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Khomeini granddaughter detained

An Iranian opposition website said security forces detained the granddaughter of late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and her husband on Thursday. The Jaras website said Zahra Eshraqi and her husband Mohammad Reza Khatami

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Attacks halt Iran cleric's memorial service

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

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Protests mark funeral of rebel Iranian cleric

Huge crowds of Iranians turned out for the funeral of leading dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in the holy Shi'ite city of Qom on Monday and some chanted anti-government slogans, websites reported. Montazeri, who died

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Iran supreme leader warns opposition

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

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More unrest in Iran, bomber attacks Khomeini shrine

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the mausoleum of the father of Iran's revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, state media said on Saturday, in an attack coinciding with more unrest over a disputed presidential vote. 'A few min

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