Reports conflicted Monday over the fate of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi, with an opposition website reporting that they were in custody of the government but a semi-official news agency denying it.
Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi and their wives were placed in a "safe house" for their own welfare, but they have not been arrested, Iranian government sources told CNN Saturday.
Opposition protesters gather in the streets of Iran. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Iranian authorities detained the son of opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi, the leader's website reported Tuesday.
The daughters of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi and his wife, Zahra Rahnavard, say they haven't been able to see or contact their parents for days and they're concerned about their well-being, opposition websites Jaras and Kaleme reported.
Thousands of people who attended a pro-government rally in Tehran on Friday condemned opposition leaders and called for their execution, a witness said.
Thousands of people, many of them Iranian government supporters, turned up in Tehran on Wednesday for the funeral of a man killed in anti-government protests.
Iranian lawmakers denounced Monday's protests in Tehran and called for the execution of two opposition leaders for inciting the demonstrations, Iran's state-run Press TV reported Tuesday.
The United States slammed Iran's "hypocrisy" for arresting opposition figures and the blocking of world media outlets as TV networks focus their attention on the uprising in Egypt and the widespread unrest in other parts of the Arab world.
Iranian authorities have warned against any attempt by Iran's opposition movement to hold a rally in support of the popular uprisings in the Middle East, Iran's state news agency reported.
Iran's two leading opposition figures have called for a rally in support of the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, an opposition website reports.
A mob ransacked the entrance to the Tehran apartment complex of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi late Thursday, an assault that resulted in an attack on the head of his security detail, his son said.
The son of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karoubi says a group of attackers entered Karoubi's apartment building.
Protesters gathered in Iran on Friday for a demonstration to observe an annual holiday that marks the country's solidarity with Palestinians and calls for the end of Israel occupation.
Human rights groups urged Iran to stop alleged abuses of 17 political prisoners who have been on hunger strike since the end of July to protest deteriorating conditions at Tehran's notorious Evin prison.
Iran's disputed presidential election last year sparked widespread outrage within the Islamic republic and gave rise to the Green Movement, led by opposition candidates Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi.
Saturday began with calm on the streets of Tehran but witnesses said scattered clashes erupted later in the evening between Iran's security forces and demonstrators gathering at key sites to mark the first anniversary of a contested presidential election.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports how Iran's election protest movement has changed.
Nima has felt the force of a club come crashing down on his body in three separate beatings by Islamic security forces over the past year.
Fearing for people's safety, Iranian opposition leaders canceled a demonstration planned for the anniversary of last year's disputed presidential election, according to a statement posted on Facebook Thursday.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech in southern Iran was marred Monday by unemployed citizens demanding jobs.
Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi called for demonstrations on June 12, the first anniversary of the disputed Iranian presidential election, Karrubi's Web site said Tuesday.
Iran's supreme leader is attempting to extinguish an annual event celebrating the last days of winter and the Persian calendar year, and the government is strengthening its security presence in the days leading up to a major holiday, Iranian media reported.
Iranian authorities shut down two more reformist publications, citing violations of state rules that govern the media. The media outlets, both linked to opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi, were among the last remaining in Iran that offered dissent.
Coming through on a promise to crack down on protesters on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Iran's security forces clashed with demonstrators Thursday, as hundreds of thousands filled a "disruption-free" Tehran square to hear their president announce the expansion of Iran's nuclear program.
3:05 a.m., Friday (6:35 p.m. ET, Thursday) CNN reporter Ivan Watson reports on "The Situation Room" that "ordinary activists" have described feeling "demoralized and disappointed" that there weren't as many protesters in the streets as they had hoped. Watson also reported that there was confusion among protesters about where to march and when to hold signs aloft.
CNN's Jim Clancy talks with an Iran anti-government demonstrator who says he's not afraid to die for the cause.
As the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution approaches this week, with the promise of mass protests from Iran's growing opposition movement, it's tempting to compare the upheaval with unrest that ultimately toppled the shah of Iran.
CNN's Ivan Watson looks back at Neda, the woman who became symbol of defiance in Iran.
A coalition of Iranian reformist groups is urging opponents of the regime to stage non-violent protests on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution next week.
An exiled Iranian whose journalist father is in jail in Iran wants to get stories out of and into Iran.
A major Iranian opposition leader slammed his country's regime Wednesday and what he termed its tyrannical behavior after the disputed presidential elections in June.
Mir Hossein Moussavi, the Iranian opposition leader and symbol of anti-government fervor, lashed out against Iranian authorities on Tuesday, saying remnants of the "tyranny" and "dictatorship" that prevailed under the toppled Shah of Iran's regime persist today.
Iranian authorities will observe and control text messages and e-mails that encourage protesters, an Iranian semi-official news agency reported Friday.
A report released Sunday by an Iranian fact-finding committee has found that 147 detainees held after last summer's post-election protests were stuffed into a small room, deprived of adequate food and subjected to other forms of mistreatment, Iranian media reported.
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi's car came under fire, a reformist Web site reported Friday.
Iranian protesters are vowing to continue their anti-government demonstrations into Wednesday night, despite violent crackdowns and arrests.
Shouts of "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great," a sign of continuing protest in Iran, could be heard Tuesday night in north and west Tehran, along with shouts of "death to dictator."
Iran's leading business newspaper was shut down Monday for repeatedly breaking the country's press laws, state-run Press TV reported.
As Tehran approaches the 30th anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis, in which dozens of Americans where held against their will for 444 days, the Islamic republic is firmly warning against reformists taking to the streets to protest the government.
