Friday 20 April 2018
Mehdi Karoubi

Gunmen open fire at Iran opposition leader

Unidentified men opened fire this week on leading Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karoubi in the city of Ghazvin, 124 km west of Tehran, according to a report by opposition website. Karoubi, a defeated candidate in presidential elections l


Thousands at pro-government rallies in Iran

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 MP: Alleged jail rape victims may testify

Four people who say they were sexually abused in jail after Iran's disputed election may be ready to provide testimony to parliament, a lawmaker quoted pro-reform cleric Mehdi Karoubi. Karoubi made the statement in a meeting with six membe

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