Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, underwent successful routine prostate surgery Monday morning in a public hospital. While en route to the hospital this morning, His Eminence responded to questions by the IRIB and said: "I will undergo surgery and I am on the way to the hospital now."
In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful I read this book with a dual feeling of sorrow and pride and sometimes, I shed tears when reading it. I was full of praise for the patience, diligence, purity and genuineness depicted in this book. I was also full of praise for the art of the author in embodying beauty and hideousness, joy and sorrow. The memories of the mujahids and prisoners-of-war are great and valuable provisions which enrich history and offer us countless lessons. It is a great service to draw these memories out of people's minds and entrust them to art and drama.
The following is the full text of the letters written on November 24, 2013 by President Rouhani and Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution. These letters are about the initial agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 on issue of the peaceful nuclear program of Iran.
The following is the full text of the message issued on November 5, 2013 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the demise of Habibollah Asgar-Oladi (may God bestow paradise on him).
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, delivered a message to this year's hajj pilgrims. The following is the full text of this message issued on October 11, 2013. In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds and peace and greetings be upon the Master of Prophets and Messengers and upon his immaculate and pure household and chosen companions.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei has congratulated the nation on the occasion of Nowruz and named the new year as the year of “National Production, Supporting Iranian Capital and Labor.”
After consulting with the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Khamenei the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution announced general employment policies to the heads of the three braches of the government, the head of the Assembly of Experts and the chairman of the Guardian Council.
As a symbol of Islamic unity and honour and the emblem of monotheism and spirituality, the Holy Ka’bah, during the Hajj season, is host to the ardent and hopeful hearts, who come hurrying from all over the world to the birthplace of Islam in response to the call of the Glorious Lord. At this time, the Islamic Ummah can have a bird’s eye view of its own great extent and diversity, seen through the eyes of its envoys who gather here from all over the world, and be witness to the profound faith that rules over the hearts of the followers of the True Religion, and appreciate its great and peerless heritage.
The message of the Supreme Leader to the Islamic Ummah following the revolting incident of insulting the Holy Quran in America: In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful "It is we who sent down the Koran, and we watch over it," says God the Mighty, the Wise [Holy Quran, 15:9] Great Iranian nation, great Islamic Ummah!
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei issued a statement Tuesday in condemnation of the Monday bloody Israeli attack against Fleet of Freedom humanitarian aid ships, saying that the atrocity was an aggression against world public opinion.
"Although several countries have produced and stockpiled nuclear weapons that could lead to commission of a major nuclear crime and have seriously threatened world peace, only one government has committed the ultimate nuclear offence, the United States of America," Ayatollah Khamenei said. I wish to welcome the honourable guests that have gathered here for this conference. It is a source of pleasure for the Islamic Republic of Iran to be the host for this international disarmament conference.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei in a congratulatory statement on the tenth Iranian presidential elections said the more than 80 percent turnout in the elections and the 24 million vote of the elected president was a real festival, warning however that enemies were trying to ruin the sweetness of elections through ill-will moves.
"The prime suspect in this crime and other similar crimes is the American security and military forces who under the pretext of combat against terrorism have tyrannically occupied an Islamic country, murdered tens of thousands of humans and increasingly incited insecurity in the country."
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei in a New Year Day statement described the new Iranian Year 1388 as a crucial year, adding that in light of the vitality of rationality in consuming the country's resources, he considers the new Iranian year as the year of revision to pattern of consumption nationwide.