Tag Archives: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Saudi Arabia and Iran – who are these tossers?

Last Friday a small group of women in Saudi Arabia protested by driving cars. Women, of course, are not allowed to drive cars in Saudi Arabia, by law. We’re told that Saudi Arabia is a very conservative place, and it … Continue reading

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Iran – hubble bubble toil and trouble

It looks like Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad might be on the way out. There’s been a power struggle between President Ahmadinejad and the ‘supreme leader’ Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. As a result, Ahmadinejad has refused to carry out his presidential duties … Continue reading

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A fistful of freedom: money talks

Ever since the rigged election in Iran in June 2009, one method Iranians have used to protest against their government is to write images and slogans on banknotes (mostly on high denomination banknotes). The ‘Supreme Leader’ Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (unelected, … Continue reading

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