Hard-line cleric warns of ‘underground network’ with America

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At today’s Tehran Friday prayers, hard-line cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati warned that officials are trying establish “secret relationships” with the United States. Jannati’s comments came on the heels of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s warning that the nuclear negotiations will not resolve the issues between Iran and the United States. Continue reading

Khamenei representative rejects calls for Mousavi, Karroubi release

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After President Hassan Rouhani’s spokesman said that the administration was working to release political prisoners, including 2009 presidential candidates Mir Hussein Mousavi, his wife Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative dismissed the idea, saying that “the people” would not allow their release.

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