TEHRAN — Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday denounced allegations by the United States of an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, suggesting they were a pretext for further building an international consensus against Iran, state media reported. “They attempted to find an excuse by raising a meaningless and useless accusation against some Iranian nationals in America,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, speaking in the western province of Kermanshah, where he is on a 10-day official visit. Read full article >>

Sections:  news   u.s.   world   
Topics:  assassination   envoy   iran   middle east   us-iran relations   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
BING NEWS:
  • Supreme Leader Khamenei accuses U.S. of ‘terrorist acts’ in Iran
    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday he had ... His comments come after Washington accused Iran of being involved in a plot to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Washington, a claim Iran has dismissed as baseless.
    11/2/2011 - 3:12 am | View Link
  • Ahmadinejad denies Iran plot against Saudi envoy
    He said Iran will not investigate the allegations ... kill the Saudi diplomat, Adel Al-Jubeir. On Sunday, Iran's supreme leader warned the United States that any measures taken against Tehran over the alleged plot would elicit a "resolute" response. "If U ...
    10/17/2011 - 5:54 pm | View Link
  • Iran's supreme leader warns US over allegations of plot to kill Saudi envoy
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's supreme leader warned the United ... York federal court with conspiring to kill the Saudi diplomat, Adel Al-Jubeir. U.S. officials have said no one was ever in any immediate danger from the plot. "If U.S. officials have some delusions ...
    10/16/2011 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Iran warns off West over alleged Saudi envoy plot
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned Sunday that Tehran would respond robustly to any "inappropriate measure" by Western powers linked to an alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ... reference to U.S. allegations that ...
    10/16/2011 - 1:03 am | View Link
  • Iran Warns West over Alleged Saudi Envoy Plot
    Iran's Supreme Leader ... Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has taken a first step to have Iran reported to the United Nations Security Council, a move that could lead to new sanctions, but Tehran dismissed allegations it plotted to kill a top Saudi envoy as a ...
    10/15/2011 - 9:32 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • News | MSN Arabia
    Etihad sends first batch of pilots to UAE’s National Service program Arab News Exclusive: Obama says Iran must halt key nuclear work for at ...
    03/4/2015 - 2:51 am | View Website
  • Web Log
    Web Log - "Watching the pot come to a boil" 3-Mar-15 World View -- Why did ISIS release 19 Assyrian Christian hostages? Iran aids Iraq's army in attack to recapture ...
    03/4/2015 - 1:39 am | View Website
  • Headlines for January 22, 2015 | Democracy Now!
    Newly unveiled documents show an elaborate plot between Argentina and Iran to shield Iranian officials accused in a 1994 bombing of a Jewish center, in exchange for ...
    03/3/2015 - 10:04 pm | View Website
  • News & latest headlines from AOL
    Get breaking news and the latest headlines on business, entertainment, politics, world news, tech, sports, videos and much more from AOL
    03/3/2015 - 12:39 pm | View Website
  • The Shadow Commander
    A former C.I.A. officer calls Suleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Force, the “most powerful operative in the Middle East today.” Credit Illustration by Krzysztof ...
    03/3/2015 - 10:52 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News