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May 21, 2015

Why Indonesian President Joko Widodo has little regard for Australia

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko ... seekers has caused more tension in the already strained relationship of Australia and Indonesia, and reinforced the hostile view of its president, ...

May 21, 2015

King Abdullah: Jordan still safe for investors

HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein Despite the ongoing political unrest roiling the Middle East, Jordan is a safe destination for investment, insists King Abdullah II of Jordan. ...

May 17, 2015

Pope Francis calls Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas an 'angel of peace' as two 19th century nuns become ...

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud The Pope greeted the Palestinian leader with a warm hug as the two met following the canonisation service for Sisters Mariam Bawardy and Marie ...

May 17, 2015

Pope Francis calls Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas 'an angel of peace ...

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud ABC Online Pope Francis calls Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas 'an angel of peace ... ABC Online Pope Francis has met Palestinian president ...

May 17, 2015

Pope Francis greets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as 'angel of peace ...

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud New York Daily News Pope Francis greets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as 'angel of peace ... New York Daily News Pope Francis greeted ...

May 16, 2015

Pope calls Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas ‘angel of peace’

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud Pope Francis called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas an "angel of peace" Saturday, underscoring the Holy See's warm relations with the Palestinians. ...

May 16, 2015

​'May you be an angel of peace': Pope Francis welcomes Mahmoud Abbas in ...

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud RT ​'May you be an angel of peace': Pope Francis welcomes Mahmoud Abbas in ... RT Pope Francis (R) meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ...

May 16, 2015

Pope Francis Calls Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas an ‘Angel of Peace’

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud Judging by this Associated Press report, Pope Francis and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas appear to be getting along quite well.

May 15, 2015

Pope Francis Calls Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas An 'Angel Of Peace'

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as an "angel of peace" during a meeting Saturday at the Vatican that ...

May 13, 2015

Palestinian democracy in doldrums after years under Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas, HE President Mahmoud ... BBC Middle East Correspondent Yolande Knell looks at the stagnation in Palestinian politics and discontent with President Mahmoud Abbas.

May 9, 2015

Indonesian president Joko Widodo says death penalty 'positive' after executions of Bali Nine pair

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian president Joko Widodo says the death penalty is positive for his country.

May 9, 2015

Indonesian President Joko Widodo insists death penalty 'positive' for country

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Indonesian President Joko Widodo insisted on Saturday that the death penalty was 'positive' for his country after the execution of seven foreign ...

May 6, 2015

Bali executions: Raji Sukumaran's heartbreaking letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo

Widodo , His Excellency President Joko Myuran Sukumaran's mother has written a heart-rending letter to Indonesian President Joko Wododo, the man who put her son to death.

April 29, 2015

John Kerry to Iran, reportedly: Barack Obama is great and all, but he’s no Ayatollah Khamenei

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Flattery will get you everywhere. As backhanded compliments go, this latest via Secretary of State John Kerry is a remarkable achievement. Despite ...

April 28, 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei thinks you’re a racist monster, #BaltimoreRiots edition

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali We are head-first through the looking glass, people. The Ayatollah of Iran is trolling us on Twitter : Addressing the 20th annual General Congress ...

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

Gül, H.E. President Abdullah News, Photos and Information about Abdullah Gul

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 18, 2015

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accuses US of creating nuclear weapons 'myth' as military commander says Iran ...

Khamenei, HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused the US of creating "myths" about his country's capability for nuclear weapons.

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 ...



The Top 50

  1. HM King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud
    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
    Oman
  9. HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
    United Arab Emirates
  10. Amir Hajji Muhammad Abd Al Wahhab
    Pakistan
  11. HE President Joko Widodo
    Indonesia
  12. HE Sheikh Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Aal Al-Sheikh
    Saudi Arabia
  13. Sheikh Ahmad Tijani bin Ali Cisse
    Senegal
  14. Hodjaefendi Fethullah Gülen
    Turkey
  15. HE Sheikh Dr Ali Goma’a
    Egypt
  16. Sheikh Salman Al-Ouda
    Saudi Arabia
  17. Dr K.H. Said Aqil Siradj
    Indonesia
  18. HE Sheikha Munira Qubeysi
    Syria
  19. HE Justice Sheikh Muhammad Taqi Usmani
    Pakistan
  20. HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah
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  21. Amirul Mu’minin Sultan Muhammadu Sa’adu Abubakar III
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  22. Mufti Muhammad Akhtar Raza Khan Qaadiri Al-Azhari
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  23. HM Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
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  24. HE President Abdel Fattah Saeed Al-Sisi
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  25. HE Mohammad bin Mohammad Al-Mansour
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  26. HE Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
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  27. Professor Dr M Din Syamsuddin
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  28. Habib Umar bin Hafiz
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  29. HE. President Mahmoud Abbas
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  30. Dr Amr Khaled
    Egypt
  31. Sheikh Dr Yusuf Al Qaradawi
    Qatar
  32. HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah
    Jordan
  33. Moez Masoud
    Egypt
  34. Seyyed Hasan Nasrallah
    Lebanon
  35. Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Hanson
    United States of America
  36. Professor Dr Seyyed Hossein Nasr
    United States of America
  37. HE Sheikh Ibrahim Salih
    Nigeria
  38. Habib ‘Ali Zain Al Abideen Al-Jifri
    United Arab Emirates
  39. HRH Shah Karim Al-Hussayni
    France
  40. Khaled Mashaal
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  41. Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi
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  42. H.H. Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad
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  43. Maulana Mahmood Madani
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