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Son says he met Karroubi in his home in Iran

The son of Iranian opposition figure Mahdi Karroubi says he met his parents in their home, the clearest evidence yet that Karroubi has been under house arrest. Full story

Report: Iran opposition leaders jailed

Iranian authorities have taken senior opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi to a prison in Tehran, a reformist website reported Monday. Full story

Rights group says Iran opposition leaders abducted

An international human rights group said Sunday that the two main Iranian opposition leaders and their wives are in grave danger after security forces apparently abducted them from their homes, where they were under house arrest. Full story

Thousands call for execution of Iran's Mousavi

Thousands of government supporters called for the execution of opposition leaders at Friday prayers in the Iranian capital Tehran, following last week's anti-government demonstrations. Full story

Iran opposition defiant as clashes continue

Iran's opposition leaders remained defiant despite calls from hard-liners for them to be put to death, with one saying he was willing to "pay any price" in pursuit of democratic change. Full story

Iran lawmakers urge death for opposition leaders

Iranian lawmakers called for the death penalty on Tuesday for opposition leaders they accused of fomenting unrest after a rally in which a least one person was killed and dozens were wounded, state media said. Full story

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(FILES) A combo of recent file pictures
(FILES) A combo of recent file pictures

A combo of recent file pictures shows Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. The two leaders have been arrested along with their wives and jailed at Tehran's Heshmatiyeh prison, their websites reported on February 28, 2011.

(FILES) A picture taken on May 25, 2009
(FILES) A picture taken on May 25, 2009

A picture taken on May 25, 2009 shows Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi during a press conference in Tehran. Iranian security forces have shifted Karroubi to an unknown location from his Tehran residence where he was being held under house arrest, his website said on February 2

Iranian government supporters demonstrate
Iranian government supporters demonstrate

Thousands of Iranian government supporters stage a protest against opposition leaders on 18 February 2011 in Tehran, Iran. More than 200 legislators, several clerical groups and government supporters have called for the arrest and execution of Mir-Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karroubi, two leaders of