Topic: Mehdi Karroubi
The death of Iran cleric Montazeri “is also a blessing – it brought people out again,” said an engineering student, one of hundreds of thousands who turned out. Eyewitnesses report pro-regime basiji and mourners in verbal clash inside Qom shrine.
12/21/2009 04:28 pm
In Iran, Hossein Ali Montazeri had the theological gravitas and political moxie to challenge Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. His death now creates a rallying point for the opposition during this week's religious rituals.
12/21/2009 10:49 am
Pro-government supporters are calling for the arrest and execution of Mousavi as Iran heads into a 10-day religious holiday. But the opposition is optimistic that they have ample opportunities to promote a cause they say is growing.
12/18/2009 04:03 pm
A new Amnesty International report offers the most detailed account of Iranian abuse – and official coversups – during postelection protests.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
Iran protests by pro-democracy advocates on National Student Day were attacked by security forces on Monday. The country's Green Movement has found new ways of organizing and keeping its message alive.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
At an Islamic economic summit in Turkey, Iran's President Ahmadinejad called for a new world order – a bid, perhaps, to deflect attention from protests at home and nuclear talks abroad.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
In a test of opposition strength, Iranians protested against the government as regime supporters marked the embassy anniversary with cries of "Death to America."
11/04/2009 12:00 am
A rally in Iran turned violent Friday as opposition supporters defied warnings and thronged the streets. Meanwhile, President Ahmadinejad repeated his claim that the Holocaust was a lie.
09/18/2009 01:00 am
Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's most powerful man, says he's not convinced by show trials that June election protesters are tools of foreign powers.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
The indictment of more than 100 Iranians being tried en masse for opposing the regime opens a window onto the world view of those who fear change most.
08/14/2009 01:00 am