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April 26, 2015

Bali Nine: Brothers of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran urge Indonesian president Joko Widodo to show ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko The brothers of Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran urge president Joko Widodo to show mercy.

April 24, 2015

Abdullah Gul Articles

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April 22, 2015

Open Letter To Obama From Nephew of Iranian Ayatollah Khamenei – Stop The Deal…

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Several outlets are now reporting on an open letter to President Obama supposedly from the nephew of Iran’s Supreme Leader. The letter was posted ...

April 21, 2015

Extraordinary Open Letter from Ayatollah Khamenei’s Nephew to Obama: Stop Nuclear Deal

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali ... was posted on an Iranian website ( khodnevis.org ) today from Dr. Mahmoud Moradkhani — the nephew of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. ...

April 18, 2015

After just six months on the job, Indonesian president Joko Widodo's halo is slipping

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko "A New Hope". The Time magazine cover with the portrait of Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo in October last year said it all. ...

April 18, 2015

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Are U.S. ‘Myth’

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali In a televised address to military commanders Sunday, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, toughened rhetoric ahead of resumption of ...

April 14, 2015

'WE STEPPED UP BIG TIME' Jordan's King Abdullah says airstrikes increasing inside Syria, Iraq

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein 'WE STEPPED UP BIG TIME' Jordan's King Abdullah says airstrikes increasing inside Syria, Iraq

April 12, 2015

Sultan of Brunei's son celebrates wedding with mind-boggling splendour

Waddaulah, HM Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin The wedding of the son of the Sultan of Brunei, Prince Abdul Malik, 31, and bride, Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, 22, ...

April 10, 2015

No guarantee on final Iran nuclear deal unless economic sanctions are lifted, says Ayatollah Khamenei ...

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world ...

April 9, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei Voices Concerns About Iran Nuclear Deal - East Idaho News - East Idaho News

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Photo by leader.ir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(TEHRAN, Iran) Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, spoke Thursday morning about the recently ...

April 9, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei Tweetstorms Iran Nuclear Deal: ‘Too Early to Celebrate’

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei is fond of using is Twitter account to troll the United States over its torture reports and racial tensions , but ...

April 8, 2015

Saudi Arabia jets are committing 'genocide' in Yemen: Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Saudi Arabia to cease airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen, calling the campaign ...

March 29, 2015

Jordan’s King Abdullah ‘fully committed’ to defending Yemeni leadership

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein Jordan’s King Abdullah ‘fully committed’ to defending Yemeni leadership

March 25, 2015

PEACE IN OUR TIME: Ayatollah Khamenei Rebuffs Obama’s Overtures, Calls for “Death to America”

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali By The Tower As the deadline looms for a political framework deal between the P5+1 nations and Iran, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...

March 22, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei Repeats ‘Death to America’ as Obama Whispers Sweet Nothings in Iran’s Ear

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali How is that 'historic opportunity' coming along?

March 21, 2015

Obama: 'Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Has Issued Fatwa Against Development of Nuclear Weapons'

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali By: Terence P. Jeffrey Ayatollah Khamenei's Speech to His Air Force officers DNI: Ayatollah Will Decide If Iran Builds Nuke President Barack ...

March 12, 2015

Cabinet members urge Indonesia's President Joko Widodo to show mercy to Bali nine duo

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Prominent figures in the Indonesian government, including senior cabinet members, have been urging President Joko Widodo to reconsider the executions ...

March 12, 2015

Iran Letter Update: Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Fires Back At Republicans

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is seizing on the letter as political ammunition.

March 12, 2015

Did Mahmoud Abbas Just Foil A Hamas Coup?

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud Sources report over 500 arrests in the West Bank.

March 12, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei Derides Republicans' Letter on Iran Nuclear Talks

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali New York Times Ayatollah Khamenei Derides Republicans' Letter on Iran Nuclear Talks New York Times TEHRAN — Iran's highest leader issued a ...

March 12, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei: GOP’s Letter a Sign of U.S.’s ‘Internal Disintegration’

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , no stranger to trolling the United States , said Wednesday that the letter sent from 47 GOP senators to Iran warning ...

March 11, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei Slams Republican Letter On Iran, Says U.S. Known For 'Backstabbing'

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali DUBAI, March 12 (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader hit out on Thursday at a letter by U.S. Republican senators threatening to undo any nuclear ...

March 10, 2015

Inside the Mind of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali A glimpse inside the diary of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

March 7, 2015

Queen Rania Of Jordan: ISIS Is A ‘Bunch Of Crazy People’ And People Should Refuse To Call Them ‘Islamic’ ...

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Queen Rania of Jordan is very specific in her thoughts about ISIS: They are a “bunch of crazy people” and “there’s nothing Islamic about them.” ...

March 7, 2015

Bali Nine: Indonesian president Joko Widodo stands firm on executions; does not rule out abolishing death ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian president Joko Widodo defends his decision to reject clemency for foreigners on death row for drug smuggling.

March 7, 2015

ISIS is a bunch of crazy people: Jordan's Queen Rania

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Jordan's Queen Rania has branded the ISIS militant group a "bunch of crazy people" who were staining the name of Islam.

March 6, 2015

Jordan's Queen Rania: Have You Heard About The Arab World's 'Startup Spring'?

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah ... countries like Tunisia, Egypt and Libya in 2011, but did you know the Arab world is currently going through a "Startup Spring"? Queen Rania ...

March 6, 2015

Queen Rania: Let's Drop The First 'I' In ISIS. There's Nothing Islamic About Them

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah LONDON Queen Rania of Jordan said Thursday evening that there is nothing Islamic about the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS. She was speaking ...

