Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Nov 4, 2013 — On this 34th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, the chants were familiar. But many of those who were shouting say they actually want to see Iran and the U.S. repair their fractured relations.
Oct 4, 2013 — NPR's Steve Inskeep says that in his interview with Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, the Israeli prime minister seemed bent on exposing the other side of Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani.
Jun 14, 2013 — Six candidates vie to replace the combative president, all but one of whom are hard-liners favored by the country's ruling Islamic clerics.
May 21, 2013 — The Guardian Council, which vets all candidates, approved eight names, but left out an influential former president and a top aide to the current president. Their exclusion gives establishment-friendly candidates a clear path to the presidency in the June 14 election.
Feb 7, 2013 — Ayatollah Ali Khamenei overrules Iran's foreign minister and rejects direct talks with the U.S. over his country's controversial nuclear program.
Feb 3, 2012 — Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned of retaliation if Israel tries to hit Iran's nuclear sites. His comments followed word that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes there's a strong likelihood of such action by Israel this spring.