Mideast Iran Sanctions

July 25, 2012 - 8:41 AM
In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office and taken on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech under a portrait of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, in Tehran, Iran. Iran's Supreme Leader says Western-led sanctions and pressure will not force Iran to change its policies, voicing confidence that the country can beat the latest moves to block its vital oil and banking industries. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)