Topic: Mehdi Karoubi
Forces loyal to conservative cleric Ayatollah Ali Khamenei have taken over 75 percent of the seats in parliamentary elections, leaving rival President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad weakened.
Good results for Ayatollah Khamenei's candidates in Iran's parliamentary vote could strengthen the supreme leader's hand before a presidential vote next year.
Gary Sick, who was the chief White House aide during Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and the hostage crisis that followed, says the Green reform movement has a surprising strength. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Iran Thursday.
02/11/2010 11:58 am
Top opposition candidates, including defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, are among those who may be targeted.
08/05/2009 01:00 am
Growing unease over conditions of detention for hundreds is helping opposition organize, and exposing some splits in Iran's conservative ranks.
07/27/2009 01:00 am
After stamping out election protests, Iran may see its "resistance" brand weaken. The first big test: The Non-Aligned Movement summit, which opens Wednesday in Egypt.
07/14/2009 01:00 am