On Friday, the supreme leader raised the stakes by giving Ahmadinejad full support and insisting that there was no fraud in the election.
The government's tight control of the Internet has spawned a generation adept at circumventing cyber roadblocks, making the country ripe for a technology–driven protest movement.
Ayatollah Khamenei to address huge prayer service Friday. Guardian Council meets Saturday to discuss election problems.
Chávez has announced his support for the Iranian president's claim of election victory. The two leaders have developed close ties based on mutual animosity to the US.
Tens of thousands rallied behind defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi again on Wednesday. Soccer players at a World Cup qualifying match wore green to show their solidarity.
Thirty years after the Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei is looking to remove rival old-guard leaders – including Mir Hossein Mousavi.
The Internet is emerging as a way to undermine pro-government vigilantes who attack protesters as police stand by.
The president offers little support for protestors to avoid alienating Iran’s supreme leader ahead of nukes talks.