Three Iranians have been tentatively sentenced to death in connection with post-election protest activities, according to semi-official state media.
Iran is spending more time investigating the victims of torture and rape behind bars than investigating those who committed such abuses, a human rights group claimed Thursday.
Iranian authorities raided and shut down the offices of opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi, an Iranian news agency reported Tuesday, one day after another prominent reformer's office was raided.
An Iranian reformist Web site on Friday released the identities of 72 people it says were killed by government forces in the aftermath of Iran's disputed presidential elections.
They have dismissed him, attempted to silence him and threatened him with arrest.
Troubling news of kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder is flooding out of Iran.
Legal action must be taken against Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi for claiming post-election detainees were being raped behind bars, said the governor of Tehran province, as hard-line criticism grew against the reformist.
A newspaper aligned with Iranian reformist Mehdi Karrubi, who recently made headlines for claims that post-election detainees in Iran were raped behind bars, was shut down for running "unlawful" material, state-run media reported Monday.
Amid turmoil over the treatment of post-election detainees and controversy over the mass trials of political figures, Iran's supreme leader on Saturday appointed a new judiciary chief, Iranian media reported.
Three independent United Nations human rights experts have accused Iran of torturing confessions from detainees charged with fomenting political unrest, the international organization said Thursday.
Iran's influential parliament speaker dismissed allegations that post-election detainees were raped while in custody, calling the claims by an opposition leader "sheer lies," state-run media reported Wednesday.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria discusses the situation in Iran with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
A senior official with Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is calling for the prosecution of two key opposition leaders and a former president, accusing them of fanning the protests that have gripped the nation since its disputed presidential election two months ago.
A former Iranian presidential candidate is calling on one of the Islamic republic's most powerful clerics to approve a special committee to investigate alleged mistreatment of detainees arrested in the aftermath of the disputed presidential elections.
Hundreds of Iranians took to the streets here Monday night, hours after the country's supreme leader endorsed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term in office.
Security forces in Iran on Thursday confronted thousands of protesting Iranians across the city, first at a cemetery and later at a prayer venue and near a government building, witnesses and news reports said.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi and a fellow presidential candidate are requesting a permit to hold a commemoration ceremony for those killed in the fallout after the June 12 elections, according to a post on Moussavi's Web site Sunday.
An opposition candidate in Iran's disputed presidential election blasted what he called the "thoughtless and clear lies" of the country's security forces Sunday, while students mounted new demonstrations at a university in Shiraz.
One of Iran's most powerful clerics, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, called Friday for the release of people arrested after last month's disputed presidential election.
After weeks of silence, leading reformist cleric Ayatollah Rafsanjani takes to the podium during Friday prayers in Iran.
Iran's three top reformist leaders are calling for an end to the "security atmosphere" in the country, referring to what they say is the government's heavy-handed response to those who protested the results of last month's presidential election.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi plans to form a new political party aimed at reining in the power of the Islamic Republic's leadership, a leading reformist newspaper reported Sunday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he wants to engage President Obama in "negotiations" before international media, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday.
Iranians worried about their loved ones detained in the protests that followed the presidential election got the ear of a former president, who wants the detainees released, an Iranian reformist party newspaper reported on Thursday.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi is believed to have appeared in public. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Three leading Iranian reformists who have rejected the results of last month's election questioned the legitimacy of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government Wednesday.
Iran's government was accused of blocking publication of a reformist party's newspaper Wednesday to prevent it publishing a letter from a presidential candidate questioning the legitimacy of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's victory in last month's election.
Saying it had completed an investigation into alleged voter irregularities, Iran's election authority on Monday stood by its findings that gave hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad an overwhelming victory and sparked more than two weeks of chaos in the streets.
A memorial march in Tehran turns into an opposition rally. CNN's Reza Sayah reports
The body overseeing elections in Iran reminded opposition candidates in the disputed presidential election that they have until Sunday to lodge any further complaints about the vote, state-run media reported.
CNN's Octavia Nasr has a look at how Middle-Eastern cartoonists view the unrest in Iran.
Members of Iran's influential National Security Council have told opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi that his repeated demands for the annulment of the June 12 election results are "illogical and unethical," state media reported.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the latest developments in Iran.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi issued a defiant statement Thursday, again insisting the controversial June 12 presidential election was a "fraud," Iran's government-funded Press TV reported.
In a short essay that Abbas Amanat, a scholar of 19th-century Iran at Yale University, was asked to write for The New York Times on the current crisis in Iran, he asserted that what we are witnessing is "the rise of a new middle class whose demands stand in contrast to the radicalism of the incumbent President [Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad and the core conservative values of the clerical elite, which no doubt has the backing of a religiously conservative sector of the population."
Some Iranian-Americans, watching the post-election unrest in Iran, say the tug-of-war between the people and their hardline government has come to a head after three decades.
Supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his main political rival attended demonstrations at separate locations in Tehran on Tuesday in the wake of last week's disputed presidential election.
Iranian presidential challenger Mir Hossein Moussavi's hometown of Tabriz is Exhibit A for his supporters as they argue that last week's election was rigged.
CNN's Ivan Watson takes a look at the men behind Iran's Guardian Council and the power they wield.
Defying many predictions, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held a commanding lead in the presidential vote count early Saturday, election officials with Iran's Interior Ministry said.
Voters turned out in heavy numbers Friday in Iran's election. Some lined up before polls opened, and others waited more than three hours under the hot sun to cast their ballots.
Mehdi Karrubi, the only cleric in Iran's presidential race and a former parliamentary speaker, has been dubbed the "Reform Sheikh" by Iranian media.