March 3, 2015

Bali nine: Indonesian president Joko Widodo says executions will not be this week

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian president Joko Widodo says the executions of 10 drug felons, including Bali nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, will ...

March 3, 2015

Barack Obama, the answer to Ayatollah Khamenei’s prayers

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali ... illuminating piece on how Iran’s “Supreme Leader” is “patiently negotiating his way to a bomb.” Absent military intervention, Ayatollah Khamenei ...

March 2, 2015

Bali Nine: Andrew Chan's brother, Michael, appeals to president Joko Widodo on Indonesian television ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Andrew Chan's brother appeals on television for president Joko Widodo to spare the drug smuggler's life.

March 2, 2015

Jordan’s King Abdullah Says the War Against ISIS ‘Is Our War’

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein "It has been for a long time," he says.

March 1, 2015

Bali Nine: Jakarta governor, close friend of president Joko Widodo, comes out against death penalty

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko An influential Indonesian politician and trusted confidant of Joko Widodo comes out against the death penalty. An influential Indonesian politician ...

February 28, 2015

Bali Nine: Indonesian president Joko Widodo denies reconsidering Chan, Sukumaran executions

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Joko Widodo denies Tony Abbott's suggestion he might be reconsidering the execution of Bali Nine pair. Indonesian president Joko Widodo has denied ...

February 24, 2015

Bali nine: Indonesian President Joko Widodo 'considering his position' on executions: Tony Abbott

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Indonesian president Joko Widodo is "carefully considering his position" on the impending executions of two Australians. ...

February 24, 2015

Bali Nine: Indonesian president Joko Widodo says executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko ... the planned execution of Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will not be delayed. Indonesian president Joko Widodo has insisted ...

February 19, 2015

Bali nine executions: Firm-minded President Joko Widodo will push ahead and execute Andrew Chan and Myuran ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Soon after Joko Widodo entered the presidential palace late last year he committed to executing dozens of convicted drug traffickers, including ...

February 18, 2015

Joko Widodo: Indonesian President Accused Of Double Standards Over Bali Nine

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian President Joko Widodo has repeatedly refused appeals for mercy for those languishing in Indonesian prisons awaiting execution by firing ...

February 15, 2015

President Joko Widodo pushes for release of Indonesian prisoners overseas but no clemency granted to ...

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko President Joko Widodo's double standard on the death penalty is reprehensible, and utterly illogical.

February 14, 2015

Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei sent Obama secret letter: WSJ

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded to overtures from U.S. President Barack Obama amid nuclear talks by sending him a ...

February 13, 2015

Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei sent Obama secret letter - WSJ

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded to overtures from U.S. President Barack Obama amid nuclear ...

February 12, 2015

Iran Ayatollah Khamenei Sent Obama Secret Letter: WSJ

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali (Adds Iran's U.N. mission declines to comment) WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded to overtures ...

February 11, 2015

Jordan’s Queen Rania protests terror, but will she condemn Islam?

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Queen Rania must speak out against the very basic tenants of Islam.

February 10, 2015

Indonesian president Joko Widodo won't be pressured by other countries on executions

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian President Joko Widodo has vowed not to be swayed by "huge" pressure from other countries to stop the execution of drug felons on death ...

February 10, 2015

Isis 'could be close to reaching Mediterranean', former Libyan prime minister claims

Nayed, Dr Aref Ali Isis could reach the Mediterranean if order is not restored in Libya, the country’s former prime minister has reportedly suggested.

February 9, 2015

Bali Nine Lawyers to Challenge Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Court Over Clemency Rejection

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Human rights lawyer Todong Mulya Lubis said the president's reason for rejecting clemency for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran was unacceptable. ...

February 7, 2015

Watch: Prince Charles meets King Abdullah in Jordan at start of Middle East tour

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein Prince Charles meets Jordan's King Abdullah II, fresh from expressing his "alarm" about the growing radicalisation of young Britons

February 6, 2015

Queen Rania Of Jordan Joins Thousands Of Protesters As Bombs Rain On ISIS

HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Queen Rania of Jordan, is standing by her husband, King Abdullah, as the Arab nation pounds ISIS strongholds in Syria following the barbaric ...

February 6, 2015

King Abdullah of Jordan: a warrior and a biker but is he a statesman?

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein Telegraph.co.uk King Abdullah of Jordan: a warrior and a biker but is he a statesman? Telegraph.co.uk A rumour swept Twitter and other social ...



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    Saudi Arabia
  2. HE Professor Dr Sheikh Ahmad Muhammad Al-Tayyeb
    Egypt
  3. HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Khamenei
    Iran
  4. HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein
    Jordan
  5. HM King Mohammed VI
    Morocco
  6. HE. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    Turkey
  7. HE Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hussein Sistani
    Iraq
  8. HM Sultan Qaboos bin Sa’id Aal Sa’id
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  9. HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
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  10. Amir Hajji Muhammad Abd Al Wahhab
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  11. HE President Joko Widodo
    Indonesia
  12. HE Sheikh Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Aal Al-Sheikh
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  13. Sheikh Ahmad Tijani bin Ali Cisse
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  14. Hodjaefendi Fethullah Gülen
    Turkey
  15. HE Sheikh Dr Ali Goma’a
    Egypt
  16. Sheikh Salman Al-Ouda
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  17. Dr K.H. Said Aqil Siradj
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  18. HE Sheikha Munira Qubeysi
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  20. HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah
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  23. HM Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
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  30. Dr Amr Khaled
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  35. Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Hanson
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  37. HE Sheikh Ibrahim Salih
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