Tag Archive for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Silent in closing Khamenei’s Twitter account, but Twitter suspends Trump

Although the leading Iranian dissident urged Twitter to suspend Khamenei’s accounts based on his repeated violations of Twitter rules in Persian, English, Spanish & in Arabic tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ignores pleas, but supported Democrats’ call to make US President Trump’s account permanently closed.



Iranian journalist and dissident Masih Alinejad urged Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday to permanently ban all accounts associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

Alinejad, a women’s rights activist and founder of the My Stealthy Freedom/White Wednesday campaign, told The Jerusalem Post in a statement that “a close review of these accounts in multiple languages which include Persian, English, Spanish, and Arabic, shows that Khamenei has repeatedly violated Twitter rules. Continue Reading »

Coronavirus kills 2nd of 23 infected Iranian parliamentarians

The Coronavirus is credited for killing the ‘butcher’ of Tehran, named for his role in brutally suppressing civilian protests,  just after the death of Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi on Monday.
– Iran’s percentage of deaths to infections, 3.3%, is much higher than other countries.

By Netta Bar, Dean Shmuel Elmas, AP


Another senior Iranian official has been killed by the coronavirus, Iran’s Tasnim News Agency reported on Wednesday, a day after Iran put its armed forces on alert to assist health officials in battling the virus, which has killed at least 77 people in an outbreak that has sickened top officials and pushed even supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei into wearing disposable gloves while trying to reassure the nation. Continue Reading »

Saudi Crown Prince calls Iranian Supreme Leader, “the new Hitler of the Middle East”

The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, “We don’t want the new Hitler in Iran to repeat what happened in Europe in the Middle East.”
• Khamenei retorts: The House of Saud is an “accursed tree.”

By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the Supreme Leader of Iran “the new Hitler of the Middle East” in an interview with the New York Times published on Thursday, sharply escalating the war of words between the archrivals.

The Sunni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran back rival sides in wars and political crises throughout the region. Continue Reading »

Not Really News: On Remembrance Day Khamenei Denies Holocaust


WATCH VIDEO: An ignoramus on Western History, Iran’s supreme leader released a video in which he expresses doubt that the Holocaust ever took place, teaching lies and hate to his followers.

By Elad Benari


Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday took advantage of International Holocaust Remembrance Day to deny that the Holocaust ever occurred.

A video titled “Are The Dark Ages Over?” was posted on Khamenei’s official website. Against the backdrop of images of the Auschwitz death camp, the video says that “speaking about the Holocaust and expressing doubts about it is considered to be a great sin,” but that “it is not clear whether the core of this matter is a reality or not.” Continue Reading »

Iranian Supreme Leader: ‘Iran will back Palestinians in any way we can’


Khamenei criticized those who call Palestinian attackers “terrorists,” saying “We will defend the movement of the Palestinian people with all of our existence, and in any way and as long as we can.”

By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


Iran’s supreme leader said on Wednesday that Iran would support the Palestinian uprising against Israel “in any way we can,” and rejected assertions that the recent wave of Palestinian knifings and car-ramming attacks amounted to terrorism.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – Photo: AP

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was speaking a day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, during a visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, described the spate of attacks as “terrorism” that should be condemned. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu: The Iran Agreement is ‘Historic Mistake’

In wake of Western deal with Iran, Netanyahu opens Sunday’s Cabinet meeting with a warning that a nuclear Iran will not only threaten Israel – but the entire world.

By Tova Dvorin



Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting by mounting a sharp attack on the agreement reached Saturday night between Iran and Western powers over the nuclear issue.

Netanyahu stated, “For the first time, the world’s leading powers have agreed to uranium enrichment in Iran while ignoring the UN Security Council decisions that they themselves led. Sanctions that required many years to put in place contain the best chance for a peaceful solution. Continue Reading »