Supporters of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi clashed with security forces and government supporters Friday during annual pro-Palestinian rallies in Tehran, renewing tensions around the results of June's presidential election.
In other news, the White House remained silent on who might replace an environmental adviser who resigned on Sunday, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai declared victory in last month's presidential election to a French newspaper.
By Dave Gustafson
Iran has showed some signs of cooperation in slowing its uranium enrichment activity but indicators continue to point toward a covert nuclear weapon program, according to a report released Friday by the U.N. nuclear watchdog.
In other news, two U.S. soldiers died Friday in Iraq from wounds sustained in a roadside bomb attack, and a new report from the U.N. shows that Iran has not suspended its nuclear weapons program.
By Larisa Epatko
With protesters chanting "death to the dictator" and extra police deployed around the parliament building, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in for a second term in office Wednesday.
In other news, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spent the first day of her seven-nation African tour calling for improved accountability in Kenya, and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn into office for a second term.
Political unrest continued in Iran Monday as the government pressed ahead with a mass trial of opposition supporters and President Ahmadinejad was endorsed by the supreme leader.
By Larisa Epatko
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, formally endorsed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term as president Monday, clearing the way for the hard-line leader to take the oath of office on Wednesday before the parliament.
Opposition demonstrators were met with riot police and tear gas Thursday in Tehran. Lindsey Hilsum from Independent Television News reports.
Hundreds of Iranian opposition supporters gathered Thursday to mourn slain demonstrator Neda Agha Soltan. Police reportedly used tear gas to break up the crowd. A Los Angeles Times reporter discusses the latest developments.
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