Hazrat Ayatullah Khamenei

Imam Khamenei to Abe: Trump Not Worth of a Reply

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei told visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that US President Donald Trump as a person not worthy of a response. “We have no doubts about your (Japan’s) goodwill and seriousness, but regarding what you quoted from the US president, I personally do not

Today’s youth will see the liberation of Palestine: Imam Khamenei

On the auspicious ‘Eid al-Fitt, ambassadors of Muslim countries, government officials and various groups of people met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution— Ayatollah Khamenei l— this morning, June 5, 2019. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei criticized Muslim states that set against one another and stressed: Unfortunately, today in our region, Muslims are lining

When a nation loses identity, it melts in the palm of enemies

On the eve of the auspicious birth anniversary of the compassionate member of Prophet Muhammad’s progeny—Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (a.s.)—a group of professors of Persian language and literature as well as young and veteran poets met with Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, this evening May 20, 2019. In this meeting Ayatollah Khamenei described

Zionism has sought to destroy families for 100 years: Imam Khamenei

Family is a divine tradition. The enemy of humanity – in other words, international capitalism and Zionism – has decided to destroy family since approximately a hundred years ago. And they succeeded in certain places. I would like to stress that you should focus on the issue of family at this point in time. The

Neither a war will happen; nor will we negotiate: Imam Khamenei

On the eighth day of the auspicious month of Ramadan, the heads of power branches, officials and government authorities as well as a group of senior managers of various sectors, members of parliament, political, social and cultural activists met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution— Ayatollah Khamenei— this afternoon May 14, 2019. In this

From now on, U.S. will never achieve its goals in our region: Imam Khamenei

Just a few days ago, the U.S. President announced that they’ve spent seven trillion USD in Western Asia—or the “Middle-East” as he called it—and they made no profit. He is right: they didn’t gain a thing. The U.S. must know, from now on, too, no matter how much they spend or how much they

U.S. opposes democracy and political activism in Iraq: Ayatollah Khamenei

Mr. Adil Abdul-Mahdi— the Iraqi Prime Minister— and his entourage met with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, this afternoon April 6, 2019. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei pointed out to the ideological, cultural and historical convergence among the Iranian and Iraqi nation and stressed: The relations between the Islamic Republic of

The Islamic republic is the continuation of the holy Prophet’s Be’that

The following is the full text of the speech delivered on April 3, 2019 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with government officials of the Islamic Republic and ambassadors of Islamic countries on the occasion of Mab’ath. In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All praise

God has determined the Front of Monotheism to win against Tyranny and USA: Imam Khamenei

On the anniversary of the appointment of Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) to prophethood, a group of government officials and ambassadors of Islamic countries met with Ayatollah Khamenei– the Leader of the Islamic Revolution– this morning, April 3, 2019. In this meeting the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution—Ayatollah Khamenei—pointed to the recent destructive flood that has hit

Imam Khamenei’s prostration in gratitude upon hearing a piece of news on Radio

At that moment when the radio declared itself for the first time as ‘the voice of the Islamic Revolution’, or something similar, I was traveling by car from a factory to Imam Khomeini’s place. It was a factory where opportunist rioters had gathered, creating uproar in the heat of the Revolution, while Bakhtiar was maybe

Occupation of Palestine since 1940 as narrated by Imam Khamenei

It is true that Palestine is even today the scene of the most heinous crimes in human history being committed by alien and usurper Zionists against the oppressed owners of Palestinian territories, and the most brutal atrocities are being openly and boastfully perpetrated by the Zionist regime in an unprecedented manner. However, a glance at

Camp David Accords led to the surrender of some Arab states to the will of the United States: Imam Khamenei

Egypt was targeted by those who wanted to bring Arab countries to their knees against the Zionist regime. They imposed the disgraceful Camp David Accords starting with Egypt. It was only after Egypt had accepted the Camp David Accords that other Arab countries gradually surrendered to America’s will. The issue of Palestine was totally wiped

Bogus advocates of human rights have records of atrocious human rights violations: Imam Khamenei

When it comes to human rights issues, we are the ones to demand; we are not the ones that have to respond. Look at what they did in our own time with DAESH or in Syria and Myanmar. That is while they claim to be supporting human rights. We have clear ideas about human rights.

Europe has left the JCPOA in practice

The following is the full text of the speech delivered on March 21, 2019 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with a large gathering of pilgrims at the holy shrine of Imam Ridha (as) in the city of Mashhad. The meeting was held on the first day of

We will defeat the enemy, but this is not enough; economic deterrence is required

On the first day of the 1398 Persian New Year, dubbed the year of “Boosting Production”, Ayatollah Khamenei—the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—visited the Shrine of Imam Reza (as) in Mashhad, wherein he delivered his annual speech to the pilgrims and residents of the area. I believe the Year 1398 is, by God’s grace, the

“Boosting Production” is the pivotal issue of the new year: Imam Khamenei

The following is the full text of the message issued on March 21, 2019, by Ayatollah Khamenei—the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution—on the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian New Year. In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful O’ the Conqueror of hearts and sights  O’ the Planner of night and day  O’

A recommendation on I’tikaf by Imam Khamenei

Youth from different social backgrounds and with different appearances had participated in this year’s Ehya ceremonies — which were held during the month of Ramadan — and in different ceremonies for dua and supplication. If a shallow person would see one of the boys or girls in, let us say certain unusual clothes,

11 statements by Imam Khamenei about martyrdom

1. Divine satisfaction and paradise are the gifts offered to those who endeavor for the cause of God  “One’s endeavors in the way of God cannot be rewarded and compensated with anything worldly. Allah the Exalted says, “Allah has purchased of the believers their lives and their possessions; for theirs (in return) is the Heavens

Ayatollah Khamenei’s advise for Western young people: investigate Islamophobic motives

Many attempts have been made over the past two decades, almost since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, to place this great religion in the seat of a horrifying enemy. The provocation of a feeling of horror and hatred and its utilization has, unfortunately, a long record in the political history of the West. Here,

Imam Khamenei: 4 virtues that God grants only to noble humans

The following is the Supreme Leader’s commentary on a well-known hadith by Imam Ja’far Sadiq (a.s.), as stated on March 3, 2019, regarding the interdependence of certain good traits, qualities and virtues with others, the most important of which are: honesty, truthfulness, helping the needy and reciprocating other individuals’ good deeds. Imam Sadiq (greetings be