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.
Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world, my message now is addressed to you as well as to all persons with an alert conscience, irrespective of country and creed. Make an effort, and break the spell of impunity for the Zionist criminals. Bring to trial the political and military heads of the usurper regime who have had a role in bringing about the Gaza tragedy, and mete out to them the punishment laid down by reason and justice. This is the first step to be taken. The political and military leaders of the usurper regime should be brought to trial. If criminals are punished, the room for criminal acts by those who possess the motives and madness to commit them will be restricted. Impunity for perpetrators of great crimes is itself a cause and incentive for further crimes.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei in a statement Tuesday thanked President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Iranian aerospace researchers for their latest accomplishment in launching a domestically-built satellite named Omid (hope) into orbit.
Ismail Haniya, Premier of the elected Palestinian government sent a message to Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khameeni Saturday appreciating the unwavering and brave support of the IR Leader and the Iranian nation to the Palestinian nation, especially the Gaza and the Islamic Resistance forces. The text of the message is as follows.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei wrote a message Friday to Ismail Haniya, the Premier of the Gaza-based legitimate Palestinian government about the defeat and disgrace of the equipped army of the Zionist regime in the face of the "patience, bravery and sacrifice" of the valiant combatants and the innocent people of Gaza.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei issued a statement Sunday on the horrendous tragedy of Gaza bloodbath in the hand of the Zionists, strongly condemning the heinous complicity of the criminal Bush's regime with the Zionists, adding that the silence of some international bodies and some Arab states provided for the crimes.
Once again the Land of Revelation has gathered legions of true-believers for its annual banquet. In the birthplace of Islam and the Holy Qur’an, eager hearts from throughout the world are now engaged in such rites which indeed show a sign of the eternal lesson of Islam and the Holy Qur’an to mankind: symbolic steps for implementing and applying such a lesson.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei issued a message Tuesday on the inaugural of the eighth Iranian Majlis, urging the elected lawmakers to live up to their significant undertaking.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei issued a condolence statement Monday regretting the blast mishap in a Husseyniyeh in Shiraz city central Iran. The text of the message is as follows. Bismillah-e Rahman-e Rahim The sad and regretful incident in Rahpouyan Vesal center which resulted in the martyrdom-like departures of a group of God-lovers and wounding of another larger group made me mournful...
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei thanked the Iranian nation, especially the youths, for their powerful and epic presence in the March 14 parliamentary elections which presented a splendid scene of national unity. The text of the statement follows.