192 articles tagged "Ayatollah Ali Khamenei"
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Iran Heads for Presidential Vote in May without Contenders. Khamenei Eyes Soleimani
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Tehran is waiting for Khamenei to decide whether Rouhani should be re-elected.

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US-Iran Dispute: Hot Rhetoric and Calculated Restraint
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Trump and Khamenei were careful not to tip their feud over the brink at this stage.

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Trump: New Iran sanctions, USS Cole to Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 3, 2017

A fresh round of sanctions was followed by the posting of the USS Cole to the Red Sea. Tehran or its Middle East proxies, such as the Lebanese Hizballah, may well hit back in Syria or by limited military strikes against US allies, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.

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Surprise Zigzag: Trump and Saudi King Agree to Test Iran on Détente - First
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

Last attempt to bring Iran round from aggression to dialogue and saved from US punishment.

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Iran Shifts Focus from Nuclear to Conventional, From Defense to Offense
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

A conventional, four-nation army is prepared to fulfill Iran’s imperial ambitions.

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Arak IR-40 heavy water reactor
Trump’s first ME military action may target Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 12, 2016

Was Tehran testing Donald Trump’s resolve, after he called the 2015 nuclear accord “the worst deal ever” which he vowed to dismantle?

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The Mosul Operation May Mire the US in Regional Conflicts
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 20, 2016

Obama’s plan for a major victory against ISIS quickly runs foul of local disputes.

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Iran Prepares to Establish Its First Mediterranean Naval Bases in Syria and Italy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 22, 2016

Italy is preparing to hand over US naval bases to the Iranian war fleet.

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Turkey & Iran Clip Russian and US Wings in Mid East
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 25, 2016

Are Erdogan and Khamenei singing from the same song book?

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Ayatollah shoots down Putin’s high-flying Tupolev
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 22, 2016

A week after granting Russia the Nojeh airbase,Tehran snatched the concession back in a public rebuff for Moscow. The Russian mission “is finished  for now,” the ministry spokesman said.

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Ties with ISIS? Apocalyptic but Plausible for Erdogan’s Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

By radicalizing Turkey, he is carving out a role as rival to Khamenei and al-Baghdadi.

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Iran, Shattered by Heavy Losses, Ponders Downsizing Troop Level in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Qassem Soleiman ordered to stop the swelling traffic of Iranian coffins from Syria.

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Khamenei Is Dying. Three Radicals Tabbed as Successors - to Obama’s Chagrin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

The frontrunner is Grand Ayatollah Mahmoud Shahroudi.

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How Hilary's foreign policy 'succeeded' for Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 4, 2016

On Friday, June 3, less than 24 hours after Clinton’s foreign policy speech, Iran’s leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei celebrated his victory over American policy, saying: Iran has many small and big enemies, but foremost among them are America and Britain. “Any cooperation with the US,” he said, “is an act against Iran’s independence.”


 

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Khamenei Once Again Pulls Rug from under Obama
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

Obama’s loss is Khamenei’s win in election for Assembly of Experts.

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US, Russia aim to ‘decapitate’ Syrian military
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2016

The US, Russia and the Syrian rebels started discussions this weekend over the composition of a list of Syrian generals who will be removed over war crimes they committed during the country’s civil war, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources report exclusively. :

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Iranian Army Chief’s Arrival in Syria Imperils Putin-Netanyahu Accord
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 5, 2016

The fact that Khamenei raised the issue of Syria’s borders among his directives is an indication that Iran intends to preserve the country’s borders, for now at least.

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Iran’s army chief takes command in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 2, 2016

The chief of staff of the Iranian military, Maj. Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi, arrived in Damascus on April 30 to assume direct command of the Iranian and Hizballah forces fighting in Syria, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources report. His arrival shifts Iran intervention in Syria into high gear.  

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Iran May Renounce Nuclear Deal due to International Banking Woes
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 21, 2016

Iran is plagued by international banking woes.

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Iran’s Supreme Leader May be Succeeded by Son
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 21, 2016

Mojitaba Khamenei is challenged by Sayyed Hassan Khomeini, grandson of the founder of the Islamic republic.

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