Iran said on Tuesday it would soon hang nine more rioters over the unrest that erupted after the June presidential vote, and the leader of the opposition said such repression showed the 1979 Islamic revolution had failed.
"Nine others will
Opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi said Iran was in "serious crisis" and called for the immediate release of supporters arrested after the June presidential vote, an opposition website reported on Friday.
"Arresting or killing Mousavi, (
Hundreds of thousands of government supporters rallied across Iran on Wednesday, swearing allegiance to the clerical establishment and accusing opposition leaders of causing unrest in the Islamic state.
Iran's police chief warned supporter
Iran will from next month ban banknotes which have been scribbled upon, Iranian media reported on Thursday, a move one conservative website said was in response to the appearance of political slogans on some of them.
Expressions in support
A reformist former government spokesman detained after Iran's disputed election in June has been sentenced to six years in jail, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday.
It said Abdullah Ramezanzadeh, who backed opposit
Opponents of Iran's most senior dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri stopped his memorial service in a tumultuous day in Qom which saw huge protests and some shots fired, websites said.
The car of Iranian opposition leade
Iran's supreme leader gave a stern warning to the pro-reform opposition on Sunday, accusing it of violating the law by insulting the memory of the Islamic Republic's revered founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
Declaring that oppo
Iranian police clashed on Wednesday with supporters of Iran's opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi in the capital Tehran as the country marked the 30th anniversary of the storming of the US embassy.
Thousands of Iran
Iranian opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi has urged his supporters not to be provoked by the detention of one of his top allies and another reformer, a statement on his website said.
Mousavi said the detention of reformers Alireza Hosse
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi should be put on trial for fomenting the unrest that erupted after the country's June presidential election, a news agency said.
"If Mousavi, (defeated c