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Iranian clerical group says vote result "invalid"

TEHRAN (Reuters) – A pro-reform Iranian clerical group said on Sunday the outcome of last month’s presidential vote was "invalid," even though Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has upheld the result.

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Mousavi calls new gov’t ‘illegitimate’

After Iran’s Guardian Council acquiesced to popular demands and conducted a recount of the contested June 12 vote which left incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in power, announcing Tuesday that the election case was closed, opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi said he considered Iran’s cleric-led government "illegitimate," and former president Mohammad Khatami lashed out at the […]

Iran opposition: Election result ‘unacceptable’

Iran’s embattled opposition leader has branded last month’s presidential election "illegitimate" and has demanded the regime release all political prisoners.

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Iran’s president says enemies’ ‘soft overthrow’ failed

Reporting from Beirut — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, his controversial reelection affirmed by clerical allies a day earlier, on Tuesday hailed his victory as a triumph for the nation as opponents continued to question the legitimacy of the vote.

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Ahmadinejad instructs judge to probe death of Neda Agha Soltan

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday asked a senior judge to launch an investigation into the death of Neda Agha Soltan, a young woman who became an icon of Iran’s opposition after video capturing her bleeding to death on a Teheran street was circulated worldwide.

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Partial recount of votes begins in Iran

In an apparent attempt to placate opposition protesters, Iran on Monday morning began a partial recount of votes cast in the Islamic republic’s disputed June 12 presidential elections.

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Iran arrests UK embassy staff

Iran has detained eight local staff at the British embassy in Tehran on accusations of having a role in post-election riots, local reports said.

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Iran won’t annul election results, Guardian Council says

Iran’s state TV on Tuesday reported that the country’s top electoral authority has ruled out annulling the results of the disputed June 12 election in which President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was named the winner.

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Iran Opposition Rally will continue after Supreme Leader’s Warning

Fox News reports Iran’s opposition will proceed with a planned rally in Tehran despite the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warning the groups against holding protests. So one has to guess what blood shed will come next?

Reuters is reporting that "The demonstration plan has not been cancelled and accordingly it must be […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Declares How Can Vote Rigging Happen?

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The New York Times: In his first public response to days of protests, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, […]