#Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said it is "required" for animated women characters to wear hijab. (AFP File Photo)

  • Women in cartoons and animated features in Iran must be depicted wearing a hijab: Ayatollah Ali Khemenei
  • In animation, wearing hijab is "required due to the consequences of not wearing a hijab,” Khemenei issued a fatwa
  • Political activists have criticised the fatwa, saying it “toxic”

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden is the oldest President of the United States at the age of 78. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Biden's statements came after Iran’s supremo Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s asked the US to lift all sanctions if it wants Tehran to talk on the deal
  • Former US President Donald Trump in 2018 pulled out the nuclear deal
  • Tehran in return suspended compliance with most key nuclear commitments to the deal last year

.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The news comes hours after the leader posted a photomontage with images of Donald Trump
  • In his post, he vowed revenge against the killings of Iranian chief Soleimani and his Iraqi lieutenant
  • In January 2020, a US drone strike was ordered near the Baghdad airport

.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses the Iranian public in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. in Tehran, Iran. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • A photomontage of former US president Donald Trump playing golf under the shadow of a warplane was posted
  • 'Revenge is inevitable,' the post said
  • In January last year, a US drone strike killed Iranian chief General Qasem Soleimani and his lieutenant

Iranian supreme leader Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tweeted on the vaccines made by the United States and the UK. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Importing vaccines made in the US or the UK is prohibited, the now-removed Tweet read
  • The English-language account Khamenei has more than 873,000 followers
  • Khamenei's tweets are managed by his office