Mideast Iran Nuclear

February 7, 2013 - 6:31 AM
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 file photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to the worshippers, in front of a portrait of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, before he delivers his Friday prayers sermon, at the Tehran University campus, Iran. Iran's supreme leader Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 strongly rejected proposals for direct talks with United States, apparently quashing suggestions for a breakthrough dialogue on the nuclear standoff and potentially other issues.(AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader, File)