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More than 500,000 demonstrators have taken to the streets of Tehran and are organizing in other cities to protest the reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mir Hussein Moussavi, Ahmadinejad's rival, appeared in public, debunking reports he was arrested, and called for calm. Just one day after calling the outcome a "divine assessment," Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for an investigation into the vote count.




Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed victory crushes reform hopes in Iran




Hezbollah felicitates Ahmadinejad on vote




US Persian Gulf forces cautioned on Iran




Defeated Mousavi Asks for Cancellation of Iran's Presidential Vote Result




Rioting has broken out in Tehran after supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi took to the streets to protest what they called rigged elections. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iranians should acknowledge President Ahmadinejad's landslide victory, which he termed a "divine assessment." There are rumors Mousavi has been arrested.




Exiled group says race on in Iran to build bomb




Interior Minister Sadeq Mahsouli said that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the presidential election in a landslide with more than 62 percent of the vote. Westerners said the vote was rigged by Iran's mullahs.




IRNA, Iran's state-run news agency, said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is leading the presidential election with 66 percent of the vote, with more than 68 percent of the votes counted so far. Mir Hossein Moussavi, the so-called reform candidate, has 31 percent of the vote.




Iranian-backed Afghan Taliban commander survived airstrike

Mullah Mustafa spoke to the press. Fighting intensifies in Farah and Badghis provinces. An al Qaeda trainer was reported killed in Farah.


US strike kills Iranian-backed Taliban commander in western Afghanistan

Mullah Mustafa and sixteen of his followers were killed in an airstrike in Ghor province. Mustafa had links to Iran's Qods Force, which still continues to support the Taliban.


Hope for British hostages in Iraq after release of Shia militant




Iranian cleric slams Ahmadinejad 'fabrications™




Iranian weapons getting through to Taliban




US frees suspect in killing of 5 GIs




US releases Iraqi Shia terror group leader

Laith-Qazali.JPGLaith al Qazali, the brother of Qais Qazali and a leader of the Qods Force-backed League of the Righteous, a Mahdi Army splinter group, was set free as part of negotiations to secure the release of five British hostages.


Iran's main nuclear plant expanding rapidly, says IAEA




Zahra Rahnavard demands apology from Iran™s President Ahmadinejad




Iran hangs two Jundallah men




Iran closer to nuclear weapon capacity