedly helped spark economic protests across the country, the Associated Press reported. Ruhollah Zam was killed a little over a year after Iranian authorities lured him into Iraq, leading to his abduction and imprisonment. He is one of several opposition figures […]

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Dec
2020

Lawmakers In Iran Chant ‘Death To America’ After Voting To Boost Nuclear ProgramLawmakers In Iran Chant ‘Death To America’ After Voting To Boost Nuclear Program

Iran’s parliament approved a bill Tuesday that would suspend United Nations inspections of its nuclear facilities and boost its uranium enrichment program if international sanctions on the nation’s oil and gas sector are not lifted. The final vote tally was not immediately released, but 251 lawmakers in the 290-seat Islamic Consultative Assembly voted in favor […]

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Nov
2020

‘Definitive Punishment’: Iran Supreme Leader Demands Retribution For Assassination Of Top Nuclear Scientist‘Definitive Punishment’: Iran Supreme Leader Demands Retribution For Assassination Of Top Nuclear Scientist

Iran’s supreme leader vowed severe retribution on Saturday for the reported assassination of the country’s top nuclear scientist, the latest Iranian nuclear scientist to be killed. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei demanded that those responsible for the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who he called a “martyr,” receive a “definitive punishment,” according […]

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Sep
2020

‘Will Always Be Remembered’: Iran’s Leader Says Israel-UAE Deal A ‘Betrayal’‘Will Always Be Remembered’: Iran’s Leader Says Israel-UAE Deal A ‘Betrayal’

September 01, 2020 10:51 AM ET Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a speech Tuesday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) betrayed the Islamic world and Palestine by normalizing relations with Israel. “Of course, the UAE’s betrayal will not last long, but this stigma will always be remembered. They allowed the Zionist regime […]

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Apr
2020

Iran May Ban Ramadan Gatherings Due To CoronavirusIran May Ban Ramadan Gatherings Due To Coronavirus

April 09, 2020 12:31 PM ET Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested that mass gatherings through the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan may be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Associated Press reported Thursday. Supreme Leader Khamenei made the comment in a televised address and is the Muslim world’s highest-ranking official to have acknowledged the […]

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Mar
2020

Nearly 10% Of Iranian Lawmakers Are Infected With Coronavirus, Iran’s State Media ReportsNearly 10% Of Iranian Lawmakers Are Infected With Coronavirus, Iran’s State Media Reports

March 03, 2020 10:27 AM ET Nearly 10% of Iranian lawmakers have been infected with the coronavirus, Iranian state media reported Tuesday.  Following the death of Mohammad Mirmohammadi, an adviser of Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, Iran’s political leadership is faced with the spread of the virus among the government. The virus has also […]

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Mar
2020

Adviser To Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Dies From The CoronavirusAdviser To Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Dies From The Coronavirus

March 02, 2020 9:38 AM ET A member of a council that advises Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei died Monday from the coronavirus. Expediency Council member Mohammed Mirmohammadi died at a Tehran hospital at age 71, state radio said according to Time. The council Mirmohammadi serves on advises Khamenei. Iran has the highest death […]

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Jan
2020

Iranian Security Forces Reportedly Firing Live Ammunition At Protesters Angry With RegimeIranian Security Forces Reportedly Firing Live Ammunition At Protesters Angry With Regime

January 13, 2020 9:09 AM ET Iranian security forces reportedly fired tear gas and live ammunition on protesters in the streets Sunday who are demonstrating against the regime. Videos are emerging that indicate the government is increasingly at odds with its own people, who are angry after its rulers admitted they accidentally shot down a […]

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Jan
2020

Stampede Reportedly Breaks Out At Iranian Gen. Soleimani’s Funeral In Iran, Kills At Least 56 PeopleStampede Reportedly Breaks Out At Iranian Gen. Soleimani’s Funeral In Iran, Kills At Least 56 People

January 07, 2020 8:20 AM ET A stampede Tuesday has reportedly killed at least 56 people and injured more than 200 at the funeral for Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani in his hometown of Kerman, Iran, Iranian media reported the tragedy, according to the Associated Press. BREAKING: The death toll in a stampede at the funeral […]

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