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Supreme Leader of Iran since 1989

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Ali Khamenei: Supreme Leader of Iran since 1989
Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei is a Twelver Shia Marja' and the second and current Supreme Leader of Iran, in office since 1989. He was previously President of Iran from 1981 to 1989. Khamenei is the longest serving head of state in the Middle East, as well as the second-longest serving Iranian leader of the last century, after Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

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Iran's Supreme Leader: Americans To Be Expelled From Iraq, Syria [Video]

Iran's Supreme Leader: Americans To Be Expelled From Iraq, Syria

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Americans are to be expelled from Iraq and Syria. Khamenei said Americans’ actions in the region had led to them being hated. The..

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TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader warned on Saturday that the country's economic problems would worsen if the novel coronavirus spreads unchecked, saying the initial momentum to contain it had since..
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Iran's Khamenei says Floyd's killing exposes real nature of U.S.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the killing of George Floyd in police custody had exposed the true nature of the rulers of the United States.
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Iran assails US for Floyd death, rights stance

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TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader has assailed Washington in the wake of George Floyd's killing for its allegedly duplicitous policies when it comes to upholding human rights. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei..
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Is The Trump Administration Targeting Twitter To Silence Iran’s Criticism Of U.S. Racism?

is the trump administration targeting twitter to silence iran’s criticism of u.s. racism?
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Anyone who lives in Iran, or travels throughout the Middle East, Southwest Asia and North Africa, is aware of Iran’s criticism of the United States,..
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: fight to 'liberate Palestine' is 'Islamic duty'

ayatollah ali khamenei: fight to 'liberate palestine' is 'islamic duty'
Iran's supreme leader said it was an "Islamic duty" to fight for the "liberation of Palestine" in a landmark speech Friday amid rising tensions with regional arch-enemy Israel. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei..
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Iran leader hails armed support for Palestinians against 'tumor' Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday denounced Israel as a "tumor" to be eliminated and hailed Tehran's supply of weaponry to Palestinian armed groups fighting against it.
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Iran’s Khamenei Calls Israel a ‘Cancerous Tumor’ in Middle East

iran’s khamenei calls israel a ‘cancerous tumor’ in middle east
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Palestinians on Friday to continue their uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a “tumor” that should be confronted..
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Iran's Khamenei denounces Israel as 'tumor' that will be eliminated

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Palestinians on Friday to continue their uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a "tumor" that should be confronted until..
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Iran will support any nation or group that fights Israel: supreme leader

Iran will support any nation or group that fights Israel, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday.
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Iran Supreme Leader says Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, renewing Iran's demand for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from the Middle East.
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Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria: Iran Supreme Leader

Americans will be expelled from Iraq and Syria, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, according to his official website.
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Iran supreme leader approves tapping sovereign wealth fund to fight coronavirus

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has approved the withdrawal of one billion euros from the country's sovereign wealth fund to help fight the coronavirus epidemic, President Hassan Rouhani's..
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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei's Twitter accounts accidentally suspended

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Twitter briefly suspended several accounts for Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday after mistakenly flagging them as spam content, the company told The National. Mr Khameini's..
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Iran leader refuses US virus help, citing conspiracy theory

iran leader refuses us virus help, citing conspiracy theory
Iran's supreme leader has refused US assistance to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory that the virus could be man-made by America. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments come..
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Iran's Khamenei rejects U.S. help offer, vows to defeat coronavirus

The United States' offer to help Iran in its fight against the new coronavirus pandemic is strange, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Sunday, describing U.S...
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Khamenei lauds Iranians' 'dazzling' sacrifices to fight virus

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a speech on state television for the Persian New Year, praised Iranians for their "dazzling" sacrifices in fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the..
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Khamenei praises Iranians in fight against coronavirus

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a speech on state television for the Persian New Year, praised Iranians for their "dazzling" sacrifices in fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the..
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Khamenei says U.S. sanctions forced Iran to become 'self-sufficient'

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a live speech on state TV for the start of the Persian new year, said on Friday that U.S. sanctions has forced the country to become self-sufficient..
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Iran's supreme leader to pardon 10,000 prisoners, including political ones

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will pardon 10,000 prisoners including political ones in honor of the Iranian new year on Friday, state TV reported.
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Top adviser to Iran's supreme leader infected with coronavirus: Tasnim

A top adviser to Iran's utmost authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been infected with the new coronavirus, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday.
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Iran supreme leader cancels Persian new year speech because of coronavirus outbreak: official site

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei canceled his speech in the city of Mashhad for Persian new year, which is on March 20, to prevent further infections of coronavirus, according to a..
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Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei slams India for Delhi riots

Freedom House, a US think tank, also flagged concerns about India. “The Indian government has taken its Hindu nationalist agenda to a new level with a succession of policies threatening the..
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Iran's Khamenei asks India to stop attacks on Muslims after deadly riots

iran's khamenei asks india to stop attacks on muslims after deadly riots
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged India on Thursday to "confront extremist Hindus" and "stop the massacre of Muslims", adding to the international fallout over..
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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei asks India to 'confront extremist Hindus and their parties'

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday asked the Indian government to confront what he called "extremist Hindus and their parties", saying the hearts of Muslims all over the world..
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Iran: Council Member Close to Supreme Leader Dies From Virus

iran: council member close to supreme leader dies from virus
A member of a council that advises Iran’s supreme leader died Monday after falling sick from the new coronavirus, state radio reported, becoming the first top official to succumb to the illness that..
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Iran's enemies tried to use coronavirus to impact vote: Khamenei

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday Iran's enemies tried to put people off voting in Friday's parliamentary election by exaggerating the threat of the new coronavirus but that..
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Iran counts votes in election stacked in favour of hardliners

iran counts votes in election stacked in favour of hardliners
Dubai: Iran has started counting votes in its parliamentary election, state TV said on Saturday, in which hardline allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are likely to gain a seizable majority..
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Factbox: Choices curtailed - Iran's parliamentary election

Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce the authority of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, amid mounting U.S. pressure over the nuclear program and as discontent..
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Iran's Khamenei says voting in parliamentary election 'a religious duty'

Casting a vote in Iran's parliamentary election is "a religious duty", the country's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated on Friday after voting in Tehran, broadcast live on..
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Iran’s Khamenei Calls For Large Turnout in Upcoming Elections to Hinder US’s ‘Evil Intentions’

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Iran’s upcoming legislative elections, which are set for 21 February, have previously been slammed by some members of the opposition and US officials as fictitious, something Iran’s Supreme Leader..
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Khamenei loyalists may tighten grip at Iran elections

Hardliners are set to tighten control of Iran this week in a parliamentary election stacked in their favor, as the leadership closes ranks in a deepening confrontation with Washington.
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