By Dan McCue, Courthouse News Services The Supreme Court will allow Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to participate in the oral argument of a case challenging the president's recess-appointment power.
Is taking foreign visitors captive the way that Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, earns his battle stripes ("Another American Citizen Is Arrested in North Korea," NYT, 11/20/13)? Is it the way he carries on the divine right of Kings, North Korean style. Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has removed his uncle, Jang Song-thaek, from all positions of influence, according to South Korea’s top spy agency, the National Intelligence Service. Reports are that Jang, who married the Supreme Leader of North Korea’s aunt, has not been seen since two of his aides were publicly executed in North Korea.... Show More Summary
The great leader’s followers know he goes “absolutely mental” at the tiniest deviation from the party line. He screams his contempt for the offender in public so that all learn the price of heresy. Go beyond minor breaches of party discipline and raise serious doubts about the leader’s “vision” of global domination and that’s the […]
“Iran’s supreme leader has issued a fatwa against the development of nuclear weapons.” – President Obama, statement regarding conversation with President Rouhani, Sept. 27, 2013
To President Obama’s dismay, the Iranians are inconveniently candid about the interim deal they struck with the P5+1. Hossein Shariatmadari, the editor of Kayhan newspaper and voice of the Supreme Leader, bragged to the Wall Street Journal that “if the right to enrich is accepted, which it has been, then everything that we have wanted has […]
They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. If that’s true, the antics of one Hong Kong resident should be making North Korea’s babyfaced Supreme Leader's head swell even wider than its default bulbous size. Since landing a deal...Show More Summary
“Iran’s supreme leader has issued a fatwa against the development of nuclear weapons.” –President Obama, statement regarding conversation with President Rouhani, Sept. 27, 2013 “The supreme leader of Iran has said that there is a fatwa to development of a nuclear weapon.” –senior administration official, background briefing, Nov. 24, 2013 “So I close by saying […]
Lebanon Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri told Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei whom he met during his trip to Tehran that he and Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah are in full harmony on all issues, according to a report by Hezbollah’s Al Manar website. As-Safir newspaper reported that Khamenei was extremely pleased with Berri [...]
The leader of the Western-backed rebel Free Syrian Army has said that forces aligned to him would not join the peace conference in Geneva in January. Gen Salim Idris, head of the FSA’s Supreme Military Council, told al-Jazeera that they would continue to try to topple President Bashar al-Assad. He warned Mr Assad would use [...]
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the top political authority in Tehran, has sent a public letter to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praising the interim nuclear agreement that Iran reached in Geneva this weekend with the United States and other world powers. Show More Summary
The correct way to pronounce the name of Iran's supreme leader is "ah-lee hah-men-ey-ee" and not "allie komonny." Video still by PBS NewsHour Finding yourself in a heated debate about the Iran nuclear deal? Now you can settle one argument:...Show More Summary
Supreme Iranian leader Khameini spent much of last week lambasting the U.S. and Israel, as the Iranian negotiating team worked their magic in Geneva. Given the rhetoric spewing from Tehran, it was hard to tell that Ahmadinejad was no longer president. Show More Summary
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei hailed efforts of the nuclear negotiating team which led to nuclear agreement with world powers. Obviously, the regime believes they got a good deal. The Iranian Republic News Agency reported: Supreme Leader of the Islamic … Continue reading ?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this afternoon invoked the “nuclear option” ending the practice of allowing filibusters on most presidential nominees, except for those nominated for the Supreme Court. Opposition to Reid was bipartisan. The new rule was passed 52 to... -
(Ayatollah Khamenei: Wikipedia) While the Obama administration is seeking a détente and Secretary Kerry is negotiating with the Iranian government the Iranian Supreme Leader- Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a television speech to his troops talks about ‘Annihilation’ for Israel. Here’s the story from Joel C. Show More Summary
The most powerful man in Iran certainly has a way with words. He calls America “the devil incarnate” with plans for “evil domination of Iran.” Negotiating with the United States, he said in 2009, would be “naive and perverted.” He warns...Show More Summary
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin inspecting tornado damage with National Guard leaders. Supreme Court decisions or not, Defense Department orders or not, bigots are gonna be bigots. That's the reminder we get from various states' refusals to...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Iran’s “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah Khameni has assured his militiamen that Israel is “doomed to failure and annihilation”. In the same speech, which was broadcast live on State television, Khameni added that “Zionist leaders cannot be called humans”. Show More Summary
GENEVA (AP) — A new round of Iran nuclear talks began in fits and starts Wednesday, with the two sides ending a first session just minutes after it began amid warnings from Iran's supreme leader of "red lines" beyond which his country will not compromise.