Mir-Hossein Mousavi

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Pro-Government Protesters Threaten Mousavi

Ahmadinejad also tells 'Mr. Obama' to butt out

(Newser) - Thousands of pro-government Iranians coalesced today at rallies organized by the regime in Tehran and elsewhere, chanting “Death to America” and calling for the head of Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Meanwhile, the opposition leader laid his nephew to rest, killed over the weekend as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces. Today’... More »

Ahmadinejad Wants Opposition Leaders Tried

(Newser) - Just days after Iran's supreme leader tried to dial down the nation's tensions, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ratcheted them right back up again, reports the Los Angeles Times. In a charged speech today in Tehran, the country's president for the first time called for the prosecution of opposition leaders. He didn't name... More »

Mousavi Launches Grass-Roots Opposition

(Newser) - Mir Hossein Mousavi announced a new grass-roots political front yesterday, reports the Los Angeles Times, an ill-defined move aimed at resurrecting the Iranian opposition leader's anti-government movement and perhaps staving off his own arrest. The loose-knit Green Path of Hope movement isn't an official political party, and critics say the... More »

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