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Cleric warns “seditious elements” still a threat in Iran

Tehran’s Friday mass Imam, Kazem Sedighi, warned worshippers on Friday January 2 that “sedition”, the term the establishment uses to refer to the 2009 election protesters and the Green Movement, “has not been uprooted.” » read more

Head of judiciary warns Rohani about “seculars”

The head of the Iranian judiciary, Ayatollah Amoli Larijani, urged President Rohani in a public speech to refrain from appointing “seculars” to his administration and those who do not agree with the main tenets of the constitution. » read more

Minister reveals potential pardon for opposition leaders

Iranian Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi said if MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi declare that “we are committed to the rule of law and peace”, they could become eligible for a pardon. » read more

Editorial claims Rohani under sway of seditious element

The head of the Keyhan Daily published a note in today’s Tehran edition, saying the new president-elect is being pushed by anti-regime forces as he selects his cabinet members. » read more

Judicial chief rebuked for comment on “seditious elements”

One day after Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani warned against the return of “the seditious elements of 2009”, the Jomhouri Eslami daily expressed its disappointment at the statement by Iran’s top judicial official. » read more

Warnings against new form of sedition

Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, Prosecutor General of Iran warned the public against the new form of sedition brewing all across the country. » read more

Defence of opposition leaders stirs controversy

Senior conservative figure Habibollah Asgaroladi has repeated his belief that Iranian opposition leaders Mousavi and Karroubi are not guilty of “sedition”, despite the fact that his comments have given rise to serious controversy in the upper echelons of the Islamic Republic establishment. » read more

Senior conservative figure backs opposition leaders

Habibollah Asgaroladi, who heads the Followers of Imam and Leadership Front, has once again declared his support for Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, saying: “I have worked for years with my brothers Mousavi and Karroubi … speaking as a jury member, I say I do not consider these two to be guilty of a crime.” » read more

MPs line up behind Supreme Leader on election issue

219 Iranian MPs have issued an announcement to express their support for the recent statements of their Supreme Leader and to once again remind people that, as Ayatollah Khamenei has stated, any insinuation that Iran’s elections are not free is a boon to the country’s enemies. » read more

Minister says politics closed to “sedition” leaders

Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi says the government will not allow “leaders of sedition” to return to the political arena. » read more