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Iran election overseers may bar former president

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 22:09

Iran`s election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month`s presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president.

Iran`s Revolutionary Guard warns against post-election turmoil

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 18:27

A senior commander in Iran`s Revolutionary Guard has warned that his forces will be on watch for possible unrest after next month`s presidential election.

Khamenei allies trounce Ahmadinejad in Iran election

Last Updated: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 22:35

Khamenei tightened his grip on Iran`s faction-ridden politics after loyalists won over 75 % seats in elections.

Iran executes 2 over election unrest: Agency

Last Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 16:40

Iran executed two people on Thursday over widespread street unrest that erupted after the Islamic Republic`s disputed Presidential Election in June, an Iranian news agency reported.

Iran`s Mousavi vows to continue fight against `fraud`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 18:17

Opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi renewed on Saturday fraud allegations against Iranian authorities over the June election and called for continued protest.

Iranian Nobel laureate calls for fresh election under UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 12:51

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday called for a fresh election under UN surveillance to end violence in her country and urged UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Tehran.

Iran purges Intelligence Ministry officials

Last Updated: Monday, August 10, 2009, 21:50

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired at least four senior Intelligence Ministry figures in a purge targeting officials who disagreed with the crackdown on the opposition.

Iran`s Karroubi attacked on way to prayers: Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 17, 2009, 22:07

Defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mehdi Karroubi was attacked by men in plainclothes on his way to Friday prayers at Tehran university, the website of his Etemad Melli political party reported.