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Stories with person: Ali Khamenei
  • Negotiator: Iran agrees 'managed access' to military sites 
    Updated: May-24-15 9:20 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader.

  • Iranian leader rejects probe of alleged nuke weapons work 
    Updated: May-20-15 3:59 pm

    VIENNA - The U.S. may have to soften demands that any nuclear deal with IranĀ give U.N. experts a free hand to investigate possible past nuclear arms works by Tehran, after Iran's supreme leader stridently ruled out cooperation Wednesday.

  • Iran extends new credit line to Syria 
    Updated: May-19-15 9:08 am

    BEIRUT - Syria's official news agency says Iran is extending a credit line to make up for market needs and reports that the two countries have signed several agreements in the fields of electricity, industry, oil and investment.

  • Khamenei's adviser dismisses Iran role in Argentina bombing story has photos
    Updated: May-19-15 12:19 am

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - An adviser to Iran's supreme leader is dismissing accusations that he masterminded Argentina's worst terrorist attack and says that he and the Islamic Republic are innocent.

  • Iran's supreme leader: US after own interests in Gulf waters 
    Updated: May-16-15 7:44 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's supreme leader said Saturday the U.S. only is pursuing its own interests amid worries about safety in the waterways of the Persian Gulf, just after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted Arab leaders at Camp David to assuage their security concerns.

  • Copies of famous artworks replace ads on Tehran billboards story has photos
    Updated: May-14-15 9:10 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - In an unusual move by Tehran's mayor, hundreds of copies of famous artworks - both of world masters and Iranian artists - have been plastered on some 1,500 billboards across the city, transforming the Iranian capital into a gigantic, open-air exhibition.

  • Discussing police, Iran president pushes against hard-liners story has photos
    Updated: May-04-15 12:49 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Ahead of summer in Iran, when hard-liners want women in the Islamic Republic to be veiled and covered to their standards, the country's president is taking a stand against police enforcing morality rules.

  • Iran scraps cash handouts to its wealthiest to ease burden 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 1:13 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has scrapped the country's wealthiest citizens off a list of people receiving monthly cash handouts in a small step toward easing the burden on the budget and freeing up more government funds, an official said Wednesday.

  • Head of Iran's Guard lashes out over Saudi 'treachery' 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 8:41 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported.